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Memorial Stadium to get turf in '08

  • Dec 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The timeline for renovating the Bainbridge High School stadium has left the district with a choice of two unpopular options. If construction begins in the spring, the new field would be ready for the fall sports season, but the senior class of 2008 wouldn’t have the traditional stadium graduation. If the project breaks ground after graduation, construction will erase some, if not all, of the Spartans' home football schedule next fall.

‘This ferry brought to you by JanSport’

  • Dec 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

It’s nearly impossible to miss the new advertising on a ferry from Bainbridge to Seattle. Walk-on passengers push through double-doors coated in a single ad for JanSport. Two wall-size ads in the corridors play up the California company’s Seattle roots. On the car deck a billboard-size panorama features the JanSport logo and the slogan, “Where to?”The JanSport ads are just the first wave in what Washington State Ferries hopes will be a bountiful revenue stream from dealing ad space in all ships and terminals.

Minor miracle may bring accord on ‘08 budget

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

Adoption is slated for today, after the council votes to cut councilmanic debt.

Appleton ferry bills address commuter complaints

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

Legislation would end the expiration period on passes, nix one-car-per-pass rule.

2007: It began with a wild hoops ride

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

The Year in Review, Part 1.

Rocking for sweet chair-ity

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

Raffle of a custom-painted chair will benefit flood victims.

Library to lose Harrison/Jeff Corwin tickets on sale

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

Round-up – Island news briefs.

Sun shines on renewable power

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:58PM

SunWind Concepts is bringing alternative energy home.

Displaced family gets extreme home makeover

  • Dec 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

Volunteers help rescue a family from extremely unsanitary conditions, eviction.

Growing pains felt in second quarter

  • Dec 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

The year in Review, part 2.

Mind your rights, Gitmo lawyer says

  • Dec 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

Are Americans’ liberties imperiled by laws intended to curb terrorism?

Budget passage earns applause

  • Dec 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

Consideration of the six-year capital plan was put off until ‘08.

Road woes drag on into winter

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

A south-end project is fouled by weather; all roadwork may go wanting in 2008.

Saving the world, one news report at a time

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

New to Bainbridge, the Environment News Service has a 17-year track record.

Youth group’s holiday trip: Ethiopia

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

An entourage from Young Life will do service projects in impoverished areas.

Things heat up on shoreline, downtown

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

The Year in Review, Part 3.

From the bean to the cup, a work of art

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

Bainbridge’s newest roastery perks up the espresso scene.

Storm before the calm

  • Dec 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

The Year In Review, Part 4.

Famous in Hollywood, unknown on island

  • Dec 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

Emmy-winning screenwriter James Costigan dies in quiet reclusion.

Mochi event to benefit Okano

  • Dec 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

A fixture at past cultural festivals, he now recovers from a motorcycle accident.

Read it, before someone wants to burn it

  • Dec 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:57PM

‘Farenheit 451’ keys a month of literacy and media awareness events.

Refined dining

  • Jan 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:56PM

The historic Olson mansion is reborn as Edna’s Beach Cafe.

Van Dyk plans a new front in turf wars

  • Jan 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:56PM

The anti-stadium activist vows to fight artificial grass at the BHS field.

A new chapter at the library

  • Jan 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:56PM

Rebecca Judd succeeds Cindy Harrison as head of the island branch.

High winds and tidal surge expected Saturday

  • Jan 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 1:56PM

Islanders should prepare for high winds, waves and tidal surge beginning Friday evening and peaking early Saturday morning, according to a release from the city's Shoreline Stewardship Program.

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