Jill Hayward

MLA Peter Milobar for Kamloops-North Thompson holds meet and greet at the Ridge in Barriere

Peter Milobar, MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson was in Barriere at the Ridge on Friday, Apr. 6, for an informal open house meet and greet with area constituents.

Monday morning blues in Louis Creek after Easter Sunday snow storm

When Louis Creek residents looked out their windows first thing on Monday morning they were greeted by the aftermath of a heavy Easter Sunday snow storm that dumped up to 40 plus centimeters (or 16 plus inches) of the white stuff onto many local areas.

Cattle Penners dig in at the North Thompson Agriplex

The BC Team Cattle Penning Association were back at the North Thompson Agriplex this past weekend for the seventh time since 2015 for two days of non-stop action and competition.

New junior and senior basketball club in Barriere already holding practices

B-Town Basketball Club formed to continue developing local junior and senior basketball teams

Fish and Game Club in Barriere fills up their guests at annual banquet

The North Thompson Fish and Game Club Society held their annual dinner and dance last weekend at the Lions Hall in Barriere with approximately 100 people in attendance.

Barriere family loses home to fire

North Thompson Star/Journal

I am (not) Canadian

To the editor;

Farrow family and Laurie Buis receive Premier’s Award for volunteering above and beyond in Barriere, B.C.

Area resident, Wendy Sabyan, says she volunteered "with some outstanding individuals during the wildfire season of 2017". In fact she was so impressed with the dedication and commitment that some people displayed that she nominated six of them for a Premier of B.C.'s Above and Beyond Award, which they all recently received.

Registration for Barriere youth spring soccer is now in full swing!

Barriere Youth Soccer is getting pumped up for the upcoming season.

Barriere netball players finish fourth at BC Winter Games

The Thompson-Okanagan Zone 2 Netball Team at the BC Winter Games in Kamloops last weekend consisted of four grade 8 girls from Barriere and five grade 10-12 players from other areas.

District holds public meeting to brainstorm for Smart Cities Challenge

The District of Barriere held a public information meeting last Monday evening to gather ideas and suggestions from area residents and government regarding applying for a Smart Cities Challenge grant. The Smart Cities Challenge is a competitive funding initiative of Infrastructure Canada. It is open to all municipalities, local or regional governments, and Indigenous communities (First Nations, Inuit, and Metis) across Canada.

Barriere Senior Boys basketball team not moving on to Provincials

Barriere Secondary Senior Boys basketball team placed fourth in the Okanagan finals last weekend in front of a cheering gallery on home turf.

Woodstock comes to Barriere

On Saturday, Feb. 24, Woodstock came to Barriere for the ladies.

A life’s work of fighting fires and teaching others to do the same

After 49 years of standing in the path of wildfires, Mike Dewey still loves his job

TNRD grants Barriere Curling Club $40,000 to upgrade electrical in building

Thanks to the Thompson Nicola Regional District's gas tax fund the Barriere Curling Club has been granted

Heavy snow fall hits valley once again

There seems to have been plenty of snow come down this winter in Barriere and the surrounding area.

Life. We don’t want you to miss it.

The Heart & Stroke Foundation is working hard to ensure more people have more moments.

Barriere’s New Year’s baby is here

Article updated Feb. 8, 2018

Crowd cheers home team to win Cougar Classic

It was the hometown team that won the Barriere Secondary Senior Boys Cougar Classic Basketball Tournament last weekend in an incredible final game.