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Wiggs, Maas engaged

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jay and Susan Wiggs of Bainbridge Island are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth, to Dave Maas, son of Dan Maas and Dr. Susan Ackland-Maas of Vancouver, B.C.


  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Women’s Shelter Jewelry Project: Do you have jewelry that’s sitting in the dark? Donate it to the Women’s Shelter Jewelry Project. Any and all jewelry can be contributed; it is then sorted, cleaned and repaired and passed on to the YWCA Alive Women’s Shelter in Bremerton for distribution to area shelters. To donate, look for the blue donation boxes at Bainbridge stores. Sponsored by the Park and Recreation district and Seattle Metals Guild. Contact: Jane Martin, 842-4569 or

Gymnasts win 100th consecutive meet

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

The BHS Gymnastics Express roared past the century mark in winning consecutive regular-season meets on Tuesday evening and got a leg up on the next 100 victories.

Sports Roundup

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

Overall: Laura Springer 21:46, Cathy Fawley 21:54, Emily Barreca 23:00; 14 & under: Grace Kenyon 24:40, Sydney Severson 28:07, Justice Wolf 28:08; 15-18: Emily Barreca 23:00, Annie Taylor 23:56, Annique Rice 24:40; 19-29: Laura Springer 21:46, Lotte Vrijmoef-Steuten 23:28, Sara Robinson 25:39; 30-39: Jennifer Campbell 23:12, Nichole Sanislo 25:05, Caroline Roberts 25:18; 40-49: Cathy Fawley 21:54, Susan Entress 25:58, Brenda Prickett 26:16; 50-59: Kim Miller 28:00, Janine Ivenalli 28:25, Vivian Shiach 31:56; 60-69: Unknown 28:22, Judy May 35:43, Marylou Murphy 43:37.

Restraining orders granted in goat-fueled dispute

  • Dec 20, 2008 at 12:00AM

What first seemed like a tale of a girl and the plight of her goats has ended up in court as an ongoing dispute between embattled neighbors.

Snow causes road closures and multiple collisions across Bainbridge | UPDATED, 9 a.m.

  • Dec 18, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Dec 19, 2008 at 9:21AM

Bainbridge schools closed today — previous delays ruled suspicious

  • Dec 18, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Dec 19, 2008 at 8:51AM

Citing weather conditions, the Bainbridge Island School District has canceled all classes and morning/afternoon programs for Thursday, Dec. 18. Closures are only expected to last the day and weather forecasters are predicting snowy conditions will taper off by Friday. In a separate incident, police are still treating a Tuesday school delay as criminal matter.

Bainbridge: It’s cold out there

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Dec 17, 2008 at 12:59PM

The cold snap shows no signs of breaking soon with freezing temperatures and snow in the forecast through Friday.

Bainbridge Island snapshots photo by Marilynn Gottlieb

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 12:03PM

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Kathleen Thorne | Island Treasure winner helps make others shine

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 11:49AM

Kathleen Thorne isn’t certain that her accomplishments in culture and the humanities actually qualify her for Island Treasure-hood.

Alan Simcoe | Village Music owner is a 2009 Island Treasure

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 11:49AM

Sometimes when Alan Simcoe stands at his workshop inside Village Music, he’ll become aware of passers-by who have paused.

KATY WARNER Help lift their financial burden

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 10:20AM

I had an introduction written, but I’m scrapping it for a word on my early morning activities. I woke at 3 a.m., for no apparent reason, and went out to check the temperature. Well, at 25 degrees , a panic came over me that I’d not done enough to winterize the cabin on our property and I knew that I’d never get back to sleep if I didn’t deal with the problem.

Bainbridge swimmers capture rare win over O’Dea

  • Dec 16, 2008 at 3:04PM

Sometimes a key element in a swim meet happens after the leader has hit the touchpad. That was the case last Friday when the Spartans hosted O’Dea.

Sports Roundup

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 4:00PM

The BHS wrestling team lost to Lakeside 48-36 last Thursday, with 11 of the matches being decided by forfeit. Lakeside had six, Bainbridge four and there was one double forfeit.

State closes Bainbridge group home

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 4:00PM

The state Department of Social and Health Services has revoked the license of Island Bay Family Home – an adult group home located in Lynwood Center – after inspectors recorded numerous violations by management and staff.

News Briefs | Around the Island, Dec. 17

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 4:00PM

Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council is seeking out submissions for the 2009 Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival.

Bainbridge Police Blotter | FYI, Dec. 17

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 4:00PM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:

Don’t sweat a little wear and tear

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

One of the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center’s busiest groups is its Well-Being Committee, and one of that group’s most popular programs is the Aging Well monthly lecture series it presents the third Wednesday of each month.

Applications add a little spice to vexing Facebook

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

It should come as no surprise that I, like many fellow high school students, enjoy spending time on Facebook. “Spending,” however, might be an inaccurate verb here; it could be “losing,” or even “throwing away.”

Sonar is a huge threat to beloved blue whales

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Is it possible to feel nostalgic for a place you’ve never been to? And is it possible to feel empathy for members of a different species?

IN OUR OPINION Fund continues to touch lives

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Obviously, there is no guarantee that hard times will spare us just because we’re doing good deeds for others. It would seem fair, but we all know the well-worn adage about life and fairness and all that. Joan and Sarah Wilt certainly expected nothing more than the inner warmth that often accompanies helping others when they became involved six years ago with the island’s Christmas Fund.

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