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Is the post office leaving Winslow?

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 24, 2008 at 2:32PM

Though tucked behind a building off of Winslow Way, the Winslow Post Office is a familiar sight – and stop – for many islanders. 

Ollalie Road in Battle Point ends, work keeps on going

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:42PM

This Saturday, the Park District’s Trails Advisory Committee and the city’s Road Ends Committee will jointly tackle improvements to the Ollalie Road end on Battle Point. With no new city funding for road ends this year, the Park District and Road Ends Committee having been leaning on volunteer work and looking for new ways of leveraging scant resources to continue work at public shoreline access points.

It’s hard to put a smiley face on Bainbridge home market

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:44PM

A real estate broker said at last week’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the messenger (the media) was spreading fear that caused potential buyers to become immobilized. Headlines, she said, were a particular culprit since “frequently, the facts (in the story) aren’t as harsh...” No doubt, the media’s ability to influence readers is tremendous, which means we have an important responsibility to get it right.

Past sunny summer Saturdays enjoy a replay on Bainbridge

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:44PM

Ah! A summer Saturday! Let me list the joys of a sunny summer Saturday on Bainbridge. First, no socks. We have bare feet in sandals, toes free at last to wiggle and admire. Then, airy clothes, a pair of shorts, a filmy dress or a cooling shirt, and finally a hat to keep sun off completes our summer outfits.

Tasty recipes for the tailgating menu | Lovin' from the Oven

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 5:11PM

OK. So the Seattle Mariners aren’t exactly selling out Safeco Field, while the Seahawks are still months away from returning to action. As Seattle sports fans, what are we to do?

3rd annual Bluegrass Festival hits Bainbridge Saturday

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:17PM

Big events often have humble roots. Take the island’s Bluegrass Festival and Family Fun Fair. The event, now in its third year, had origins in a visit to the island by New Mexico’s Foxfire Bluegrass Band in 2005.

What's happening in Kitsap County | July 23

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:44PM

Between pirates and dragns, BPA Theatre School has had one magical summer. At 3:30 and 7 p.m. July 25, the fantasy continues with “Dragonsphere Chapter 2 – Trial of Ashes. ”

Bainbridge author Evison's ‘All About Lulu’ is all relative

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:44PM

The successful modern coming-of-age novel has a few key components. A narrator who’s a tad tortured and too smart for his or her own good, physically flawed but fundamentally lovable.

Great Peninsula Future Festival brings green movement to Port Gamble

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 5:11PM

Organizers of the new environmentally thought-provoking Great Peninsula Future Festival have devised a plan that could possibly provoke solutions to some of the world’s greatest crises. They’re hoping festival-goers will come for a party and leave with a life-changing education. And they’re expecting them in the thousands throughout the coming weekend, Aug. 2-3, in the festival-friendly town of Port Gamble.

Battle Point Astronomical Association plans party for Jupiter

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 5:10PM

For stargazers and solar system admirers, right now is the best time to view the planet Jupiter in the night sky. Though you wouldn’t think it’d be that difficult, given that it’s the largest planet in the solar system, giant red spot and all, it’s best viewed currently slowly receding from opposition — a term meaning that the planet is directly opposite from the sun as seen on Earth.

Weekend Wrock in Kitsap County | Whaling Days Concert Calendar

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 5:10PM

Weekend Wrock heads to Whaling Days with Mojo Blues, Jr. Cadillac, Rocky Point, Joey James Dean, and the Blues Brothers, kind of.

Bainbridge author Evison breaks through with tormented love story, 'All about Lulu'

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 5:10PM

Bainbridge-based author Jonathan Evison’s debut novel, “All About Lulu” isn’t actually his first novel. The 39-year-old job-hopping, freedom-loving dreamer has been writing for years through occupational stints as a caged bear feeder, rotten tomato sorter, syndicated radio talk show host and script doctor, just to name a few.

Bainbridge Police Blotter | July 19

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 3:04PM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:

Bainbridge Island Review Community Calendar | July 19

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 3:03PM

Farmers Market: The Bainbridge Farmers Market runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 19 and every Saturday at the City Hall green. Today we continue an island tradition with the Sweet Pea Contest. Bring your best home grown Sweet Pea bouquet; entries will be on display from 9 a.m. to noon with a prize for Best of Show. Info:

Bainbridge Police Blotter | July 23

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:44PM

A kayak was reported stolen from a dock off Salmon Run Lane on Fletcher Bay. The kayak was an orange and red Necky brand, single-seat ocean model with yellow paddles. It was valued at $500. No suspects.

Bainbridge Island Review Community Calendar | July 23

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:43PM

Warriors series: Fans of Erin Hunter’s The Warriors Series: Meet at 10 a.m. July 23 at Eagle Harbor Book Co. for trivia, giveaways, sneak previews, and discussion. Info:

New Bainbridge Park District program aims to keep island kids running

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 3:00PM

With the recent success of the all-comers meets and the Go Run! program, it seemed like only a matter of time before a cross country program was established.

Bainbridge Island Little League All-Stars take first two at state

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:43PM

The Bainbridge Island Little League Majors All-Stars opened the Washington State Little League Championships at Freedom Field in Mill Creek with a bang last Friday.

Bainbridge Island Review News Briefs | July 23

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 3:43PM

As her campaign ramps up, Gov. Christine Gregoire will take to the water this week as part of a boat tour set to land Friday on Bainbridge.

4 runners tie for first at Bainbridge All-comers meet

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 3:00PM

Greg Nance and David Perry both won four events, while Margaret Hayes, Annika Thornburg, Julia Wiggins, Riley Meidell, Aidan Driggers, Andrew Kenny, and Corey Dunn were all three-time winners on Monday’s All-comers Track Meet at Woodward Intermediate School. The Joggers Mile produced an unprecedented four-way tie for first place, with Sam Sellers, Michael Sydor, Heidi Washenberger and John Washenberger all finishing one second off their predicted times. Ideal conditions once again produced a turnout of nearly 200. The series continues on Mondays through the end of August.

Point Monroe sewer plan still in the works

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

At Fay Bainbridge State Park, the new plumbing is coming regardless.

Gregoire to visit Bainbridge Island Friday

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 5:00PM updated Jul 22, 2008 at 9:39AM

As her campaign ramps up, Gov. Christine Gregoire will take to the water this week as part of a boat tour set to land Friday on Bainbridge. The Democratic governor, who will face Republican Dino Rossi in the November election, is scheduled to arrive at the Waterfront Park dock at noon.

Double-edged nozzle: the art of vandalism

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

It’s one of the most prevalent art forms around. It’s nearly omnipresent.

Chillin’ on the bluegrass at Battle Point Park

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

Old time legacy survives at the third Bainbridge Bluegrass festival, July 26.

Kitsap Mustang Club celebrates 20 years of exhibitionism

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

Every year, Ford Mustang owners from Kitsap and beyond gather on the Port Orchard waterfront for a beauty pageant on the auto scale. It’s the annual Mustangs on the Waterfront car show.

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