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In the Community

Talk, laugh, share

If you can talk, you can write. If you can spin life's whimsical moments into stories that make friends laugh, you might want to incorporate humour into your writing.

Hatchery fish bid a bon voyage

Almost 200 people bid farewell to more than 5,000 tiny coho salmon on June 5. The 18th annual Bowen Island Coho Bon Voyage, sponsored by Bowen Fish and Wildlife, took place at the Terminal Creek Hatchery and Lagoon Causeway.

Scholarship recipient moved by island’s love for Aaron

The following letter was first sent to the Aaron Sluggett Memorial Scholarship committee by this year's scholarship recipient. Running is therapeutic for me, as I'm sure it is for many of you.

Island effort raises $3,600 in Aaron’s Run

What a turnout we had for Aaron's Run on Sunday morning - and a beautiful day too! Many thanks to the 118 runners, walkers and families with strollers who came out to support Aaron's Run, get some exercise and eat pie.

Recreation leaders in training

Twenty of Bowen's youth came out last Thursday night for the annual Leaders in Training event led by Bowen Island Community Recreation and sponsored by Bowen Island First Credit Union.

IPS graduating class of 2011

Please join us in congratulating the Island Pacific School Grade 9 graduating class of 2011.

Diving for Bowen’s treasures

With the great outdoors right outside the door, Bowen gives kids and adults get plenty of opportunity to see and learn about their environment. There is, however, an environment that isn't as easy to access the shores around Bowen Island.

From 1971 to 2011

There is a level yard with swings and playground equipment, an impressive number of tricycles and wagons and raised beds for flowers and vegetables. The rooms are large and bright and arranged for optimum comfort.

Compost study explores options; mandatory rules coming next year

With building expenses covered for the first time since opening, the board of Knick Knack Nook, Bowen Island's re-use-Store, has been able to consider how we might return our community's generosity by donating funds to an Island project.

Students and artists create a legacy

Athletes playing on the turf field will always have someone looking over them.