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School District 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) has closed all play structures at school grounds until further notice.
No open burning will be allowed in the areas around Barriere, Clearwater and Blue River until April 15.
Only household garbage and waste being accepted due to COVID-19
Construction of a cannabis grow operation in the Louis Creek Industrial Park south of Barriere is about four to six weeks behind schedule, according to Smile (Yifan Zhang) of Smile Cultivation Ltd.
It appears that Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer was a bit ahead of the curve last week when he refused to follow Kamloops, Clearwater and several other municipalities across the province in declaring a local state of emergency.
A letter to the editor of the Barriere Star / Journal
As the sign in the photograph says, all Barriere and District Seniors' Society events have been cancelled until further notice.
A letter to the editor from the Barriere Food Bank
Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer is generally pleased with how the community has responded to the Covid-19 situation.
By Kamloops This Week
Changes designed to protect landfill workers and public from exposure
Royal Canadian Legion Br. 242 (Barriere) handed out some generous cheques recently. Barriere Outdoor Club, Barriere First Responders, Barriere and District Food Bank Society, Barriere Hospice and NTAC (North Thompson Activity Centre) each received nearly $2,500 during a ceremony held in early March.
Peter Milobar, MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson, invites constituents and community members to join a virtual townhall with Interior Health Authority (IHA) on Friday, March 27 at 6 p.m.
The impact Covid-19 is having on our daily lives is unprecedented, at least in my lifetime. All of us are adjusting to new approaches around social distancing, self-isolation, and how we interact with one another.
The following is an excerpt taken from Upper North Thompson Reflections
State of emergency comes into effect March 23 at noon
By Keith McNeill
By Keith McNeill
An editorial for the Barriere Star Journal