Marisca Bakker

Marisca

Temporary event signs are not always so temporary

I saw the sign (even though I didn't want to) and it opened up my eyes, I saw the sign.

Marisca
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BVCF accepting applications for learning awards

Community foundation to out hand out $15,000 in grants for students

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Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference about the provincial response to the coronavirus, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry listens during a news conference about the provincial response to the coronavirus, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
THE STICKY FILES.

Getting kids through the COVID-19 pandemic

Marisca attempts to navigate these uncharted waters without scarring her daughters for life

THE STICKY FILES.
Protesters carried homemade signs made on recycled cardboard.

New group forms in Smithers to fight climate change

Members trying to reduce greenhouse gases locally

Protesters carried homemade signs made on recycled cardboard.
Out of Hand, traditionally a Christmas pop-up store will open tomorrow on a permanent basis. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Pop-up store pops up for good

Out of Hand opens its doors on Thursday to offer locally made food and gifts

Out of Hand, traditionally a Christmas pop-up store will open tomorrow on a permanent basis. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Out of Hand, traditionally a Christmas pop-up store will open tomorrow on a permanent basis. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Pop-up store pops up for good

Out of Hand opens its doors on Thursday to offer locally made food and gifts

Out of Hand, traditionally a Christmas pop-up store will open tomorrow on a permanent basis. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Lev Hartfeil (far left) at his first in person regular meeting of council on April 28. The meeting was held in a section of the municipal building that has yet to be renovated but could provide more space for social distancing. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa hires new director of operations

Lev Hartfeil is excited about the Village's upcoming infrastructure projects.

Lev Hartfeil (far left) at his first in person regular meeting of council on April 28. The meeting was held in a section of the municipal building that has yet to be renovated but could provide more space for social distancing. (Marisca Bakker photo)
While the village office is still closed due to COVID-19, council held their regular meeting in the building but in a room that allowed for social distancing last Tuesday. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa not raising taxes this year

Mayor and Council to get long over due raise

While the village office is still closed due to COVID-19, council held their regular meeting in the building but in a room that allowed for social distancing last Tuesday. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Sales for seeds are up in Smithers as people are concerned about food security amid the pandemic and have more time on their hands to garden while self isolating. (File photo)

Interest in food security growing

Sales for seeds up in Smithers

Sales for seeds are up in Smithers as people are concerned about food security amid the pandemic and have more time on their hands to garden while self isolating. (File photo)
This photo from the Novice Roughstock event at the Kispiox Valley Rodeo last year earned Thom Barker Gold in the Sports Photo category at the 2020 B.C.-Yukon Community Newspaper Association Ma Murray Awards April 25.

Interior News editor honoured for photography

Thom Barker wins gold and silver at B.C.-Yukon journalism awards April 25

This photo from the Novice Roughstock event at the Kispiox Valley Rodeo last year earned Thom Barker Gold in the Sports Photo category at the 2020 B.C.-Yukon Community Newspaper Association Ma Murray Awards April 25.
The Sticky Files.

Learning to be careful posting photos online

Marisca ponders the problems with oversharing on social media

The Sticky Files.
Skiers and snowboarders enjoy the fresh, fluffy snow at Fernie Alpine Resort.

Ski offers discounted passes for next season

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort is giving 10 per cent off for returning pass holders

Skiers and snowboarders enjoy the fresh, fluffy snow at Fernie Alpine Resort.
Bruce Graf had the honour of striking the first shot at the Smithers Golf and Country Club to open the 2019 golf season. Thom Barker photo

Smithers Golf and Country Club to open

Course will be open with precautions

Bruce Graf had the honour of striking the first shot at the Smithers Golf and Country Club to open the 2019 golf season. Thom Barker photo
The heavy horse pull will be one of many events returning to the fall fair grounds for the annual BVX

No Fall Fair this year

The Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association cancels BVX because of COVID-19

The heavy horse pull will be one of many events returning to the fall fair grounds for the annual BVX
Northern Lights Wildlife shelter is nursing a trio of baby foxes back to health after their mother was injured in a trap. (Contributed photo)

Surprise birth of fox kits at Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter as season begins

Shelter getting ready for 2020 release of 36 bear cubs from last year under pandemic conditions

Northern Lights Wildlife shelter is nursing a trio of baby foxes back to health after their mother was injured in a trap. (Contributed photo)
Screen shot of Northern Health virtual town hall meeting.

Testing turn around time for COVID-19 improves in the north

Province of BC and Northern Health field questions around the pandemic through a virtual town hall.

Screen shot of Northern Health virtual town hall meeting.
Screen shot of Northern Health virtual town hall meeting.

Testing turn around time for COVID-19 improves in the north

Province of BC and Northern Health field questions around the pandemic through a virtual town hall.

Screen shot of Northern Health virtual town hall meeting.
Tsēmā Igharas. (Contributed photo)

Former Smithereen wins Sobey Art Award

Tsēmā Igharas one of 25 Canadian artists to win this year

Tsēmā Igharas. (Contributed photo)
Marisca Bakker

Potty training during a pandemic

It's been a crappy week

Marisca Bakker