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On Bainbridge, sun still shines on Junkoh

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

Twenty-five years ago, Junkoh published stories of his childhood in his newsletter.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

BITV

Want to be heard? Vote

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

No need to preach the above to Bainbridge Islanders. Especially this year, when the island’s Democrat-dominated constituents figure to cast their ballots in unprecedented numbers. It’s a presidential general election year, of course, which usually means more people vote than usual. Plus, Sen. Barack Obama is a local favorite on an island where the number of registered voters for Tuesday’s election is bordering on unbelievable.

Alternatives to another substation

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

For much of this year, we have seen that reducing our energy consumption is our first line of defense against rising energy prices, while also recognizing it as critical for increasing our nation’s energy security, fostering economic prosperity and combating global warming.

CALENDAR

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

Rhody Club: The Kitsap Chapter of the American Rhododendron Club will hold a hands-on rhododendron maintenance session at 9 a.m. Nov. 1 at Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church. Bring gloves and pruners. Contact: Carol, (360) 271-4409 or Lynn, 842-5464.

Business Briefing

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

Molnaire new VIC manager

Sports Roundup

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bainbridge cross country runner Annie Taylor qualified for the state championships next Saturday in Pasco with her 19th place finish at the SeaKing District Meet on Thursday.

Meet honors seniors, showcases future

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bainbridge High girls’ swim team’s 101-79 victory over Holy Names Academy at Ray Williamson Pool in the season’s final dual meet was also the occasion for the annual Senior Salute.

Number shuffling and grant debates bog down budget talks

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

Shuffling numbers around isn’t helpful when you have to make $3.9 million in cuts to balance your budget.

Island in need of road-end stewards

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

At the top of a steep bank, where Yaquina Place ends and a staircase drops to the south end of Murden Cove, Bitsy Ostenson and Marci Burkel stopped Wednesday to point out an access sign leaning casually against a tree trunk.

A long wait for a tree’s downfall

  • Nov 1, 2008 at 12:00AM

On Thursday, employees with Lefler’s Tree Service made the final verdict on a tree that has been a source of controversy for one waterfront community.

Bainbridge foreclosures up, but still lower than rest of county

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Oct 31, 2008 at 1:24PM

You can say foreclosures on Bainbridge Island are up at least 1,400 percent this year. But that is largely because Bainbridge had little to no foreclosures in past.

Winslow Way grant draws skeptics

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Oct 30, 2008 at 8:18AM

It was a month ago that Bainbridge City Council Chair Bill Knobloch requested that the city administration provide a “Plan B” to fund the Winslow Way reconstruction project.

Poet Linda Bierds presents new, selected work in 'Flight'

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 7:00AM updated at 2:02PM

Linda Bierds’ drive to write poetry is matched by her practicality as a teacher and a published author. She understands all too well that poetry is a tough sell. “Taken as a whole, most people would rather read...anything but poetry. It’s a shared aversion,” she said.

Plenty of Halloween fun scheduled on Bainbridge

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 10:44AM

Boo! Here’s a rundown of events around the island through Halloween: Spiders: Learn about spiders with Richard Brown, local spider enthusiast, at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at KiDiMu. Brown will share his collection of spiders along with fascinating facts and tidbits about these sometimes creepy, sometimes misunderstood, always amazing creatures. Free with admission or KiDiMu membership. Information: 855-4650.

Island Snapshots | Under way

  • Oct 28, 2008 at 2:39PM

TO SUBMIT YOUR IMAGE:

City OKs medical, assisted-living developments

  • Oct 28, 2008 at 2:37PM

The Bainbridge hearing examiner has given the green light to plans for a new medical center and an assisted-living facility – separate projects that will transform a 5.4-acre property between Madison Avenue and State Route 305.

Bainbridge Island Review Letters to the Editor | Oct. 29

  • Oct 28, 2008 at 2:46PM

In any election or levy issue I applaud creative, hard-fought campaigns that bring sunlight to issues and inform the voters. Sunlight is the best disinfectant. However, I continue to decry efforts by politicians or agencies to shut down discussion. I furthermore decry campaigns that violate PDC laws or parties engaging in unfair and possibly illegal use of quasi-public agencies to tip the scale of public opinion through Byzantine alliances.

Kitsap Free Daily suspends publication | Around the Island

  • Oct 28, 2008 at 2:37PM

Sound Publishing Inc. will suspend publication of the Kitsap Free Daily after almost four years of operation, effective Saturday, Nov. 1.

Getting rich is better than even giving blood

  • Oct 28, 2008 at 2:40PM

Last Tuesday I took care of two important civic duties. I voted and gave blood in the same afternoon. When someone tells me they “gave blood,” I immediately view that person in a new light. I see them as someone engaged in a noble and honorable act, someone making a selfless sacrifice for the benefit of their fellow man.

Bainbridge loses 7-0 to Blanchet, now faces Franklin in crossover game

  • Oct 28, 2008 at 2:37PM

The stakes were clear when the Bainbridge High football team hosted Blanchet on Friday night. With both teams tied for third place in the Metro League’s Mountain Division, the winner would be assured of a berth in first-round action of the state playoffs in two weeks.

What’s going on

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 7:45AM

What’s going on

Confused? Wait until ’09

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 12:00AM

There’s a good chance the Bainbridge City Council will decide in three weeks to place a measure before city voters sometime next year to ask them if they prefer a council-manager form of government over the current mayor-council system.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 12:00AM

Sugar skulls and bride-and-groom skeletons – Nov. 1 is Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

FYI

  • Oct 29, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:

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