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A cloud of dust

  • Jun 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:07PM

Bainbridge boys soccer won first Metro title in school history | Year in Review

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:07PM

When Dylan Tucker-Ganges departed the Bainbridge boys’ soccer team two games into the season, the thought was there that the team wouldn’t accomplish much. Instead, they came together and made their way through the regular season with ease, earning shutout wins over teams like O’Dea, Central Kitsap and Seattle Prep twice thanks to a stellar defense and a group of offensive players that could score at any time. Though the Spartans lost the last game of the regular season, they still finished first in the Metro League Mountain Division, their first Metro division title in school history.

Gilbreath named Air Force lacrosse rookie of the year

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:07PM

After four successful years in high school lacrosse, Bryan Gilbreath is making a name for himself in college lacrosse.

Ex-coach gets back in the game

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:07PM

When Scott Orness announced his resignation as the head coach of the Bainbridge boys basketball team back in March, there were people who asked him whether he was taking another high school head coaching job somewhere else or possibly moving onto the college basketball scene.

Sports roundup

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:07PM

The Bainbridge Island Rowing Club sent fifteen crews to the U.S. Rowing Northwest Junior Regional Championships at Vancouver, Wash. on the weekend of May 16-18 and will be sending a record six athletes to the National Championships in Cincinnati Ohio, June 13-15.

A new evolution for Fox Paw

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

It’s the same shop, just cozier environs. Despite rumors to the contrary, Linda Allen didn’t close up shop and flee to her condo in Hawaii. However, last summer, after nearly 28 years of Fox Paw in Winlsow Green, she seriously considered getting out of the retail business. Perhaps it was time to do something else.

Investing in warmer weather

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

Tom Kelly can put you in a second home – in Mexico. Record-breaking or not, steady rains spark longings for a warmer clime. Increasingly, American “boomers” are heading to Mexico. They’ve found that buying a second home amid sunny beaches and scenic towns is within their reach and a good investment.

Making themselves at home at Dana’s

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

Well-known faces at ‘the Showhouse’ take over the shop from owner Dana Berg.,/i> The bunkbed in the kids’ nook at Dana’s Showhouse is always colorful and inviting, an island among the cards, rolled up rugs and pine desks and bookcases. Terri Bryant remembers about 15 years ago she heard a customer’s son, about 7, suddenly yell, “Oh, Natalie, no!”

New barbecue joint’s good to the bone

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

Gregory Epstein returns to Bainbridge with a meaty new delivery service. When he was on the Bainbridge High School wrestling team, Gregory Epstein went days without eating, to “make weight” in the class below his brother. He was also in a vocational program to learn cooking at Bainbridge Bakers, then owned by Hollis Fay. Having gone without food before a wrestling match, Epstein fainted in the kitchen one day, and an angered Fay “wouldn’t let me back until I ate.”

Make a statement with new accessories

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

New boutique Kennedy and Kate offers some fashion eclectica. With all due respect to diamonds, accessories are really a woman’s best friend. “Fashion accessories give an updated look without (you) spending a fortune,” said Sarah Wen, owner of the newly opened boutique Kennedy and Kate.

Cafe opens for 'midtown' market

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

Robert Freitag and Jason Devinney set up shop at the Meridian. For those weary of trekking uptown to the Village or downtown to Winslow for lunch, now there’s a “midtown” option. Chef Robert Freitag and co-owner Jason Devinney have opened the Metro Market Cafe on the first floor of the Meridian condominum complex on Knechtel Way, between Madison and Ericksen avenues. “We’d like this to be a gathering place to meet people or grab a quick bite,” Freitag said. “It’s designed so people who work in the area can pick up things. We’re trying to service midtown Winslow that’s undiscovered and developing.”

The height of fashion on women's arms

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

Peggy Maracich crafts custom handbags from unique cloths and trinkets. You’ve got to hand it to Peggy Maracich. She knows how to bag clients without really trying. Maracich’s handmade purses have captured the attention of island women, who buy them four and five at a time as gifts and for themselves. They spot the bags – which range from baguettes to totes – in the aisles of Town and Country and on the ferry, and are not shy about approaching strangers to ask, “Is that a Peggy purse? I have one, too.”

A bit of deja vu at Winslow Home

  • Nov 16, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:06PM

Mary Hall and Ken Schuricht open a new retail storefront. Although the brightly colored dishes and rugs are pleasing to the eye, there are also cleaning supplies, brooms and mops and a practicality to the store – not surprising, from former hardware store owners. “Philosophically, one of the things I wanted to achieve with this store was to sell things people actually use in their home,” Winslow Home Co. co-owner Mary Hall said, “and some discretionary things people would buy as gifts.

