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Decisions on Snug Cove’s future

Some elements of the Snug Cove village design and transportation concepts plan can be implemented soon, and cheaply. Others will have to go through multiple phases and take considerable time.

Small appliances can be dropped off at BIRD

Keep your old, broken appliances out of the landfill.

Pumpkins grown by BICS kids stolen and smashed

"The Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. I don't see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one. You can look around and there's not a sign of hypocrisy.

Ferry fares and lack of consultation

B.C. Ferries Commissioner Gordon Macatee continued a tour of ferry-dependent coastal communities with a public meeting at the Gallery at Artisan Square Saturday, Oct. 15.

Don’t leave it to the beavers

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, volunteers braced the decidedly cold waters of Grafton Lake in an effort to prevent local beavers from getting into trouble. "Weprotect the dam with specialized beaver-exclusion fencing.

Bowen goes to Occupy Vancouver

By now almost everyone knows about the ongoing Occupy Wall Street gathering, which incidentally originated with our own Vancouver Adbusters magazine.

B.C. Ferries responds to concerns about national park visitors

Ferry overloads and parking at the terminals in Horseshoe Bay and Snug Cove have been identified as key concerns islanders have when it comes to a national park reserve attracting more visitors to Bowen Island. B.C.

Arts council holds AGM in tandem with all-candidates-meeting

You may have heard the statistic Bowen Island is the fifth most (formerly the fourth) artistic community in Canada. What exactly does that mean? It means that per capita, we have a high percentage of our population who derive income from the arts.

Gate closure causes hardship for senior ferry passengers

The denial by B.C. Ferries of entry and exit through the security gate, or Village Gate, at the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal continues to cause problems for some islanders.

Pharmacists can give flu shots

With the transition to the colder weather, many people are more susceptible to getting a cold or the flu. Cates Pharmacy on Bowen Island is gearing up to improve islanders' odds of spending a flu-free fall and winter.
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