Barriere Star Journal

Keep your bubbles small this fall

Fewer contacts and smaller bubbles will help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Sep 23, 2020


Wheels for meals: Community food drive rolls through Barriere

Food Drive on Wheels collected 330 pounds of food and about $5,000 for the food bank.

  • Sep 19, 2020


Police asking for public’s help in finding wanted woman

Robin Victoria Leigh Alcorn, 44, is wanted for one count of theft under $5,000.

  • Sep 18, 2020


Valley Voices From The Past:

Pioneers of community: The Sadler-Browns of McLure, B.C.

  • Sep 4, 2020

Community Food Drive On Wheels will replace Barriere’s Toy Run for 2020

District of Barriere Councillor Al Fortin stopped by the Star/Journal office last week to let us know that because of social distancing restrictions due to COVID-19 there will not be a Thunder Alley Stompin' Toy Run this year in Barriere.

Daring to dream – Barriere building given wings

"The man who has no imagination has no wings." – Muhammad Ali

Growing up is hard enough already without having to live through a pandemic

University students share their feelings on an uncertain future

  • Sep 3, 2020

BC Hydro announces next intake for grassroots community grants

Grant funding available for approved initiatives that will occur from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

Texas Scramble tourney wraps up Junior Golf for season at Chinook Cove

Twenty-two children participated in the end of season event

Three nights of Ladies Golf coming in September

Plenty of time yet to enjoy the greens at Chinook Cove Golf

  • Aug 26, 2020

UPDATED: Thieves hit commercial site at Louis Creek Industrial Park

Barriere RCMP asking public for information

Forty-three enjoy golfing, dining and chatting with friends

Only five Ladies' Nights left in the 2020 season. The weeks have just flown by. There was talk on Tuesday, Aug. 11, about a storm descending on us but it didn't happen until we were all safe at home. Forty-three ladies came out to golf, win prizes, dine and chat with friends.

  • Aug 22, 2020

Column: Let’s all be in this pandemic together

Opening Our Eyes by Nan Dickie

  • Aug 20, 2020

Determined couple save canine stuck on mountain top

Barb Gordon says she goes for a walk every morning with her neighbours Dan and Debra Brookes and their two dogs in the Glen Grove Subdivision area which is just off Agate Bay Road near Barriere. During their morning walk on Sunday, Aug. 9, Barb says they could hear a dog barking consistently from some distance away the entire time that they walked.

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series racing held at Sun Peaks

Canadian National DH Champs, Finn Iles and Vaea Verbeeck, go all-in in at Downhill race

  • Aug 19, 2020

Barriere RCMP advise residents to be alert and keep vehicles and valuables secured

Barriere RCMP advise they have been notified by a concerned resident that in the evening hours of Aug. 14, 2020, three to four youth males of unknown further description were observed trying door handles on vehicles at a property in the area of Glentanna and Barriere Town Road. "A local resident scared them off and they are not believed to have departed with any stolen property," reports Cpl. Rob Welsman, "RCMP are asking Barriere residents to be on the lookout for this sort of activity and to secure all vehicles and valuables as part of their 9 p.m. routine.

FOI documents offer closer look at cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

Conditions were right for ignition from a cigarette

  • Aug 14, 2020

NT Fish and Game host 700 F class match

The North Thompson Fish and Game Club hosted its first long range target rifle competition at the Gorman FSR range over the August long weekend.

OPINION: Grade school students don’t have a voice during COVID pandemic

As adults weigh pros and cons of returning kids to school, is anyone asking kids what they think?

  • Aug 14, 2020