Jill Hayward

Outdoor hockey rink in Heffley Creek “ready to go”

The regulation size outdoor hockey rink in Heffley Creek, located on Upper Lister Road (behind the school) is reportedly "iced up and ready for action".

Basketball well underway at Barriere Secondary

If you enjoy a good basketball game you might like to stop in at the Barriere Secondary gymnasium when the home teams are playing.

Shopping local is part of a vibrant community

Buying locally is an integral part of what it takes to have a healthy and vibrant community. By encouraging our consumers to do their holiday shopping in locally owned businesses it increases the measurable effect that every dollar spent in a local business has on local economies.

Barriere Curling Club’s 40th celebrated with stories and laughter

The large gathering at the Barriere Curling Club building on Nov. 23, saw many of the past curling club members sharing stories and laughter as they got together to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Curling Club building.

Barriere Secondary athletics fully engaged

The Barriere Secondary athletics program has been fully engaged this fall, and can boast a strong year for their teams.

Community Forest is alive and well in the Lower North Thompson

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society is alive and well.

Police release sketch of suspect in alleged attempted child abduction

Barriere RCMP release a composite sketch of a man they hope the public can aid them in identifying

Woman faces new charge after breaching court order by returning to Barriere

RCMP in Barriere arrested a Kamloops woman last week after she was allegedly found in breach of her conditions of release imposed by the court.

Arctic air returns to North Thompson

A special weather statement was issued by Environment Canada at 3:23 a.m. last Tuesday advising of a "cold and blustery week ahead".

BREAKING NEWS: Police hunt on for man who tried to grab young girl in Barriere

Update: Police have received info and tips but investigation still active

Barriere Skatepark project still need to raise $74,000

As of Oct. 29, 2019 the Barriere Skatepark Society is now an incorporated non-profit Society in the province of British Columbia. Originally the Society was known as the Barriere Skatepark Supporters Group, which was formed in the fall of 2016. Their Facebook page: Barriere Skatepark Society, shows 189 members.

New water system underway for Louis Creek Industrial Park

The Louis Creek Industrial Park (LCIP) new water system project is now underway. District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan reported at last Monday's council meeting that Rivermist Excavation started work on the LCIP water system last week. The pump house excavation and staking have been prepared and some thrust blocks around the pump house have been poured. A number of lots have already been sold in the LCIP, the next step now is installing the water system as quickly as possible.

Barriere Cougars wrapping up the Fall season

The fall sports season is coming to a close at Barriere Secondary with school teams being congratulated for having played "exceptionally well".

District of Barriere now officially on-board Recycle BC program

District of Barriere CAO Colleen Hannigan presented the following report during last Monday's regular council meeting.

Seeking witnesses to hit and run collision with fatalities in Kamloops

During the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, RCMP Kamloops were called to a serious vehicle collision at the intersection of Battle Street and 1st Avenue. The investigation has revealed that a truck was traveling at a high rate of speed, failed to stop for a stop sign and hit a car which was driving on 1st Avenue.

Young team ropers top three in Canada

Area and team roper, Kash Siqouin, and his roping partner Carson Payton of Monte Creek, B.C., recently wrapped up their 2019 rodeo season by competing at the Canadian National Finals Rodeo (CFR) in Red Deer, Alberta, last weekend.

Barriere Fire advises “prevent carbon monoxide (CO) build up in your home”

This is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week: Prevent CO in your home

Interior Health hands out long term service pins

An informal celebration and a lite lunch recognizing three Interior Health employees took place on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Barriere Health Centre. Long Term Service Award pins were presented to Cherie Jardine for 24 years in Home Support, Public Health Nurse Angela Semrick for 10 years of service, and Carmen Ross who has worked in administration for 25 years.

North Thompson Fall Fair wins top Buy BC Award

North Thompson Fall Fair awarded Buy BC Award during BC Fairs Conference held at Sun Peaks