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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
Handloggers Half Marathon runs around the world

Handloggers Half Marathon runs around the world

Since the first running of the Handloggers Half Marathon (handloggershalf.
Queen of Cap sees cancelled sailings evening of Sept. 12

Queen of Cap sees cancelled sailings evening of Sept. 12

The Queen of Capilano is getting some TLC Sept. 12 but not until after the polls closed for the community centre referendum (8 p.m.). The last five sailings of that Saturday (starting with the 8:50 p.m.
Here are the Bowfest Country Fair winners

Here are the Bowfest Country Fair winners

It was a virtual affair this year but the fun went ahead on the Bowfest Facebook group
Bowen photographer documents COVID summer life

Bowen photographer documents COVID summer life

While it’s not the summer anyone expected, it’s the summer we got and Mary Davey is making the best of it. The local mother and photographer has built a blog of her family’s COVID experience-- ‘Our Gift of Time.
NERP recruiting in preparation for fall

NERP recruiting in preparation for fall

It’s the unofficial understanding of small town life that one helps out her neighbour. This group just makes that a little easier.
The path to Radical Trust and Xenia: chatting with Angelyn Toth about her new book

The path to Radical Trust and Xenia: chatting with Angelyn Toth about her new book

It was 20 years before Angelyn Toth could write her latest book and tell her story of learning how to trust
Ghostly group looking into how to make Hallowe’en happen

Ghostly group looking into how to make Hallowe’en happen

Hallowe'en will undoubtedly look different this year but a group of dedicated islanders is looking how to make sure there's still some scary fun this Oct. 31