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The Spirit of Solstice, Dec 28

The annual 'Spirit of Solstice' concert, presented by the Bowen Island Arts Council, is back for its second year, building on its resounding success last year.

Council questioned over purchasing decisions

In the past month, council has approved the purchase of a Bobcat Versahandler with a total cost of more than $70 thousand as well as a contract, worth a maximum cost of $40 thousand dollars, to build a lock-block retaining wall on Bowen Island Trunk

Survey shows economic impact of potential ferry cuts

Of the two hundred and fifteen people who responded to a survey distributed, over two weekends, on the ferry runs which are slated to be cut by April of 2014, one-hundred and thirty four said they were travelling for work.

Second book of Woodall comics raises funds for Arts Council

Ron Woodall's new book of comics The guy who makes the heron sounds will be ready in time for Christmas, and on sale at the Gallery@Artisan Square, as well as and numerous other locations for $20.

Food Bank welcomes extra community support during the Christmas season

Almost every day for the past 15 years Sue Clark has stocked the shelves of Bowen's Food Bank at the Little Red Church.

Bowen businesses move forward without the Chamber

Last week the Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce sent a letter out to its members stating that the organization has "reached an impasse where membership dues and fund raising do not cover the costs to properly run the organization.

Business by design is a good living

Here on Bowen many of us have lived through last week's major shopping events south of the border, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, blissfully unaware.

A longer look at sponge reef off Dorman Point

In early November, local diver Adam Taylor participated in a group dive off of Dorman Point to explore a local Glass Sponge Reef Bioherm.

French Wine, local food, red pants.

What's a great evening out? How about enjoying the company of your Bowen Island neighbours and friends in the warm and inviting Gallery@Artisan Square while sipping French wines and sampling tasty food all sourced and prepared locally - and knowing t

New Poetry Book by Local Author

Blame it on the Moon Lisa Shatzky's newest book of poetry will be launched on Bowen, Sunday, December 8 at the Gallery @ Artisan Square.