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Bargain Boutique celebrates the 'Wall of Courage' March 10

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 12:08PM

The Bargain Boutique-Bainbridge Island will host a community celebration of its "Wall of Courage" exhibit from 2:30-5 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the thrift store at 253 Winslow Way W.

UPDATE | More details released on Tawresey hit-and-run

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 12:34PM

A police report released Tuesday indicates that Tawresey joked when speaking with police and while taking field sobriety tests.

Mirkovich named to Western’s Dean’s list

  • Mar 8, 2012 at 11:00AM

Amanda Harris Mirkovich, a 1994 graduate of Bainbridge High School, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Western Washington University in Bellingham.

Rep. Hansen sponsors amendment to keep ferry service intact through 2015

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 11:34AM

Led by Rep. Drew Hansen, lawmakers in the state House of Representatives put down a marker Monday on maintaining ferry service at its existing level through 2015.

Sheldon makes Scripps College Dean’s list

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 11:32AM

Madeline Sheldon, of Bainbridge Island, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif.

Island needs good news for a change | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:31AM

To the editor: A friend of mine who lives in the Magnolia district of Seattle sent me the following email: “What’s up with the police on Bainbridge Island ... made the front page of the Seattle Times for two days! With Bainbridge Island having 27 square miles and 21 police officers, each one covers 1.3 square miles. “You are getting very good coverage.”

SLIDESHOW | Bainbridge Island enjoys wintery rerun

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22PM

Bainbridge Island residents awoke Tuesday to a fresh dusting of snow.

UPDATE | Witness recalls Tawresesy hit-and-run accident

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 1:42PM

The witness to an earlier hit-and-run that involved Bainbridge Island School Board Director John Tawresey said the noise generated by the crash left no doubt Tawresey had hit another car before he drove away from the scene.

Bainbridge blotter | Unwelcome visit by the ex

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:46PM

The latest blotter reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department.

Potluck planned for West Sound Time Bank

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:39PM

An informational meeting and potluck for the West Sound Time Bank will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Suquamish UCC Church, 18732 Division Ave., Suquamish.

Local students entered in UW Orca Bowl

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:24PM

High school students, including those from Bainbridge High School, will compete in the 15th annual Orca Bowl from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3 at University of Washington’s Fishery Sciences Building, 1122 NE Boat St., Seattle.

Deadline nears for BCF grants

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:23PM

The Bainbridge Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2012 Community Grants cycle.

Bainbridge seeks citizen volunteers

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:22PM

The City of Bainbridge Island Civil Service Commission is seeking citizen volunteers to participate in oral interviews as part of the police officer hiring process.

Scales supporters’ cries for civility ironic | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 12:18PM

To the editor: Bainbridge bloggers who are supporters of Councilmember Bob Scales have been urging during the past several weeks that his colleagues be, well, more collegial toward him. Compromise, they say, should be be the rule of the day. He is becoming our new local poster child for the “be civil” movement.

Tawresey named in earlier hit-and-run accident

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 12:08PM

Bainbridge Island School Board Director John Tawresey was involved in a prior hit-and-run accident before his arrest last week for DUI and hit-and-run, according to records released Tuesday by the Bainbridge Island Police Department.

Bainbridge Graduate Institute’s ‘Fireside Chat’ focuses on vision

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Mar 6, 2012 at 10:42AM

Fireside chat Bainbridge Graduate Institute hosts a sustainability panel “Fireside Chat” from 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at IslandWood, featuring Gifford Pinchot, Bryan Welch and David M. Johnson. Seating is limited and reservations are necessary. To learn more or to reserve seats, visit

Bainbridge Island Park District offers arts sampler

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Mar 5, 2012 at 3:10PM

The Park District’s Arts Sampler is from 5-7 p.m. tonight during Art Walk at the Bainbridge Commons, 370 Brien Dr.

Tawresey taking leave of absence from school board

  • Mar 5, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 2:06PM

The Bainbridge Island School Board director arrested last week for an alleged hit-and-run and driving under the influence of alcohol has taken a leave of absence.

Publishing of public notices in newspapers of record ensures transparency | Editorial

  • Mar 5, 2012 at 11:12AM

The publishing of public notices in newspapers of record dates to 1789, when the first Congress required publication of its bills, orders, resolutions and votes in at least three generally available newspapers. The founders recognized that government should not be the gatekeepers of its own information. So their purpose was to require government to report its actions to citizens in a medium independent of government influence or control: the newspaper.

Veteran journalist Brian Kelly named editor of Bainbridge Island Review

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Mar 3, 2012 at 11:45AM

Brian Kelly, 47, has been the editor of the twice-weekly South Whidbey Record for the past six years. Prior to his time on Whidbey Island, he was a reporter at the Herald in Everett and The Seattle Times, and was the editor of the Snoqualmie Valley Record for seven years.

Suspect in Rolling Bay blaze charged with burglary

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 4:28PM

Bainbridge Island police have arrested a man for allegedly setting the fire that burned down a waterfront home in Rolling Bay. He has been charged with arson and burglary.

Second Bainbridge Island waterfront home destroyed by fire

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Mar 2, 2012 at 11:33AM

Bainbridge Island firefighters took down a blaze at a home in Rolling Bay Thursday. It was the second fire to destroy a waterfront home in one week.

Fighting to stay fit

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:24AM

‘Workout culture’ takes stronger hold on Bainbridge Island.

Bainbridge Island School Board member Tawresey charged with DUI, hit and run

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Mar 2, 2012 at 11:08AM

John G. Tawresey, a member of the Bainbridge Island School Board, was arrested Wednesday evening for alleged hit-and-run and driving under the influence of alcohol. Tawresey, 67, of Gowen Place on Bainbridge Island, hit at least one vehicle outside the San Carlos restaurant on Madison Avenue, police said. Witnesses said he tried to drive away, but bystanders prevented him from doing so by standing in front of his vehicle as they called 911.

Bainbridge Island's Yeomalt event celebrates historic Rainier climb

  • Mar 3, 2012 at 8:00AM

One of Mt. Rainier’s most remarkable ascents will be featured at 7 p.m., Monday, March 5 at Yeomalt Cabin when climb leader Phil Bartow shares an award-winning film, rare slides and inspirational stories of the 1981 ascent by 11 climbers with a variety of physical challenges: seven blind, one deaf, one epileptic and one with an amputated limb. Admission to Monday’s event is by donation of cash or dry logs for the fireplace. For more information, call 842-2306, ext. 115 or visit

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