‘Oz’ magic comes to BPA for the holidays

You already know how it starts. Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and… Continue reading

‘Walking’ memoir on tap at Winslow book shop

Seattle-based author Beth Jusino will visit Eagle Harbor Book Company to discuss her new book, “Walking to the End of… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Hit-and-run in Winslow

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 29 12:48 p.m. Police were called to the scene… Continue reading

Out of Order live on stage at the Treehouse

Bainbridge-based rhythm-and-blues band Out of Order will return to the Treehouse Café to play at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.… Continue reading

A (really) dry run: Island father-son team tackle infamous desert ultramarathon

For many runners, completing a marathon is a transcendent achievement, a sense of accomplishment so pure it can become almost… Continue reading

Floating pep rally sets sail from Bainbridge to Seattle Thursday

For the fourth year in a row, Seattle Seahawks fans are invited to a pregame rally aboard a Washington ferry.… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to be shut down for construction work

Agate Pass Bridge will be completely shut down to traffic for construction work each night — Sunday through Thursday (and… Continue reading

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Blue Wave Meets Red Wall: Split decision for a Divided Nation | Dick Polman

Charles Dickens wrote this about the French Revolution: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, Continue reading...

Activists Looking Beyond Midterm Elections | Rob Okun

Since Donald Trump’s selection as president two years ago, a growing movement of citizens has been fighting back at what Continue reading...

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What If Comic Strip Characters Aged Normally? | Tyrades!

Did you realize that November 24 marks the 100th birthday of the venerable (and still-published) comic strip “Gasoline Alley”? Besides Continue reading...

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Nov. 15

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida. Continue reading...

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News

Bainbridge blotter | Angry ex

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 22 3:15 p.m. Police were called to a downtown… Continue reading

 

Spartan band takes first place

The Bainbridge High School Band won the first-place “AA Division” trophy at the annual Puget Sound Festival of Bands, winning… Continue reading

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Opinion

In remembrance: Stan Lee

Cartoonists from around the world penned tributes this week to Stan Lee, the comic book writer and editor-in-chief of Marvel… Continue reading

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Paying public officials what they are worth | Letter to the editor

To the editor: In the Oct. 5, 2018 edition of the Islander, Mr. John Atkinson laments the lack of courage… Continue reading

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Sports

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

 

Marketplace
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

 

Obituaries

SARAH (SALLY) C. BLACK

Sep. 12, 1934 – Oct. 27, 2018

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Linda (Biggs) Swolgaard

Sep. 20, 1942 – Oct. 17, 2018

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