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Elect councilors without preconceived agendas| Our Opinion | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 11:58AM

There’s no doubt that people, especially those living in a small town whose populace has a high political IQ and loves a spirited power struggle, have a tendency to want to put neighbors in office who share their own political or consensus-building views. That makes sense, at least if it’s done on an individual basis and important personality traits such as morality, ethics, and honesty are also taken into account.

Spartans suffer 27-24 loss to Eastside Catholic

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 11:37AM

Bainbridge High dropped its fourth straight football game Thursday night, losing 27-24 when Eastside Catholic scored a fourth-quarter touchdown on a 17-yard pass from Trey Reynolds to Matt Callans.

October 21st, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 1:00AM

Spartans play at Eastside Catholic Thursday night

  • Oct 19, 2011 at 10:13AM

The Bainbridge High football team hopes to break a three-game losing streak Thursday night when it faces Eastside Catholic in Sammamish. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Community Calendar | October 14-24

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 4:24PM

community events

Author trifecta at Eagle Harbor Books

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:50PM

Eagle Harbor Book Co. hosts an impressive constellation of writers this week: Greg Atkinson, David Guterson and Joe Upton.

Baugher tackles ekphrastic writing in Field’s End October Roundtable

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:49PM

Janée J. Baugher presents “Visual Arts in the Literary Arts: How and Why We Write Ekphrastically” at the October Field’s End Writers’ Roundtable from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the Bainbridge Public Library.

‘The Guys’ honors sacrifice of first responders in Island Theatre reading

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:46PM

Island Theatre presentation explores heroism of firefighters.

Civil Service controversy reaches state level

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:43PM

The Civil Service Commission’s hot potato has reached the state Attorney General’s Office, and Tim Ford, the state’s open government ombudsman, has tossed it right back into the lap of the city.

Levan’s experience perfect for council | Letters |Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:35PM

I first met Joe Levan over 10 years ago when we worked together at Sound Transit, and as one of our in-house counsel Joe provided our agency with consistently solid legal advice.

Professionalism is Ward’s calling card | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:31PM

It is my pleasure to announce my support for David Ward.

Keenan values citizen’s needs | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:26PM

I urge all of you to vote for Melanie Keenan for City Council. Melanie is a brilliant, yet genuinely engaging woman who understands how our city government should work. She strongly supports the direction the council is taking to get our financial situation under control.

Blair possesses all of required skills | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:19PM

As co-chair of the Bainbridge Public Library Board Development Committee, I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Anne Blair on a number of endeavors.

Stick with a winner in at-large race | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:15PM

The good news of progress in the city continues. The 2012 budget looks likely to begin with a $6 million cash balance, including a $1 million surplus, compared to $0 two years ago. Staff has been reduced by nearly a third.

Candidates differ over budget numbers | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:11PM

I’m sorry, but once again City Council Member Barry Peters has his financial facts wrong. At the League of Women Voters Forum (Sept. 4) he disagreed with my numbers that the 2012 budget for the general fund was down and that expenses were up.

October 14th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:10PM

Outgoing councilor not content with status quo | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:08PM

Recent economic events have revealed a new long-term financial landscape for planning how we spend taxpayer money for our city’s budget. I feel compelled to point out how our leadership on City Council is part of the critical phase we presently face for the upcoming election; whether or not we are content with the status quo.

New taxing agency will be as bad as city, parks | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:04PM

As a former Park District commissioner, I saw first hand that both the city and parks should cover all of the plans included in the Port of Bainbridge Island initiative.

Renewal of Puget Sound should be our No. 1 goal | Letters | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:02PM

Oh my gosh. It’s depressing, isn’t it, the relentless drumbeat of alarm-driven letters to the editor and guest editorials from some of Bainbridge Island’s shoreline property homeowners? We certainly are getting their message, loud and clear: Be afraid!

City needs to act in best interest of ratepayers | Guest Column | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 1:00PM

Are you too growing weary of the campaign hyperbole and unending dialogue concerning the disposition of the city’s water utility? I’m a city utility ratepayer and I certainly am.

Wither a Port of Baindridge Island? You decide | Guest Column | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 12:58PM

Our November ballot seeks establishment of an island-wide Port District to be managed by five, simultaneously chosen commissioners. If approved by a simple majority vote, the Port of Bainbridge Island becomes our sixth taxing district.

Having trouble sharing our roads? So let’s fix it | Our Opinion | Oct. 14

  • Oct 14, 2011 at 12:54PM

It’s not by accident (just another near-miss) that Squeaky Wheels, the island’s bicycle advocate, is holding a meeting Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Senior Center Commons. Bicyclists and other community activists are calling the event “Safe Roads For All,” and it’s not an oxymoron like it may sound.

Frisky cast strong in BPA’s ‘CATS’

  • Oct 12, 2011 at 12:46PM

Following on the heels of staging the blockbuster “Chicago,” BPA is presenting Broadway’s second-longest running musical, “CATS.”

Tough loss, but no time to mope

  • Sep 30, 2011 at 10:38PM

Bainbridge football coach Andy Grimm says the Spartans will have to bounce back quickly from a 24-21 loss to Seattle Prep last Friday.

Undefeated swimmers eye state title

  • Oct 7, 2011 at 5:17PM

After Tuesday’s home meet against powerful Mercer Island, Bainbridge High girls swim team remains undefeated halfway through the 2011 season.

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