Marisca Bakker

Business coach hoping to help businesses get through COVID-19

Trevor Bruintjes estimates a third of businesses in town will close their doors during this pandemic.

Hard times bring out the best and worst in people

Marisca calls on the community to be kind while keeping some space between us

Old photo of spirit bear bringing some joy

Two photos of a spirit bear in Telkwa from 2016 that were…

Province cracking down on big gatherings making planning events difficult

A local bride says planning a wedding right now emotionally tough

Bear season starting

Time to put away your bird feeders and secure garbage

Businesses taking the pandemic day-by-day

Smithers and District Chamber of Commerce says businesses are not looking to the future

COVID-19 can wreak havoc on your mental health

Advice from the Canadian Mental Health Association on coping with the Coronovirus

Trying to be hopeful in a time of crisis

I talked to a lot of parents this week about how they…

Conservation Office looking into four separate shootings of cow moose

Anyone with information on these or other poaching incidents are being asked to call the RAPP line

Smithers woman in Vancouver says more needs to be done to crack down on the spread of COVID-19

Ms Bork was shocked when she got to YVR and saw people not obeying provincial health doctor’s orders

Smithers travel company trying to bring people home

Challenge increased with closure of all northwest airports except Terrace

Full moon, time change and Friday the 13th

Marisca talks about this crazy week

Land owners worried about Babine Lake land transfer

Land transfer process expected to continue through 2021

Northern Health estimates two week wait time for mental health services

However team lead is confident they have the capacity to meet the needs of the community

Telkwa council supports fire department’s grant request

Public concerns dominated by pot holes on village roads

Demand for food hampers surges with COVID-19

Pick-up suspended, but Salvation Army will deliver

Town of Smithers reduces access to some municipal buildings

Some facilities will be temporarily closed to the public as they monitor the status of Coronavirus.