War Amps Key Tag Service is helping Canadians

Most of us don’t realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them

Wiegele’s partners with wolverine study

A chance to see wildlife while skiing at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, is a very special experience

Cowboy Heritage comes to B.C., in song, this month including Kamloops

The Sons of the Pioneers is coming to Kamloops, B.C. this month.

An excellent tool for a roadside photographer

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

The wolverine, Gulo gulo is the largest land-dwelling species of the family Mustelidae (weasels).

Wiegele partners with wolverine study

In 2017, wildlife biologist Mirjam Barrueto started working within the MWHS terrain to study wolverines

The wolverine, Gulo gulo is the largest land-dwelling species of the family Mustelidae (weasels).
Barriere First Responders raised just under $1100 selling hot dogs and washing vehicles on May 20 in front of AG Foods.   AG Foodsw donated the space and the food, while Barriere NAPA donated the carwash soap, and District of Barriere councilor Al Fortin set it all up.  Councilors Mike Fennel (pictured) and Ward Stamer volunteered to help out throughout the event.

First Responders raise just under $1100 selling hot dogs and washing vehicles

Barriere AG Foods and NAPA donated space, food, and car wash soap

Barriere First Responders raised just under $1100 selling hot dogs and washing vehicles on May 20 in front of AG Foods.   AG Foodsw donated the space and the food, while Barriere NAPA donated the carwash soap, and District of Barriere councilor Al Fortin set it all up.  Councilors Mike Fennel (pictured) and Ward Stamer volunteered to help out throughout the event.

Using personal insect repellents safely

Bug bites can cause itchiness and irritation to potentially serious diseases

Fighting to change climate change

Sheila Watt-Cloutier is one of the most highly regarded Inuit activists and politicians of our times

Chronicling the stories of Canada’s First Nations

In the nineteenth century, Paul Kane sketched, painted and wrote about First Nations people

Ascension: Old cosmology, new world

Old maps used to have the words “Here Be Dragons” at their edges

Morels are one of the most desired wild mushrooms in the world. They are not farmed like most grocery store mushrooms, but gathered in the wild. Morels are very unique, with a meaty texture and an earthy and nutty flavour. This morel was one of a number found in a Louis Creek garden growing under trees where leaves from last fall remain.

M-m-m-m – morels

Morels are one of the most desired wild mushrooms in the world

Morels are one of the most desired wild mushrooms in the world. They are not farmed like most grocery store mushrooms, but gathered in the wild. Morels are very unique, with a meaty texture and an earthy and nutty flavour. This morel was one of a number found in a Louis Creek garden growing under trees where leaves from last fall remain.
Priestly Meats owner Derek Feldmann was in Burns Lake last week with the Priestly Meats truck. He says local producers give people an opportunity to buy produce from a trusted source. 

High demand for local producers

“People are just wanting it so much, that relationship with the farmer,” says local producer

Priestly Meats owner Derek Feldmann was in Burns Lake last week with the Priestly Meats truck. He says local producers give people an opportunity to buy produce from a trusted source. 

Survey shows many in people in B.C. are unaware of BC Hydro yard hazards

Keeping vegetation clear of power lines is an important step in staying safe

Mental health tour in Burns Lake 

The ‘ReachOut Psychosis’ tour made a stop at Lakes District Secondary School last week

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The planter underneath the Church of St Paul sign on Barriere Town Road received a good grooming recently thanks to Glen Andrews, Mel Schmidt, Laura-Ann Farquharson and an unidentified volunteer.

Spring clean up for Church of St Paul

Thanks to parishioners and volunteers church planter gets spring cleaning

The planter underneath the Church of St Paul sign on Barriere Town Road received a good grooming recently thanks to Glen Andrews, Mel Schmidt, Laura-Ann Farquharson and an unidentified volunteer.
Jack Livingstone is pictured celebrating his 90th birthday with family and friends at a surprise party May 17 at the Little Fort Hall.

Happy 90th to Jack Livingstone

Jack retired from ranching a couple of years ago and now carpet bowls three times a week

Jack Livingstone is pictured celebrating his 90th birthday with family and friends at a surprise party May 17 at the Little Fort Hall.

The story behind the Canadian flag

It took many years for Canada’s national flag to reach that status

Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed

People usually check their dogs for ticks more often than they check their children

Think on These Things: The power of prayer

I turned to my friend and said, “I really wish there was no God"

One of the vendors chatting with some shoppers.

Farmer’s Market not slowed by the rain

Barriere Farmer’s Market on the grass at Sam’s Pizza last Thursday did a brisk business

One of the vendors chatting with some shoppers.