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BC Ferries says rising oil prices are forcing it to impose a fuel surcharge starting on June 1.

When Wendy and Dai Roberts arrived in Cairo on January 21, there were warning signs right from the beginning.

Africa Night promises culinary, cultural treat

You're invited to Africa Night on Saturday, June 4, at BICS.

Revise your way to success

Revision. At some point in our lives we've all had to do it.

Please enlighten us

Share your passions and your skills! The Bowen Centre for the Arts (operated by the Bowen Island Arts Council) is seeking workshop ideas and presenters in all arts-related areas.

Please pause for CAWES

The Coastal Animal Welfare Education Society is fundraising again so it can continue its efforts to create harmony between pets, wildlife, and people on Bowen Island. There are three great prizes to be won this year.

Nook gets its own wall of fame

As the children and youth searched for the lettered stamps and triple checked their spelling, their involvement in the growth of the Knick Knack Nook continued.

Kingbaby offers cure for island discord

Bowen is a crazy place these days. The island appears to be psychically split right down the middle between old and new, green and blue and me and you. The discord needs to be healed and Kingbaby Theatre thinks they have the cure.

All about publishing at Write on Bowen

To publish or not to publish? That is the question. And sooner or later, all writers ask it.

Upcoming sale offers books for every taste

Coming soon is the event that book lovers have been waiting for: the annual BookFest in its new site in the spacious BICS gym. The sale opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28 and closes at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29. Mysteries and thrillers . . .

Spruced up for spring

The month of April was a very busy period for members of the Memorial Garden Society. Volunteers helped to clear away fallen debris accumulated during the winter months, removing the moss creeping over the edges of the pathways.