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This week in Undercurrent history

This week in Undercurrent history

25 years ago in the Undercurrent A 21 year old, 3 bedroom, 1,000 sq. ft. home for sale in Bluewater was listed at $145,000 The cartoon featured a drawing of a broken golf club with the caption ‘Crippen Golf Course – R.I.P.
Outside 45 says “Thank You,” to Mother Earth

Outside 45 says “Thank You,” to Mother Earth

How to say thank you to something that can’t say you’re welcome (the earth) . Wow what an interesting and hard subject but in some ways the earth does say thank you.
A Sure Sign of Spring

A Sure Sign of Spring

Dear Editor, Forget the blossoms, the recent wind-up of the Bowen Island Golf Club’s Saturday Old Crocs winter competition is evidence enough the real golf season is upon us as is the commencement of the Saturday Morning Skins Game (SMSG).
Lending a hand to Bowen paramedics

Lending a hand to Bowen paramedics

Dear Editor On February 15th I had to go to hospital by ambulance because of a leg injury. I was fortunate to have the capable assistance of two Bowen ambulance attendants.
Too bad about the headline

Too bad about the headline

Dear Editor, Thank you for your coverage of the rezoning of Lot 2 and associated OCP changes, which will allow for a future community campus, townhomes, and apartments in the heart of Snug Cove.
The Official Community Plan and herons

The Official Community Plan and herons

Dear Editor, Last week Sue Ellen Fast wrote, "Meanwhile municipal council is amending Bowen's official community plan to re-designate the nest site in Crippen Park from park use to commercial." While Ms.
Earth Day #34

Earth Day #34

If you search for images of the first Earth Day, in 1970, you will find photos of enormous crowds equaling almost ten percent of the US population, gathered to express their support for the planet and their belief in protecting it.
Ron Woodall's cartoon

Ron Woodall's cartoon

April 18, 2014
A thaw in relations

A thaw in relations

Spring is here. The daffodils are out in full bloom and, our island’s ice-block of civility has officially melted. That’s right, it’s been a quiet winter here on our Happy Isle.
This week in Undercurrent history

This week in Undercurrent history

25 years ago in the Undercurrent In the “As it Was” section Jan Le Roy was quoted from a piece she had written in Undercurrent Volume V, Number 8, April 13, 1979.