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Deadline nears for BCF grants

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:23PM

The Bainbridge Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2012 Community Grants cycle.

Bainbridge seeks citizen volunteers

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:22PM

The City of Bainbridge Island Civil Service Commission is seeking citizen volunteers to participate in oral interviews as part of the police officer hiring process.

Scales supporters’ cries for civility ironic | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:18PM

To the editor: Bainbridge bloggers who are supporters of Councilmember Bob Scales have been urging during the past several weeks that his colleagues be, well, more collegial toward him. Compromise, they say, should be be the rule of the day. He is becoming our new local poster child for the “be civil” movement.

Tawresey named in earlier hit-and-run accident

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 12:08PM

Bainbridge Island School Board Director John Tawresey was involved in a prior hit-and-run accident before his arrest last week for DUI and hit-and-run, according to records released Tuesday by the Bainbridge Island Police Department.

Bainbridge Graduate Institute’s ‘Fireside Chat’ focuses on vision

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Mar 6, 2012 at 10:42AM

Fireside chat Bainbridge Graduate Institute hosts a sustainability panel “Fireside Chat” from 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at IslandWood, featuring Gifford Pinchot, Bryan Welch and David M. Johnson. Seating is limited and reservations are necessary. To learn more or to reserve seats, visit

Bainbridge Island Park District offers arts sampler

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Mar 5, 2012 at 3:10PM

The Park District’s Arts Sampler is from 5-7 p.m. tonight during Art Walk at the Bainbridge Commons, 370 Brien Dr.

Tawresey taking leave of absence from school board

  • Mar 5, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 2:06PM

The Bainbridge Island School Board director arrested last week for an alleged hit-and-run and driving under the influence of alcohol has taken a leave of absence.

Publishing of public notices in newspapers of record ensures transparency | Editorial

  • Mar 5, 2012 at 11:12AM

The publishing of public notices in newspapers of record dates to 1789, when the first Congress required publication of its bills, orders, resolutions and votes in at least three generally available newspapers. The founders recognized that government should not be the gatekeepers of its own information. So their purpose was to require government to report its actions to citizens in a medium independent of government influence or control: the newspaper.

Veteran journalist Brian Kelly named editor of Bainbridge Island Review

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Mar 3, 2012 at 11:45AM

Brian Kelly, 47, has been the editor of the twice-weekly South Whidbey Record for the past six years. Prior to his time on Whidbey Island, he was a reporter at the Herald in Everett and The Seattle Times, and was the editor of the Snoqualmie Valley Record for seven years.

Suspect in Rolling Bay blaze charged with burglary

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 4:28PM

Bainbridge Island police have arrested a man for allegedly setting the fire that burned down a waterfront home in Rolling Bay. He has been charged with arson and burglary.

Second Bainbridge Island waterfront home destroyed by fire

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Mar 2, 2012 at 11:33AM

Bainbridge Island firefighters took down a blaze at a home in Rolling Bay Thursday. It was the second fire to destroy a waterfront home in one week.

Fighting to stay fit

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:24AM

‘Workout culture’ takes stronger hold on Bainbridge Island.

Bainbridge Island School Board member Tawresey charged with DUI, hit and run

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Mar 2, 2012 at 11:08AM

John G. Tawresey, a member of the Bainbridge Island School Board, was arrested Wednesday evening for alleged hit-and-run and driving under the influence of alcohol. Tawresey, 67, of Gowen Place on Bainbridge Island, hit at least one vehicle outside the San Carlos restaurant on Madison Avenue, police said. Witnesses said he tried to drive away, but bystanders prevented him from doing so by standing in front of his vehicle as they called 911.

Bainbridge Island's Yeomalt event celebrates historic Rainier climb

  • Mar 3, 2012 at 8:00AM

One of Mt. Rainier’s most remarkable ascents will be featured at 7 p.m., Monday, March 5 at Yeomalt Cabin when climb leader Phil Bartow shares an award-winning film, rare slides and inspirational stories of the 1981 ascent by 11 climbers with a variety of physical challenges: seven blind, one deaf, one epileptic and one with an amputated limb. Admission to Monday’s event is by donation of cash or dry logs for the fireplace. For more information, call 842-2306, ext. 115 or visit

Pettis returns for jazz concert at Bainbridge Commons

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 4:05PM

First Sundays at the Commons presents the great jazz vocalist Gail Pettis in concert with Tony Foster on piano, Jeff Johnson on bass and Mark Ivester on drums at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at the Bainbridge Commons.

‘The Deep Wake’ plays finals at Experience Music Project's Sound Off!

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 4:03PM

Supporters of Bainbridge-based band The Deep Wake will want to cheer them on at 8 p.m. March 3 in the Sky Church at Experience Music Project in Seattle Center. Tickets are $8 for students and EMP Museum members and $12 for the general public. For more information and tickets, visit

Bainbridge Symphony plans family friendly event

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 4:02PM

‘Once Upon a Time…’ Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra will present “Once Upon a Time” at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday March 3-4 at Bainbridge Performing Arts. Pre-event activities begin at 2 p.m. Tickets are $19 for adults, and $16 for seniors, students, military and teachers and are available at 842-8569 or Youth receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult.

Great Decisions at the Library tackles the topic of the Middle East

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 3:58PM

by popular revolts. Yet the Arab Spring, or Arab Awakening, as it has been alternatively dubbed in the media, is hardly over. “Middle East Realignment” is this week’s topic for Great Decisions at the Library from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at Bainbridge Public Library.

Student Art Contest set for Pavilion Sunday

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 3:55PM

The 12th annual Student Art Contest, sponsored this year by the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District will be accepting submissions of art between 9:30 a.m. and noon Sunday, March 4 at the Pavilion, 403 Madison Ave.

BHS softball team’s goal: fourth straight state final

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 3:48PM

The Spartans have been one the powerhouses in 3A softball over the past few years, winning the state title in 2009, and placing second in ’10 and ’11.

Spartan baseball team rebuilds in 2012 season

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 3:49PM

With the surge of late winter weather recently, it certainly does not feel like baseball season, but yes, it is here.

Madison Diner: a hangout for islanders, ghosts

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 9:00AM

An original 40s-era art deco style structure with shining stainless steel exterior, the Madison Diner is hard to miss. One of the “regulars” inside the diner, may be a little more difficult to spot.

Fire destroys waterfront home

  • Feb 27, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Mar 1, 2012 at 2:37PM

An old chimney was determined to be the cause of the fire that destroyed a waterfront home on Bainbridge Island Sunday morning, resulting in a $1.78 million loss.

March 2, 2012 Editorial Cartoon

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 1:00AM

Award-winning poets to read at Hyla Middle School

  • Feb 28, 2012 at 11:21AM

Ireland poet Geraldine Mills and Seattle poet Susan Rich will present an evening of poetry and global insights at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at Hyla Middle School, 7861 Bucklin Hill Rd. A book signing will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public.

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