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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
By Leslie Stirling
Let's all do our part to protect B.C.'s waters from invasive species
The 11th Annual Father's Day Fishing Derby hosted by the North Thompson Fish and Game Club Society took place on Sunday, June 21, under sunny skies and on area waterways. In previous years this Derby has as many as just under 100 entrants, but for 2020 the event could only be held if it was limited to 49 entrants due to the current BC Health regulations regarding COVID-19.
By Doug Cochrane, Board Chair, Interior Health
Right now, people in North America are feeling uncomfortable, angry and afraid. The death of George Floyd while in police custody has ignited civil unrest and protest across the United States and Canada. Some police are reacting in shock, feeling profiled and unfairly scrutinized because of a number of terrible incidents. Many in the public are wrestling for the first time with complex and polarizing issues such as systemic racism, free speech, public protest, and privilege.
KAMLOOPS - Effective at 12 noon on Friday, June 19, 2020, the following are once again permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre's jurisdiction:
Warning comes on the heels of multiple reports on social media of two teens in Westsyde overdosing
The Barriere Secondary Grads of 2020 Parade will be taking place on Thursday, June 25, starting at the Bandshell in Fadear Park at 7:45 p.m. and then doing a short tour through the heart of the community, before they head over to a private family showing of their graduation ceremonies at the North Thompson Agriplex.
Relationships with fathers can be complicated, but generally we're better off with them than without
This Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly was spotted in a Lower North Thompson pasture the beginning of June. These are very active butterflies, with the males often being seen congregating at pools and along streams and rivers where they find moisture and minerals by drinking from the water and mud. (Jill Hayward photo)
To the Editor;
Lorna Thomas started working towards her life-long goal at age 65
Wow! Time is certainly flying by. Just finished our sixth week of Ladies' Golf. I hate to see it go by so fast because winter lasts a long time. We still had an excellent turnout on June 9 of 27 ladies despite Mother Nature tossing rain our way. We did manage to play our whole round without getting wet but some of the other ladies weren't quite so lucky.
A regular council meeting for the District of Barriere took place via video conferencing on Monday, June 15, at 7 p.m.
The program is in its second year to determine relationship between predators and calf moose
The annual 4-H market auction to fill home freezers will also take place online
To the editor;
To the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association;