Jill Hayward

Rural residents angry BC Hydro shut down power during cold snap

Residents in a rural area outside of Barriere, B.C., have a beef with BC Hydro's handling of a power shutdown in that area on Feb. 8 of this year.

Cougars win West Zone Champs

Barriere Secondary's Senior Girls and Senior Boys teams have won the Single A West Zone Basketball Championships.

“Boots on the ground” North Thompson Forester recognized for passion and dedication to the industry

Distinguished Forest Professional Awarded to Barriere resident Carman Smith

Veteran Welcome Program instigated by Legion

Members of the Barriere Legion Branch 242 recently announced that the Legion is pleased to offer a new membership growth initiative, providing incentive for serving and-retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) who have not yet joined the Legion.

African Children’s Choir plays in cowboy country

Watoto Children's Choir: Amazing

Cougars take bended knee for injured Osoyoos player

Vernon coach commends Barriere Cougars for showing respect to injured player

Business selling cannabis may be coming to Barriere

Public Hearing held for a Zoning Bylaw amendment to permit "Cannabis Sales" on BMI property

The teddy bears had their picnic, and what a wonderful picnic it was

The teddy bears had their picnic, and what a wonderful picnic it was.

If we cannot see you, how do we miss you?

Common sense has been missing in action for quite some time now - perhaps he was taken out by glaring lights or a tailgater?

It’s going to be a bear affair

Celebrating Literacy Week with an Indoor Teddy Bear Picnic in Barriere

Police warn Barriere residents about suspicious prowlers on private property late at night or early morning hours

Residents advised to secure their vehicles and remove all valuable contents

Barriere girls fight hard at Cougar Classic but can’t make the win

Barriere Secondary hosted a Cougar Classic Basketball Tournament the weekend of January 11-12 with the Barriere Senior Girls team playing some outstanding games.

Barriere Food Bank makes Christmas for many

Barriere and District Food Bank Society is saying "thank you" to the community and surrounding area for all of the generous donations throughout the year and especially during the Christmas season.

An early Christmas for Barriere First Responders

Christmas came early to Barriere First Responders Society (BARFS) when they received notification from BC Community Gaming that they were to be a grant recipient. BC Community Gaming grants support not- for- profit organizations providing programs or services of direct benefit to the broader community, something that Barriere First Responders are all about. The grant totals $87,500 and is to be put towards the purchase of a brand new first responder ambulance.

Holiday season gets underway in Barriere

The community of Barriere is now in full swing for the holiday season.

Local RCMP recover stolen rifles from a property north of Barriere

Anyone wishing to make claim to the firearms should contact detachment

RCMP report theft from industrial vehicle parked in Barriere

On Dec. 7, Barriere RCMP received a report of a theft from an industrial vehicle, in the area of the Yellowhead Highway 5 and Borthwick Avenue in Barriere.

Barriere remembers all those who have served

It was a nice day for a parade, cool, dry and not too windy. Two RCMP officers in their Red Serge led the way, with the Legion flag-bearers and veterans following, and the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassador Taylor Johnson at the rear.

Two young B.C. cowboys win big at Canadian Finals in Red Deer, Alberta

Kash Sigouin of Barriere, and Carson Payton from Monte Creek have had a very successful 2018 High School Rodeo year in the team roping division.