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Community helps its court discover security

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 10:45AM

In short, according to the man who has led the charge to keep Bainbridge Island Municipal Court in Rolling Bay, the lengthy controversy involving the City Council and community has paid off because the island now has “one of the safest courthouses in the state.”

Council decides to save historical tree

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 10:43AM

A large Douglas fir, considered the most prominent tree on Winslow Way, came close to being one of several trees that have lost their lives during the street’s current improvement project.

Reserve officer resigns after questions over criminal background

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Sep 9, 2011 at 10:35AM

City Manager Brenda Bauer said Reserve Officer Charles Arntz, who is a long-time employee for the city’s Public Works Department, voluntarily resigned in order to avoid raising issues for the Police Department after police records from his background surfaced this week.

Island schools get high marks

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Sep 9, 2011 at 10:14AM

Overall, the results look good, especially for the high school students who took the new state math exams that will become a graduation requirement for the Class of 2013. The state released the initial results on Aug. 30 for a number of state assessments.

Commission failing police rank and file | Letters | Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:45PM

Thank you for your coverage of the Bainbridge Island Civil Service Commission and its decision to terminate my contract as secretary/chief examiner.

Pediatric treatment needs your financial aid | Letters | Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:40PM

The Bargain Boutique is honored to invite the community into our store during the month of September to help us participate in Pediatric Cancer Awareness month.

A trip home crystalizes connections | Guest Column | Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:36PM

My grandmother, Toyo Makishi Rogers Kaponpon, was in her early 20s when she met John Rogers, an American sailor in her hometown of Okinawa, Japan in 1946.

Islanders united by their land preservation efforts | Our Opinion } Sept. 9

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 4:33PM

Bainbridge Island isn’t immune to division concerning important issues, though the split here often involves local challenges as compared to the divisive politics now being played out on state, regional and national levels. But islanders are perhaps more connected than many communities, especially when it comes to preserving the island’s more forested areas.

Bainbridge slips past North Kitsap 13-7 in football opener

  • Sep 2, 2011 at 11:33PM

Fullback Jake Brigham shed a couple of tacklers to score from five yards out in overtime to lead Bainbridge Island to a 13-7 victory at home over rival North Kitsap Friday in the season opener for both teams.

Spartans capable of repeating playoff berth

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 4:29PM

Bainbridge High School football coach Andy Grimm isn’t one to get overly excited before his team has played a game, but there are some signs of optimism moving into tonight’s season opener against North Kitsap.

Development is ready to blossom with new owner

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 4:50PM

John Jacobi now has a challenge to tackle during his “semi-retirement” years.

Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District's outdoor program kicks into gear

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:33PM

The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District’s fall catalog, mailed to residents in August, offers introductory classes and trips for mountain biking, backpacking, fly fishing, astronomy, beach naturalist exploration, sailing, kayaking, scuba diving, foraging/plant medicine, wine harvesting.

Farmers’ Market sprouts new ideas

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:51PM

Bainbridge Island Farmers' Market

Recycling Big Bellies to be installed downtown | Letters | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 4:01PM

We have reached our goal to have a permanent solution to overflowing garbage cans and public recycling on our city streets.

City should sell tickets for political scuffles | Letters | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:57PM

The new Winslow way is very pretty – I hate it. To give it more character, I believe the political Right and political Left should be invited to paint graffiti on the new sidewalks. The political Middle can use the center of the road, if any can be found.

No one is in charge here except the flag holders | Letters | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:53PM

I would like to comment of the construction and what took place on Monday (Aug. 22). They held up cars for more then 15 minutes and the person holding the flag was using the “f” word to everyone that would ask him a question.

Communication is essential to building trust | Guest Column | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:50PM

Recent events have served to remind the City Council of the need to communicate honestly and directly with one another in order to avoid misunderstandings and to preserve the trust we have worked to build over the last year and a half

PAWS event attracts animal lovers

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:45PM

Spotlight on PAWS: The 2011 Spotlight on PAWS Benefit Dinner and Auction is from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at Wing Point Country Club, where former Evening Magazine host John Curley will emcee and act as auctioneer. Tickets are $125 each includes dinner and available at www.pawsbainbridge.org.

This empty nesting isn’t all it’s cut out to be | Latte Guy | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:44PM

Our daughter Lauren is in Ireland where she will be spending a year studying abroad in Galway. We were all very excited about having her go to Ireland, right up until the moment it came time to say goodbye and put her on a plane.

A bad year for island’s owls | Island Wildlife | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:42PM

Through the centuries, we humans have used many names for these strange birds: monkey-faced owl, ghost owl, church owl, hobgoblin or hobby owl, delicate owl, and, yes, the death owl.

No cart before the horse in island’s ‘port’ election | Our Opinion | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:38PM

Proposition No. 110-2011, which will appear on the Nov. 8 general election ballot, is simple enough. In part, it reads: “If approved, this proposition would form the Port of Bainbridge Island, with boundaries co-extensive with those of the City of Bainbridge Island and governed by a five-member Port Commission with members elected at large. Should the Port of Bainbridge Island be formed?”

Six candidates file for appointment to 23rd District state House seat

  • Aug 29, 2011 at 1:46PM

Six candidates – including two from Bainbridge Island – have filed for appointment to the 23rd District state House seat to succeed Christine Rolfes, who was appointed to the state Senate in July.

Grandma Jennings' Blackberry Pie | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 1:00PM updated at 5:14PM

With the blackberries beginning to ripen, now's the time for homemade pie.

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