Jill Hayward

McLure Wildfire Monument Society dissolved

Society board says they have "achieved our goals and purposes"

“Get Your Witch On” in Barriere

Calling all witches to join in the 1st Semi-Annual Witch Walk in Barriere

Over 12 years of servicing Star/Journal customers

The old statement "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" has long been associated with postmen delivering the mail. However, the same can be said for newspaper carriers who deliver the news to their customers no matter what Mother Nature decides to throw in their way.

Volunteers hawk papers for Raise A Reader fundraiser in Barriere

The annual Raise-A-Reader fundraiser for family literacy in Barriere was a grand success this year thanks to a small group of dedicated volunteers.

Volunteer and help children to read in One-To-One Program

The One To One Reading Program at Barriere Elementary School is currently looking for volunteer tutors.

Thompson Valley Players present Huntley Cooper Award

Thompson Valley Players youth representative Missy Kjellstrom had the honour of presenting this year's recipient of The Huntley Cooper Rising Star Award to Dayna Underhill on the entertainment stage during the North Thompson Fall Fair on Sunday, Sept. 1. Every year to honour Huntley Cooper the TV Players present this award to a hard-working student with a passion for the theatre. Missy Kjellstrom was the 2018 recipient of this award.

From hayfield to flower farm

Curlew Farm follows a dream into a positive future

Lower North Thompson Community Forest saved thanks to quick action of local residents

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society want to thank the swift action of local residents who turned out to prevent a small lightning strike from becoming a wildfire in the forest.

North Thompson Fall Fair reaches 70 years with class

The North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association celebrated their 70thvbirthday over the Labour Day weekend in Barriere.

Businesses all dressed up for Fall Fair week in Barriere

This year businesses and residences in Barriere pulled out all the stops to help decorate the town in celebrating 70 years for the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association.

Walk, run, bike, or ride a horse – it’s Terry Fox Run time!

Everyone is invited to come out on Sunday, September 15, to the Barriere Bandshell for the 39th annual community Terry Fox Run.

Barriere’s North Thompson Star/Journal launches subscription drive

Here at the North Thompson Star/Journal in Barriere, B.C., we believe a community newspaper should be dedicated to community reporting, breaking news stories, and keeping our readers informed through both print and social media.

71 riders turn out for annual Toy Run in Barriere

The annual Thunder Alley Stomp'n Toy Run once again roared into Barriere on Saturday, Aug. 24, this year with 71 bikes participating. The parking lot in front of Barriere AG Foods and the IDA Pharmacy was filled to overflowing with all manner of rods and bikes, plus a huge crowd that had turned out for the event.

BUY BC produce is the only way to go!

Check out the Buy BC Booth at the Labour Day weekend North Thompson Fall Fair in Barriere

Four things to know for back to school in School District 73

Summer break is ending and preparations are underway for the first day back to school for the 2019 - 2020 school year in the district, on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

North Thompson Fall Fair celebrating 70 years on Labour Day weekend

When North Thompson Valley farming and ranching families first got together in the fall of 1949 to talk about holding a fall fair, we wonder if they had any idea where that goal would take them? Those families understood how important agriculture is to everyday living, and through their vision, dedication, and enthusiasm we are now embracing the 70th North Thompson Fall Fair this year.

Barriere First Responders recognize one of their own

Barriere First Responders held their annual appreciation barbecue on Aug. 18 with all of their members who attend 911 calls, as well as those who contribute to all of the other activities of the organization.

Meet the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassador Candidates for 2019/2020

North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassador Candidate

North Thompson Fall Fair Royalty invited to participate in 70th annual parade

The North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association is celebrating their 70th birthday this year. To mark this celebration the NTFFRA Ambassador Program will be providing a float in the Fall Fair Parade on Saturday, Aug. 31, for past NTFFRA Royalty members to ride on and join in marking a monumental 70 years.

Young adults wanted to volunteer to stop the spread of invasive species in BC

Young adults aged 15-30 are invited to volunteer with the Invasive Species Council of BC Healthy Habitats project to help prevent the spread of invasive species in British Columbia. Volunteers will benefit from training and leadership opportunities while developing and enhancing skills.