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The Barriere BC Ambulance Services station. (Jill Hayward/News Staff)

8-month-old baby dies in B.C. Interior town while waiting for ambulance

Mayor calling for action by province to restore ambulance service to small communities

The Barriere BC Ambulance Services station. (Jill Hayward/News Staff)

Sharp eyed Barriere residents spot fire starting across the river

Fire under control, forestry crew working on it through the night

Simpcw and Paradigm join in building for the future

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

Kamloops/Edmonton bus through North Thompson now underway

Public transportation from Kamloops to Edmonton returned to the North Thompson Valley on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

CN Police remind public about trespassing and rail safety

Each year CN Police officers spread a rail safety message across B.C. Communities built around railway lines, such as those in the North Thompson Valley, from Kamloops to Valemount, are also annually reminded to be mindful and stay safe when it comes to trains and railway tracks.

Walking across Canada with a message of faith

Justin, Zach, and their trusty dog Cobain were spotted Friday, May 14, pushing two strollers loaded with camping gear and equipment as they walked north up the North Thompson Valley on the Yellowhead Highway just past McLure.

Thieves nabbed by Barriere Mounties during McLure break-ins

Police Service Dog Kody instrumental in making the arrest

Lost family of three found near Barriere

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

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

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

Use your electronic device this year to Walk For Alzheimer’s

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's 2020 will be held online on Sunday, May 31

Province provides $5 million to reduce wildfire risks in community forests

Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society awarded $85,096 for 275 hectare project near Barriere

Mandatory commercial truck driver training for safer B.C. highways

B.C.'s highways will be safer for everyone says the province with the introduction of mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for new Class 1 commercial driver's licence applicants.

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

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

Snowmobiles and railway tracks, a dangerous combination

Last year in North America, there were over 3,400 collisions with trains, resulting in over 2,200 serious injuries or fatalities. During the month of March CN Police officers are actively spreading a rail safety message throughout B.C. regarding snowmobiles and railway tracks.

‘An adventure every time on Backroad Truckers,’ says Barriere’s Dale Kristensen who stars in the show

Barriere resident Dale Kristensen is a hometown guy. Born and raised on his family's ranch, a graduate of Barriere Secondary, and owner of his own hotshotting, excavation, and snowplowing business.

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

Get Out and Ski video will get you fully stoked

Grade 12 graduation project a labour of fun for North Thompson teen