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Accessible from the outside

The Bowen Island Community School grounds with the playground and sports fields play an important role in the community as they are a hub for sports and recreational activities.

Feedback about TransLink service

TransLink has recently completed a public consultation process and at the July 23 council meeting, Brian Mills, director of services and infrastructure planning, and Martin Lay, director of contracted transit services, shared some of the feedback and

BC Ferries reduces fuel surcharges

Just in time for the upcoming B.C. Day long weekend, BC Ferries is pleased to announce that the company is in a position to reduce the fuel surcharges by over 50 per cent on some routes due to the recent reduction in fuel prices.

The talkers, the doers and the dreamers

Maria Steernberg and Mercia Sixta are looking back on a hectic few weeks as they were very involved in the nine-day-long Steamship Days celebration.

Bowen Waste summer clean-up this Saturday

This Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bowen Waste Service will provide large containers for a free residential clean-up day in front of the Bowen Island Recycling Depot (BIRD) on Mount Gardner Road.

Abandoned and derelict

It was a beautiful day to be on the water but the group of people taking a boat ride around Deep Bay last Wednesday, July 11, wasn't out to enjoy the sunshine. M.P.

Tiny but affordable

Tiny houses that sit on wheels may be a solution to creating affordable housing options on Bowen Island and Ruth Harding addressed council on Monday, July 9, to explore the possibility of building a tiny house and a workshop as part of the pilot proj

Islands Trust is looking for input

Ten objectives have been identified by the Islands Trust as being relevant to its work for the next three years and islanders have been invited to weigh in.

Level-headed response to allergic reaction

An islander's swift and level-headed action may have saved Rob Forbes's life. Forbes, a long-time beekeeper, had developed a growing sensitivity to bee stings that led to an unexpected and full-blown allergic reaction on June 23.

Council recommends review of options

In a closed council meeting on June 25, the moorage application for Cape Roger Curtis were under discussion.