District of Barriere

The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice has launched a new fundraising initiative to help attract new family doctors to the Kamloops-Thompson Region. (Metro Creative photograph)

Help attract new family doctors to Kamloops-Thompson Region

Corporate donations sought to boost recruitment efforts

  • Dec 1, 2022

 

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Loving where we live

Strange as it may seem, when you live in a big metropolitan…

 

Barriere RCMP detachment commander Cpl. Rob Welsman is shown taking part in the 2020 ‘Stuff The Cruiser’ event held in the Barriere and Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot on Barriere Town Road. (Jill Hayward photo)

Stuff The Cruiser event in Barriere set for Friday, Dec. 9

All food and cash donations will go directly to the Barriere Food Bank

 

Ken Beck, a forestry worker, is pictured igniting debris piles using propane and a tiger torch. ( Mike Francis photo)

Wildfire mitigation underway in Lower North Thompson

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society to reduce wildfire risk and enhance forest health

  • Dec 1, 2022
Ken Beck, a forestry worker, is pictured igniting debris piles using propane and a tiger torch. ( Mike Francis photo)
Santa’s sleigh and reindeer will be arriving at the North Thompson Fall Fair facility in Barriere Dec. 16. (Jill Hayward photo)

NT Fall Fair and Rodeo hold AGM and prepare for Christmas At The Fair

The North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association (NTFFRA) are truly back…

  • Nov 30, 2022
Santa’s sleigh and reindeer will be arriving at the North Thompson Fall Fair facility in Barriere Dec. 16. (Jill Hayward photo)
A snowfall warning has been issued Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the Cariboo, Chilcotin and North Thompson regions. Snow has begun falling lightly in Williams Lake Tuesday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Snowfall warning issued for Cariboo, Chilcotin, North Thompson regions

Up to 10 cm of snow could fall beginning Tuesday evening and into Wednesday morning

A snowfall warning has been issued Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the Cariboo, Chilcotin and North Thompson regions. Snow has begun falling lightly in Williams Lake Tuesday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Hey kids, time to submit your North Thompson Christmas Story Contest entry

Prizes for the winners in each division; kindergarten to grade 3, and grade 4 to 7

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Canada Winter Games Under 20 Doubles Qualifier in Barriere Dec. 2– 4

Curl BC’s under 20-yearold Mixed Double Teams from across B.C. will be…

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Vehicle fire overnight in Barriere

A pickup truck burned up in Barriere the early morning hours of…

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Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education (SD73) held its Inaugural Public Board Meeting on Nov. 7. Board Chair Hearther Grieve is continuing in her role as chair of the board since November 2021. (SD73 photo)

Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education host Inaugural Board Meeting

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education held its Inaugural…

  • Nov 19, 2022
Kamloops-Thompson Board of Education (SD73) held its Inaugural Public Board Meeting on Nov. 7. Board Chair Hearther Grieve is continuing in her role as chair of the board since November 2021. (SD73 photo)
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Dogs With Jobs organizers say “thank you everyone”

To the editor; The North Thompson Stock Dog Association would like to…

  • Nov 18, 2022
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Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd. staff are shown during a recent leadership team building weekend with Canadian Gold Medal Olympian and former Senator Nancy Green Raine (center front w/black sweater). The event focused on developing communication and leadership skills with a focus on individuals’ personal commitments to areas of self improvement as managers. (GSFP photo)

Gilbert Smith Forest Products encourage leadership and team building

The Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd. leadership team recently spent a weekend…

  • Nov 17, 2022
Gilbert Smith Forest Products Ltd. staff are shown during a recent leadership team building weekend with Canadian Gold Medal Olympian and former Senator Nancy Green Raine (center front w/black sweater). The event focused on developing communication and leadership skills with a focus on individuals’ personal commitments to areas of self improvement as managers. (GSFP photo)
Barriere Secondary Senior Girls Volleyball Team are currently in the top two of their league. Pictured (l-r) back row;
Coach Tiffany Bowser, Willow Stefan, Taylor Harris, Kayla Chrystall, Bobby-Raye Farrow, and Coach Pam LeFeuvre.
Front row (l-r); Cassidy Calahasen, Rachel Veitch, Holly Gordon, and Haille Johnson. (Michelle Johnson photo)
Barriere Secondary Senior Girls Volleyball Team are currently in the top two of their league. Pictured (l-r) back row; Coach Tiffany Bowser, Willow Stefan, Taylor Harris, Kayla Chrystall, Bobby-Raye Farrow, and Coach Pam LeFeuvre. Front row (l-r); Cassidy ?????, Rachel Veitch, Holly Gordon, and Haille Johnson. (Michelle Johnson photo)

