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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

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.

Writing about writing

I believe I’ve written compelling and highly informative stories on important subjects of late on Digital Journal, the online news site I sometimes write for.
Mortality of sea stars in the Salish Sea Ecosystem

Mortality of sea stars in the Salish Sea Ecosystem

Dear Editor, The March 27, 2014 article entitled “A constellation of a keystone species” referenced a decline in abundance of the purple sea star (Pisaster ochraceus) in recent decades and mentioned that the purple sea star had not suffered as much a

Thank you and congratulations to John Hazell

Dear Editor, The Rotary Club of Bowen Island congratulated John Hazell on 10 April 2014 for outstanding service above self to the Club, to Bowen Island, and to the international community and awarded him a Paul Harris Fellow Sapphire Award.

Shhh - Nesting Herons

Dear Editor- It has been an eventful week since the heron article on the Undercurrent’s front page. Last Friday a food delivery truck dropped a ramp with a loud clang.

Uphold the OCP and the democratic process that created it

Dear Editor: As a Bowen property owner since 1975 who was involved - along with many others - with the extensive grass-roots efforts which created our original Official Community Plan, I express my heartfelt appreciation to you for giving Dr.
Ron Woodall's cartoon

Ron Woodall's cartoon

April 11, 2014

This week in Undercurrent History

20 years ago in the Undercurrent Bowen Historians held their second annual pie contest. Judges included Bob Gillingham, Bert Davies, Lynn Piper and Iris Mather.

What Happened to the plans for revitalizing the lower Cove?

Dear Editor. The revitalization of the lower Cove has long been advocated, and in 2011 James Tuer was commissioned to draw up planning schemata.