Jill Hayward

North Thompson Fish and Game Club hold open house

North Thompson Fish and Game Club hold open house

The North Thompson Fish and Game Club Society’s (NTF&G) Open House at…

North Thompson Fish and Game Club hold open house
Horsemen gather in Barriere from all over B.C. to enjoy Rendezvous 2018

Horsemen gather in Barriere from all over B.C. to enjoy Rendezvous 2018

By Jill Hayward Bringing horsemen and their horses together for three days…

Horsemen gather in Barriere from all over B.C. to enjoy Rendezvous 2018
Clearwater’s Ally Watson drives a Ranger Rock Pilot 800 drill into position under the guidance of an instructor so she can drill into solid rock with the machine. Jill Hayward photo:

When your classroom is in the cab of a Tigercat skidder

SD73 Heavy Metal Rocks program sees 26 students with an an eye on a career in trades learning to operate heavy equipment

Clearwater’s Ally Watson drives a Ranger Rock Pilot 800 drill into position under the guidance of an instructor so she can drill into solid rock with the machine. Jill Hayward photo:
Photo gives some indication of the limited visibility and slippery conditions experienced while heading north on Highway 5 a few kilometres south of Barriere at approximately 8 p.m. Sunday evening, April 1. Facebook photo by Pam Jim

Heavy Easter snowfall spoils long weekend for some

Multiple crashes reported on Highway 5 north of Kamloops

Photo gives some indication of the limited visibility and slippery conditions experienced while heading north on Highway 5 a few kilometres south of Barriere at approximately 8 p.m. Sunday evening, April 1. Facebook photo by Pam Jim

I am (not) Canadian

Editor, The Times: Recently it was reported in the news that our…

Kids taken in seconds when car stolen from parking lot in Barriere

Kids taken in seconds when car stolen from parking lot in Barriere

“I just felt dead inside,” says mom of kids abducted from Barriere mall

Kids taken in seconds when car stolen from parking lot in Barriere
B.C. dog owners warn about chain collars after puppy almost strangled

B.C. dog owners warn about chain collars after puppy almost strangled

Young Rottweiler pup couldn’t breathe after another dog caught tooth on his collar

B.C. dog owners warn about chain collars after puppy almost strangled
Dog owners share warning after experiencing “a traumatic event” with their pooch
Dog owners share warning after experiencing “a traumatic event” with their pooch
Barriere woman found deceased in burning home

Barriere woman found deceased in burning home

A Barriere senior was found deceased after a structure fire in her home

Barriere woman found deceased in burning home
Left: Dr. Linda O’Neill, CCC, CTS (center), facilitates Trauma Informed Practice Training at Dutch Lake Community Centre on Oct. 18 through 20, for service providers, and for teachers.                                Photo by Jill Hayward

Trauma support best practices workshop held in Clearwater

By Jill Hayward – Barriere Star/Journal A Trauma Informed Practice Training was…

Left: Dr. Linda O’Neill, CCC, CTS (center), facilitates Trauma Informed Practice Training at Dutch Lake Community Centre on Oct. 18 through 20, for service providers, and for teachers.                                Photo by Jill Hayward
Batten down the hatches winter is coming

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

Batten down the hatches winter is coming
Sheep get lined up to be judged during the North Thompson Fall Fair’s early years.

This will be the 68th year for North Thompson Fall Fair

Document from the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association gives a glimpse into the past

Sheep get lined up to be judged during the North Thompson Fall Fair’s early years.
Saving valley livestock from the flames

Saving valley livestock from the flames

By Jill Hayward – Barriere Star/Journal Barriere resident Kevin Thalheimer is no…

Saving valley livestock from the flames

Help for family reunification

Call line established in Interior Health for families looking for relocated loved ones

Squam Bay readying for 62nd annual Fish Derby on July 9

Barriere Star/Journal The Squam Bay Fish Derby on Adams Lake is in…