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Bowen women dominate in finals

With the Canadian women winning bronze in 2012 London Olympics, women's soccer has never been more visible .This past weekend, the Bowen Island Football Club hosted its first ladies' two-day tournament on Bowen Island.

Shakers finally get their championship

The Bowen Island Fastpitch League hit another one out of Snug Cove field last weekend with a year-ending tournament that featured outstanding ball, a food and beverage tent and crowds of up to 300.

Rotary Run for Rwanda kicks off Bowfest day

Oh no, is the end of summer really in sight? Bowfest is one of the signs that the summer vacation is nearly over, and everywhere on Bowen preparations are in progress for this day of music and fun. But wait.

Kayaking with Karla

The sea looks calm in Snug Cove but a little later, and on the other side of the island, it is a different story.

Golf club updates

Saturday, June 23 - 4th Annual Community Challenge On a day in which we saw almost every weather condition, 53 golfers from all over Bowen Island came out to participate in this annual event which determines which community on Bowen Island produces t

Bowen ball player joins Great Warriors of Maui

Bowen Island kids don't often continue playing baseball but there is one islander who kept it up, and got so good that he's made the pros. Matt Walker started where other young Bowen players start, at Cypress Park.

Try out stand up paddling

Summer is in full swing at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking with tours, camps and a brand new fleet of stand up paddleboards and classes.

Light green trumps orange

Finally, after many seasons of red and black dominating the coed league, a new colour has come forth and claimed the coed wooden trophy.

Bowen at its best at the summer sailing programs

When we moved to this little isle in the Salish Sea, we envisioned that our kids would have hours (or days or weeks) of playing on the beach and splashing in the ocean. It's one of the best parts of Bowen, after all.

Bowen youth at WVSS score high in athletic achievement

There's a historical tradition of having great athletes on Bowen and this school year at West Vancouver Secondary School, island students added to it with strong, in some cases award-winning, performances.