Our Town

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

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

  • Feb 1, 2018

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

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

  • Dec 23, 2017

Students learning to make drums at Barriere high school

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

  • Dec 15, 2017

Tree light-up gets the holiday season underway

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

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Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

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

Carpet bowling at the Barriere Seniors Hall

By Elli Kohnert

  • Dec 2, 2017

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

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

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

  • Dec 1, 2017

Annual Senior’s Craft Fair filled to capacity

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

  • Nov 29, 2017

BES holds Scholastic Book Fair

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

  • Nov 22, 2017

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

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

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

  • Sep 8, 2017

ESS welcomes evacuees with a smile at the Ridge

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