Jill Hayward

Barriere remembers all those who have served

It was a nice day for a parade, cool, dry and not too windy. Two RCMP officers in their Red Serge led the way, with the Legion flag-bearers and veterans following, and the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Ambassador Taylor Johnson at the rear.

Two young B.C. cowboys win big at Canadian Finals in Red Deer, Alberta

Kash Sigouin of Barriere, and Carson Payton from Monte Creek have had a very successful 2018 High School Rodeo year in the team roping division.

New mayor and council sworn in for District of Barriere

A new mayor and three new members to council for District of Barriere

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society has granted almost $550,000 to area projects and groups since 2011

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society now accepting applications for 2018 grants

Barriere Legion Branch 242 offers grants to local groups and organizations

The Barriere Royal Canadian Legion Branch 424 advise their fiscal year for raising funds through gaming programs such as the weekly meat draws are coming to a close. Funds raised from Legion gaming events are distributed as donations are awarded annually to local groups and clubs within the area.

The 5th Annual Rural Women’s Day celebrated at Heffley Creek Hall

Former Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon presented with a life quilt from BC Women's Institute

All you can eat, including the packaging?

Within a year, single-use plastics and excess packaging have become public enemy No. 1. Everyone is talking about how our lives are overrun by too much plastic.

Ward Stamer wins Barriere mayor’s seat with 70 per cent of the votes

District of Barriere mayor and council elected for a four year term on Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

Shire of Ramsgaard Freeze Off held at North Thompson Agriplex

The borders of the Shire of Ramsgaard extend to and include Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Merritt, Barriere and Logan Lake.

Barriere Fire Rescue is now officially operational

The Barriere Fire Hall is now also the home of Barriere Fire Rescue.

North Thompson Fall Fair and BCRA Polaris Championship Finals Rodeo was awesome

The 69th Annual North Thompson Fall Fair held in Barriere on the Labour Day Weekend was an amazing display of what dedicated volunteers can do in a community that cares. The entire event from beginning to end was a testament to hard work, dedication and tradition.

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion hurdles never end

The long, convoluted path to rejection demonstrates an approval process that is fundamentally flawed on so many levels

Municipal and Civic elections coming up October 20

Nomination period is from 9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14

Annual Toy Run roars in to Barriere

The annual Thunder Alley Stomp 'n Toy Run roared in to Barriere on Saturday, Aug. 25, with just under 70 bike riders participating.

Cougar kills sheep on farm near Barriere

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, a cougar entered a farm property on the Agate Bay Road and killed two sheep.

District of Barriere to apply for Green Infrastructure grant

District's contribution will be 27 per cent, totaling $650,000

Ed Peekeekoot will be performing at North Thompson Fall Fair

The 69th annual North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo is excited to announce that their Sunday, Sept. 2, Cowboy Concert will be featuring Ed Peekeekoot.

North Thompson Fall Fair Ambassadors crowned

Congratulations to the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association's newly crowned Ambassador Taylor Johnson, Vice-Ambassador Aurora Sabyan, and Vice-Ambassador Daphne Dodd, who received their tiaras Aug. 18, at Coronation Ceremonies held in the Fall Fair Hall in Barriere.

New Barriere Fire Chief appointed

Ashley Wohlgemuth first woman to serve as Fire Chief in Barriere