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Hair frost vs. hoar frost: do you know the difference?

Hair frost vs. hoar frost: do you know the difference?

As temperatures drop, keep a lookout for these two types of frost during your winter walks.
Meet 'Christmas,' the deer lighting up Bowen Island

Meet 'Christmas,' the deer lighting up Bowen Island

A string of Christmas lights wrapped around the deer's antlers doesn't seem to be harming the ungulate
Bowen RCMP stats for October

Bowen RCMP stats for October

The Bowen Island RCMP responded to 51 calls for service in October of 2020; 5 of those files were related to traffic complaints or enforcement; 2 of those files were arrests of prohibited drivers; 1 of those files was a collision; 1 of those files wa
Bowen community groups plant 500 daffodils in memory of passed friends

Bowen community groups plant 500 daffodils in memory of passed friends

Something to look forward to come spring
The skunk, the honeybee and the hole in our staircase

The skunk, the honeybee and the hole in our staircase

The sometimes ruthless cycle of nature plays out in Jacqueline Bell-Irving’s backyard
Explore the wild wonders of Bowen every week

Explore the wild wonders of Bowen every week

Every week, Emily van Lidth de Jeude and her son Taliesin explore the incredible ecosystems at our doorsteps
Get your Bowen-grown soup this weekend and help local charities

Get your Bowen-grown soup this weekend and help local charities

B.I. FoodResilience Society is selling soup from its first season of growing at Grafton Agricultural Commons. Nov. 14, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Bowen Islanders observe Remembrance Day at a distance

Bowen Islanders observe Remembrance Day at a distance

It's a year like no other but islanders are still finding ways to mark Nov. 11.
Museum reopens for special Remembrance Day exhibit this week

Museum reopens for special Remembrance Day exhibit this week

This year’s COVID-modified Bowen Remembers exhibit will be on display between the Higgins Cottage and the museum, Monday through Friday November 2 to 11, between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Mental health support available for Bowen Islanders

Mental health support available for Bowen Islanders

Local counsellors note a lack of connectedness in recent months, made more difficult by the spread-out nature of Bowen and the necessary limits on social gathering.