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- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 21, 2011 at 1:00AM
- 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.
- Oct 14, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 4:24PM
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 14, 2011 at 1:46PM
Island Theatre presentation explores heroism of firefighters.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 14, 2011 at 1:31PM
It is my pleasure to announce my support for David Ward.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 14, 2011 at 1:10PM
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- 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.
- 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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