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Step on that green Tacoma grass

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Wintergrass grows with help from island players, volunteers.

Spartan girls hold off Newport, advance in district tournament...

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Anna Wood comes up huge with career highs in points and rebounds. SEATTLE - The Newport Knights wanted to keep Brittany Gray from dominating the game and they did so, but they didn't keep Anna Wood down. The junior post scored 23 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the Spartans overcame a tough Newport team 52-48 to advance in the 3A Sea-King District tournament Wednesday at Ingraham High School.

...while Spartan boys can't buy a bucket; costing them a win against Skyline.

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Bainbridge goes cold at worst possible time. SEATTLE - The Bainbridge boys basketball team kept it close, but a poor shooting quarter and a hot hand by several players earned them a 69-50 loss against the Skyline Spartans in a 3A Sea-King District 2 game.

You must marimba this

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:49PM

Ushamwari Ensemble raises funds for an Ometepe journey. Consider the marimba. Its name is familiar, as is its wood-slatted frame; you know its sound when you hear it. But unlike a trumpet or a piano, it’s oddly difficult to conceptualize the marimba as a whole. “When people ask what you play and you say ‘marimba,’ they’re like, ‘What’s that?’” said Stefani Paul.

Administrator hopefuls strut their best stuff

  • Feb 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Some boast of financial expertise, one defeated a Wal-Mart incursion.

Shoreline regs may be tightened

  • Feb 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

But waterfront owners wonder how much say they’ll have in the process.

That sinking feeling going away

  • Feb 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

aThe houseboat WICCA will be barged away and scrapped.

New charge in teacher’s slaying

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Son of slain Ordway counselor to face first-degree murder charge.

Princess Sarah graces island/Chilly Hilly is tomorrow

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Roundup – Island news briefs.

Kitsap crime ring hit island homes

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Former Sun carrier knew customers were away, sheriff says.

Meeting will lead to more meetings

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

IGWG leaders coordinate the island’s many public agencies.

Neighbors fear slide danger

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

The city takes action against a contractor for not having permits.

New tax could promote tourism

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Bainbridge drops game to Prep; forced into do-or-die game Thursday

  • Feb 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Spartans can't overcome bad first quarter. BELLEVUE - The Bainbridge girls basketball team came out flat and it cost them. Seattle Prep players connected on ten three-pointers in the game as they defeated the Spartans 63-46 at Bellevue Community College in a 3A Sea-King District 2 winner-to-state game.

Spartans do the job; qualify for state

  • Feb 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

Bainbridge uses big first half to earn first trip since 2004. BELLEVUE - At last, the Bainbridge girls basketball team have seen their dream come along. The Spartans put together a near picture perfect first half, then withstood a furious rally to defeat Nathan Hale 60-42 in a 3A Sea-King District 2 loser-out game to earn a spot in the 3A state tournament next week. It's their first trip since 2004.

New principals announced for Wilkes, Sakai

  • Mar 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

Bainbridge Island School District has announced new principals for Wilkes Elementary School and Sakai Intermediate School. Retiring Wilkes principal Liane Adamske will be replaced by Sheryl Belt, who is currently the principal of Cascade Ridge Elementary School in the Issaquah School District. Sakai will see the return of a familiar face as outgoing principal Jo Vander Stoep is succeeded by Jim Corsetti, who taught at Sakai from 1999 to 2003 and served as its assistant principal for the 2003-2004 school year.

BHS wing running months off schedule

  • Feb 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:48PM

The new building won’t be ready for students until well into fall classes. Students and staff at Bainbridge High School will have to make due with close quarters well into the fall, as the opening of a new wing has been postponed from August until November.

Council ups funds for BITV, resolving dispute

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

The local access station will get $230K in 2008, up from the current $147K.

Sign up for the fire brigade

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

A $650K federal grant may boost the efforts to recruit fresh volunteers.

Bainbridge draws tall order for 3A state tournament

  • Mar 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

Spartans get defending champs in 'Egg McMuffin' game. It's one thing to play the 9 a.m. game at state. It's another to draw the top-ranked team in the state. The Bainbridge girls basketball team has the unenviable task of playing the first game of the tournament, dubbed the 'Egg McMuffin' game against the defending champs in Auburn Riverside.

Anstine named Review editor

  • Mar 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

Former islander returns to lead Bainbridge’s community paper. Former islander Dennis Anstine takes the editorial reins of the Bainbridge Island Review newspaper this week, succeeding longtime editor Douglas Crist. Anstine is a 40-year veteran of both daily and weekly West Coast newspapers, and lived on Bainbridge from 1987 until 1993.

Driver airlifted after 305 rollover

  • Mar 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

A Bainbridge woman was airlifted to Harborview Hospital late Wednesday night after her vehicle rolled on Highway 305, according to a Bainbridge Police release. Her injuries were not considered life threatening.

Recycling made easier

  • Mar 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

Tired of sorting your junk? The age of the ‘single stream’ is here.

This guard sabers its moment

  • Mar 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:46PM

BHS Winter Guard prepares for its first meet on home turf.

‘Something big, spectacular’ at Pritchard Park

  • Mar 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:47PM

Visitors could see changes on the ground beginning later this year.

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