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Protestors air ferry grievances with MLA

Protestors air ferry grievances with MLA

Protest at the Horsehoe Bay ferry terminal draws diverse crowd of Bowen Islanders

Municipal Council, minus two

Councillors Wolfgang Duntz and Daron Jennings handed in letters of resignation to the Municipality on Friday, March 14th.

Fire department welcomes new chief

On Tuesday, the Bowen Island Municipality announced its decision to hire Ian Thompson as the new chief of the island's volunteer fire department. Former chief Brian Biddlecombe announced plans for his retirement last year.

"Mammography is how we are not dead”

When the BC Cancer agency approached Colleen O'Neil to get her friends together to film a commercial about mammograms, she responded positively, and invited her friends to meet her at Diane's Lingerie shop in Vancouver.

No need for a master plan

Following a brief presentation about the achievements of Bowen Island's Economic Development Committee (EDC) in the past year by committee chair Gordon Ganong, council debated the idea of creating an "economic development master plan.

Accident highlights ferry marshalling concerns

Last Wednesday afternoon, as he waited for the 3:30 ferry to unload so he could turn onto Cardena Road, Steve Bayley says he was startled by a loud banging noise.

Council supports public protest against changes proposed by BC Ferries

"Maybe you've heard about it, but BC Ferries is messing with our lives," Richard Goth told members of Bowen's municipal council this week.

New owner of Bowen Island Sea Kayaking won’t rock the boat

After one week as a Bowen Islander, Brent O'Malley is the proud new owner of Bowen Island Sea Kayaking.

Local salmon advocates seek explanation for government inaction on sockeye protection

The Sea to Sky Fisheries Roundtable has sent a petition to the Canada's Auditor General demanding to know why the federal government seems to be ignoring recommendations made to protect wild salmon as outlined by the Cohen Commission.

Protest planned for March 15 in Horseshoe Bay

"Doesn't Bowen care?" That was the opening question at an informal March 1 community meeting on ferry schedule cuts and fare increases.