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Summer plans include any state parks? Better buy your pass

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:47PM

Beginning July 1, the pass is required for vehicle access to recreation lands and water-access sites managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). State recreation lands include state parks, boat launches, heritage sites, wildlife and natural areas, campgrounds, trails and trailheads.

Bainbridge in Bloom tour features in-town garden sanctuary

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:32PM

Bainbridge in Bloom Enjoy a self-paced tour of six gardens from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9-10. Festival hub is at Woodward Middle School, 9125 Sportsman Club Rd. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Proceeds benefit Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council. Patron Day and Evening in Bloom Garden Party and Art Auction is July 8. Info: visit

Runners, on your marks

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:31PM

The quintessentially “Bainbridge” event gives kids and adults of all ages a chance to get out in the summer weather for some healthy competition, exercise and socializing

Internal report clears police officers in Ostling case

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:27PM

The city, Police Chief Jon Fehlman and Jeff Benkert, the officer who fired the bullets that killed Ostling, are all named in a civil lawsuit the Ostling family filed in March in U.S. Western District Court of Washington. The federal lawsuit claims Benkert’s use of excessive force led to Ostling’s death and violated the family’s constitutional rights – citing the Fourth and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.


  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:30PM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents

When rescuing isn’t necessary

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:41PM

I understand why it happens. People see baby animals alone outside, and they want to help. And gosh darn, those babies are cute! I think some people literally can’t stop themselves from trying to “save” baby wild animals. We humans are genetically programmed to want to care for baby humans. I believe some of this programming transfers over to wild animals.

Perfect pour is difficult 500 beers into it

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:38PM

My classroom for this enlightening and educational experience was the Beer Garden at the July 3 community-organized Summer Vibes party at Town Square.

Bainbridge Fireworks Committee and many others made it happen | Letters | July 8

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:32PM

Bainbridge Fireworks wouldn't have happened without volunteers.

Improvement of Suzuki Trail much appreciated | Letters | July 8

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:31PM

A huge shout of thanks to Bainbridge Rotary for granting funds and Brian Wilkinson of 3B Square LLC for volunteering all his time on his excavator spreading out 60 yards of gravel on the Suzuki Trail.

Explosions put a damper on holiday for many | Letters | July 8

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:30PM

Fireworks explosions annoying 8 o’clock, and continued until sometime after midnight.

Police investigation on burglary, shooting continue

  • Jul 6, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2011 at 8:14AM

The investigation continues after the July 4 burglary and shooting on Wood Avenue as the suspect remains in the hospital getting medical treatment for three gunshot wounds.

Filmmaker Steve Stolee captures the 'world's largest rummage sale'

  • Jul 6, 2011 at 2:40PM

For documentary filmmaker Steve Stolee the 51st Bainbridge Rotary Auction was much more than a chance to snag a few deals. Stolee has compiled film footage over the last three years of the one-day event to be turned into a documentary film called, “Another Man’s Treasure” scheduled to be released later this year.

Quidditch comes to Kitsap; The sport made popular in the Harry Potter series comes to life | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 8, 2011 at 2:00PM

The sport made popular in the Harry Potter series comes to life at the first Quidditch Tournament to be held July 30.

Strawberry park restoration work cited for safety violations

  • Jul 6, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 2:24PM

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries slapped the city with several citations for failing to train and protect employees during the Strawberry Plant Park restoration project.

Forever chasing the sun and its dangers | Ask Erin

  • Jul 8, 2011 at 2:00PM

I can pinpoint the exact time when I became obsessed with having tanned skin. It was spring break my seventh-grade year, and it seemed like every single classmate of mine was vacationing in Florida or Hawaii or somewhere tropical. For me, I spent the week at home in Kansas City — hardly the Coppertone beach scene my friends were experiencing. I knew friends would return to school with tanned complexions and peeling noses. And I dreaded standing near them. I knew next to their caramel color, my pale skin would shine like the glow-sticks we used at the roller rink.

Circus Gatti rolls into town; Event brings with it cotton candy, elephants and feats of courage | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 8, 2011 at 1:00PM

Event brings with it cotton candy, elephants and feats of courage

Rhoades goes to lengths to give back to Housing Resources Board

  • Jul 1, 2011 at 11:00AM updated Jul 6, 2011 at 11:23AM

Steve Rhoades 61-mile trek around Bainbridge island by sea and by land July 5.

Bloedel Reserve tweaks its approach to ensure future

  • Jul 1, 2011 at 1:53PM

The nonprofit Bloedel Reserve is in the midst of completing a strategic plan in an effort to better maintain what it’s all about – gardens and grounds.

Rotary Auction's recycling effort is one of a kind | Guest Column | July 1

  • Jul 1, 2011 at 1:49PM

Is this the largest recycling or repurposing effort in the state, the nation, or the world? We may never know. What I do know in my heart is that the dedication, love and commitment of a dynamic community, each taking one step, can make things happen.

Pace yourself Bainbridge: Eventful weekend ahead

  • Jul 1, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 1:12PM

Bainbridge Island busy weekend.

District Democrats say Rolfes likely a shoo-in

  • Jun 28, 2011 at 6:14PM

A decision still has to be made, but don’t be surprised if third-term state Rep. Christine Rolfes becomes Sen. Rolfes later this summer.

Visit Winslow Drug for 'Carnival!' tickets, support | Letters | July 1

  • Jul 1, 2011 at 12:12PM

It’s summertime and that means it’s time for Ovation!’s summer show. This year we’re proud to be presenting the fabulous musical, “Carnival!”

Story’s treatment on algae blooms too superficial | Letters | July 1

  • Jul 1, 2011 at 12:00PM

I was distressed by your superficial treatment of the “algae” blooms that look like floating red scum around the shorelines.

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