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Recognizing our ever-increasing stress-inducing ‘faff’: Wynen

Recognizing our ever-increasing stress-inducing ‘faff’: Wynen

Faff: ineffectual, overcomplicated, time wasting tasks
LETTER: Halloween Queen taking 2020 off due to COVID-19

LETTER: Halloween Queen taking 2020 off due to COVID-19

Dear Editor: Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry confirmed a few weeks ago that Halloween 2020 is not cancelled due to the global pandemic (Sept.
Letter: How a lost ring made its way home

Letter: How a lost ring made its way home

Dear Editor: Last week a miracle occurred on the shores of Bowen Island – or at the very least, an example of goodness and community that is perfect for these hazy days. The story starts at the beginning of summer.
How to join (and stay in) the 1% club: wood cut and stacked before summer's end

How to join (and stay in) the 1% club: wood cut and stacked before summer's end

“Hey, you’re part of the one per cent club,” Carol says as I proudly show off my woodshed. She explains that the one per cent club is dedicated to Boweners who have their wood supply in before the start of fall.

LETTER: Why I am voting yes

Dear Editor: In my work one of the joys is when we manage to put together a deal where we can place a family in to a home that they own for the first time.

LETTER: In support of the community centre

Dear Editor: As a long-time resident of Bowen Island, I am writing this letter in support of the proposed Bowen Island Community Centre initiative.

LETTER: Proposal doesn’t resonate with current community

Dear Editor: On Sept. 12 we’re being asked to vote about raising property taxes to pay for the new community centre. It’s critical that you show up.

LETTER: This is our chance

Dear Editor: Bowen Islanders, this is your chance to bring home a community centre to our island.

LETTER: A life in the day of the community centre

July 2021 - My wife and I just moved to Bowen Island. We’re hoping to start a family in this more rural lifestyle that’s still close to the culture of the big city.

LETTER: We need somewhere to gather

Dear Editor: Since moving to Bowen 22 years ago I’ve seen the need for a community center. I’ve attended various events over the years and often felt they would be so much more enjoyable if they were in an appropriate setting.