The big screen picture: The 20th, possibly final, Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival’s lineup is a bygone blowout

The imminent 20th annual Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival promises a dynamic and diverse lineup of silver screen fare, and also,… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Social media mayhem

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 22 4:32 p.m. An island resident found some apparently… Continue reading

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New program for this week’s SWERV meeting

There has been a switch in this week’s program for the Tuesday meeting of Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views. Dr.… Continue reading

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New shelter awarded grant

The Kitsap Humane Society has been awarded a $100,000 check from the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island to support the… Continue reading

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Joe Raymond named general manager of Pleasant Beach Village

Joe Raymond was recently named general manager of Pleasant Beach Village. But he’s not a stranger in a strange land.… Continue reading

Woodward Middle School honors student achievers

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for September. The outstanding students are Edgar Mendoza, Tiarnan Babcock… Continue reading

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A (quiet) blast from the past: Silent Film Festival tribute comes to BIMA auditorium

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, in collaboration with the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, will present the debut Frank… Continue reading

Mid-term Electoral Progress and Setbacks – Women, Native Americans, Muslims | J.P. Linstroth

It is clear after these past mid-terms we need the United Nations to monitor our national elections to make certain Continue reading...

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Armistice Day First | John LaForge

It gets harder to commemorate World War I, because of time and the public’s embrace of, or indifference to, a Continue reading...

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Today’s cartoon for Monday, Nov. 12

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle. Continue reading...

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Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Nov. 11

Today’s cartoon is by Gatis Sluka, Latvijas Avize, Latvia. Continue reading...

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Onward to 2020 | Peter Funt

If you thought the midterms were bad — marked by Trump’s frequent falsehoods, cockamamie claims and rampant racism — you… Continue reading

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Bainbridge voters reject levy for bike improvements

Bainbridge Island voters have rejected a $15 million, seven-year levy to pay for roadside improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. According… Continue reading



Annual comedy competition returns to Bainbridge Performing Arts

The semi-final round of the 39th annual Seattle International Comedy Competition will again be held at Bainbridge Performing Arts at… Continue reading


Seabold hosts festive Holiday Bazaar

Seabold United Methodist Church will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, featuring… Continue reading



BHS boys 8th at State in XC, Belkin sprints to historic repeat second

For the second straight year Bainbridge High School senior Sebastian Belkin took second place at the Washington State 3A Cross… Continue reading


Island rowers stage stellar show at Boston regatta

Island rowers stage stellar show A Bainbridge Island Rowing Master’s boat competed in the recent 54th Head of the Charles… Continue reading


Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer




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Linda (Biggs) Swolgaard

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