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District of Barriere marks its first decade

District of Barriere marks its first decade

On December 4, 2017, the District of Barriere reached its tenth anniversary…

Winners of Star/Journal Christmas Story Essay Contest receive their prize cheques

Winners of Star/Journal Christmas Story Essay Contest receive their prize cheques

The North Thompson Star/Journal Christmas Story Contest winners were presented with their…

  • Feb 1, 2018
Barriere Literacy awards young artist

Barriere Literacy awards young artist

Barriere and Area Literacy and Learning outreach coordinator, Jill Hayward, is shown…

Even dogs can have their photos with Santa Claus

Even dogs can have their photos with Santa Claus

Thanks to Maureen Chester Royal LePage Westwin Realty and Barriere Country Feeds,…

  • Dec 23, 2017
Even dogs can have their photos with Santa Claus
Students learning to make drums at Barriere high school

Students learning to make drums at Barriere high school

Students at Barriere Secondary are currently making seven hand drums for the…

  • Dec 15, 2017
Students learning to make drums at Barriere high school
Tree light-up gets the holiday season underway

Tree light-up gets the holiday season underway

The annual Barriere Christmas Tree Light-up event in Fadear Park was well…

Tree light-up gets the holiday season underway
Children getting a strong start thanks to SD73 program offered in Barriere and Clearwater

Children getting a strong start thanks to SD73 program offered in Barriere and Clearwater

The StrongStart Program operates in over 300 schools throughout the province, seven…

  • Dec 14, 2017
Children getting a strong start thanks to SD73 program offered in Barriere and Clearwater
Carpet bowling at the Barriere Seniors Hall

Carpet bowling at the Barriere Seniors Hall

By Elli Kohnert

  • Dec 2, 2017
Carpet bowling at the Barriere Seniors Hall
Annual No Host Bazaar at Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere a success once again

Annual No Host Bazaar at Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere a success once again

(L-r) NTVIC After School Program promoters Judy and Peggy Armstrong chat with…

  • Dec 2, 2017
Annual No Host Bazaar at Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere a success once again

Stores open late, come out and shop!

Barriere be hosting an exciting Late Night Shopping event in the core…

Lions’ Book Sale raises funds for youth literacy in area

Lions’ Book Sale raises funds for youth literacy in area

By Margaret Houben There was a large turn-out of people at the…

  • Dec 1, 2017
Lions’ Book Sale raises funds for youth literacy in area
Annual Senior’s Craft Fair filled to capacity

Annual Senior’s Craft Fair filled to capacity

The annual Senior’s Craft Fair was held on Saturday, Nov. 25, at…

  • Nov 29, 2017
Annual Senior’s Craft Fair filled to capacity
BES holds Scholastic Book Fair

BES holds Scholastic Book Fair

Barriere Elementary School (BES) held it’s annual Scholastic Book Fair on Nov.…

  • Nov 22, 2017
BES holds Scholastic Book Fair

SD73 new strategic plan a road map to a great local education

By Rhonda Kershaw This is an important year for School District 73…

  • Nov 9, 2017

Gaming Grants boost extracurricular activities for K-12 students

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing VICTORIA - Students throughout British Columbia…

  • Nov 4, 2017
The breakfast cooks are back
The breakfast cooks are back

Student news update from Barriere Secondary

One of the many opportunities the students at Barriere Secondary are participating in

  • Nov 2, 2017
30 entries in this year’s Fall Fair Parade

30 entries in this year’s Fall Fair Parade

By Colleen Hannigan, NTFFRA Parade Marshall This year’s North Thompson Fall Fair…

  • Sep 8, 2017
30 entries in this year’s Fall Fair Parade
Tiger Calcium and Argo Road Maintenance help keep the dust down at Barriere fairgrounds
Tiger Calcium and Argo Road Maintenance help keep the dust down at Barriere fairgrounds
ESS welcomes evacuees with a smile at the Ridge

ESS welcomes evacuees with a smile at the Ridge

The ESS Reception Centre in Barriere was opened at the Ridge School…

ESS welcomes evacuees with a smile at the Ridge