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Paper bag user fee makes no sense | Letters | Jan. 12

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 4:37PM

I understand getting rid of plastic bags, but I don’t understand how that correlates to a fee for every paper bag that until now was free.

Cool winds forecast for IMC concert

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 4:29PM

Wind instruments take center stage Sunday at 3 p.m. at Island Music Center, 10598 NE Valley Rd . Tickets for the concert, which is a fundraiser for the music center, are $15 suggested donation. For more information, visit or call 780-6911.

‘The Outsiders’ looks at class division

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 4:27PM

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents “The Outsiders.” Performances are Jan. 13-22, at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are available at: Bainbridge Performing Arts Theater box office, by phone at 842-8569 or online at

Community Calendar | January 13-23

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 4:23PM

The following is a list of community events on Bainbridge Island.

A bag ban isn’t necessary on island | Letters | Jan. 12

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 4:11PM

I love plastic bags for their usefulness. Since there is no scientific study of how people use, reuse and recycle plastic bags, I looked at my own plastic bag usage.

Lester elected council's mayor by 5-2 vote

  • Jan 13, 2012 at 1:00AM

Council Member Debbi Lester is the new mayor of the city council after being elected by a 5-2 vote Wednesday night.

Musings about our lifelong choices on Earth | Letters | Jan. 12

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 4:06PM

This past week I had an epiphany. I awoke early one morning and wandered downstairs to watch television until it was light enough to go steal my neighbor’s newspaper. I found myself flipping back and forth between two programs that eerily captured the spirit of the seemingly limited choices available to mankind these days.

Council has better things to legislate than plastic bags | Letters | Jan. 12

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 3:57PM

I am uncomfortable with the idea of outlawing the use of plastic bags on Bainbridge Island that was recently presented by Council Member Kirsten Hytopoulos. Yes, I carry a nylon shopping bag in my purse for carrying small purchases, so please, hear me out.

Governor’s proposal may give ferry users relief | Opinion | Jan. 12

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 3:34PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s plan to fund a $3.6 billion transportation package by placing a $1.50 fee on each barrel of oil produced in the state is a stopgap action at a time when Washington’s transportation infrastructure has critical needs and not enough money to fund it. As a fee, the proposal skirts the two-thirds legislative vote required to pass new taxes – in this instance, a gas tax. She’s betting that there will be enough votes in the legislature for a simple-majority approval.

Just reuse them, instead of passing a new law | Letters | Jan. 12

  • Jan 12, 2012 at 3:38PM

You know I really don’t understand the need to regulate this. I need plastic bags, so do you.

January 13, 2012 Editorial Cartoon

  • Jan 13, 2012 at 1:00AM

Burn ban in effect for Kitsap County

  • Jan 11, 2012 at 4:35PM

A Stage 1 burn ban is now in effect for Kitsap, King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, which prohibits the use of fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves until air quality improves.

Council addresses new mayor, tensions at annual retreat

  • Jan 10, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jan 11, 2012 at 1:24PM

Council approved a new mayor pro-tem Sunday at its annual retreat, as well as addressed a number of other issues, and tackled tensions they face while looking toward the coming year.

WSF ad hoc committee formed

  • Jan 6, 2012 at 1:14PM

Council forms new committee to decide next steps for the $2 million from WSF settlement.

Decade of city service ends

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jan 6, 2012 at 12:56PM

Outspoken Bill Knobloch leaves council, but remains involved in helping his community.

Islanders grieve over loss of beloved Judge Spearman

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jan 6, 2012 at 12:20PM

The death of Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Ted Spearman on Tuesday reverberated around the county and Bainbridge Island as his peers, friends and neighbors expressed their respect and love for the man.

A grand show for grand artists | Kitsap Week

  • Jan 6, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:37AM

Some 136 pieces have been selected for entry in the fifth annual CVG Show, a juried competition that opens Jan. 28 in Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton.

U-Park takes over ferry lot

  • Jan 6, 2012 at 10:58AM

Operation of the city-managed parking that lot many park-and-riders use has been transferred to another party.

Community Calendar | January 6-21

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:36PM

The following is a list of events happening on Bainbridge Island in the near future.

BHS Varsity Sports Schedule

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:57PM

Sports schedule during Jan. 6-18 for Bainbridge teams

New shows open for Bainbridge Island's First Friday Art Walk

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:53PM

Bainbridge First Friday Art Walk The First Friday Art Walk runs from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 6. The Library and BPA shows open from 5-7 p.m. First Friday Art Walk is an artist-driven event which has grown to include local galleries, businesses and restaurants. Visit for a list of participating venues.

Carving reflects Inupiaq’s dawn

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:51PM

An artist’s reception for Lawrence Ahvakana will be during the First Friday Art Walk from 6-8 p.m. tonight.

Depth, quality give BHS boys a shot at 3A swim title

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:50PM

The Bainbridge High boys swim and dive team is looking strong as the Spartans begin to approach their 2012 championship season.

Bainbridge Island educators to lead panel discussion

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:45PM

Bainbridge Island Rotary and the Passionate About Learning Society (PALS) will host a non-partisan panel discussion led by Bainbridge Island educators Amanda Ward and Larry Judd on the history and evolution of the United States presidential electoral process.

BIPD deserves a salute for its quality of service | Letters | Jan. 6

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:36PM

Recent negative publicity about the Seattle Police Department provides an opportunity to circulate a positive comment about Bainbridge Police.

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