Marisca Bakker

The Riot of Reading event occurred in Mission on Saturday. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)

Summer tutoring program moves to online platform amid pandemic

Step Up helps students keep up their reading skills over the summer months

The Riot of Reading event occurred in Mission on Saturday. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)
Telkwa Museum is open. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa Museum Society open for business

Members and volunteers keep busy with numerous projects

Telkwa Museum is open. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Richard Darko is the new economic development officer for the Village of Telkwa. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa’s new economic development officer brings worldly knowledge

The Village's newest hire hails from Ghana

Richard Darko is the new economic development officer for the Village of Telkwa. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Marisca

The perks of being a child

Marisca envies the responsibility- and worry-free life of a toddler

Marisca

Telkwa launches parks master plan

Survey available to gather public feedback on village's parks and recreation spaces

THE STICKY FILES.

To keep up with the latest feeding fads or not is the question

Marisca ponders meal times and tries not to feel guilty about her parenting

THE STICKY FILES.
Ukrainian food is now being served on Main St. (Marisca Bakker photo)

UFO lands on Main Street

Former airport cafe moves to Main Street after pandemic closes it down

Ukrainian food is now being served on Main St. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Smithers RCMP detachment.

Man, 23, struck and killed by train in Smithers

Smithers RCMP calling it a tragic accident at this point but are continuing to investigate

Smithers RCMP detachment.
Air Canada is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday. The airline has been bleeding millions of dollars a day this quarter as border shutdowns and minuscule travel demand batter airlines around the globe. CP photo

Air Canada Smithers cancellations extended to end of August

The airline cites like of demand for delay of return to YYD

Air Canada is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday. The airline has been bleeding millions of dollars a day this quarter as border shutdowns and minuscule travel demand batter airlines around the globe. CP photo
The annual humpy run has been cancelled this year. (Contributed photo)

Fundraiser for Kitwanga Ambulance station moves online

Annual Humpy Run cancelled but online fundraiser being held instead

The annual humpy run has been cancelled this year. (Contributed photo)
The Bulkley Valley Soccer Society is offering an alternative summer program after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled their spring season. (Marisca Bakker photos)

Soccer makes a return in Smithers

Bulkley Valley Youth Soccer starting up practises again

The Bulkley Valley Soccer Society is offering an alternative summer program after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled their spring season. (Marisca Bakker photos)
The Sticky Files.
The Sticky Files.

Wetzin’kwa Community Forest gives out $300K in annual grants

Profits from the community forest tenure go back to community

Air Canada is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday. The airline has been bleeding millions of dollars a day this quarter as border shutdowns and minuscule travel demand batter airlines around the globe. CP photo

Air Canada delays return to YYD

Flights were supposed to resume July 1 but are now scheduled for August 1

Air Canada is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday. The airline has been bleeding millions of dollars a day this quarter as border shutdowns and minuscule travel demand batter airlines around the globe. CP photo
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Photos from last year’s annual fall fair parade that kicks off the Bulkley Valley Exhibition. Due to COVID-19 the fair and parade has been cancelled but Jessy Taggart is trying to start a reverse parade. (Trevor Hewitt photos)

Smithers resident hoping to drum up support for a reverse parade

Taggart wants to do something in place of the fall fair parade, which was cancelled due to COVID-19

Photos from last year’s annual fall fair parade that kicks off the Bulkley Valley Exhibition. Due to COVID-19 the fair and parade has been cancelled but Jessy Taggart is trying to start a reverse parade. (Trevor Hewitt photos)
Dana Atagi presents the low gross trophy to Senior Men’s Open champion Dennis Williams Sunday. (Contributed photo)

Williams takes Senior Men’s Open

Only 38 men participated in the event this year

Dana Atagi presents the low gross trophy to Senior Men’s Open champion Dennis Williams Sunday. (Contributed photo)
BC Hydro sign in front of their building on Keith Ave., Terrace B.C. on May 28, 2020. (Ben Bogstie)

Thursday’s blackout likely caused by vandalism

Power was out for 10,000 customers from Quick to the Hazeltons for almost 11 hours

BC Hydro sign in front of their building on Keith Ave., Terrace B.C. on May 28, 2020. (Ben Bogstie)
Marisca

Canada is a great place to raise a family

Marisca reflects on why the Great White North is a great country in which to have a baby

Marisca
Cycle 16 is working towards an off-road, non-motorized trail between Smithers and Telkwa. (File photo)

Cycle 16 making progress on trail between Smithers and Telkwa

Society establishes a memorandum of understanding with regional district and hires a project manager

Cycle 16 is working towards an off-road, non-motorized trail between Smithers and Telkwa. (File photo)