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Barriere Cashless Craft Swap to skip April

“For the last few years, every four months there has been a…

  • Apr 8, 2020

Barriere joins in making noise for front line workers

Community says thank you to everyone on the front lines of COVID-19

  • Apr 8, 2020

North Thompson Better at Home Services helping seniors in Barriere

Support services for seniors living independently in their homes

  • Apr 8, 2020
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Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap
House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach

Illegal dumping at Exlou

Area residents were incensed last week to find that someone had dumped…

  • Apr 7, 2020

A look at Kamloops during the Spanish Flu of 1918

In the last days of October 1918, Kamloops was dealing with something…

  • Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19 leads to playground closures

School District 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) has closed all play structures at school grounds…

  • Apr 3, 2020

Barriere Timber Mart looking after staff and customers during Covid-19 crisis

Staff at Barriere Timber Mart are saying “thank you” to their customers…

  • Apr 3, 2020

A message from MLA Peter Milobar

Sponsored message

  • Apr 2, 2020

Stamer avoids COVID-19 state of emergency

It appears that Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer was a bit ahead of…

  • Apr 2, 2020

COVID-19 brings burning ban

No open burning will be allowed in the areas around Barriere, Clearwater…

  • Apr 2, 2020

Eco-depots and transfer stations temporarily limiting accepted materials

Only household garbage and waste being accepted due to COVID-19

  • Apr 2, 2020

Legal grow-op nearing completion

Construction of a cannabis grow operation in the Louis Creek Industrial Park…

  • Apr 2, 2020

Q&A: Interior Health CEO answers questions on COVID-19 response

Susan Brown, president and CEO of Interior Health, answers questions regarding COVID-19

Chamber of commerce asks people to shop local

A letter to the editor of the Barriere Star / Journal

  • Mar 29, 2020

Barriere responds to Covid-19 crisis

As the sign in the photograph says, all Barriere and District Seniors’…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Mayor disappointed with provincial response

Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer is generally pleased with how the community has…

  • Mar 28, 2020

TNRD introduces new requirement for asbestos disposal

Changes designed to protect landfill workers and public from exposure

  • Mar 28, 2020

TNRD closes Kamloops offices due to pandemic

By Kamloops This Week As a result of the province’s state of…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel