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Planning Department to streamline

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Citing efficiency measures, the city’s planning and development department will reduce counter service hours in a bid to expedite service. It will also make a concerted effort to streamline the permitting process for minor applications and reduce the permit backlog that currently weighs down the department.

Big spending but few capital projects in line

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

If the city were to have a holiday wish list, Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) would be their over-eager order.

Islander awarded grant for avian project

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

As the sun rose above Puget Sound on Tuesday morning, flocks of gulls knifed along the shore of Point No Point, carried by a biting wind.

At the Summit of North America

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Kitsap Mountaineers Mike and Elaine Raymond reflect on their five-and-a-half-year quest to climb Mount McKinley — in pictures — Dec. 19 in Bremerton.

What goes on

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

SCENE STUDY WITH DINAH MANOFF: The Tony Award-winning stage, sitcom and screen actress Dinah Manoff will be leading a course for adults in Scene Study, with classes at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 & 26, Feb. 2, 9 & 23 and March 2 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Registration is now open, tuition for the six-week course is $425 through BPA. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/Education/SecondStage.html or call (206) 842-8578.

Get caught reading

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

On a recent visit to Liberty Bay Books in Poulsbo I found several books to drool over and covet. I thought, since it’s so chilly out lately, you may want to head to Liberty Bay or your own favorite bookstore to check out these offerings. Some are pricey but others you might just want to buy now and take home to savor for hours and hours.

MUSIC

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: Rick Barrenger leads a Christmas sing-along at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, followed by Americana singer/songwriter Rachel Harrington with her new CD “City of Refuge” at the same time Dec. 20, while Sunday, Dec. 21, will be an open mic for all styles at 7 p.m. All shows are all ages, by donation at the Pegasus Coffeehouse, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com or call (206) 842-6725.

GALLERIES AND EXHIBITIONS

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

THE ANCIENT TRADITION OF GIFT GIVING: Will be explored and celebrated in a new art show, “Up-gifting,” this month at the Artists for Freedom and Unity in Bremerton. The exhibit features Kitsap artists Pat Cooper and Malia Macheel working with traditional seasonal themes, giving life to discarded objects and working with “formerly appreciated” and up-cycled apparel and materials. The exhibit hands through December at the AFU, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Free. Info: www.myspace.com/artfreeunity.

Looking for life on Mars

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

What's Up takes a long look at Earth's nearest neighbor with OC professor David Fong, through the eyes of robots now living there.

CELEBRATING THE SOLSTICE

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Weekend Wrock

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Seattle-by-way-of-Vashon band The Pharmacy to play the Zeitgeist Concert Series one last time.

An instrumental (hall)iday tradition

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Somewhere in between the fingerpicking acoustic guitar and the frolicking double reeds, you can almost hear the sound of the holidays in the tones of Tingstad and Rumbel.

The Earth stood still, and so did the plot

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Director Scott Derrickson’s “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” remake of Robert Wise’s 1951 creation, might be better sold as an accidental comedy than an actual world’s end thriller. Stuffed with special effects and riddled with losing dialogue, the sorry sci-fi redo holds plenty more moments of unintentional hilarity than it does sound storytelling. Though it took top notch at the box office, this newest version of “The Day” is certainly anything but.

Northwest Christmastime icon gets an NK touch

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

9-year-old Ainsly MacKenzie’s artwork featured on this year’s cover.

A new take on the true meaning of Christmas

  • Dec 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Gallery School of Music and Dance brings to life Northwest veteran author Donna Anders’ never-performed Christmas musical.

Bainbridge woman on holiday mission of good will

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Dec 15, 2008 at 3:38PM

Little kids sometimes wonder how Santa Claus delivers all that stuff around the globe in just one night.

Bainbridge Police Blotter | FYI, Dec. 13

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Dec 15, 2008 at 9:52AM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:

Ginger Jewelry, Myorian Studio move onto Bainbridge's Madrone Lane

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Dec 15, 2008 at 9:24AM

One pair does sculpture. The other does jewels. Light, metal, glass – each brings a different element to the table. “We’re the four seasons,” Dave Myers said. The Indianola sculptor and metalsmith is one of four area artists comprising Madrone Lane’s newest addition. Myers and Kelly Asadorian are Myorian Studio; Laurie Rosenberg and Sara Baetz are Ginger Jewelry.

LETTERS

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Infrastructure

Split down the middle

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

A reader hypothesized in an email this week about why the current City Council consistently votes 4-3 on most issues. As if you didn’t already know, Hilary Franz, Barry Peters, Chris Snow and Kjell Stoknes are members of a status quo that considers Kim Brackett, Bill Knobloch and Debbie Vancil dissidents. So, for an answer to why, Snow and Vancil were willing to represent the point of view of their respective sides.

Budget reflects city’s responsibility

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The City of Bainbridge Island has and will continue to respond to changing economic forecasts.

Stuck in neutral as holidays loom

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

There is something about this Christmas that I’m not ready for. Well, make that all of Christmas. It’s as though my calendar got stuck in October and I can’t pry it free.

CALENDAR

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Healthy LIving Expo: The fourth annual Healthy Living Expo is slated for Jan. 24, 2009 at Woodward Middle School, with speakers, workshops and demos, pre-Chilly Hilly warm up ride, cross-country races, kids’ activities and more. The Chamber of Commerce is offering a 20 percent discount to Chamber members. Vendor applications available online at www.bainbridgechamber.com, or call 842-3700.

Sports Roundup

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Perhaps not entirely tongue-in-cheek, BHS girls’ basketball coach Penny Gienger said, “I’m glad people stayed home last night to watch Steven Gray (whose Gonzaga team thrashed Washington State Wednesday in a televised game, with Gray scoring nine points) instead of coming to our game.”

Towering Spartans best Eastside Catholic

  • Dec 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Sometimes, size matters. Sometimes, not.

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