Jill Hayward

1800’s replica school house now open at the North Thompson Museum in Barriere

"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 soccer kids compete in Clearwater Footy Festival

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.

Barriere Fire Hall hosts Wildfire Preparedness Day

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day at the firehall in Barriere was a great success.

Barriere firefighters contain Glengrove structure fire that had potential to be much worse

Barriere Fire Department attended a structure fire just before 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the Glengrove area of Agate Bay Road.

100 Mile mayor says “thank you” to community of Barriere

Rural B.C. community helps another during wildfires of 2017

Horsemen gather in Barriere from all over B.C. to enjoy Rendezvous 2018

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.

Conservation collaborators launch the Southern Interior mule deer project

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 semi trucks tangle on Highway 5

Two tractor trailer units, one hauling wood chips, tangled with each other on Highway 5 approximately 8 kilometers south of Barriere this morning.

Top student receives 2017 Governor General’s Award

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.

Community Paramedic Program in Barriere offering free CPR and AED training at fairgrounds June 2

Every 13 minutes, someone across Canada suffers from a cardiac arrest.

ESS volunteers on call 24/7 at Evacuee Reception Centre in Barriere

Evacuees from Allie Lake fire advised to register at reception centre in Barriere

Donated machine gives a big lift to North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo

Interior Plumbing and Heating Ltd supports Barriere organizations

Back Country Horsemen returning to Barriere June 1

Rendezvous 2018 coming to fairgrounds

BC Barrel Racers run at North Thompson Agriplex

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.

BC High School Rodeo has full weekend of competition at fairgrounds in Barriere

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.

Heffley/Louis Creek Road experiencing erosion from snow melt runoff in the North Thompson Valley

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.

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association welcomes their Ambassador candidates for 2018

Barriere and Clearwater young ladies sparkle at Banner night

450 kilometres of resurfacing for southern Interior in 2018

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.

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.