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Enhancing computer access for library clients

The Bowen Library received $2,500 from the Bowen Island Community Foundation to enhance computer access for its clients.

Smoke alarms save lives

Late in the evening on Sunday, May 6, a fire broke out on the second floor of a Bluewater home.The firehall pager went off at 23:48 after multiple calls came in to 911 from surrounding neighbours.

Opening ceremonies, free golfing

The Bowen Island Golf Club officially opened its new clubhouse on Saturday, May 5, with over a 150 islanders coming out for an opening ceremony, with bagpipes and dignitaries, a free day of golf and a surprising announcement.

Ferry review to add cash, cut service

The B.C. government is giving BC Ferries an extra $79.5 million over the next four years, and will look for another $45 million in operational savings to bring rate increases down to the rate of inflation over that time.

How to get our money’s worth

Jack Adelaar said that he walks into the TransLink boardroom as a politician but the moment he sits down, he becomes a tax collector for TransLink.

There is still time to apply

The Bowen Island Community Foundation invites students who are graduating from Grade 12 to apply for the Maggie Cummings Memorial Scholarship and the Aaron Sluggett Memorial Scholarship until Friday, May 11.

Sharing the simple things in life

It's that time of year again. May 1 to 7 might not have a big event marked on everybody's calendars, but here at the Bowen Youth Centre, BC Youth Week is a pretty important.

Field size limits growth

The Bowen Island Football Club has a large number of kids enrolled in U11 and younger. But when the soccer enthusiasts move on to play at the U13 level, many drop out because this involves traveling off island for practices as well as games.

A bastion for the arts in Snug Cove

Wednesday morning saw a bustle of activity in the cottage behind the library. Members of the Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) rolled up their sleeves to prepare the venue for its new dual role as an arts and information centre.

Targeted enforcement planned for next month

Have you ever driven up the hill from Snug Cove, seen the "no U-turn" sign on your right, and then proceeded to make a U-turn across traffic into the ferry lineup? If you have done this, then we want to let you that we will be doing targeted enforcem