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Bainbridge High cheer team to help teens ‘Live Above the Influence’

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Jul 21, 2008 at 9:07AM

Summer’s a busy time for the Bainbridge High School cheerleading team. They recently returned from cheerleading camp at the University of Puget Sound, where they garnered four trophies and a “Best Tradition” plaque for their kick-off cheer, and qualified to participate in either the Florida Bowl or the Hawaii Bowl later this year. But their biggest effort at the moment will be at home, to help other teens stay “above the influence.”

Something has to go, let it be the Post Office

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

It certainly pays to own property, especially on Bainbridge Island. Just ask Larry Nakata.


  • Jul 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

Surveys conducted on the island earlier this year indicated strong support for continued efforts to protect land and water resources, build the facilities needed to allow the public to safely access and enjoy both existing and newly acquired park lands, and develop off-road trail access between major parks and island population centers.

Coyote encounters causing a clamor

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Metropolitan Park and Recreation District has posted signs warning walkers to be on the lookout for coyotes at Gazzam Lake Park, after several close encounters were reported this month.

Around the Island

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

By virtue of a multi-community donation effort, Kitsap Regional Library will soon replace its aging, ailing bookmobile, “Buttercup,” with a shiny new model.

Voters may decide where the turf lies

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 12:00AM

In the escalating debate over artificial turf, both sides have had their say.

WSP photographing license plates at Bainbridge, Seattle ferry terminals | UPDATED

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Jul 18, 2008 at 4:24PM

The Washington State Patrol has begun running criminal checks on the license plate numbers of all vehicles boarding ferries on Bainbridge and at Seattle’s Colman Dock, as it tests a new security system. A trial run for an Automatic License Plate Recognition System began at 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to WSP Sgt. Trent Cain.

Two Bainbridge Island Little League All-Star teams drop title games

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 2:15PM

GIG HARBOR – The Bainbridge Gold 10-11 year-old baseball All-Stars did their best to make it to state.

Relay For Life lights track Saturday

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 2:14PM

Each team has a story.

Photog Tim Connolly gets back to his roots with a show at Bainbridge's Treehouse Café

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 2:16PM

Tim Connolly makes it his business to capture the essence of other people’s visions, through an artful and informative arrangement of imagery and text. As he goes, he also tries to capture the essence of his own. “I’ve always been nostalgic,” he said. To that end, owner of the island’s Fenwick Publishing has gotten back to his roots as a photographer, with a twist: the work now on display at Treehouse Café chronicles his work-related travels, creating a collection with a story of its own to tell.

Birkenfeld bequest gives $750,000 to Bainbridge Island groups

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 2:14PM

More than $1.5 million will be doled out to island and regional nonprofits this year from the estate of C. Keith Birkenfeld, a Bainbridge resident and schoolteacher who amassed a $16 million fortune before his death in 2005.

Bainbridge Letters to the Editor | July 16

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 2:00PM

The Harbor Square Condo Owners Association is finishing off the job that the developers started: killing the historic oak they “saved.” By planting grass within the drip line of the tree and overwatering the grass growing on the soils compacted by the developer’s heavy equipment (they parked a trailer under the oak!), the tree is getting drowned. It’s tree waterboarding. They’ve been warned by renowned Bainbridge Island arborist Olaf Ribeiro but they claim they have no money. How much money does it cost to turn off the water? I’ll rip out the grass for free.

Reaping the benefits of what you sow | Eve Leonard

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 2:00PM

“It’s great to see everything so beautifully grown,” he said. My beautifully grownup son was visiting recently. He was referring to our garden, of course, but I was looking at him when I agreed wholehearted.


  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Permit me to correct a few misunderstandings in the Review editorial (“Question is: To Torture or Not to Torture,” July 9).

Tales of towers, road painting and flower baskets

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

BHS “Paint Night” and the lack of set limits for this annual ritual cause many to ask how this got started.

Unabashedly titillated by tales of underwear catastrophes

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

It was bound to happen some day, but its inevitability makes it no less tragic. A woman who says she was hurt when a small metal clip securing a decorative rhinestone heart flew off her powder-blue thong and hit her in the eye has sued Victoria’s Secret, purveyor’s of women’s lingerie. Macrida Patterson, a 52-year old Los Angeles traffic officer with no prior record of underwear incidents, tells the tragic story in her own words: “I was putting on my underwear and the metal popped in my eye. It happened really quickly. I was in excruciating pain. I screamed.”


  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

What makes a modern marriage work, especially if one of you is doing it the second time around?


  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Living Fully: A mindfulness group for those living with chronic illness, chronic pain and challenging life situations will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Sponsored by Helpline House. Info: Sue Anderson, 780-1580.


  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jewish Sunday School: Chavurat Shir Hayam is currently accepting applications for September enrollment. Information: 855-7924 or

Nance the big winner at all-comers meet Monday

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Greg Nance won four events at Monday’s All-comers Track Meet at Woodward Middle School, while Margaret Hayes, Elana Dorsey, Kelsey Trapp, Haley Brandt-Erichsen, Andrew Kenny, and Carlo Ruggiero were all triple winners. Ideal conditions brought a turnout of nearly 200 participants. The meets continue through August 25.

Park District has a summer survey, too

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Earlier this year, to gauge community opinion, the city launched a few surveys. So too did the city’s Health, Housing and Human Services Council.

Around the Island

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

An exhibit about the past, present and future of the houseboat Wicca and people who have lived aboard vessels moored at Eagle Harbor is now on display in the lobby of the Bainbridge Library.

BAC gets its Wings

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Sixty-year-old Winslow Gallery endowed with massive gift and

Taking a holiday with all the comforts of home

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Summer is my favorite time of the year. My body seeks heat like a rattlesnake soaking up the sun on a desert outcropping. Life slows down in the summer and the inclination toward outdoor leisure hits harder than Barry Bonds at bat.

A shipwreck full of laughter

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Shipwreck Lounge in Port Orchard has filled the void for regular stand up comedy in South Kitsap. The bar Slip 45 and the Shipwreck Lounge, one of the newest night spots in Port Orchard, moved into the building previously vacated by the notorious Mako’s establishment at 715 Bay St. at the beginning of 2008. At that time, the partners of Shipwreck at Slip 45, noted their ambition to tone down the location’s reputation for violence and illegal activity by attracting a new, more high class clientele.

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