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- Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:32PM
For many, music is considered the great healer. Sentimentally, listening to a comfortable collection of tunes can be a great stress reliever while breaking into song can sometimes even help to stave off depression. Experts suggest it’s the rhythm and beat which give music its soothing power.
- Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:31PM
A look at what's going in the arts and entertainment community in Kitsap County.
- Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:30PM
Alison Webb: At 10 a.m. July 9, Eagle Harbor Book Co. will host Alison Webb, manager of the Children’s and Young Adult Departments at Eagle Harbor Books, for an overview of the best in summer reading. Info: www.eagleharborbooks.com.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:29PM
An elderly Bainbridge couple reported that their adopted daughter, whom they had not had spoken with in many years, was attempting to extort property from them.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:27PM
Teen Filmmaking Workshop: BITV will hold a teen filmmaking workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1. In this introductory filmmaking course, students will write scripts, prepare storyboards and shoot a project. Completed films will be premiered at the end of the week to family and friends, and each student will take home a DVD copy Cost: $295. Info: 780-2980 or bitv.org.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:23PM
PORT ORCHARD – Everything was going right for Bainbridge Majors All-Star manager Greg Wellbrock and his team Thursday. Even his family benefited when his daughter Victoria took home $180 from the fundraiser raffle pot. “That was a good sign,” he said. The Bainbridge Majors All-Stars did their part to make things go their way by scoring 36 runs in three days as they defeated South Kitsap Southern 12-4 in the Little League District 2 championship game in Port Orchard.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:18PM
Last month, business owners built a barrier in the lot that once served as an informal connection between Ericksen Avenue and Hildebrand Lane.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:15PM
The City Council on Wednesday approved the appointment of Margaret Klockars as hearing examiner pro tem. Klockars has served in the role on a case by case basis since April. Former Hearing Examiner Meredith Getches, who served as the city’s hearing examiner for four years, died in June.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:13PM
When Bainbridge Arts and Crafts learned it was the recipient of a $1 million endowment from an anonymous local donor earlier this month, it was a “woo-hoo” moment for the 60-year-old nonprofit, Executive Director Susan Jackson said.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 2:10PM
Seven years ago, an island-wide fund-raiser culminated in the construction of a new play structure at Battle Point Park. Far more than a mere jungle gym, the many-tiered, multi-faceted wooden extravaganza, erected by roughly 400 people in the space of a weekend, constituted a pint-sized homage to Bainbridge that quickly became a beloved local landmark.
- Jul 9, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 10:49AM
The recent felonies perpetrated by several of Bainbridge Island’s young citizens have prompted community discussion about the proper consequences for these young men.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 10:47AM
The two letters in the July 9 Review decrying Councilman Barry Peters’ excellent and timely plea for civility totally missed the point (but I guess if the shoe fits, wear it)! He wasn’t saying there shouldn’t be constructive criticism but only that it should be objective and not personal, especially when directed at the staff.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 10:45AM
The Eagle Harbor residential anchor-out community has been an important historic part of the community on Bainbridge Island for at least a century. It continues to provide a diverse element in an otherwise rather homogenous community.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 10:40AM
Councilman Barry Peters recently wrote a letter accusing “a small number” of unnamed island residents of engaging in “personal attack style politics.” Mr. Peters believes that disrespectful citizens are responsible for the recent resignations of several city employees.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 10:38AM
It’s difficult to imagine a better location for a bicycle shop than Bainbridge Island. The countryside is lush, the shorelines stunning. The rural terrain varies interestingly between steep and level. Residents are generally affluent, health conscious and worldly. About one third of its working force commutes to Seattle via ferry, with a growing number climbing onto the saddle because of the costly fares for vehicles. And now we have this oil problem.
- Jul 12, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 14, 2008 at 10:19AM
Anger. Frustration. Disappointment. Confusion. All were among the emotions expressed by islanders packing the council chambers Wednesday. Most were there for a public hearing on the capital facilities plan, the document that outlines which projects will be built by the city over the next six years.
- Jul 9, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 1:58PM
Berit Ringo drew a self-portrait in subdued charcoal, because, she said, that’s the way it’s usually done. Everything else hanging in her show of monotypes at Grace Episcopal Church sings out in living color. “I seek to celebrate life and hope,” Ringo says in her artist statement, “and am continually drawn to vivid, warm colors to affirm both – life and hope.”
- Jul 7, 2008 at 6:00PM updated Jul 9, 2008 at 5:00PM
A Kitsap Superior Court judge Monday determined prosecutors had insufficient evidence to continue their case against a Bainbridge man charged with molesting a 4-year-old girl at the Aquatic Center in March.
- Jul 8, 2008 at 3:22PM
Halfway through the year, island home sales are half what they were a year ago, according to the latest statistics from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
- Jul 8, 2008 at 3:23PM
For most frequent ferry riders, public announcements about safety, car alarms and misplaced wallets are a mundane part of the ferry experience.
- Jul 8, 2008 at 3:22PM
Reserve earns garden award The Bloedel Reserve was already celebrating summer. Now the 150-acre north- end attraction is celebrating a “Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence” bestowed by the American Public Garden Association.
- Jun 21, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Jul 9, 2008 at 4:23PM
Apart from a Coast Guard sticker on a window, there isn’t much left of Wicca to suggest it was once afloat. The cedar-shake houseboat, towed from Eagle Harbor to Port Gamble in March, is now a floorless cabin in a corner of the Caicos Corp. yard in Port Gamble. Soon it won’t even be that.
- Jul 8, 2008 at 3:24PM
The second reading of the 2009 Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) update takes place at tonight’s City Council meeting. This is the first opportunity for the public to offer formal comment to the full council on the draft CFP, and the first opportunity for the council to discuss the plan. Some background is in order.
- Jul 9, 2008 at 8:00PM
Bainbridge Majors softball coach Melanie Edenholm suggested one minor adjustment to the batters against Sequim’s starting pitcher. It paid off big time. Bainbridge batted around in the fourth inning to score nine runs, rallying from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Sequim 11-5 in the Little League District 2 championship game at Snider Park in Poulsbo Monday night.
- Jul 8, 2008 at 3:22PM
Bainbridge High School girls’ swim coach Greg Colby remembers a time several years ago when members of the Bainbridge Island Swim Club posted their goals on the bulletin board down at the swim center.
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