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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

The author rides along a seasonal 4x4 track above the Chilcotin River. (Steffi Fischer photo)

CASUAL COUNTRY 2022: In search of gravel as gold in Cariboo-Chilcotin

Gravel bikes and gear ratios were key to short bike tour survival

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Chinook Cove Ladies Golf calls it “a wrap for 2022”

“Good Night Sweetheart - well, it’s time to go. I hate to…

  • Sep 24, 2022
The Barriere Emergency Services Golf Tournament (previously called the Barriere 911 Emergency Services Golf Tournament) was held at Chinook Cove Golf and RV on Aug. 20, after a four year shut down. Over the past 10 years, this tournament has provided over $42,000 in donations and bursaries to fund numerous youth groups and organizations from Clearwater south to Kamloops. (BES Golf Tournament photo)

Barriere Emergency Services Golf Tournament returns to raise funds for youth

RCMP Cpl. Darin Underhill is more than happy with the great support…

The Barriere Emergency Services Golf Tournament (previously called the Barriere 911 Emergency Services Golf Tournament) was held at Chinook Cove Golf and RV on Aug. 20, after a four year shut down. Over the past 10 years, this tournament has provided over $42,000 in donations and bursaries to fund numerous youth groups and organizations from Clearwater south to Kamloops. (BES Golf Tournament photo)
(L-r) Dan Armstrong is shown receiving the Ken Foote Memorial Plaque for low net from Chinook Cove Golf’s Men’s Club captain Brad Baker. (Chinook Cove Golf photo)

Chinook Cove Men’s Club Championship held

Chinook Cove Golf and RV held their Men’s Club Championship on Sept.…

  • Sep 22, 2022
(L-r) Dan Armstrong is shown receiving the Ken Foote Memorial Plaque for low net from Chinook Cove Golf’s Men’s Club captain Brad Baker. (Chinook Cove Golf photo)
(Photo submitted by Leslie Stirling)

Chinook Cove Ladies Cove hold championship

Chinook Cove Golf Club held their 2022 Ladies Championship on Saturday, Sept.…

  • Sep 22, 2022
(Photo submitted by Leslie Stirling)
Event organizer Ben Leffler of Laughing Loggers is shown presenting Marleen (last name unavailable) with the Bull Of The Woods Amateur Logger Sports Champion LumberJill award at the North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere on Sunday, Sept. 4. (Laughing Logger photo)

Bull Of The Woods Amateur Logger Sports a big hit at annual North Thompson Fall Fair

The annual Bull Of The Woods 2022 Amateur Logger Sports Competition held…

Event organizer Ben Leffler of Laughing Loggers is shown presenting Marleen (last name unavailable) with the Bull Of The Woods Amateur Logger Sports Champion LumberJill award at the North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere on Sunday, Sept. 4. (Laughing Logger photo)
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Where has the golf season gone?

Where, oh where has the golf season gone. Oh where, oh where…

  • Sep 15, 2022
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Ladies Golf raised $6,596 on Cancer Night

Heh, Barriere! You did it…again. Barriere and area businesses and individuals showed…

  • Sep 7, 2022
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Jonathan Visscher of 100 Mile House high-fives Chief Hank Adam, elder Clara Camille and Dora Demers, who was the economic development officer for SXFN when the trail project began, before heading up Stairway to Heaven. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)

Trail opening spiritually and economically important moment for southern Cariboo First Nation

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation celebrated mountain bike trail development at Jesmond Mountain

Jonathan Visscher of 100 Mile House high-fives Chief Hank Adam, elder Clara Camille and Dora Demers, who was the economic development officer for SXFN when the trail project began, before heading up Stairway to Heaven. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)
Tony Zhou of Kamloops races along the trail during the 21-kilometre event. (Photo by Keith McNeill)

Half marathon held in Clearwater after two years

Hosted by the Wells Gray Outdoors Club, Aug. 27 was our second…

  • Sep 3, 2022
Tony Zhou of Kamloops races along the trail during the 21-kilometre event. (Photo by Keith McNeill)
Thomas Cameron cleans up with Barriere Auto and Truck Tow Cobalt at Merritt Speedway. (Facebook photo)

Cameron cleans up at Merritt Speedway

Thomas Cameron and the Barriere Auto and Truck Tow Cobalt had an…

  • Sep 2, 2022
Thomas Cameron cleans up with Barriere Auto and Truck Tow Cobalt at Merritt Speedway. (Facebook photo)
Barriere Pickleball Club players who competed at the Canada 55+ Games last week in Kamloops consisted of Babes Shanko, Judith Klontz, Mary MacLennan, Linda Ransome, Sue Syfchuck, and Tracy Sealy. (BCP photo)

Barriere Pickleball brings home the gold

Submitted by Barriere Pickleball Club Eight members of the Barriere Pickleball Club…

  • Sep 1, 2022
Barriere Pickleball Club players who competed at the Canada 55+ Games last week in Kamloops consisted of Babes Shanko, Judith Klontz, Mary MacLennan, Linda Ransome, Sue Syfchuck, and Tracy Sealy. (BCP photo)
(L-r) The Little Fort Team of Charlie Pecor, Sharon March, Linda Verhoeven and Hector Denton (Denton now lives in Kamloops) competed in Carpet Bowling at the Canada 55+ Games in Kamloops the week of August 23, winning the silver medal. (Barb Denton photo)

Little Fort takes silver at 55+ Games

By Linda Verhoeven The Carpet Bowling at the Canada55+ Games in Kamloops…

  • Sep 1, 2022
(L-r) The Little Fort Team of Charlie Pecor, Sharon March, Linda Verhoeven and Hector Denton (Denton now lives in Kamloops) competed in Carpet Bowling at the Canada 55+ Games in Kamloops the week of August 23, winning the silver medal. (Barb Denton photo)
George Archie crouches down low as he readies himself to catch a ball during the Steve Daniels Jr. Memorial Fastball Tournament. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 MIle Free Press)

Memorial tournament held for former Canim Lake councillor

Eight teams came together in Canim Lake last weekend for the first…

George Archie crouches down low as he readies himself to catch a ball during the Steve Daniels Jr. Memorial Fastball Tournament. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 MIle Free Press)

Plenty of door prizes for Ladies Night

By Leslie Stirling And the warm days continue. The afternoon and evening…

  • Aug 25, 2022
Williams Lake competitor Madison Paquette and her horse, Dyna, dig in rounding a barrel during the BC Barrel Racing Association Finals held at the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo facility in Barriere the weekend of Aug. 19 -21. (Jill Hayward photo)

250 barrel racers attend BCBRA Finals in Barriere

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Williams Lake competitor Madison Paquette and her horse, Dyna, dig in rounding a barrel during the BC Barrel Racing Association Finals held at the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo facility in Barriere the weekend of Aug. 19 -21. (Jill Hayward photo)
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Do sane people golf in hot humid weather?

I think it was around about the time we got to the…

  • Aug 20, 2022
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Support a lady golfer with a pledge for Cancer Fund Raiser

I am sure exciting things happened on Tuesday, Aug. 2, but I…

  • Aug 12, 2022
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Roland Fowler fondly scratches the necks of Cinch and Tack, a pair of border collies he and his partner Shelley Minato use on their ranch as stock dogs. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Working dogs still rule the range

Dog owners looking forward to competing at ‘Dogs With Jobs’ in Barriere

Roland Fowler fondly scratches the necks of Cinch and Tack, a pair of border collies he and his partner Shelley Minato use on their ranch as stock dogs. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)