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Business is brisk for Bainbridge barbers

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

What does it take to be a barber on Bainbridge Island? Besides the hand dexterity required to avoid drawing blood and managing a head of hair so that it’s presentable, he or she had better be long on perseverance, enjoy the company of gray-haired men and be a master listener and/or story-teller. And it might help if the barber likes to exercise to overcome the physical stress of standing several hours a day.

It’s a clean sweep for singles

  • Aug 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

Q. Special birthdays such as the first, 21st (adulthood), and 100th (centenarian) are common, but around the world, what are some uncommon special ones?

No boring bedrooms fro the teens

  • Aug 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

Designing a bedroom for a teenager is not an easy task.

New baby a heavy financial burden

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

After months of anticipation, the new addition to our family has arrived.

Mapping the Wilderness

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

David Thompson’s story is one of the greatest tales of Canadian adventure. From 1790 to 1812, he mapped most of the country west of Hudson Bay and Lake Superior, across the Rocky Mountains to the source of the Columbia River, and the length of the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean.

Celebrate African heritage in Nanaimo

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

It’s about celebrating culture and history in Nanaimo’s African community.

Serious issues underscore unusual musical comedy

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

Don’t let the name fool you – Urinetown, the musical opening Thursday (Jan. 25) in Nanaimo, has not a pee joke in sight.

news notes

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:43PM

A Peninsula Village merchant is warning colleagues to keep closer eye on their wares after $300 worth of clothing was pilfered last week by a pair of shoplifters.

Weather, or not...

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Drivers faced another slick commute Tuesday, after another snowstorm hit the Peninsula.

Fen skate plan benched

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Businessman claims he’s not out to make money, he’s just giving back

Our geography should not be taken for granted

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

While I was a student at Thompson Rivers University, a geography teacher started his class with the statement “Canada is geography.” A simple statement, but very true. So much of our history has depended on our landscape. The first settlers arrived for timber and furs offered by the land. The vast distances of the country made settlement a challenge, and it still is in some areas. The history of the railway, which connects our landscapes, is one of the most well-known histories among Canadians.

Congratulations Pete the Heat

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

It was with delight, but no surprise that a friend emailed me a copy of the story detailing the commendation of bravery recently awarded to your Cst. Pete Berndsen. Pete served for many years in Vernon where he acquired the nickname “Pete the Heat”, and his antics are still the stuff of legend. All good stuff though, as the guy doesn’t have a bad bone in his body, just a bunch of very funny ones.??

club pub makes sibling rivalry bearable

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Editor:

Town Hall meeting tonight

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Cariboo Regional District Area H residents are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting at the Forest Grove Community Hall on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Director Art Dumaresq will be on hand to outline the proposed 2007 five-year financial plan that has been endorsed by the CRD.

Wounded cougar attacks dog

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

John and Meridee Faessler of Bridge Lake had a harrowing welcome home when they returned from visiting friends late in the evening of Jan. 5.

Conceptual plan for park presented

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

An aquatic center, a gym and covered tennis courts are among the features in a conceptual plan for expansion of the Community Park and Sports Complex. Residents will get a peek at the preliminary plans next week, when the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District presents its latest look at its signature facility to members of the public.

Beach Watcher classes stir the adventure of island living

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Life on an island is an adventure — or it should be — believes Kristen Cooley of Oak Harbor. “If you want to be surrounded by interesting people, learning something new, making discoveries and sharing them with others, we have a suggestion — WSU Beach Watchers,” Cooley said.

Wrestlers place at West Seattle meet

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

The South Whidbey wrestling team is willing to do just about anything to improve their skills, even if it means boarding the school bus at 4:30 a.m. Saturday to make the weigh-in time at the West Seattle Invitational.

If I can do it, you can too!

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

By Marilyn Berry

An All-Star peewee squad in ‘69

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Thirty-eight years ago Montreal beat out St. Louis for the Stanley Cup, the Ottawa Roughriders downed the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the Grey Cup, and the New York Mets were World Series champions.

Warriors ready for Molson Cup

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

The Rossland Warriors will host the second annual Molson Cup from Jan. 19 to 21, bringing in teams from Trail, Jackson Hole, and Powell River.

Tapping into roots

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Roots have special meaning for Jacques Barbeau. Each one tells a story about life, he says.

Homeowner grant upped

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Rising property assessments have prompted the B.C. government to increase the threshold for receiving the homeowner grant.

Island-opoly madness

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

There been a fair bit of Monopoly played at our house since Christmas, what with the post-apocalyptic weather and all.

Comedy show now a benefit concert

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

The 30 Cent Players have decided to turn their second anniversary show into a benefit for Okoa Community Poverty Alleviation, an non-governmental organization that helps orphaned children and street youths in Tanzania.

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