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To say the weather on Tuesday June 30 was unsettled would be quite the understatement. While golfing the second and third holes which takes less than 10 minutes Deb Rainer wore shorts; put her long pants on over her shorts; put her jacket on; put on her rain pants; put on her rain coat and then took them all off (except the shorts) in reverse order. Lois McInnis took to using her beads to count Deb's changes instead of counting her strokes. When the sun was out it was hot. When it wasn't out it was not. We did, however, manage to play our round without getting excessively wet which is always a plus. When it came time to eat on the patio we were happy that there was no wind so we kept reasonably warm.
It doesn't take long to put a pet in a harmful situation when left in a vehicle on a warm or hot day
By Kimberly Alaric
We have proven on a national and international scale that we humans can mobilize vast efforts
A very rainy July 1st did not deter the enthusiasm of Barriere area equestrians, (l-r) Catherine Dalfort, Kyra Blackburn, Olivia Greenland, and Cherie Jardine, as they paraded in red attire waving Canadian flags to mark Canada Day in the community.
To the Editor;
The North Thompson River had its ups and downs this past week as heavy rains continued to swell area streams and waterways, and the last of high country snow melt finds its way down to valley bottoms. The region has seen significant rainfall over the past few weeks, which is continuing prompt warnings and watches from the BC River Forecast Centre for Interior rivers.
VICTORIA - Many British Columbians are driving much less than they did before the pandemic.
Not everyone is going to feel equally comfortable as province re-opens
B.C.'s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie is reminding seniors they can defer paying their property tax through the provincial Property Tax Deferment (PTD) Program.
To the Editor:
Barriere's newest business hasn't opened yet, but it is already causing quite a stir with area residents. The stir is one of enthusiasm though as the community welcomes Dr. Zach Paul, DC, who will soon be opening Backwoods Chiropractic within Barriere.
Potential for roadblock on Clearwater Valley Road due to potential washouts
Interior Savings have announced they have recently given a $150,000 financial boost to non-profit organizations across the Thompson, Okanagan, and Nicola regions. The Credit Union launched its Community Relief Fund last month to help local non-profit organizations in managing the extraordinary expenses they are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Graduating Class of 2020 celebrates with parade through Barriere
The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) has been designated by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) as a Safe Travel Destination.
With a wet start to summer in the North Thompson area, Environment Canada issued a warning on June 27 that incoming storms would dump heavy rains for the North Thompson, and especially the Kamloops area, with upwards of 15 millimetres of rain over a short period of time. Thunder storms and rain have also been an everyday occurrence since June 26.
"The Tiny House Warriors are not from Simpcw, nor are they our guests in our territory."
Imagine the next time a flood or fire breaks out near your home, business, recreational property or family member's house and a notification is sent to your smartphone or inbox.
Each year on July 1, we as Canadians celebrate the historical and cultural relevance of our country on Canada Day.