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Carried along on the wind

  • Jun 28, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:46PM

Sailor Abby Hartmann charts a course for Belgium today. Abby Hartmann maneuvers her boat through the waters of Madison Bay as if her and the boat are one. While taking a break from helping teach a class during the yacht’s sailing school, she steers her optimist dinghy as easy as someone riding a bike while a steady wind blows through the bay. Just when it appears she may tip over, Hartmann easily moves under the boom to right the boat before she takes on any water. After spending last summer playing Little League softball on the island, she’ll get to travel to Europe thanks to her proficiency in sailing.

Sports Roundup - Track meet now sponsored/Watch a game or run for fun/Sign up for soccer, football

  • Jun 28, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:46PM

After 11 years, there will be some changes to the all-comers track meet this summer. Event organizer Jim Whiting said he has established the event as a non-profit organization, entitled the Bainbridge All-Comers Track Meet Association. He also found a sponsor in Bainbridge Self-Storage, which will pay for the insurance and a janitor to come and open the bathrooms underneath the Bainbridge High School grandstand and turn the lights on.

Home field works for BILL All-Stars

  • Jul 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

Majors, 9- and 10-year-olds take down their foes in a big way Sunday After the first round of the Little League District 2 softball tournament, it appears the home field advantage of playing at Strawberry Park is working for the Major All-Stars and the 9- and 10-year-old All-Stars. The Junior All-Stars hope to benefit from the same next Sunday, losing a back and forth affair 7-5 to the Sequim All-Stars on Sunday.

OAR Northwest doing ‘super’ in race

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

The island-based boat is in the lead with 1,741 miles to go, may break record. The OAR Northwest crew, made up of Bainbridge native Greg Spooner, Brad Vickers, Jordan Hanssen and Dylan LeValley are making a superhuman effort in the Shepherd Ocean Fours Rowing Race. As of press time, their boat is holding a good lead over the other two remaining boats after 27 days at sea with 1,781 statute miles left to go. According to OAR Northwest’s website, at their current pace they’ll break the 110-year-old record of Frank Samuelsen and George Harbo – who rowed from Battery Park in New York City to the Scilly Isles near England in 55 days – by 1.7 hours on their estimated arrival in Falmouth Enlgand on August 4.

Two BILL All-Star teams take home titles

  • Jul 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

BI American All-Stars win wild match-up against BI Nationals. On a hot, sunny day, three Bainbridge All-Star pitchers did their best to lead their teams to a district title on Sunday.

New ‘heritage’ hotel promising for downtown

  • Jul 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

A new hotel is the best news that downtown Abbotsford has received in a long time.

Probe begins in Gabriola ferry spill

  • Jul 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

A Gabriola Island man says he is lucky to be alive after his pickup truck fell into Nanaimo harbour while loading onto the B.C. Ferries MV Quinsam.

Our View: Change overdue

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

Many Canadians are probably still scratching their heads over recent moves made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, not the least of which was the Jan. 4 cabinet shuffle that saw Rona Ambrose ousted from her post as federal environment minister in favour of John Baird.

Saanich will serve as dispatch for Sidney’s 9-1-1 service

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

Sidney’s 9-1-1 dispatch service will be coming from the Saanich police department as of July 1. The Town has recently signed a contract with Saanich that extends from 2007 to 2012.

Space ships to Warhol

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

All ages were invited to enter the Sidney Historical Museum’s Lego contest

Schools designated Drug Free Zones

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:47PM

Drug dealers with a tendency for hanging around elementary schools have been put on official notice.

Big donations enable better opportunities

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:48PM

It’s one thing to donate tools to a trades program at Malaspina University-College but it is quite another to donate an excavator weighing several tonnes.

Butting in on butting out

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 8:48PM

If you’re a smoker, be prepared to be bombarded this week.

Another turf war looms as opponents gird for battle

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:39PM

After a long, wet winter, spring – and with it the debate over artificial turf athletic fields – has returned.

Harbor policy to be rewritten

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:39PM

With its marinas and bustling waterfront, Eagle Harbor is the center of maritime attention on Bainbridge Island.

Road safety eroding at Rockaway

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

The view from Rockaway Beach is enough to slow many a motorist.

Getting off the fence: A grass-roots effort fuels public art

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

Reaching the finish line of a year-long school project has taught Laurel Curran and Isabel Williams that while passion may spark community action, skilled project management fuels it.

Bringing the world to our paradise

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

Terry Moyemont and Terri Stanley’s small, round kitchen table has become the epicenter of a group of local plant enthusiasts who are making it their business to start inviting the rest of the horticultural world to Bainbridge.

Free verse on demand, and other poetic pursuits

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

A freshly baked maple donut!

A rock-solid body of work for an island artist

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

Gary Groves admits that he nearly backed out of his own retrospective.

City set to cut capital projects

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

Late last year, the cuts at City Hall went deep.

WANTED: More public school students

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:40PM

Amid an otherwise gloomy enrollment forecast for the Bainbridge School District, the outlook for kindergarten classes is looking downright sunny.

An Earth Day message: Don’t sit idly by

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:41PM

Julia Fradkin and her mom, Linda Mangel, spent two mornings waiting outside Blakely Elementary School this past winter.

For now, city firm on its road end policy

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:41PM

City officials were perhaps tempted, but in the end didn’t bite.

Bag it the right way for the good of the earth

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2013 at 1:41PM

It’s an age-old routine.

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