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Farm-to-Table dinner last month was a big hit | Letters | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 4:22PM

Friends of the Farms wishes to thank the entire community for supporting the Farm to Table Dinner on Aug. 12.

Civil service controversy continues

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 4:19PM

The controversy involving the city’s Civil Service Commission was elevated this week after former Secretary/Chief Examiner Kim Hendrickson filed an ethics complaint and a petition to remove two of the commission’s three sitting members.

Awaiting claim adjustor at an auto body shop | Letters | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 4:15PM

A letter to my dear Bainbridge Island resident. I want to thank you for the lovely gift you gave me on Friday, Aug. 12. Imagine my surprise as I left Pegasus Coffee House at 8:20 in the morning to see that you have hit my car. Wow.

A ‘no’ vote for formation of a port district | Letters | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 4:11PM

Is it true that a Port District can tax Bainbridge property owners $15 million over six years without voter approval?

It’s time for city to put its ratepayers first | Guest Column | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 4:07PM

If you are fortunate enough to get your water from the Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD) or from South Bainbridge Water, you may be surprised that those who get water from the City of Bainbridge Island (COBI) pay twice as much as you do.

Christian Science has a long history on island | Interfaith | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 4:05PM

What do a jar of mayonnaise and a weekly international news magazine have in common? On the surface not much, but a woman stopped by the Christian Science Reading Room on Winslow Way recently to tell us that there were only two things she couldn’t live without – Best Foods mayonnaise and The Christian Science Monitor.

And who’s your dream fantasy golf foursome? | Latte Guy | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 3:59PM

My friend Clif was kind enough to invite a group of us to his place at Suncadia a couple of weekends ago for a little golf, a little poker, some fine dining, and a lot of what to the untrained eye might have looked like sitting around engaged in idle chatter, which, in reality, was a series of high-level intellectual exercises.

What makes Bainbridge special? Resourcefulness | Our Opinion | Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2011 at 3:55PM

One could argue that Bainbridge has grown increasingly schismatic since the island became a city some 20 years ago, and some believe the culprit is the government itself. Others want to blame the current economic downslide since things seemed to be going swimmingly until a few years ago when the city’s real estate-based income dropped precipitously almost overnight. Or maybe we just have too many lawyers.

City attorney takes job as UW chief of staff

  • Sep 14, 2011 at 5:06PM

City attorney Jack Johnson, who joined the City of Bainbridge Island about 13 months ago, will return to the University of Washington for a second tour of duty – this time as the university's chief of staff to President Michael Young.

Seattle-Bainbridge ferry cancels early afternoon runs due to medical emergency

  • Sep 13, 2011 at 2:00PM updated at 6:16PM

The ferry canceled early afternoon runs due to a medical emergency on board.

Lawyer, author Drew Hansen is top choice for appointment to state House

  • Sep 12, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Sep 13, 2011 at 9:16AM

Lawyer Drew Hansen of Bainbridge Island was the top choice of Democratic Party precinct committee officers for appointment to the 23rd District state House seat, Sunday. Legislative aide Holly Mortlock placed second, Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern placed third. There were six applicants for appointment.

Hansen is top choice for appointment to state House

  • Sep 12, 2011 at 2:28PM

Drew Hansen, a Bainbridge Island resident and Seattle attorney, is the top choice of Democratic Party precinct committee officers for appointment to the 23rd District state House seat,

Hitchcock expands with popularity, demand

  • Sep 12, 2011 at 8:52AM

Despite the recession and a tumultuous construction project outside his doors, the farm-to-table restaurant has flourished to the point that it’s taking over the business space next door.

Community helps its court discover security

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 10:45AM

In short, according to the man who has led the charge to keep Bainbridge Island Municipal Court in Rolling Bay, the lengthy controversy involving the City Council and community has paid off because the island now has “one of the safest courthouses in the state.”

Council decides to save historical tree

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 10:43AM

A large Douglas fir, considered the most prominent tree on Winslow Way, came close to being one of several trees that have lost their lives during the street’s current improvement project.

Reserve officer resigns after questions over criminal background

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Sep 9, 2011 at 10:35AM

City Manager Brenda Bauer said Reserve Officer Charles Arntz, who is a long-time employee for the city’s Public Works Department, voluntarily resigned in order to avoid raising issues for the Police Department after police records from his background surfaced this week.

Island schools get high marks

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Sep 9, 2011 at 10:14AM

Overall, the results look good, especially for the high school students who took the new state math exams that will become a graduation requirement for the Class of 2013. The state released the initial results on Aug. 30 for a number of state assessments.

Commission failing police rank and file | Letters | Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:45PM

Thank you for your coverage of the Bainbridge Island Civil Service Commission and its decision to terminate my contract as secretary/chief examiner.

Pediatric treatment needs your financial aid | Letters | Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:40PM

The Bargain Boutique is honored to invite the community into our store during the month of September to help us participate in Pediatric Cancer Awareness month.

A trip home crystalizes connections | Guest Column | Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:36PM

My grandmother, Toyo Makishi Rogers Kaponpon, was in her early 20s when she met John Rogers, an American sailor in her hometown of Okinawa, Japan in 1946.

Islanders united by their land preservation efforts | Our Opinion } Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:33PM

Bainbridge Island isn’t immune to division concerning important issues, though the split here often involves local challenges as compared to the divisive politics now being played out on state, regional and national levels. But islanders are perhaps more connected than many communities, especially when it comes to preserving the island’s more forested areas.

Bainbridge slips past North Kitsap 13-7 in football opener

  • Sep 2, 2011 at 11:33PM

Fullback Jake Brigham shed a couple of tacklers to score from five yards out in overtime to lead Bainbridge Island to a 13-7 victory at home over rival North Kitsap Friday in the season opener for both teams.

Spartans capable of repeating playoff berth

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 4:29PM

Bainbridge High School football coach Andy Grimm isn’t one to get overly excited before his team has played a game, but there are some signs of optimism moving into tonight’s season opener against North Kitsap.

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