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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

Worker dies in undisclosed incident at northwest B.C. gold mine

Worker dies in undisclosed incident at northwest B.C. gold mine

Mining operations are currently shut down pending an investigations
Highway Patrol seizes $250K worth of drugs in northern B.C.

Highway Patrol seizes $250K worth of drugs in northern B.C.

Driver caught speeding with large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl
B.C. man fined $7,500 for keeping bear cub in a cage

B.C. man fined $7,500 for keeping bear cub in a cage

Bear taken to Northwest B.C. animal shelter in 2020 and released into the wild the following year
Rewilding grizzlies: New documentary filmed in Northwest B.C. airs tonight (March 3)

Rewilding grizzlies: New documentary filmed in Northwest B.C. airs tonight (March 3)

Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter part of a study on survival of rewilded grizzly bears
4 RCMP cruisers, B.C. ambulance burned in ‘targeted attack’: police

4 RCMP cruisers, B.C. ambulance burned in ‘targeted attack’: police

Vehicles burn in the early morning hours in a Smithers hotel parking lot
Two arrested after violent crime spree, high-speed chase in northern B.C.

Two arrested after violent crime spree, high-speed chase in northern B.C.

Smithers RCMP arrest B&E suspect before passenger hops in driver’s seat and speeds away
Cat with massive face wound found walking B.C. streets for a week

Cat with massive face wound found walking B.C. streets for a week

The orange tabby now named Edward is recovering and will be ready for adoption in several weeks
Conservation officers seek info on injured grizzly in northwest B.C.

Conservation officers seek info on injured grizzly in northwest B.C.

The bear was spotted on Hwy 37 just north of Meziadin Junction with an arrow in its head
It’s been 2 years since Jessica Patrick’s body was found in Smithers; case still unsolved

It’s been 2 years since Jessica Patrick’s body was found in Smithers; case still unsolved

Patrick’s body was found on Sept. 15 2018, two weeks after she was last seen alive.
Former B.C. MP calls for more RCMP oversight

Former B.C. MP calls for more RCMP oversight

Nathan Cullen says when groups of people lose trust in police, policing becomes impossible
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