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Committee recommends next steps for Seymour Bay Park

At the special council meeting on Monday, March 11, Keith Wahlstrom, the municipality's manager of development and operations, presented the findings of the Parks, Trails and Greenways Advisory Committee and its recommendations for park design elemen

A camera that saves lives

It's roughly the same size as the Undercurrent camera. It weighs less and costs more.

Beyond numbers and letters

This week, the Fraser Institute issued its report cards for B.C.'s elementary schools based on the annual Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) that tests reading, writing and numeracy, written by students in Grades 4 and 7 in the 2011-2012 school year.

For Bowen’s health

This week, the Bowen Island Health Resource Guide will arrive in postal boxes all across the island.

Application date draws near

Bowen Island's Grade 12 and university students are encouraged to submit applications to the Bowen Island Community Foundation for scholarships and bursaries by March 31.

Taxi, shuttle, bus

Have you ever missed the last ferry and had to leave your car in Horseshoe Bay to get home on the water taxi? Have you had an injury that's prevented you from driving the kids to school? Or have you been out for a night and wished you had an alternat

Ferry route cuts known by summer

Coastal ferry users are braced for reduced sailings on some under-used routes, and many are open to cable ferries, barges, passenger-only vessels or even bridges where practical to contain rising costs.

Bowen - an easily accessible green getaway

It was a whirlwind of a weekend for Maria Steernberg, manager of the Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce, who spent two days at the Vancouver Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show, together with what she calls a fabulous group of volunteers, all keen to tal

Celebrating the past and planning the future

The Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a impressive line-up of events and initiatives.

Bowen Island mayor receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

Bowen Island's mayor Jack Adelaar was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in honour of his contributions to the community and to all of Canada. "It pleases me to no end," Adelaar said.
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