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Marisca Bakker

Marisca Bakker

Marisca was born and raised in Ontario and moved to Smithers almost ten years ago on a one-year contract. She fell in love with the valley and the community and hasn't left. She attended Ryerson University for political science, has her broadcast journalism diploma from Loyalist College and a creative writing certificate from Algonquin College. Marisca has been married for six years, has two daughters and a fur baby, a five pound Havanese dog named Lacey. She enjoys shopping, travelling and the occasional glass of wine.

Phone
250.847.3266
Email
marisca.bakker@interior-news.com

Recent Work by Marisca

Happy birthday to the ferris wheel

Happy birthday to the ferris wheel

Exactly 131 years ago today the original Ferris wheel made its debut.
Father's Day Fishing Derby

Father's Day Fishing Derby

Hundreds came out to Tyhee Lake for a fishing derby on June 16.
House fire detours highway traffic for a couple of hours June 18

House fire detours highway traffic for a couple of hours June 18

A fire has destroyed a house on Highway 16 near Lake Kathlyn Road, just west of Smithers on June 18.
Town trots out draft parks and rec plan for public

Town trots out draft parks and rec plan for public

The plan identifies major priorities for Smithers' outdoor spaces for the next 10 years
Smithers council now has mat leave policy in place

Smithers council now has mat leave policy in place

For the first time in Smithers history, there is a council maternity and paternity leave policy.
Abattoirs are an important part of the local food chain

Abattoirs are an important part of the local food chain

Marisca discusses food security
Father's Day fishing derby fun, free event for families

Father's Day fishing derby fun, free event for families

Telkwa free fishing derby enters second year
Double vision: A musical triumph comes to life

Double vision: A musical triumph comes to life

A decade in the making, Smithers lawyer finishes building a friend's dream instrument
Smithers chosen to pilot new clean energy project

Smithers chosen to pilot new clean energy project

Smithers has been chosen as a pilot location for the new BC Home Energy Planner by CleanBC.
Smithers hires second community safety officer

Smithers hires second community safety officer

Carl Chad grew up in Smithers and has 10 years experience in the RCMP Auxiliary Program
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