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A water treatment plant, and other costs

A water treatment plant, and other costs

Dear Editor: Recent letters from Bowen Island Municipality and the Cove Bay Water System Public Advisory Committee to the 630 existing users (30 more to come with Belterra Co-Housing) have indicated that our present base cost of $600 per hookup for u
Islanders co-operating

Islanders co-operating

Dear Editor, Thank you for your article on the fabulous business women of Artisan Square. They are a fantastic model of cooperation and success.
Heron protection

Heron protection

Dear Editor: In support of Sue Ellen Fast and others of the Bowen Heron Watch, I want to add my voice to those in favor of some accommodation during the few short months of heron’s nesting season.
Fraud protection tips

Fraud protection tips

This is a letter that was written to the community of Bowen Island from a person who fraudulently represented themselves as collecting money for a charity.
This week in Undercurrent history

This week in Undercurrent history

25 years ago in the Undercurrent A new fire truck was scheduled to arrive on Saturday, May 20. The truck was to be escorted by a pipe band and it was hoped that many cheering people would welcome the truck off the ferry in the Cove.
Reprise: Early ferry

Reprise: Early ferry

Today, it is May 13. I rode the 5:30 a.m. ferry. It’s an ungodly hour to be on a ferry, or anywhere but in a bed. The first time on the 5:30 a.m., in July of 2006, I chronicled my trip.
Mayor’s Message

Mayor’s Message

Dear Bowen Islanders, From the time we took office in 2011, this Council has been unwavering in its efforts to foster an environment that would welcome and sustain independent small businesses, research facilities, and other entrepreneurial enterpris
A big “thank you” from Bowen Island Montessori School

A big “thank you” from Bowen Island Montessori School

Dear Editor, We want to thank everyone who came out in support of the Bowen Island Montessori Spring Kid and Kaboodle Sale Saturday April 26. There was lots of great clothing, gear and baked goodies.
A postcard from Kenya

A postcard from Kenya

Dear Bowen Island friends and Neighbours, including Outside 45 and BICS students: We hope you are all well and that summer has cometo Bowen Island.
The Library lawn

The Library lawn

If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times: the library lawn is a mess, and it’s all the fault of the herons.