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Community recreation programs now online

programming as well as special events information. "The printing cost of the brochure was one of the reasons we were looking at a different option," Massey said. "Online registration is more cost effective and efficient for users.

What number to call on what occasion

Cpl. Nancy Joyce of the Bowen Island RCMP is planning to utilize the detachment's website more frequently to inform community members of relevant issues.

BIM appoints planner and manager of development and operations

In a press release, the Bowen Island Municipality announced the appointment of Keith Wahlstrom as the new manager of development and operations.

Blaze illustrates high fire risk

On Sunday, August 5, smoke coming from the south side of Bowen was seen from West Vancouver and prompted a number of reports, says Bowen Island's fire chief Brian Biddlecombe, adding that the incident illustrated the increased fire risk on the island

Bring your own bottle to some local restaurants

There are a number of benefits to being able to bring your own (B.Y.O.) wine into a restaurant with a primary food licence, according to Paul Rickett of the Bowen Island Beer and Wine Cellar.

Islands Trust invites public to participate in town hall meeting

The Islands Trust Council's next quarterly business meeting will take place on Bowen Island, September 11 to 13.

What about stockpiling, burning and composting at Sunset quarry?

The public hearing about the Twin Island Excavating rezoning application on July 31 marked the last chance for island residents to speak out about concerns with the proposed changes to the operation at the Sunset Road quarry.

Library takes on operation of med shed

In addition to books and movies, Bowen Islanders are now able to borrow walkers, crutches and other assorted medical equipment from the library.

Soylent Green stays open for business

The signs read: Bylaws kill dreams, Save the Soylent Green and Muni fix this now.

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.