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Witches celebrate Halloween with a sunset paddle near Bowen Island (In photos)

Witches celebrate Halloween with a sunset paddle near Bowen Island (In photos)

Those with a keen eye on the western sky Saturday evening may have spotted some seasonally celebratory figures. Lisa Brougham sent in these photos of a witchy evening on the water.
Every fall, these spiky haired insects crawl to cozy hibernation sites and then freeze solid

Every fall, these spiky haired insects crawl to cozy hibernation sites and then freeze solid

The woolly bear caterpillar’s great migration
Meet your Bowen Island Neighbours: Hilary Butler

Meet your Bowen Island Neighbours: Hilary Butler

Our weekly series continues
New study reveals Bowen is home to Canada’s largest bat and some of the smallest

New study reveals Bowen is home to Canada’s largest bat and some of the smallest

New Bowen Island Conservancy park has at least six bat species
Tough Times Toolkit mental health skills course back by popular demand

Tough Times Toolkit mental health skills course back by popular demand

One hundred per cent of participants from the spring course felt welcome in the class, found the classes positive, constructive, and meaningful, and found the instructor to be skilled and knowledgeable
Kami Kanetsuka to revisit her great travels in Hearth talk Nov. 10

Kami Kanetsuka to revisit her great travels in Hearth talk Nov. 10

Hear Kami at “Ramblings of a Committed Traveler” at the Hearth, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. 
How one Bowen Islander overcame his ocean swimming trepidation every day for 200 days straight

How one Bowen Islander overcame his ocean swimming trepidation every day for 200 days straight

'Deep breathing and screaming allows one to go through that threshold,' says McNeill. 'And on the other side of that terror and pain is a deep relaxation and deep peace and an exhilaration.'
Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Charles McNeill

Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Charles McNeill

Our weekly series continues
Last weekend's Dive Against Debris removed nearly 1,300 pounds of garbage from the ocean (In photos)

Last weekend's Dive Against Debris removed nearly 1,300 pounds of garbage from the ocean (In photos)

The first Dive Against Debris in five years drew in a dedicated crew of volunteers despite the pouring rain
World Polio Day is Oct. 24: Bowen Rotary members continuing fundraising efforts for global polio eradication

World Polio Day is Oct. 24: Bowen Rotary members continuing fundraising efforts for global polio eradication

'We will be placing polio piggy banks near the tills of several Bowen businesses where you can empty your change pocket/purses and add your contribution'