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Introducing the new face behind CAWES

Introducing the new face behind CAWES

The animal wellness society had some reckoning to do after co-founder Iris Carr died in 2018. It's now hired its first executive director
Changes at Catching Stars: new co-owner joins

Changes at Catching Stars: new co-owner joins

As you have now heard, we have some big changes happening at Catching Stars Gallery. We wish Marie Neys all the best in her new artistic endeavours of teaching and marketing art.
Formula for a life: HEROISMS

Formula for a life: HEROISMS

Islander Peter Boronkay wrote a book about his life philosophy and chipping away at his 100 life visions
Grandfriends branches into old technology to connect youth and seniors

Grandfriends branches into old technology to connect youth and seniors

You could be a “grand” friend to students at BICS if you’re 55 years old or over, and are interested in writing a letter per month to BICS students and receiving letters from students in return.
Bowen's food bank back to normal operation as of Sept. 28

Bowen's food bank back to normal operation as of Sept. 28

Precautions include sanitization, masks
CSA Craft Fair cancelled for 2020: COVID challenges

CSA Craft Fair cancelled for 2020: COVID challenges

The long-standing fair was scheduled for Dec. 6
Looking after our hearts for World Heart Day

Looking after our hearts for World Heart Day

The Rotary Club, B.I. Municipality and members of the public have installed 23 AEDs across the island
A life well-lived: Jean Jamieson dies at 100

A life well-lived: Jean Jamieson dies at 100

Jean was born on Bowen Island in 1920 to James and Irene Collins. In later years, the longtime islander was a mainstay in Bowen politics and heritage preservation. Here's some of her family story
Important transplants took place in Mannion Bay last week

Important transplants took place in Mannion Bay last week

Islanders took part in an eelgrass transplant, part of the Salish Sea Nearshore Habitat Recovery Project
2020: the summer that got postponed but not forgotten

2020: the summer that got postponed but not forgotten

This year marks the 100th anniversary of USSC’s involvement with Bowen