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The Phoenix lives on with a new owner

The Phoenix will live on with a new owner at the helm.

A new owner for Bowen's gas station

After years of owning and operating Bowen Fuel, Alan and Stacey Leigh have decided to pass the torch (or in this case the pump) to the Radley Family.

Aiming to be the best getaway destination

The newly formed Bowen Island Accommodation Association (BIAA) held its first meeting on Tuesday, July 16.

Pies and more

It's been a dream for Stanka and Chris Oben to operate their own retail business and this coming Saturday, June 29, they will open the doors to the Lime and Moon Pie Company at the Bowen Island Marina (right beside the Bowen Island Sea Kayaking shop)

Changes at the barber shop

At the end of the month, Barbara Murphy will hand the key of the Bowen Barber Shop to Jeanette Wrenshall as Murphy heads to Australia to embark on a new adventure.

Celebrating grey power

Darcie Buzzelle has been quietly learning the tips, tricks and tools of online marketing ( www.theyesyoucanplan.com ). "Historically I've been a lurker," she said, "but fact is, lurkers don't really learn.

Combining art with writing

The books that are on display in Larry and Sylvia Adam's studio are pieces of art - they are unique and beautiful, perfectly reflecting the stories they hold, as well as the care and creativity that went into crafting them. Thumbprint Books Inc.

Under new management

New signs and a new logo signal exciting changes at the Bowen Island Veterinary Services. Veterinarian Dr. Alastair Westcott has teamed up with Laura and Walt Ruloff, who will manage the business side of the clinic.

Cookies of Course retail counter closed

Even though the retail location for Cookies of Course used to be at the Harbour Centre in Vancouver, it has been regarded as a Bowen business by many.

An opportunity to learn about tourism initiatives

The Economic Development Advisory Committee will be holding its next regular meeting on Tuesday, April 2, at 8:30 a.m. in council chambers at the municipal hall.