Barriere Cougars in top two of their league

Barriere Secondary (BSS) hosted the Senior Girls Volleyball Playoffs on Tuesday, Nov.…

  • Nov 16, 2022
Barriere Secondary Senior Girls Volleyball Team are currently in the top two of their league. Pictured (l-r) back row;
Coach Tiffany Bowser, Willow Stefan, Taylor Harris, Kayla Chrystall, Bobby-Raye Farrow, and Coach Pam LeFeuvre.
Front row (l-r); Cassidy Calahasen, Rachel Veitch, Holly Gordon, and Haille Johnson. (Michelle Johnson photo)
Barriere Secondary Senior Girls Volleyball Team are currently in the top two of their league. Pictured (l-r) back row; Coach Tiffany Bowser, Willow Stefan, Taylor Harris, Kayla Chrystall, Bobby-Raye Farrow, and Coach Pam LeFeuvre. Front row (l-r); Cassidy ?????, Rachel Veitch, Holly Gordon, and Haille Johnson. (Michelle Johnson photo)
Barriere Legion Branch 242’s colour guard ready themselves in front of the cenotaph on Nov. 11, for Remembrance Day ceremonies inside the Legion Hall. (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere Legion remembers all who have served

Pastor Todd English leads a large gathering in prayer while Legion executive…

Barriere Legion Branch 242’s colour guard ready themselves in front of the cenotaph on Nov. 11, for Remembrance Day ceremonies inside the Legion Hall. (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere food bank currently serving 55 households

The Barriere and District Food Bank report in a press release that…

  • Nov 14, 2022
Liam Waller is shown receiving the Barriere First Responders Society’s Recognition For Outstanding Dedication award from Azriel Kotek during a presentation made last month. (Barriere First Responders photo)

Thank you Liam Waller for all that you do!

Barriere First Responders recognize one of their own outstanding volunteers

Liam Waller is shown receiving the Barriere First Responders Society’s Recognition For Outstanding Dedication award from Azriel Kotek during a presentation made last month. (Barriere First Responders photo)
World War II veteran Mac Livingstone’s service photograph is shown with his Canadian Scottish Regiment cap, dog tags, his army pay book, emergency first aid kit and notes, letters from home, and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division War Map that he received when deployed into enemy territory. (D. Fennel submitted photo)

Memories remain vivid for veterans of war

Remembrance Day was an emotional time for Barriere resident and World War…

World War II veteran Mac Livingstone’s service photograph is shown with his Canadian Scottish Regiment cap, dog tags, his army pay book, emergency first aid kit and notes, letters from home, and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division War Map that he received when deployed into enemy territory. (D. Fennel submitted photo)
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Snow removal and winter parking in Barriere

Public Works Manager Chris Matthews, is reminding District of Barriere residents the…

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Delores and Richard Peterson's special day began with a tour around Barriere in an elaborately decorated family car to celebrate their milestone of 65 years together. (Kathy Cooper photo)

Love can last forever!

Barriere’s Richard and Delores Peterson mark 65 years

  • Nov 3, 2022
Delores and Richard Peterson's special day began with a tour around Barriere in an elaborately decorated family car to celebrate their milestone of 65 years together. (Kathy Cooper photo)
(Right) Canada Post employees are shown during a roadside safety awareness campaign situated on Agate Bay Road and the Forest Lake Road Community Mail Box site from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Oct.18. Present were Canada Post employees; Rob Klarich, Superintendent of Operations, Karla Rivera, Local Joint Health & Safety Representative, Dallas Gourlay, Postmaster Barriere, Allison Rilcoe, Rural Mail Carrier, and Heli Uusikartano, Contractor.
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Roadside awareness launched in Barriere area by Canada Post

The weather was beautiful on Friday, Oct. 18, for the launch of…

(Right) Canada Post employees are shown during a roadside safety awareness campaign situated on Agate Bay Road and the Forest Lake Road Community Mail Box site from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Oct.18. Present were Canada Post employees; Rob Klarich, Superintendent of Operations, Karla Rivera, Local Joint Health & Safety Representative, Dallas Gourlay, Postmaster Barriere, Allison Rilcoe, Rural Mail Carrier, and Heli Uusikartano, Contractor.
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