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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

Telkwa farm plans poultry plant despite red tape

Telkwa farm plans poultry plant despite red tape

Conversations underway to streamline process of producing locally-grown food: Cullen
Police seize gun, cash and drugs during Smithers traffic stop

Police seize gun, cash and drugs during Smithers traffic stop

Third gun BC Highway Patrol has seized this month in the North
It’s a girl!

It’s a girl!

First baby born in Northern Health delivered at UHNBC
Worker dies in undisclosed incident at Brucejack mine

Worker dies in undisclosed incident at Brucejack mine

Mining operations are currently shut down pending an investigations
Shooting in Smithers leaves 44-year-old man seriously injured

Shooting in Smithers leaves 44-year-old man seriously injured

RCMP says incident was targeted, presents no threat to public
Evacuation alert issued for Witset wildfire

Evacuation alert issued for Witset wildfire

The fire, now 350 hectares in size, is classified as out of control
‘Bizarre to me that they would be saying for an ER to be calling 911’: BC Nurses Union

‘Bizarre to me that they would be saying for an ER to be calling 911’: BC Nurses Union

Bulkley Valley District Hospital outlines emergency measures to keep ER open
BC Highway Patrol seizes $250K worth of drugs near Rose Lake

BC Highway Patrol seizes $250K worth of drugs near Rose Lake

Driver caught speeding with large amount of cocaine and fentanyl
Powers Creek fire near Smithers now being held

Powers Creek fire near Smithers now being held

Evacuation order for residences in Tatlow Road area downgraded to evacuation alert
UPDATE: Wildfire southwest of Smithers still holding, evacuation order remains in effect

UPDATE: Wildfire southwest of Smithers still holding, evacuation order remains in effect

Crews continue to battle the Powers Creek blaze from both the air and the ground
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