Marisca Bakker

Fire service and police attend the scene of a diesel spill this morning at Hwy 16 and 19th Avenue. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Driver of truck involved in Hwy 16 diesel spill charged with driving without due care and attention

Driver and passenger were not injured in crash; cleanup expected to take three days to a week

Fire service and police attend the scene of a diesel spill this morning at Hwy 16 and 19th Avenue. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort’s downtown office on Main Street is open and they’ve extended their season pass sale. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Hudson Bay Mountain gets ready for new season

Downtown office opens

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort’s downtown office on Main Street is open and they’ve extended their season pass sale. (Marisca Bakker photo)
The return of scheduled flights into and out of the Smithers has been pushed back once again, but Air Canada is not offering refunds. (File photo)

Air Canada won’t refund cash for fares

Airlines says they will offer credits and bonus points for non-refundable tickets

The return of scheduled flights into and out of the Smithers has been pushed back once again, but Air Canada is not offering refunds. (File photo)
The mural on one side of the BV Pool and Rec Centre is finished. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Art meets recreation

New mural going up on Bulkley Valley Pool and Recreation Centre

The mural on one side of the BV Pool and Rec Centre is finished. (Marisca Bakker photo)
THE STICKY FILES.

Feeling anxious about the new school year and so is my daughter

Marisca wonders how her daughter's first year of school will go, if it will go, or if she wants it to

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Slow fire season so far

However, things can change quickly and people still need to be careful when burning

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Jim Bolster was an avid fisherman and is being remembered by his friends for his kind nature after leaving a legacy gift of $1 million to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. (Facebook photo)

Smithers man leaves $1 million to children’s hospital

Jim Bolster wanted to help out children with health problems like his own

Jim Bolster was an avid fisherman and is being remembered by his friends for his kind nature after leaving a legacy gift of $1 million to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. (Facebook photo)
The main event at the Telkwa BBQ, the derby, will not happen as scheduled this year due to COVID-19 precautions however organizers are still looking at ways to serve the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)

Kinsmen plan to host scaled-down version of Telkwa BBQ

Club hoping to serve traditional Beef on a Bun and keep status of longest running event in B.C.

The main event at the Telkwa BBQ, the derby, will not happen as scheduled this year due to COVID-19 precautions however organizers are still looking at ways to serve the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)
The Riot of Reading event occurred in Mission on Saturday. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)

Summer tutoring program moves to online platform amid pandemic

Step Up helps students keep up their reading skills over the summer months

The Riot of Reading event occurred in Mission on Saturday. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)
Telkwa Museum is open. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa Museum Society open for business

Members and volunteers keep busy with numerous projects

Telkwa Museum is open. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Richard Darko is the new economic development officer for the Village of Telkwa. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa’s new economic development officer brings worldly knowledge

The Village's newest hire hails from Ghana

Richard Darko is the new economic development officer for the Village of Telkwa. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Marisca

The perks of being a child

Marisca envies the responsibility- and worry-free life of a toddler

Marisca

Telkwa launches parks master plan

Survey available to gather public feedback on village's parks and recreation spaces

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To keep up with the latest feeding fads or not is the question

Marisca ponders meal times and tries not to feel guilty about her parenting

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Ukrainian food is now being served on Main St. (Marisca Bakker photo)

UFO lands on Main Street

Former airport cafe moves to Main Street after pandemic closes it down

Ukrainian food is now being served on Main St. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Smithers RCMP detachment.

Man, 23, struck and killed by train in Smithers

Smithers RCMP calling it a tragic accident at this point but are continuing to investigate

Smithers RCMP detachment.
Air Canada is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday. The airline has been bleeding millions of dollars a day this quarter as border shutdowns and minuscule travel demand batter airlines around the globe. CP photo

Air Canada Smithers cancellations extended to end of August

The airline cites like of demand for delay of return to YYD

Air Canada is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday. The airline has been bleeding millions of dollars a day this quarter as border shutdowns and minuscule travel demand batter airlines around the globe. CP photo
The annual humpy run has been cancelled this year. (Contributed photo)

Fundraiser for Kitwanga Ambulance station moves online

Annual Humpy Run cancelled but online fundraiser being held instead

The annual humpy run has been cancelled this year. (Contributed photo)
The Bulkley Valley Soccer Society is offering an alternative summer program after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled their spring season. (Marisca Bakker photos)

Soccer makes a return in Smithers

Bulkley Valley Youth Soccer starting up practises again

The Bulkley Valley Soccer Society is offering an alternative summer program after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled their spring season. (Marisca Bakker photos)
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