Leslie Kelly

Bainbridge Island’s oldest restaurant changes hands

It will be the same place, the same menu and the same great food next time you eat at San Carlos.

Function is what it’s all about for kitchen designer | WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Sure, aesthetics are important. But it’s all about function.

Realtor is something special: She’ll show a house and sing a song

It’s Sunday noon and Krista Murphy’s getting ready for an open house. As a real estate broker, Murphy’s already posted her sandwich board-style signs near the house she’s showing. But there’s something else she carries with her in her car to open houses. Her guitar.

FAMILY BUSINESS MOVES DOWNTOWN: All that glitters is gold, and diamonds and gems

To look at Frank Boules’ face, you would never know the ups and downs he’s faced, the loves and the losses.

A MEDLEY OF MEMORIES: Reaching 100, Island man has a melody to share and a story or two to tell

Every thing in life is a story. Just ask George Scott, Bainbridge Island resident since 1960, who will soon turn 100 years old.

Chung Kwei celebrates Chinese heritage and connection to island

It’s just a coincidence that a brightly colored 14-inch-tall Chung Kwei doll has gone on display at the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum during the very same week that Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Seattle.

Vision and volunteers have helped create island’s expansive trail system

Where ever you want to go on Bainbridge Island, there’s a trail that will take you there. By foot. By bicycle. Or on horseback. That’s the goal of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District, and it has been since the formation of the first trails advisory committee in 1978.

Plans for public art at Waypoint move forward

It needs to say “Bainbridge is the gateway to the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas.” Or, it can reflect that Bainbridge has a history intertwined with logging and maritime pursuits.

Congressman Kilmer visits small farms on Bainbridge

Monday was a day on the farm for U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer. He got to see pigs and cows and chickens. And he had the chance to hear first-hand the difficulties facing small farms.

Hidden Cove dock to be replaced; funding sought

State grant will cover $300k in project costs.

It’s a go: Islanders to vote on new public safety center in November

Bainbridge Island residents will get to decide in November whether they want their property taxes to increase in order to fund a new police headquarters and municipal court facility.

Islander first in area to use new cancer treatment

Sometimes the answer is in your own backyard — or very close by. When Garret Ihler of Bainbridge Island learned last March that he had prostate cancer, he went looking for the best possible treatment. As a former professor of medicine at Texas A&M University, he recalled reading something about a new procedure called SpaceOAR on a website called MedPage. So he began researching where he could get that treatment.

Sparse rainfall may not mean water restrictions

June through April rainfall is lowest in two decades.

Friends of the Farms add program manager

Kevin Haggerty grew up in a suburban neighborhood near Oakland, California. He didn’t know much about farming and he never planned to spend his career with his hands in the dirt.

New police station heads to fall ballot with $15 million bond request

The creation of a new public safety facility to serve Bainbridge Island is a step closer to reality.

Outstanding citizen named parade grand marshal

Most people know her as the Zero Waste lady. But this year, she’s also the Citizen of the Year, two times over.

Longtime emcees getting ready for the big Bainbridge parade

Everyone loves a parade. But Frank Buxton and John Ellis really love a parade — the Grand Old Fourth Parade on Bainbridge Island.

Dial M for memories: StoryShare is catching on at the senior center

They knew it’d be popular. But they didn’t know how popular. The Bainbridge Island Senior Center’s Collect Call Phone Booth has logged about six hours of memories each week since it opened in May.

WATER TRAILS FESTIVAL: Whenever there’s time, these paddlers are out on the water

For Lynn and Mark Schorn there’s no debate. If they’ve got time on their hands, you’ll find them on the water in their kayaks.

2015 BLAKELY AWARDS: Fort Ward teens, owners of McRedmond Cabin honored

To some it may look like an old relic, not worthy of saving. But to a group of Bainbridge teens, it’s a piece of history that they don’t want to lose.