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Debate continues over CSC’s restructuring

  • Oct 29, 2011 at 2:14PM

The City Council partially passed an ordinance modifying the structure of the city’s Civil Service Commission, leaving its more controversial aspects for further debate.

Swaps, trades, and time bank gain traction on Bainbridge Island

  • Oct 28, 2011 at 2:26PM

KiDiMu's Halloween Costume exchange, Bainbridge Barter, Freecycle, time bank, resilience circles, community exchange are all examples of how the community is sharing resources.

October 28th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Oct 28, 2011 at 10:54AM

General election endorsements, comment | Letters | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:34PM

There are eight candidates for this year's Bainbridge City Council, two each for the four positions. Following are some endorsements and letters.

Support of Blair indicative of her worthiness | Letters | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:22PM

As the campaign for Bainbridge City Council comes to a close, I am increasingly impressed by the variety of people from all around the island who have chosen to endorse Anne Blair.

A candidate islanders need on City Council | Letters | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:17PM

We need Melanie Keenan on the City Council. No one in and around City Hall during the past few years has shown more courage, objectivity, principles, honest and understanding of challenges we face that threaten our environment, citizenship, healthy living and quality of life.

Keenan's sScientific background would be valuable | Letters | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:14PM

North Ward candidage Melanie Keenan will bring a diverse background to City Council that will complement those with legal training.

Island support to Ostling family is much appreciated | Letters | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:09PM

In the last year since our son’s death, we have received continuous and unwavering support from the island community.

Winslow Way hasn’t lost its pedestrian friendliness | Letters | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:05PM

Three cheers for the new downtown Winslow. The new wider sidewalks are a major plus and the soon to come plantings and water features will make downtown Winslow exceptional.

Now’s a good time to Go Solar on Bainbridge | Guest Column | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 4:02PM

It’s October, and the long rainy season is just beginning. That’s why it’s the perfect time to go solar. Counterintuitive as it sounds, there’s no better time to reign in your electric bill and put some sunshine in your wallet.

City still has a critical human services function | Guest Column | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 3:57PM

The Health, Housing and Human Services Council of Bainbridge Island (HHHS) ceased providing service to our community in January 2011.

New Port District? Timing isn’t good for this election | Our Opinion | Oct. 28

  • Oct 27, 2011 at 3:47PM

All things being equal, the creation of a Port of Bainbridge Island might be a good long-term answer for an island desperately needing another economic player other than the flailing real estate/building industry that can no longer depend on the incessant movement of people to a floating suburb 35 minutes from a metropolis.

UAC recommends utility remain with the city

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Oct 25, 2011 at 4:59PM

Winslow's residents saw a 34 percent drop in their water rates, and now they may be looking toward yet another reduction.

Civil Service Commission posts remain abandoned

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Oct 25, 2011 at 4:58PM

The city Council voted to dismiss an Ethics Board complaint and a petition for removal of two Civil Service Commission members during Wednesday’s council meeting, finally putting to rest an ongoing controversy with the commission.

Court sides with Judge Carruthers in lawsuit against city

  • Oct 25, 2011 at 4:49PM

Municipal Court Judge Kate Carruthers will have her hours and pay returned to their previous level after winning a lawsuit she filed last February against her employer, the City of Bainbridge Island.

Community Calendar | Oct. 21-30

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Oct 25, 2011 at 1:55PM

The following events are happening on Bainbridge Island.

Julie Duke adds fresh vibe to Island Music Center

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 1:37PM

Duke it out The Julie Duke Band will play at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Island Music Center, 10598 NE Valley Rd. Admission is $10 with proceeds going to IMC. For more information, visit www.

Halloween events on Bainbridge Island

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 1:32PM

Ready to get your ghoul on? Catch these upcoming Halloween-related events.

Consider Helpline House on Make a Difference Day

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 1:29PM

National Make a Difference Day is Oct. 22 and Helpline House is a good place to direct your generosity.

BSF continues to be our school district’s best friend | Letters | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:23PM

At Wilkes Elementary School this fall, a favorite activity for students and staff is to watch the construction of the new school. We’ve already observed an evolution from the “big dig” to the raising of the walls for the gym and cafeteria. We’re looking forward to watching the transformation to a new space we can call ours.

City Council candidates should be unbiased from the beginning | Letters | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:22PM

Last week’s Review contained a letter from a retiring City Council member presenting a slate of candidates to select for the council.

Sports alumni dinner a huge success for BHS | Letters | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:17PM

Our inaugural “We are Spartans” Sports Benefit Dinner was a huge success. We welcomed a sold-out crowd to the Wing Point Country Club on Oct. 8 to honor community leaders and support Bainbridge High School sports programs that are on the chopping block.

UAC vice chair not authorized to speak for committee | Letters | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:13PM

Last week, Arlene Buetow circulated to our committee members an email attaching a “personal opinion piece” she submitted for publication in the Review.

SMP misnterpretations are often accepted as fact | Letters | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:09PM

Decisions on the update of the Bainbridge Island Shoreline Master Program (SMP) must be based on facts and scientific interpretation. Unfortunately, statements, whose factual basis is suspect, have been made in some of our discussions. They have been successfully challenged but often have persisted.

UAC vice chair accused by colleague of distorting ‘many facts’ in column | Guest Column | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2011 at 12:05PM

Your Oct. 14 edition contains a guest opinion piece by Arlene Buetow (“City needs to act in best interest of ratepayers”) recommending transfer of the city’s water utility to the Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD).

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