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"Rural schools played an important part in the communities of the North Thompson Valley," stated Lorene Fennell, MC for the Grand Opening of an 1800's Replica School House which is now a permanent part of the North Thompson Museum on Lilley Road in Barriere.
Barriere Youth Soccer players Cameron recently competed in the 5th Annual Clearwater Footy Soccer Festival, on Saturday, June 2, at the Clearwater Secondary High School Field.
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day at the firehall in Barriere was a great success.
Barriere Fire Department attended a structure fire just before 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the Glengrove area of Agate Bay Road.
Rural B.C. community helps another during wildfires of 2017
Bringing horsemen and their horses together for three days of learning, camaraderie and entertainment was what the Back Country Horsemen of BC Rendezvous at the North Thompson Fall Fair facility in Barriere was all about last weekend. Horsemen came from all over the province to join together for a memorable weekend filled with people of like mind - horses, environmental stewardship, trail building, leaving no trace, ... and fun.
A new, large-scale research project, involving multiple agencies and universities, has started to tackle one of the most pressing needs in wildlife management in British Columbia - how to understand and reverse declines of mule deer in the Southern Interior.
Two tractor trailer units, one hauling wood chips, tangled with each other on Highway 5 approximately 8 kilometers south of Barriere this morning.
The Governor General's Award was recently presented to a student from the Barriere graduating class of 2017. Kiera Eustache received the award from Barriere Secondary School principal Paul Hembling during the 2018 Graduation Ceremonies at the Curling Rink in Barriere on May 25.
Every 13 minutes, someone across Canada suffers from a cardiac arrest.
Evacuees from Allie Lake fire advised to register at reception centre in Barriere
Interior Plumbing and Heating Ltd supports Barriere organizations
Rendezvous 2018 coming to fairgrounds
Lori Rankin blasts out from behind the third barrel for a fast run home during the BC Barrel Racers Association Member's Only Races held at the North Thompson Agriplex in Barriere over the May 12 weekend. The event was well attended with two days of fast barrel racing action and impressive times.
The BC High School Rodeo provided plenty of action and thrills in the Dick Ross Memorial Arena at the North Thompson Fall Fairgrounds in Barriere on the weekend of May 12. Youngsters attended from many areas of the province to compete in numerous events based on the working cowboy life, while embracing 'the cowboy way' that has been a part of farming and ranching for generations in this province.
Culverts were being installed May 9 on the Heffley/Louis Creek Road, between Louis Creek and Whitecroft in the North Thompson Valley due to a number of areas where overflowing streams and snowmelt were eroding the integrity of the road surface.
Barriere and Clearwater young ladies sparkle at Banner night
To the editor;
BARRIERE - A resurfacing project on Highway 5 near Barriere that is now well underway, marks the beginning of a busy season of resurfacing in the southern Interior region, covering more than 450 kilometres of highways and side roads.
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.