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Re-opening the CRC discussion

The 59-lot-subdivision of the Cape Roger Curtis land is proceeding swiftly and members of the community have renewed efforts to re-open the discussions about the possibility of creating amenities at the site in exchange for higher density.

Autopsy sheds light on Harding Road body

An autopsy completed on Wednesday, May 23, confirmed the identity of the body found on Bowen Island last Friday, says Cpl Nancy Joyce of the Bowen Island RCMP.

Grisly discovery shakes up community

Autopsy results on the unidentified body found on Bowen Island are expected later this week. The decomposed remains were found by Mike Braraten who was walking through his property when he detected a bad odour.

English Bay launch starts up weekend service

From Saturday, May 15, islanders have once again the option of taking a water taxi to Granville Island, but only on weekends. "We are only running the smaller boats," says Mike Shannon, owner and operator of the English Bay Launch.

A different decal for a different day

Food scraps need to be removed from general garbage and will be collected separately starting July 3.

Speak up about transit

TransLink is asking for input to develop the North Shore area transit plan.

Government acknowledges the problem

The long wait for a means to address the issue of abandoned and derelict vessels in Deep Bay may soon be over. The subject has repeatedly been brought to the attention of M.P.

Enhancing computer access for library clients

The Bowen Library received $2,500 from the Bowen Island Community Foundation to enhance computer access for its clients.

Smoke alarms save lives

Late in the evening on Sunday, May 6, a fire broke out on the second floor of a Bluewater home.The firehall pager went off at 23:48 after multiple calls came in to 911 from surrounding neighbours.

Opening ceremonies, free golfing

The Bowen Island Golf Club officially opened its new clubhouse on Saturday, May 5, with over a 150 islanders coming out for an opening ceremony, with bagpipes and dignitaries, a free day of golf and a surprising announcement.