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BC Ferries appoints new president

BC Ferries' board of directors has appointed senior executive Michael Corrigan to replace outgoing CEO David Hahn, who is leaving at the end of the year.

Get a mohawk to show that you care

Barbara Murphy at the Bowen Barber Shop is planning something special this season. She wants to combine giving with doing something she loves. And she loves cutting mohawks.

Erskine wins Undercurrent draw

The Bowen Island Undercurrent and Bowen Coffee are pleased to announce that Ginger Erskine has won the draw for a $50 gift card to be redeemed at Bowen Coffee. Erskine was excited to be the winner. She said, "I've never won anything.

English Bay Launch shuts down commuter service to Snug Cove

English Bay Launch, a water taxi company that offered a daily commuter service between Snug Cove, Granville Island and Coal Harbour, is shutting down as of December 16.

High need for Bowen Island's food bank

As the cold weather adds to the financial strain on local families, the shelves at the food bank sometimes get depleted overnight.

Bowen Island's outgoing council has final Monday night meeting

The final Monday night meeting of Bowen's outgoing council on the 28th alternated between taking care of business and receiving accolades from the public.

Smart meters coming to Bowen in spring 2012

Whatever you might think of BC Hydro's new wireless smart meters, they are coming to Bowen Island, though not until 2012.

Bowen has highest provincial voter turnout

When it comes to voter turnout in the November 19 election, Bowen Island has province-wide bragging rights. The turnout was 83.77 per cent, the highest in B.C. In some cases it was more than 60 per cent higher than other areas.

Dead deer lead to seizure of firearms

Early on Monday morning, Cst. Bryan Mulrooney of the Bowen Island RCMP detachment received a call about a firearm being discharged at Cowan Point.

Cpl. Don Southern to leave Bowen Island in December

Cpl. Don Southern arrived at the November 14 council meeting planning to give an update on policing on Bowen. After finishing his short presentation, he received a farewell present and a standing ovation.
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