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Meet the zombies inhabiting Ron Woodall's front yard _2

Meet the zombies inhabiting Ron Woodall's front yard

Strange figures with outstretched arms inhabit the Woodalls’ yard in Deep Bay. While they’re not the living dead, they are the stuff of horror movies. “Czechoslovakia had...

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Elaine Loree's retirement tree

If you've passed through Village Square in the past couple of days you may have seen a tree adorned with dozens of hearts. The tree decorations (organized by Kate Moss of ...

In pictures: an epic battle between a pod of orcas and a sea lion just off Bowen Island_1

In pictures: an epic battle between a pod of orcas and a sea lion just off Bowen ...

Residents on the south shore of Bowen Island and a few nearby fishing boats were treated to a rare show Tuesday evening. Haig Farris sent in these photos of a two-hour ...

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Hamlet cast takes a bow

Bard on the Rock’s Hamlet closed to great acclaim Saturday evening (read Peter Frinton’s review on p. 4 of this week's Undercurrent). Director Graham Ritchie sent in these ...

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Art comes alive at Hearth mini gala

The mystery was in the art Saturday night and all was revealed, as guests to the mini gala fundraiser at the Gallery @ Cove Commons decided on “who they would take home that ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...