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Province will take cues from council if parks goes ahead

As the community vote on the national park approaches, the question has been raised whether this will be the final opportunity for the public to weigh in.

Knick Knack Nook awards bursary

The ongoing success of the Knick Knack Nook, Bowen's re-use it store, has manifested itself in the form of a bursary.

Council looks at budget and finances for 2012

At the council meeting on Monday, Nov.

Red Nose team seeks volunteers

Operation Red Nose provides safe rides for people who had something to drink most Friday and Saturday nights from the last weekend of November until New Year's Eve.

Susanne Martin new Undercurrent editor

Aaron Van Pykstra, publisher of the Bowen Island Undercurrent, is pleased to announce that Susanne Martin is the paper's new editor.

Fire destroys Dorman Point cottage

A seasonal residence burnt to the ground at Dorman Point Tuesday night, and more than 20 Bowen volunteer firefighters fought throughout the night to successfully extinguish the blaze, fire chief Brian Biddlecombe said. No one was in the home.

Council candidate Zawadzki wins big at B.C. poker

There's an adage about everybody loving a winner and if that is really the case, then council candidate George Zawadzki might be in line for a few extra votes. Zawadzki is an avid poker player and last weekend won a competition put on by B.C. Poker.

Financial officer outlines costs of OCP lawsuit

On October 21, chief financial officer Karen Blow provided council with an update on the cost of legal fees incurred by the lawsuit filed by Richard Underhill and Wolfgang Duntz.

Decisions on Snug Cove’s future

Some elements of the Snug Cove village design and transportation concepts plan can be implemented soon, and cheaply. Others will have to go through multiple phases and take considerable time.

Small appliances can be dropped off at BIRD

Keep your old, broken appliances out of the landfill.