25 years of high fashion, low cost

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

Closet Transfer thrives as shoppers look for inexpensive but unique clothes. Step into this “walk-in closet” and you’ll find a close-fitting, 1940s black velvet pin hat and a beaded evening gown, but also chunky, cabled wool sweaters and a full-length Burberry raincoat. Winslow’s Closet Transfer in Winslow boasts what owner Carol Ingles describes as an “intimate relationship” with customers looking for apparel.

A refined dining experience

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

The Madoka menu melds local produce with influences from across the ocean. Entering Madoka is like a study in textures. The double-height, rippled golden wall at the door contrasts with the restaurant’s spare black interior. Overlapping spirals in shades of red and orange on cushions, and a red wall sheathing stairs to the upper dining area, are striking accents.

The latest in trunk show fashion

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

The hot trend: personalized shopping in someone’s home. Sherry Fadely’s love of fine clothing and quality service has brought her into the fashion world. As the exclusive consultant on the island for the Eccoci line, she is parlaying that love into a “trunk show” business for Bainbridge women. Based on personalized, one-on-one service in an inviting environment, trunk show shopping is among the country’s top trends.

Projector lamp lighting the way

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

A new online venture offers high-end projection systems. Stephen Schramke doesn’t want his customers to feel like they’re in the dark, except when they’re enjoying the products of Projector.com. Schramke compares the average level of knowledge among the public about projection systems to PC buyers in the early 1990s not knowing what “RAM” was. “People are trying to figure out, where is the value? In lumens? Contrast ratio?” Schramke said. “We want to help (customers) feel comfortable they are getting the best value for their money.”

Roberts Jeweler is a two-family affair

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

The business was owned by one Roberts clan, then another. It’s not every day that people walk up and hand you their watch, but for Dot Roberts and Gail Yette, it’s not strange at all. “Customers have handed us jewelry and watches in the street,” said Yette, manager of Roberts Jeweler. “They’re so confident in us, it’s kind of nice.”

Therapist eases overstimulated young minds

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

Specialized therapy helps children cope with sensory overload Everyday life is a flurry of sights and sounds and sometimes adults have trouble taking it all in. Think, then, of the effect it has on children. Pediatric occupational therapist Catherine Whiting has devoted 23 years to helping children – including infants – make sense of their surroundings and function better physically, emotionally, academically and socially.

A $13.95 oil change, and a smile

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

Steve Recchi wants to keep cars and their owners happy. Quality Auto Service opened in 2005, but owner Steve Recchi wants the service to feel like 1955. “Customer service is really what I’m all about,” Recchi said. “(A former boss) taught me customer service. He taught me the true value of customer service – honesty, integrity...if you make a mistake, how you recover from it really matters.”

Acupuncture patients get the point

  • Jul 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05PM

Treatments ease pain, restore health, vitality. When Halin Zindell looks at a painful shoulder, it’s never the same cure twice. “In Chinese texts, there is a lot about an acupuncturist being an artist, seeing patterns and bringing them into balance,” said Zindell, a licensed acupuncturist on Ericksen Avenue, is one of several island practitioners of the ancient Chinese method of care developed 3,000 to 5,000 years ago.

Ice creamery is a dreamery

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:04PM

An Argentinian couple turn out fine flavors at a Day Road production facility. Few experiences bring a rush of happiness like a taste of ice cream. Creamy or tart, cone or bowl, it is, as Voltaire wrote, “exquisite.” Ice cream also transcends cultures, something Argentinian transplants Ana Orselli and her husband, Gerardo Perez-Pisarra, hope will make their fledgling venture, Mora Iced Creamery, a sweet success.

Business Briefings -- Key Bank branch opens/Health centers tap Morss/Two VPs join team at AMB

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:04PM

Instead of a gallon of milk, Key Bank customers now can get fries with their banking trip. This past Monday, the Bainbridge Island branch office of Key Bank moved down the street from its in-store location at Safeway to a new full-service facility behind McDonald’s on High School Road. “We hope the convenience of parking and the drive-thru window will offset not being in-store,” said islander Jim Orrey, branch manager. When the doors opened Monday morning, the final touches were still being completed on the ATM machine out front and the drive-thru window in back.

Sisters build a nest of their own

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:04PM

Sarah Sheldon, Jennifer Carrillo offer furnishings at Winslow Green. Beach glass-colored walls of pale blue and celery green evoke a “Great Gatsby”-esque atmosphere, with low bowls of peonies and roses. Petals run across a sculpted rug set before a cupboard where sunlight from the windows illuminates rows of French-milled soaps molded into palm-size rabbits, pigs and blue robins’ eggs.

It all works out at Athletic Club

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 7:04PM

It’s a “club,” not a “gym.” That is, to Ted and Kellan Eisenhardt, the essential difference between their newly expanded athletic facility at Meadowmeer and other local outfits with weights and stationary bikes. Members of the Bainbridge Athletic Club may come for the workout, but it’s hoped that they’ll stay for the atmosphere.

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