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TNRD to support flood risk assessment, mapping, and flood mitigation planning in Thompson Watershed

Highlights from the Thompson Nicola Regional District Board of Directors’ Meeting of Dec. 20

  • Jan 3, 2019

Barriere Food Bank makes Christmas for many

Barriere and District Food Bank Society is saying “thank you” to the…

Attempted arson at Barriere Post Office

RCMP investigation asking for help from the public

  • Jan 3, 2019
Bear runs across Highway 97 near Penticton
Osoyoos wildfire is an estimated 400 hectares
Okanagan Regional Heritage Fair
Okanagan Valley Weekday Weather

Kamloops-Thompson School Board trustees agree to $2,300 per year raise

The newly elected school board is giving itself an early Christmas present.…

  • Dec 31, 2018

Vitals Clinic with Community Paramedic on second Tuesday of every month in Barriere

On December 9, local Community Paramedic Mikael Kjellström introduced the Community Paramedicine…

  • Dec 27, 2018

Fiona Clare gets Owl Awarded for sparking a love of reading

If wise owls are the stuff of storybooks, then it stands to…

  • Dec 27, 2018

Who won the Barriere & District Heritage Society Meat Draw Raffle?

Barriere AG Foods staff person Cori Walker (right) drew the winners of…

  • Dec 27, 2018

Explore B.C.’s latest cave discovery and face a massive fine

Anyone thinking of visiting the newest discovery in Wells Gray Provincial Park…

  • Dec 27, 2018

Landmark court decision deems lakes public property

People in a packed Kamloops courtroom broke out in applause on Friday…

  • Dec 27, 2018

Tami Myram shares the spirit of Christmas in Barriere

Christmas light display uses recyclables and ingenuity

  • Dec 26, 2018

RCMP release images from inside family album turned over to police

On December 12, 2018, Kelowna RCMP responded to the 1800 block of…

  • Dec 24, 2018

Slip Sliding Away: Sometimes vehicle technology is no match for treacherous winter conditions

Submitted Cold weather can create some of the harshest driving conditions of…

  • Dec 23, 2018

Barriere couple Set for Life after ‘crazy, awesome’ win

Not all big lottery wins come in the form of matching six…

  • Dec 23, 2018

Local cowboys lined up for New Years Eve Bullriding in Barriere

There will be a record four local bullriders competing for this year’s…

  • Dec 23, 2018

Practice waste reduction over Christmas and recycle

‘Tis the season for gifts, lights, trees, and delicious dinners. Whether you…

  • Dec 22, 2018

Practice waste reduction over Christmas and recycle

‘Tis the season for gifts, lights, trees, and delicious dinners. Whether you…

  • Dec 21, 2018

UPDATED: Highway 97 re-opens after mudslide near Cache Creek

Crews were deployed to the area between Antoine Road and Highway 99

MLA Peter Milobar speaks to new Barriere council

The Dec. 10, District of Barriere regular council meeting was a rather…

  • Dec 20, 2018

Motorized vehicles ban extended for Elephant Hill and Allie Lake fire areas

This is an attempt to support the restoration and recovery efforts in the area