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Flooding fallout forces BCHL to postpone more games

Nine matches are being pushed back, but the junior A league has also added nine regional games

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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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Barriere team skip Susan Bondar (center) encourages her sweepers Marie Gray (l) from Sicamous and her daughter Jocelyn Gray (r) from Whitehorse to ‘sweep hard’; while opponent Glenn Evans looks on. The Barriere team took first place in the Skins Bonspiel hosted at the Barriere Curling Rink on Saturday, Nov. 13. (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere Skins Bonspiel won by local team

The Barriere Recreation Society (BRS) hosted a Skins Bonspiel at the Barriere…

Barriere team skip Susan Bondar (center) encourages her sweepers Marie Gray (l) from Sicamous and her daughter Jocelyn Gray (r) from Whitehorse to ‘sweep hard’; while opponent Glenn Evans looks on. The Barriere team took first place in the Skins Bonspiel hosted at the Barriere Curling Rink on Saturday, Nov. 13. (Jill Hayward photo)
The Barriere Curling Club’s October Fest Social was held with live country and folk music provided by the local musicians playing violin, guitars and flute, and a number of October Fest guests dressed up for the occasion to enhance the event. Pictured (l-r) are: Bernice Randrup, Harry Eberts Jeannie Webber and Theresa Robinson. (Brian Bondar photo)

Barriere Curling Club lifts October spirits

In October, the Barriere Curling Club hosted a number of local events…

The Barriere Curling Club’s October Fest Social was held with live country and folk music provided by the local musicians playing violin, guitars and flute, and a number of October Fest guests dressed up for the occasion to enhance the event. Pictured (l-r) are: Bernice Randrup, Harry Eberts Jeannie Webber and Theresa Robinson. (Brian Bondar photo)
Barriere Outdoor Club member Linda Ransome is an avid pickleball player. (BOC photo)

Pickleball being played at the Ridge

Barriere Outdoor Club representative Mary MacLennan advises that picklball will be alive…

Barriere Outdoor Club member Linda Ransome is an avid pickleball player. (BOC photo)
Yellowhead 4-H members were successful in many divisions at the 2021 BC Ag Expo held at the North Thompson Agriplex in Barriere, B.C. (Yellowhead 4-H photo)

Yellowhead 4-H club reports on BC AG Expo 2021

By Tessa Salle and Grace Farrow Yellowhead 4-H Club reporters This year…

  • Nov 4, 2021
Yellowhead 4-H members were successful in many divisions at the 2021 BC Ag Expo held at the North Thompson Agriplex in Barriere, B.C. (Yellowhead 4-H photo)
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)
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North Thompson Fish and Game Club host successful F-Class match

The North Thompson Fish and Game Club Society hosted a successful F-Class…

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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Coach Earl Celesta doing what he enjoys - coaching the Barriere Chiefs. (Celesta Submitted photo)

Valley Voices: Earl Celesta recognized during National Coaches Week

In recognition of National Coaches Week in British Columbia and across Canada…

Coach Earl Celesta doing what he enjoys - coaching the Barriere Chiefs. (Celesta Submitted photo)
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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

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Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper

VIDEO: Nelson’s Bigby Place holds 10-hour marathon fundraiser

Participants spent the day on a stationary bike to pay for a trip to Operation Trackshoes

Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper
Little Fort carpet bowlers are excited that their sport will be getting underway again on Monday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Little Fort Hall. Pictured are Little Fort residents (l-r) Sharon March, Hector Denton, and Linda Verhoeven receiving the silver medal and trophy in 3s from BC Carpet Bowling Association president Patti Randal at the 2019 Provincial Carpet Bowling Championships which were hosted in Little Fort and Barriere. (S/J photo)

Little Fort bowlers looking forward to starting up again Sept. 13

Learn the about fine art and sport of carpet bowling

  • Sep 9, 2021
Little Fort carpet bowlers are excited that their sport will be getting underway again on Monday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Little Fort Hall. Pictured are Little Fort residents (l-r) Sharon March, Hector Denton, and Linda Verhoeven receiving the silver medal and trophy in 3s from BC Carpet Bowling Association president Patti Randal at the 2019 Provincial Carpet Bowling Championships which were hosted in Little Fort and Barriere. (S/J photo)
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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

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Season almost done – join in the fun

Judging from recent temperatures the Dog Days of Summer are over. Days…

  • Sep 5, 2021
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Chinook Cove Ladies golfed, gabbed, and had fun

By Leslie Stirling We were back to normal (if there really is…

  • Sep 3, 2021
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This year's Terry Fox Run t-shirts are shown being modeled by the grandsons of Barriere Run organizer Kathy Cooper.  "This year’s t-shirt is a vibrant blue with messaging and a design showcasing Terry’s family heritage of English, French and Métis," says Cooper, "Barriere’s Community Terry Fox Run will once again be ‘One Day. Your Way’ due to the current public health orders. Run date is Sept. 19. Run, walk, wheel to fund cancer research!" T-shirts can be ordered by contacting Kathy Cooper at 250-571-3401, or watch for a Terry Fox Run table at Barriere AG Foods. (Kathy Cooper photo)

Are you ready to ‘Walk, Run, Wheel’ for Terry Fox?

This year’s Terry Fox Run t-shirts are shown being modeled by the…

This year's Terry Fox Run t-shirts are shown being modeled by the grandsons of Barriere Run organizer Kathy Cooper.  "This year’s t-shirt is a vibrant blue with messaging and a design showcasing Terry’s family heritage of English, French and Métis," says Cooper, "Barriere’s Community Terry Fox Run will once again be ‘One Day. Your Way’ due to the current public health orders. Run date is Sept. 19. Run, walk, wheel to fund cancer research!" T-shirts can be ordered by contacting Kathy Cooper at 250-571-3401, or watch for a Terry Fox Run table at Barriere AG Foods. (Kathy Cooper photo)
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Lady golfers raise $5,712.50 for Cancer research

By Leslie Stirling This small community of ours is in my books…

  • Aug 26, 2021
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