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In recognition of Dick Van Aelst

Dear Editor, As Chair of Tourism Bowen Island, I was very pleased with your writeup on the “Tourist Gazebo” in last week’s Undercurrent. Any mention of Tourism on Bowen pleases me.

Accidents happen: Is Woodfibre LNG worth the risk?

Dear Editor, The environmental tragedies of the last two weeks have made one thing clear: accidents happen.

RE: Even more concerned citizens

Dear Editor, Thank you for this opportunity to respond to concerns raised by Anton van Walraven in the Bowen Island Undercurrent last week.

The hope of Howe Sound: Part 6

At the Concerned Citizens of Bowen LNG information meeting last month, I heard anthropologist Wade Davis say that the re-industrialization of Howe Sound - which he calls the most magnificent fjord in the world - has everything to do with ideology.

Memories of war’s end, 1945

Continued from last week’s paper. At the end of last week’s story, Hans recalled one of the Russian refugees taking shelter at his parents farm who gave him a toy to celebrate Easter.

A conversation on assisted suicide

Twenty-two years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada told Sue Rodriguez, who had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) just a few years earlier, that she had no right to take her have a doctor’s assistance in taking her own life.

Doling out thanks for a fun night at the Legion

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the following people for their contribution for the success of the Halloween Bash: The Critique bistro, The Village Baker, Bowen Sushi, Artisan Eats, Bowen golf, Wren and Movement Clothes, the Bowen Isla

Questioning the development permit for garage at Union Steamship Marina

Dear Editor, Bowen Islanders should be aware that municipal council is about to consider a proposal that would irrevocably change the character of the Snug Cove entrance to the island.

Editorial - Nov 13, 2015

This week you’ll read about people who are pushing boundaries…from a freestyle skier, to a tile maker, to kids pushing their own skills to new levels in the film world.

Finding news on the drive home

Heading home after a long day at The Undercurrent office, I began noticing the type of arrow signs indicating film locations so ubiquitous around Vancouver. Smelling a story, I followed the string of film trucks heading south.
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