Marisca Bakker

New Hazelton business owner wins big

Linda Stephens hits jackpot playing online slot game just before Christmas

Stop whining about wearing a mask

As real human rights abuses proliferate, Marisca is fed up with the anti-mask movement at home

Maternity leave is not a vacation

Heading into her third maternity leave Marisca realizes that all moms work

School district allocates $700K for SSS cooking facility upgrade

Smithers Secondary wants to offer professional level cooking certification

Library closing its doors but still offering take out services

The Smithers Public Library is closing its doors to the public once again due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to not ruin the magic of Christmas for your child

Marisca tries to avoid questions about Santa and needs ideas for teachers' Christmas gifts

Hudson Bay Mountain officially has a new manager

Interm general manager Lex Rei-Jones given the job.

Telkwa calls byelection

Village needs to replace former Councillor Rick Fuerst who resigned in September

Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation spends big dollars on road building

Despite capital investment, community forest still dolls out $300,000 for projects and charities

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort opens

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort is officially open.

Meet Smithers newest RCMP officer Cst. Shawn Baird

Also: Kevin Christensen promoted to sergeant, will remain in Smithers another 3-4 years

Pregnancy after loss during a pandemic

Marisca worries about giving birth with COVID-19 cases climbing

Smithers RCMP counter attack campaign starts

Additional officers and roadblocks will be on the streets throughout the holidays

Coronovirus crisis hitting women harder than men

Marisca feels the weight of the pandemic as a woman

Telkwa fire truck to be repaired almost six months after breaking

Telkwa council ups budget to cover costs

Telkwa sets precedent on sea cans

Resident is given OK to place a sea can on residential property, despite bylaw against it

A book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain to be released before Christmas

A Mountain of Change 1960-2020 has been in the making for over two years

Local artist releases new single

Theresa Mohr's Close the Distance available on Friday

Ski hill scheduled to open Dec. 4

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort will open without its usual contingent of international workers

Thankful for the end of a tough week

Marisca tries to find some laughter for relief from the second COVID wave