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Training day at the volunteer fire hall

"Mayhem! Mayhem! We have a man down. All RIT members move to the front of the building immediately.

Thank you and goodbye

Over the years, municipal council has been assisted by numerous knowledgable and dedicated community volunteers. At the March 12 council meeting, the discussion centred on the current committee structure.

Deep Bay barge owner doesnÂ’t want to be the first to go

In an interview with the Undercurrent last Friday morning, March 16, Ian Thornett, the man who owns the large landing barge that has sat for over a year in Deep Bay, spoke about his boat, his commitment to being a good neighbour and his feelings abou

Small measures that make a big difference

A certain excitement is building when it comes to our marine environment. The dolphins are returning to Howe Sound, lured by an abundance of herring.

Special events will recreate atmosphere of Steamship era

The Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce cordially invites all organizations and members of the public to attend a breakfast meeting on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 a.m.

Where do we belong?

On one hand, Bowen Island is represented at the Islands Trust along with other island communities, some of them quite different in location and character. On the other hand, our municipality belongs to Metro Vancouver.

Villages are build by policy and design

The visioning and the public process for revitalizing Snug Cove are already done, according to James Tuer of JWT Architecture.

Wanted: subsidy for commuter water taxi service

Bowen Island commuters used to have the benefit of a water taxi that connected Snug Cove with downtown Vancouver.

Numbers are important

Have you ever called the police, fire or ambulance and expected them to show up right away and they didn't? Were you waiting for someone to show up to help you in an emergency and had to call back to see where your rescuers were? We sometimes have tr

Regional changes affect waste collection

Notices have gone out to Bowen households to inform islanders of the imminent changes to the island's waste collection.