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Living Room Live presents Jonathan Stuchbery in Deep Bay

Islanders were in for a musical treat last week as guitarist Jonathan Stuchbery visited Catherine Barnum’s home as part of the Living Room Live series. Barnum is hosting ...

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Bowen's Polar Bear Swim 2020

Hundreds of islanders donned their finest swimming gear and plunged into the new year (or rather the chilly waters of Bowen Bay) Wednesday afternoon. Despite heavy rains in ...

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Kids take over the Knick Knack Nook for an afternoon

The Knick Knack Nook's annual kids shopping afternoon Sunday saw youth take over Bowen's re-use-it store. No adults (other than nook volunteers) were allowed inside as kids ...

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Holiday spirit shines at Light Up Bowen

It was a holly jolly evening on Bowen Island Saturday. Hundreds of islanders and visitors paraded through an illuminated village, starting up at Village Square, winding ...


Remembrance Day on Bowen Island 2019

A sea of Bowen Islanders turned out for the Remembrance Day ceremony in front of the cenotaph on Trunk Road. Lorraine Ashdown led the Legion-organized ceremony.

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Planting project transforms Cates Hill Neighbourhood Park

A big thank you to all the hard-working volunteers who showed up to plant despite the rain on Oct. 19 at Cates Hill Neighbourhood Park. In just two hours, we planted 20 large...


Bowen Island - Nexwlélexwem Marine Atlas open house draws a crowd

Saturday’s Open House, hosted by the Bowen Island Conservancy, presented Islanders with the Bowen Island - Nexwlélexwem Marine Atlas fiirst draft and asked for comments and ...


BICR Monster Mash Dance: Bowen kids know how to dress for Halloween

Bowen children overtook the BICS gym on Thursday, Oct 24 in various creative and curious costumes for the BICR Monster Mash grades 5, 6, 7 dance. They danced, they laughed, ...


Davies Orchard invaded by the sweet fruit of Malus domestica: Applefest 2019

It was a sunny Saturday when hundreds of islanders and visitors crowded into Davies Orchard for Applefest 2019. Malus domestica (apple tree) was the star of the show as ...


Bowen's Climate Strike draws a crowd

Bowen held its own Climate Strike event Friday morning. Several businesses were closed in solidarity with strikers. These included: the Snug Café and Artisan Eats, the Bowen...


Bowfest 2019

Farmers, pigs, sheep, horses and all sorts of corn-y costumes took over Trunk Road Saturday morning during the farm-themed Bowfest parade. Then it was a day of festival fun ...

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Pulling Together visits Bowen 2019

The Pulling Together program visited Bowen last weekend. Alroy (Bucky) Baker of the Squamish Nation led a Welcoming Ceremony to welcome the canoes to Squamish territory and a...


Bowen's men's fastpitch championship 2019

The 2019 men's fastpitch championship Aug. 9-11 saw semi finals between the Diggers and the Brewers and then the Cruisers and the Shakers. The weekend culminated in a rematch...

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Bowen Island's 2019 citizen of the year nominees

Every year we honour a small group of people who make life better for all of us on Bowen Island and ultimately, we choose one whom we call “Citizen of The Year.” This is by ...


Boweners nestle into blankets and lawn chairs to watch a Movie Under the Stars

First Credit Union's biennial Movie Under the Stars Wednesday evening saw hundreds of Boweners get out their blankets, sleeping bags, lawn chairs and comfiest clothes to ...


Highlights of SwimBowen 2019

The second annual SwimBowen event took to the water at Tunstall Bay Saturday. The event drew 75 swimmers and raised more than $26,000 for islanders undergoing active cancer ...

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Cocoa West goes to the tip top of the Himalayas

Michelle Nelson and Chris Mull were trekking in the Himalayas back in March when they broke out the ultimate 18,000 ft. treat: Cocoa West truffles! In these photos the couple...

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Strawberry Tea 2019 goes to the cephalopods

In honour of cephalopod week, which started June 14, the United Church's annual Strawberry Tea honoured some special visitors. Vikki Michele Freckelton started hand-making ...

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Dressing a puppet curator: the Shadow, Strings and Other Things opening

The puppet standing at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) podium May 16 wore lace doilies painted with dollar-store sparkles. A crinoline cage hung from her golden canvas ...

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Youth build boxes at BCC's Hot Dogs and Hammers (thanks to IRLY)

It has been five years now that Bowen Building Centre has offered families with young children delightful Saturday mornings with “Hotdogs and Hammers.” Three to eight year ...

February 13, 2020

Ron Woodall's editorial cartoons

Check back every Thursday for Ron's latest take on Bowen life.

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Farewell fair chums

Last weekend at the lagoon, the Bowen Island Fish and Wildlife Club (with Department of Fisheries and Oceans support) released approximately 20,000 chum salmon fry into the ...