Jill Hayward

Shire of Ramsgaard Freeze Off held at North Thompson Agriplex

The borders of the Shire of Ramsgaard extend to and include Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Merritt, Barriere and Logan Lake.

Barriere Fire Rescue is now officially operational

The Barriere Fire Hall is now also the home of Barriere Fire Rescue.

North Thompson Fall Fair and BCRA Polaris Championship Finals Rodeo was awesome

The 69th Annual North Thompson Fall Fair held in Barriere on the Labour Day Weekend was an amazing display of what dedicated volunteers can do in a community that cares. The entire event from beginning to end was a testament to hard work, dedication and tradition.

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion hurdles never end

The long, convoluted path to rejection demonstrates an approval process that is fundamentally flawed on so many levels

Municipal and Civic elections coming up October 20

Nomination period is from 9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14

Annual Toy Run roars in to Barriere

The annual Thunder Alley Stomp 'n Toy Run roared in to Barriere on Saturday, Aug. 25, with just under 70 bike riders participating.

Cougar kills sheep on farm near Barriere

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, a cougar entered a farm property on the Agate Bay Road and killed two sheep.

District of Barriere to apply for Green Infrastructure grant

District's contribution will be 27 per cent, totaling $650,000

Ed Peekeekoot will be performing at North Thompson Fall Fair

The 69th annual North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo is excited to announce that their Sunday, Sept. 2, Cowboy Concert will be featuring Ed Peekeekoot.

North Thompson Fall Fair Ambassadors crowned

Congratulations to the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association's newly crowned Ambassador Taylor Johnson, Vice-Ambassador Aurora Sabyan, and Vice-Ambassador Daphne Dodd, who received their tiaras Aug. 18, at Coronation Ceremonies held in the Fall Fair Hall in Barriere.

New Barriere Fire Chief appointed

Ashley Wohlgemuth first woman to serve as Fire Chief in Barriere

Third overall in Canada for McLure, B.C. cowboy

McLure junior bull rider, Jake Bradley, finished third overall at the recent Canadian Junior High School Rodeo Finals in Merritt, B.C., on July 27-29.

North Thompson Fall Fair office is now open in downtown Barriere Aug 14 to 30

The North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo office is now open in Barriere's downtown core five days a week until Aug. 30.

Wildfire smoke fills North Thompson Valley – people advised to be mindful of their health

Many areas of the province are currently fighting active wildfires, with evacuation alerts and orders affecting many communities, and sadly, homes and lively-hoods are also being lost.

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society holds accountability meeting and tour in Barriere

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society (LNTCFS) recently held a number of accountability meetings and open houses with a meal included in the communities of McLure, Squam Bay, Barriere, Chu Chua and Little Fort. Residents in the areas were encouraged by the LNTCFS to, "Learn about your community forest, and share your ideas about the Lower North Thompson's future".

“Beefin’ It Up” with cowboy boots and country roots

The 69th Annual North Thompson Fall Fair coming to Barriere Sept.1-3

Young B.C. cowboys return home with a Canadian High School Rodeo Finals Championship

Winning the Canadian High School Rodeo Championship Finals Team Roping event held July 27 - 29 in Merritt, B.C., was the icing on the cake for two young Interior cowboys.

Cranbrook Bugle Band stops off in Barriere

Bugle Band marks 76 years

Thanks Doctor Clare – Barriere will miss you!

After 25 years of serving the Barriere area Doctor Terry Clare has retired