Marisca Bakker

Mike Huffman

Ski Hill manager steps down

Mike Huffman will be replaced by Lex Rei-Jones later this month

Mike Huffman
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Smithers youth trying to help out the bees and butterflies

Different groups planting flowers to save insects in danger

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Indigenous and Black Lives Matter Rally in Smithers June 9. (Contributed photo)

VIDEO: More than 150 people gather for Indigenous and Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Smithers

Peaceful rally started at Bovill Square and protesters marched down Main Street

Indigenous and Black Lives Matter Rally in Smithers June 9. (Contributed photo)
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It truly takes a village

Marisca reflects on the last couple of months not having a lot of childcare

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New to You reopens. (File photo)

New to You reopens

Volunteers return to the thrift store so the community can shop and donate again

New to You reopens. (File photo)
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Schools get creative with their graduation ceremonies

Traditional ceremonies can't be held during pandemic

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The Village has been using a section of the municipal building that has yet to be renovated but provides more space for social distancing for their council meetings. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa hopes to start assessment of municipal building for next stage of renovations

Staff to apply for grant for the Office Building Life Cycle Cost Assessment/Maintenance Plan Project

The Village has been using a section of the municipal building that has yet to be renovated but provides more space for social distancing for their council meetings. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Telkwa Pub. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa Pub hopes to create some patio space

Pub owner wants to be able serve more customers with social distancing in mind

Telkwa Pub. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Coast Mountain College stock photo. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Coast Mountain College to move primarily to online learning in the fall

Campuses to focus on distance learning wherever possible

Coast Mountain College stock photo. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Various books pictured at the Smithers Public Library. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Library accepts returns and offers take out service soon

Book worms can borrow items using the library's online catalogue

Various books pictured at the Smithers Public Library. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
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Restart a great chance to get back to nature

Marisca begins to reconnect with the great outdoors

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Two Sisters is trying out a soft opening this week. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Restaurants grapple with reopening under new regulations

Some food establishments allowing for dine-in with social distancing in mind

Two Sisters is trying out a soft opening this week. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Northern Lights Manager Angelika Langen preps one cub for an ear tag. (File photo)

Wild Bear Rescue nominated for five Leo Awards

Docu-series based at Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter near Smithers focuses on wildlife rescues

Northern Lights Manager Angelika Langen preps one cub for an ear tag. (File photo)
The Bulkley River at Eddy Park in Telkwa May 16. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Bulkley River Flood Protection Improvement project begins

Village of Telkwa awarded the design and consulting aspect of the project

The Bulkley River at Eddy Park in Telkwa May 16. (Marisca Bakker photo)
The SPCA encourages pet owners to check their animals for ticks even through the winter.

Lyme disease survivor trying to map out the tick borne illness in Smithers

Tim Tchida wants to raise awareness of ticks in the region

The SPCA encourages pet owners to check their animals for ticks even through the winter.
Telkwa Fire Department. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa Fire Department to start in-person training again

Fire Chief Turney gave an update on the department at the last regular council meeting

Telkwa Fire Department. (Marisca Bakker photo)
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What day is it today?

Marisca looks for a reason to celebrate

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File photo. (Northern Lights Wildlife Society photo)

COVID-19 creates problems for wildlife shelter

Pandemic affecting volunteer recruitment, fundraising and annual bear cub release

File photo. (Northern Lights Wildlife Society photo)
While farmers' markets are allowed to be open during the COVID-19 pandemic, flowers cannot be sold because they have not been deemed essential, frustrating some producers. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Flower grower fights for the right to sell at farmers markets

Farmers markets were declared essential services, but only for food

While farmers' markets are allowed to be open during the COVID-19 pandemic, flowers cannot be sold because they have not been deemed essential, frustrating some producers. (Marisca Bakker photo)
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Students and seniors stay connected amid pandemic

Walnut Park Grade 4 students are send letters and pictures to their senior pals at the Bulkley Lodge

(Contributed photo)