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OneBowen slate will not be on ballot

October 6 was supposed to be OneBowen's candidate selection meeting. But due to a lack of candidates, the electoral organization took the opportunity to announce a new direction.

What have we achieved over this council term?

In the second part of the mayor's report (part 1 was in last week's Undercurrent) I will highlight what has been accomplished over the past three years by council and staff.

Please come out to help with community centre's site improvements

The members of the Bowen Community Centre Action Committee invite the public to come out and help with landscape cleanup on Sunday, October 16, from 12 - 4 p.

Public is invited to BC Ferry Commissioner meeting this Saturday

The BC Ferry Commissioner will hold a public meeting on Bowen Island on Saturday, October 15, 10 am to noon at the Gallery at Artisan Square.

Get involved in community hall

The members of the Bowen Community Centre Action Committee (BCCAC) are eager to convey our activity since our last update in May. Watch for our newsletter in your mailbox and posted on the BIM website.

Nook presents report to council

The Knick Knack Nook Re-Use-It Store Society is pleased to announce the publication of their Bowen Island Organic Resource Recovery Report researched and written by Morganne Keplar.

Activist receives Islands Trust award

Sue Ellen Fast is a household name on Bowen Island. With the younger crowd she has shared her knowledge of how to make midges dance, the best way to spot a bat and what to do with heritage household items.

Composting matters

Moldy fruit salad in a container? Lettuce that seems to have melted into the bag? Tossing it into the garbage might seem the easiest recourse but soon that's going to cost you extra.

Mayor highlights accomplishments

It has been a great honour and pleasure to be your mayor.

New bylaw protects freshwater sources

After a lengthy process that involved extensive consultation as well as legal advice, the new bylaw that lays out the guidelines for watershed, aquifer and stream protection (WASP) has been adopted at the September 23 council meeting.