Jill Hayward

Milsom Lodge was built in the East Barriere Valley when the Milsom brothers purchased two parcels of land in 1911, DL 2323 and DL2324. (Milsom’s photo)

The Milsom Lodge: The mansion, the ballroom, the history

“At the turn of the century, when so many families were leaving…

Milsom Lodge was built in the East Barriere Valley when the Milsom brothers purchased two parcels of land in 1911, DL 2323 and DL2324. (Milsom’s photo)
Paradigm Building Solutions Ltd. operates a fully automated 23,000 square foot manufacturing facility on the Louis Creek Industrial Park in Barriere. They use a highly innovative technology that utilizes robotics for the building of open wall panels used in wood constructed buildings, including larger residential and commercial projects. The facility can produce up to 1500 linear feet of open wall panels per day – the equivalent to three large single family dwellings per day. (Jill Hayward photo)

Simpcw and Paradigm join in building for the future

Partnership will create net zero energy efficient wood constructed homes and commercial buildings

Paradigm Building Solutions Ltd. operates a fully automated 23,000 square foot manufacturing facility on the Louis Creek Industrial Park in Barriere. They use a highly innovative technology that utilizes robotics for the building of open wall panels used in wood constructed buildings, including larger residential and commercial projects. The facility can produce up to 1500 linear feet of open wall panels per day – the equivalent to three large single family dwellings per day. (Jill Hayward photo)
Barriere RCMP nabbed two suspects who were allegedly breaking into cabins in McLure. (File photo)

Thieves nabbed by Barriere Mounties during McLure break-ins

Police Service Dog Kody instrumental in making the arrest

Barriere RCMP nabbed two suspects who were allegedly breaking into cabins in McLure. (File photo)
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Lost family of three found near Barriere

Successful effort by Barriere and Kamloops Search and Rescue brings those lost home

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(Photo courtesy of the North Thompson Museum’s Barriere history book, Exploring Our Roots)

Valley Voices: Pioneer women of the North Thompson

Pioneers of the North Thompson Valley were not just of the male…

(Photo courtesy of the North Thompson Museum’s Barriere history book, Exploring Our Roots)
Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Hwy 5 Kamloops to Edmonton bus run delayed until May 20

Thompson Valley Charters delays start of new route to abide by BC Health travel advisory

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
The introduction of mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for new Class 1 commercial driver’s licence applicants becomes a prerequisite for Class 1 road testing starting Oct. 18, 2021. (Metro Creative photo)

Mandatory commercial truck driver training for safer highways

B.C.’s highways will be safer for everyone says the province with the…

The introduction of mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for new Class 1 commercial driver’s licence applicants becomes a prerequisite for Class 1 road testing starting Oct. 18, 2021. (Metro Creative photo)
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From the basement to a career in journalism

Looking back on over 25 years with Barriere’s North Thompson Star/Journal

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Morning power outage scheduled for North Thompson this Sunday

BC Hydro are advising that a cancelled planned power outage for Mar.…

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The BC Wildfire Service will be partnering with Simpcw First Nation this month in the implementation of a prescribed burn next to their community of Chu Chua. The controlled burn will be highly visible to Highway 5 and all communities in the immediate area. Pictured is a prescribed burn that took place on the Kanaka Bar Reserve last month in partnership with the Kanaka Bar Band and BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire Service Facebook photo)

Simpcw and BC Wildfire Service to hold controlled burn near Barriere

Burn will be highly visible to Chu Chua, Barriere, Darfield, Chinook Cove, Little Fort and Highway 5

The BC Wildfire Service will be partnering with Simpcw First Nation this month in the implementation of a prescribed burn next to their community of Chu Chua. The controlled burn will be highly visible to Highway 5 and all communities in the immediate area. Pictured is a prescribed burn that took place on the Kanaka Bar Reserve last month in partnership with the Kanaka Bar Band and BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire Service Facebook photo)
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Fake news might not be easy to solve

To the Editor, It appears ex-Prince Harry will be working for the…

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Barriere RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old, Catalin Feraru of Scarborough, Ontario, who is wanted province wide. (RCMP photo)

Barriere RCMP seek public’s help in locating wanted man

Barriere RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old, Catalin…

Barriere RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating 31-year-old, Catalin Feraru of Scarborough, Ontario, who is wanted province wide. (RCMP photo)
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Flash freeze warning for North Thompson issued Sunday, Mar. 28

A flash freeze warning has been issued for Sunday, Mar. 28, by…

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Thompson Rivers University campus is in Kamloops, B.C. (KTW file photo)

TRU campus will be open for students this fall

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has announced they have received the go ahead…

Thompson Rivers University campus is in Kamloops, B.C. (KTW file photo)
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Barriere man charged with break and enter

He is to appear in court April 12

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(L-r) It’s been 10 years since Karina Pelayo stepped up to the microphone with classmate Maegan Huber to give their valedictorian address during commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2011 held in Barriere, on May 27. (Jill Hayward photo)

Valedictorian donates piano to Barriere Secondary for 10-year aniversary

It’s been 10 years since Karina Pelayo stepped up to the microphone…

(L-r) It’s been 10 years since Karina Pelayo stepped up to the microphone with classmate Maegan Huber to give their valedictorian address during commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2011 held in Barriere, on May 27. (Jill Hayward photo)
Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Bus from Kamloops to Edmonton coming through North Thompson starting May 3

Stops along the way will include Barriere, Clearwater, Blue River, and Valemount

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
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Arrest in Barriere turns up loaded semi-automatic rifle

Report of a suspicious vehicle spotted in Kamloops on Friday, Feb. 26,…

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District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer (S/J File Photo)

Mayor Ward Stamer seeking federal Conservative Party nomination

Barriere’s Mayor Ward Stamer announced on Monday, Mar. 8, that he would…

District of Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer (S/J File Photo)
"Big Donny" Kleinfelder, is larger than life, and so is his business. Years ago, he bought the old highway maintenance yard in the middle of Barriere, B.C., where he oversees his empire of hotshotting, towing, and recovery, as well as housing his massive fleet of trucks and specialized equipment.  (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere’s Big Donny Kleinfelder and crew to star in B.C. based TV series Backroad Truckers

Backroad Truckers premieres on Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. PT on the History channel

"Big Donny" Kleinfelder, is larger than life, and so is his business. Years ago, he bought the old highway maintenance yard in the middle of Barriere, B.C., where he oversees his empire of hotshotting, towing, and recovery, as well as housing his massive fleet of trucks and specialized equipment.  (Jill Hayward photo)