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Weight Watchers marks 10th anniversary

Dedication, perseverance and self-discipline are admirable qualities that the people at Weight Watchers know all about.

Trick or treaters etiquette

"Double, double, toil and trouble: Fire burn, and cauldron bubble"... a mantra chanted by three witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth, sorceresses representing darkness, chaos and conflict.

Recreation schedule in full swing

Now that the fall schedules are in full swing it's time to make sure everyone in your family is active. Being physically active will help boost your family's immune system as we head towards the cold and flu season.

From trash to treasure

On Saturday, Oct. 15, Amanda Suutari will start a workshop series that focuses on making crafts from recycled/salvaged materials such as magazines, plastic bags and more.

Ferry project will LIFT-off

LIFT Linking Islanders through Friendly Transportation is continuing its launch of colour-coded neighbourhood destination mirror hangers and new pedestrian destination tags for use on the ferry and around the island.

IPS seeks masterworks advisors

Every year, the Grade 9 students at Island Pacific School complete a compulsory Masterworks Project on a topic of personal interest.

Local fundraiser to aid kids in Kathmandu

Kate Coffey has a penchant for adventure. And not any kind of adventure, but one that presents challenges, both physical and mental, and introduces new vistas and opportunities for growth.

A friend of the island is gone, but not forgotten

My wife, Joan McNeill, one of the most avid lovers of Bowen Island, passed away on September 22, 2011, at our home at the end of Mt. Gardner Road. Joan first visited my family on Bowen in 1976, the year before we were married.

Connecting communities

Goodbyes are so bittersweet. Three years of my family living in Ghana are coming to a close. I'm so excited to be returning to Bowen but my home has been here in Ghana. This community, these people and their friendship have made a huge impact on me.

Bowen tales and tail feathers

On Friday, Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m., the third annual CSA Turkey Dance will see the doors to BICS thrown wide open for an evening of dining, dancing and kids' activities, hosted in partnership with Stories of Bowen.
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