Marisca Bakker

Bear sightings in communities up significantly this fall

Conservation Officer Service cracks down on properties with attractants

It’s OK not to be OK

Marisca explores the idea that mothers don’t have to have it all together all the time.

New Telkwa water tower ready for service

The Trobak Reservoir is now full of water; leakage and water quality tests currently being completed

Telkwa Fire Department applies for grant money

Fire chief is hoping to add some new equipment as well as new boots and helmets to the department

Animal shelter seeks foster homes

NWAS needs help particularly with mother cats and their kittens

Brad Layton reflects on first year as Telkwa mayor

This past year has seen the start of water upgrades and some turnover on council

Christmas co-op store pops up again

Out of Hand has unique, locally made gifts.

Cycle 16 nears membership goal

Membership is up to 800 for the society that wants to build a bike path from Telkwa to Smithers

Is volunteerism waning in rural B.C.?

People volunteering for local initiatives is imperative; Marisca hopes young people step up

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort opens Nov. 22

A lot of snow has already accumulated on the Smithers ski hill

Ladies Auxiliary approaching 50 years of service

The group has been supporting the local branch but now may need some fresh faces.

Telkwa business owner acclaimed to council

The Village will not need a byelection because only one person put his name forward

Turning the lights off on daylight savings time

Marisca advocates to scrap the seasonal time change

Alex Cuba kicking off tour in Smithers

Latin Grammy award-winning musician to play Della Herman Theatre Nov. 1

Annual Halloween Party at the Smithers Library

Little ghosts and goblins filled the library for spooky stories, games and candy

Haunted Business Tour

The provincial Fall GoByBike Week has a spooky theme

Not going to sugarcoat it, treats aren’t treats anymore

Marisca is trying to keep her kid’s hands out of the cookie jar

Water safe following attempted break-in at reservoir

Recently, two people tried to break into Telkwa’s water reservoir prompting a water quality advisory