Smithers

Marisca Bakker

Looking for the silver lining in the clouds

Marisca tries to find joy in the rain and dismal start to spring 2022

 

Tosh Krauskopf (far left) places third in a big air event in Beaver Valley, Ontario. (Contributed photo)

Smithers snowboarder flies into the finals

Tosh Krauskopf competes in the Air Nation in Ontario and Quebec

 

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Take two on last year’s New Year’s Resolution

Marisca aims (again) to make her bed and lay in it

 

Staff Sgt. Terry Gillespie on Aug. 5, 2020. Gillespie will take over as the Terrace RCMP detachment’s officer in charge in early 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)

Smithers RCMP detachment commander promoted to Terrace

Staff Sgt. Terry Gillespie joins Terrace detachment in early 2022 and thereafter becomes inspector

Staff Sgt. Terry Gillespie on Aug. 5, 2020. Gillespie will take over as the Terrace RCMP detachment’s officer in charge in early 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
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We can have both a white and a green Christmas

Marisca offers some tips on how to create a healthier holiday for the planet

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Dreaming of sleep in a different season of life

Mombie: a sleep deprived supermom who feeds on caffeine and survives on wine

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There has to be a better way

Marisca advocates for online voting

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Cooking while camping can be a treat until it’s not

Marisca looks for ideas while she is stuck in a recipe rut

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Teachers deserve a ton of credit for going above and beyond

Marisca thanks all the teachers for making it through another complicated COVID year

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This girl is on Pfizer

Nursing momma joins the immunized club; and eases back into writing for The Interior News

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SD 54 building, Smithers. (File photo)

School district allocates $700K for SSS cooking facility upgrade

Smithers Secondary wants to offer professional level cooking certification

SD 54 building, Smithers. (File photo)
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Pregnancy after loss during a pandemic

Marisca worries about giving birth with COVID-19 cases climbing

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A slight shift in thinking

Marisca realizes she gets to do things with her child, she doesn’t have to do them

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A train derailment near Kitwanga, B.C., between Smithers and Terrace, is shown in this January 2020 handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board says a track failure contributed to the derailment of a freight train in northern British Columbia in January. The Canadian National Railway Co. train was travelling between Smithers and Terrace when 34 rail cars carrying wood pellets derailed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Track failure led to train derailment in northern B.C.: safety board

No one was hurt when 34 cars carrying wood pellets left the tracks

A train derailment near Kitwanga, B.C., between Smithers and Terrace, is shown in this January 2020 handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board says a track failure contributed to the derailment of a freight train in northern British Columbia in January. The Canadian National Railway Co. train was travelling between Smithers and Terrace when 34 rail cars carrying wood pellets derailed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Transportation Safety Board of Canada
The Smithers Days for Girls team puts togethers hundreds of reusable feminine hygiene kits to be sent to Africa. (Contributed photo)

Smithers sewers send sanitary pads to African school girls

Feminine hygiene kits can help break the cycle of poverty

The Smithers Days for Girls team puts togethers hundreds of reusable feminine hygiene kits to be sent to Africa. (Contributed photo)
Gladys Atrill (Walter Joseph photo)

Atrill becomes only second female mayor of Smithers

The new mayor reflects on Carole Young, the first woman to hold the job back in 1993

Gladys Atrill (Walter Joseph photo)
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Now is not the time for a federal election

Is the government sending mixed messages, telling Canadans to stay home but going out to vote is OK?

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Lest we forget. Smithers remembered the fallen during the annual Rememberance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Veterans Peace Park on Nov. 11, 2019  (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Remembrance Day celebrations go virtual this year on Facebook live

The Smithers Legion is limiting wreaths and asking the public to place them between 12 and 2 p.m.

Lest we forget. Smithers remembered the fallen during the annual Rememberance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Veterans Peace Park on Nov. 11, 2019  (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Wyatt Grice has been visiting Neil Worsfold at Four Corners Barber all his life. Neil recently welcomed Jessica Meadows to the Four Corners Team.

Extra time for your trim — Smithers staple welcomes a fresh face

With more staff, this barbershop can open longer hours and offer convenient cuts

  • Oct 19, 2020
Wyatt Grice has been visiting Neil Worsfold at Four Corners Barber all his life. Neil recently welcomed Jessica Meadows to the Four Corners Team.
Joe Bramsleven and partner Tammy Wilson (centre) await election results with campaign manager Scott Groves, right, and his wife Lori Ann Groves at Boston Pizza Oct. 15. (Deb Meissner photo)

Atrill defeats Bramsleven for mayor in landslide

Mika Meyer replaces Atrill as the sixth councillor

Joe Bramsleven and partner Tammy Wilson (centre) await election results with campaign manager Scott Groves, right, and his wife Lori Ann Groves at Boston Pizza Oct. 15. (Deb Meissner photo)