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Bainbridge teacher spends spring break volunteering overseas

Couple continues efforts to assist in cyclone-ravaged island of Vanuatu.

Healthy Youth Survey results show slight uptick on alcohol use

Bainbridge High School seniors use more alcohol and marijuana compared to peers across Washington, according to recent results released from a 2014 Healthy Youth Survey.

Dialing up community: Senior Center now taking Collect Calls

Everyone has a story to tell. Now, there’s one special place on Bainbridge Island to share those tales.

Bainbridge teachers hold one-day walkout

Strike intended to light fire under state lawmakers

UPDATE | Teacher protests will not be in front of schools

School grounds will be quiet tomorrow across Bainbridge Island as teachers walk off the job to protest the state Legislature's inadequate funding of public education.

Winslow bakery closed for ‘reorganization’

Bainbridge Bakers is closed for now. Late Sunday, a Facebook status posted on the Bainbridge Baking Co. Inc. (Bainbridge Bakers) page read, "Bainbridge Bakers continues to be closed for reorganization. Thank you for your support."

Showing love for the Earth: Earth Day at The Island School

During a special two-day Earth Day event, The Island School students celebrated the importance of protecting the environment. On April 21, students added native plants to the grounds at the school, including Nootka Rose, American Cranberry, Maidenhair ferns and more.

Island teachers vote ‘yes’ on walkout

Bainbridge Island teachers agreed today to walk off the job later this week for a one-day protest. The strike will be Thursday, April 30. School is expected to be officially canceled by district officials.

Island teachers to vote Monday on potential walkout | UPDATE

Bainbridge teachers are talking about walking off the job. The teachers’ union will take a vote April 27 to decide if island educators will participate in a statewide one-day strike sometime next week.

Recreation director for BI parks sails into retirement

Water has always been the center of John DeMeyer’s life.

Bainbridge Bakers returns GoFundMe donations

People who donated money to the Bainbridge Bakers online are getting their money back. According to a statement posted by bakery owner Mike Loudon on GoFundMe, an online fundraising site, the $8,000 collected over the past two weeks to keep the bakery open will be refunded.

Bainbridge students help seniors cross the digital divide

Senior Center connects digitally via intergenerations.

Reverend Bill Harper says goodbye to faithful flock

Bill Harper announced his retirement two years ago. After 20 years, it’s been a long time coming.

UPDATE | Bainbridge Bakery employee says workers are struggling as work continues to save business

Employees at Bainbridge Bakers have started raising money online to help support the longtime Winslow bakery, which they say is necessary to keep the business open and pay employees.

Fluffy Ruff wins big at Groom Expo West event

The employees of a local dog grooming business, The Fluffy Ruff Dog Spa, scooped up three awards during a recent competition in Pasadena, California.

Parks district prepping new summer interns’ house

The parks district is looking for donations to make a home-away-from-home for college students in the district’s intern program this summer. Park officials are seeking furniture donations.

Long-awaited project nearing completion at Battle Point Park

Washington state may have more sundials than it does sunny days. As of right now, there’s 50. One more is on the way.

Old jewelry can sparkle again: BARN helps puts shine on ‘bling’ drive

Even if that diamond ring won’t shine, BARN members will take it and make it divine.All through this month, Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) is seeking all broken, unused and unwanted jewelry donations. For this year’s BARN community service project, the jewelry will be repaired and made anew for women in shelters.

Vandals repeatedly damage Battle Point Park bathrooms

Parks district asks public for assistance.

BARN needs $3 million for new artists’ facility

The members of Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network are more than ready to move from their current temporary space in Rolling Bay. There is just the need for $3 million standing in the way.