Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for Feb. 22. Feel free to give your event a plug in the comment section below. Above, riders depart the Bainbridge ferry for the 2012 Chilly Hilly ride. The wildly popular tour de Bainbridge returns Sunday. Watch for coverage at KitsapSun.com. We welcome your photos on our Facebook page. (Josh Farley photo)
Weather: A strong weather front will move into the area Friday, the National Weather Service warns. The front is expected to produce heavy snow in the mountains, with rain and gusty winds in the lowlands.
Conditions on Bainbridge should be milder, with gusts up to 30 mph and rain on Friday. Rain showers should continue through the weekend.
Sports: The Spartans sent athletes to state championships last weekend in gymnastics, swimming and wrestling.
Among the standouts at state was gymnast Sarah Rice, who medaled in the all-around for the second time in her career and took seventh on the vault. Swimmer Spencer Alpaugh placed fifth in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:56.38.