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Big donations enable better opportunities

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

Schools designated Drug Free Zones

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:47PM

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

Space ships to Warhol

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:47PM

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

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

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

School's back in session. Here are the schedules

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:47PM

That's right, as of 5:45 a.m., San Juan Island School District officials were calling it a regular school day, although some classes will start one hour later than usual and buses will use snow routes.

Our View: Change overdue

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

Probe begins in Gabriola ferry spill

  • Jul 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

New ‘heritage’ hotel promising for downtown

  • Jul 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:47PM

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

Two BILL All-Star teams take home titles

  • Jul 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

OAR Northwest doing ‘super’ in race

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

Home field works for BILL All-Stars

  • Jul 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

BILL softball benefits from home-field advantage

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

Baseball, Babe Ruth play on to qualify for state tournaments. With the great honor of Bainbridge hosting the Little League District 2 softball tournament comes great responsibility – and a lot of work. Deidre Raben, the All-Star coach for the 9- and 10-year-olds, said there have been many long hours and weekends spent laboring over the Strawberry Park fields, putting up breakaway fences and handling any other problems that arise to ensure everything runs smoothly for the 10-day tournament.

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, 2008 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.

Carried along on the wind

  • Jun 28, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 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.

Spartans dominate AKC spring all-star teams

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

Thirteen Spartans make their respective All-Metro teams While the Bainbridge baseball and fastpitch teams didn’t make it to the state tournament, there was plenty of talent on both teams.

Lynch rides cross-country to ‘fix’ disease

  • Jun 21, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

He’s making a film while he rides from California to Boston on ‘The Big Fix.’ When Kevin Lynch got the call from the Histiocytosis Association of America a few months ago to ask if he was willing to ride cross country for a fundraiser and film a documentary of the trip, his answer was immediate: No way.

Rope Skippers take the leap to Orlando

  • Jun 21, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

Fifteen members of the team travel to Nationals at Walt Disney World. Step, step, step, go the feet. Snap, snap, snap, go the ropes. “One, two, three, four,” goes the count. Four members of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers – Kelsey Gonwick, Molly Harrison, Chloe Dolese and Emily Applewhite – work on their double dutch pairs freestyle routine on a muggy afternoon inside the Woodward Gym, trying to get their timing down so they can execute their routine with metronome-like precision.

BABE RUTH - BI Auto runs the table, wins trophy

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

The number one seed takes the title in dominating fashion. After a close call against Stewart Title on Monday, Bainbridge Island Auto took care of business, shutting out Coldwell Bankers 10-0 in the semifinals and defeating Sears 9-4 in the Babe Ruth championship game Thursday at Sands Field.

LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS SOFTBALL - Diamonds shine on the diamond

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

It's the second straight title for the Diamonds. In a tight game with the title hanging in the balance, one swing of the bat can break things wide open. Haley Brandt-Erichsen did the honors by driving in two runs on a base hit that gave the Diamonds the lead and eventually a 4-1 win over the Commotion in the Bainbridge Island Little League Majors softball championship Wednesday at Strawberry Hill Field. It’s the second year in a row that the Diamonds have won the title.

LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS BASEBALL - Yankees win thriller over Pirates

  • Jun 17, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:46PM

Sam Orrey drove in the winning run in the seventh. It was only fitting that the best game of the season came in the last game of the season. The Yankees declared themselves the better team, as they won a 3-2 thriller over the Pirates in the Bainbridge Island Little League Majors championship game Thursday at Lower Rotary Field in front of a overtly vocal crowd.

Yankees, Pirates battle for BILL title

  • Jun 14, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:45PM

Softball, Babe Ruth titles will be decided as well as play wraps up this week on island diamonds. After three and a half months of play, the Bainbridge Island Little League Majors are one game away from declaring their champion of the island. Two teams – the Yankees and Pirates – will play tomorrow at Lower Rotary Field at 6 p.m. for the title thanks to their victories on Monday.

Sports Roundup - It’s a coaching merry-go-round at BHS/Celeb tourney at Wing Point

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:45PM

Mark Grindrod leaves the girls program, while Anh Tran moves over from boys When Mark Grindrod retired from his job three months ago, he thought that was it. But at a retirement party for another co-worker, he was offered another job as a field engineer inspecting Trident subs that offered more pay, so he took it – but it meant his “retirement” from coaching the Bainbridge girls soccer team. “It wasn’t that hard to take the new job, but it was hard to tell the kids,” he said. The move is part of several coaching changes announced by BHS athletic director Neal White on Thursday.

Two Spartans named to All-Kitsap team

  • Jun 7, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:45PM

Four soccer players are named to the All-Metro Mountain Division team. It was a tough year for the Bainbridge boys soccer team, but four Spartans made the All-Metro Mountain Division team. Dylan-Tucker Ganges was a second team selection, while Max Aussendorf was an honorable mention. Two Spartans also made the Kitsap News Group’s All-Kitsap team, as voted on by sportswriters from the Bainbridge Review, the North Kitsap Herald, the Central Kitsap Reporter, the Bremerton Patriot and the Port Orchard Independent

Sports Roundup - Martha’s Vineyard good to island sailors/JV tennis scores at All-Comers/Two island teams win at Viking Cup

  • Jun 3, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:45PM

Team places eighth in National Team Race Championship in Massachusetts. Against 12 other schools from around the country, many of them private schools, the Bainbridge sailing team made the most of their opportunity, scoring an eighth-place finish at the National Team Race Championship at Vineyard Haven Yacht Club in Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. It’s the best finish ever by a team out of the Northwest District.

Sports Roundup - Girls are top Metro stars/Crew to film OAR on trip/Former island rowers excel

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:45PM

They’ve been at the top of their game all season. Now, Bainbridge girls sports have been rewarded with their second Metro League All-Sports title in three seasons. The award is given to the school whose teams have the most points based off how their teams placed in the Metro League.

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