Daily Archives: November 10, 2008

Police blotter: Moth attack

A motorist was accosted by a moth this week as she drove along an island roadway. The motorist’s efforts at self-defense caused her to veer into an oncoming car, which was sent spinning around the center of the road. The moth is still at large and may strike again. Motorists are advised to keep their windows rolled up and to refrain from wearing wool.

Also this week: post-election night reprisals leave a wake of shredded bumper stickers and damaged auto bodies on Wood Avenue.

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Islander named to Seattle Magazine’s “most influential” list

Sustainable Bainbridge co-founder Neva Welton has been named by Seattle Magazine as one of the “25 Most Influential People of the Year.”

The story appears in the November issue under the heading of “Sustainability: Pied Pipers on the Green.”

Welton and Vic Oppenheimer, co-founders of Sustainable Communities All Over Puget Sound (SCALLOPS), are lauded for their success in orchestrating a network of grassroots community-based groups, like Sustainable Bainbridge, that help Puget Sound towns and neighborhoods develop sustainable practices.

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