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Carey Price is an avid hunter. (Photo by Carey Price, Facebook)

Carey Price takes a stand against federal firearms bill

“I am not a criminal or a threat to society.”

Carey Price is an avid hunter. (Photo by Carey Price, Facebook)
Jennifer Toland of Eliguk Lake Lodge in the Chilcotin captured the cold perfectly in this photo taken during a similar cold snap in years past, like the cold weather the region is experiencing Dec. 1 2022, where Puntzi Mountain in the coldest spot in B.C. (Jennifer Toland photo)

Extreme cold warning issued for Chilcotin as temperatures plunge to nearly -40C

Temperatures in the Cariboo Chilcotin will remain well below average for the next week

Jennifer Toland of Eliguk Lake Lodge in the Chilcotin captured the cold perfectly in this photo taken during a similar cold snap in years past, like the cold weather the region is experiencing Dec. 1 2022, where Puntzi Mountain in the coldest spot in B.C. (Jennifer Toland photo)
A multi-vehicle collision has closed Highway 5 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30. (DriveBC map)

UPDATE: Highway 5 reopens after multi-vehicle collision between Clearwater and Barriere

The road was closed in both directions, noted DriveBC

A multi-vehicle collision has closed Highway 5 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30. (DriveBC map)
A vehicle incident between Russell Street and Hanson Road has the southbound lane closed Wednesday morning, Nov. 30. (DriveBC image)

UPDATE: Highway 5 south reopened between Barriere and Louis Creek

A motor vehicle incident had closed the southbound lane

A vehicle incident between Russell Street and Hanson Road has the southbound lane closed Wednesday morning, Nov. 30. (DriveBC image)
The federal government will open a passport office in Prince George in the spring of 2023. (Black press photo)

Northern B.C. getting a passport office spring 2023

The office will be in Prince George

The federal government will open a passport office in Prince George in the spring of 2023. (Black press photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
RCMP-GRC crest

School shooting threat in Williams Lake deemed a prank

The image circulating on social media showed two rifles on a floor with a threatening message

RCMP-GRC crest
Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse received his Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Victoria Nov. 10 for his leadership over many years which compelled respect for Indigenous law, title and jurisdiction in Canada. (Photo submitted)

Tŝilhqot’in Chief Joe Alphonse receives Honorary Doctor of Laws from UVic

Alphonse is widely known for his role in Indigenous leadership

Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse received his Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Victoria Nov. 10 for his leadership over many years which compelled respect for Indigenous law, title and jurisdiction in Canada. (Photo submitted)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
DriveBC is reporting the Little Fort Ferry is out of service Thursday, Nov. 10. (DriveBC map)

Update: Little Fort Ferry back in service

DriveBC was reporting a mechanical issue

DriveBC is reporting the Little Fort Ferry is out of service Thursday, Nov. 10. (DriveBC map)
Schmidt Road in Clearwater is snow-covered Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo submitted)

School District 73 buses cancelled, watch for black ice between Little Fort, Avola

Winter storm wreaks havoc on Thompson-Nicola roads

Schmidt Road in Clearwater is snow-covered Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo submitted)
Clearwater RCMP detachment commander Sgt. Grant Simpson said he’s very proud his son Blake is training to become an RCMP officer. (Photo submitted)

Like father, like son

Clearwater Sgt. Grant Simpson’s son off to RCMP training

Clearwater RCMP detachment commander Sgt. Grant Simpson said he’s very proud his son Blake is training to become an RCMP officer. (Photo submitted)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)

Atmospheric river prompts first snowfall warning of season for Cariboo

It is expected to start snowing by Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)
Owen Nesbitt, 7, of Maple Ridge, cooks hotdogs for lunch over the fire pitt while on his first camping trip ever with family friends at Golden Ears Park on Sunday. 05/18/14 COLLEEN FLANAGAN/NEWS

District of Clearwater lifts open burning prohibition

Fireworks and burn barrels allowed

Owen Nesbitt, 7, of Maple Ridge, cooks hotdogs for lunch over the fire pitt while on his first camping trip ever with family friends at Golden Ears Park on Sunday. 05/18/14 COLLEEN FLANAGAN/NEWS
BC Hydro crews are responding to a power outage Thursday morning, Oct. 27. (BC Hydro map)

BC Hydro restores power to customers north of Barriere

Outage was the result of a motor vehicle incident

BC Hydro crews are responding to a power outage Thursday morning, Oct. 27. (BC Hydro map)
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UPDATE: Highway 5 reopened after transport truck crashes north of Barriere

Thursday morning incident closed highway at 3:36 a.m.

(submitted photo)
Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s newest Area O (Lower North Thompson) director is longtime Louis Creek rancher and Barriere Star Journal editor Jill Hayward, pictured here with her husband Bob and two canine companions. (Hayward photo)

Barriere Star Journal editor takes on role of TNRD Area O (Lower North Thompson) director

Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s newest Area O (Lower North Thompson) director is longtime…

Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s newest Area O (Lower North Thompson) director is longtime Louis Creek rancher and Barriere Star Journal editor Jill Hayward, pictured here with her husband Bob and two canine companions. (Hayward photo)
Usoff Tsao has been elected as Thompson-Nicola Regional District director for Area A (Wells Gray Country). (Photo submitted)

New Thompson-Nicola Regional District Area A director discusses future plans, 2-vote win

Usoff Tsao is looking forward to representing Area A, Wells Gray Country, residents

Usoff Tsao has been elected as Thompson-Nicola Regional District director for Area A (Wells Gray Country). (Photo submitted)