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Will commuters protest or simply lose weight? | Letters | Jan. 6

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:34PM

It was only a matter of opportunity but you knew it was coming. Having licked the Taliban by its armed escort craft and sniffing dogs for Elliott Bay ferries, the U.S. Coast Guard is implementing another New Years’ resolution. It is aimed at our fat commuters during rush hours, and not just the ones who always take the empty seat on each side of them.

Tragic that islanders would oppose a plastic bag ban | Letters | Jan. 6

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:32PM

Some locals have expressed their displeasure on website comments and in widely distributed emails about the potential of a plastic bag ban on Bainbridge Island.

Ancient opossums deserve respect, not fear | Island Wildlife | Jan. 6

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:31PM

This past Dec. 10, West Sound Wildlife surpassed a dubious milestone when we admitted our 1,000th patient of the year. Never before has West Sound Wildlife taken in 1,000 patients or more in a year.

Parking too long can be painful these days | Our Opinion | Jan. 6

  • Jan 5, 2012 at 4:27PM

In an effort to increase revenue, the City Council decided last year to nearly double the fee for parking ticket violations to $50 throughout the city. The policy-makers also increased the time limit in some parts of Winslow from two to three hours, and later in the year added a second parking enforcement officer.

January 6, 2012 Editorial Cartoon

  • Jan 6, 2012 at 1:00AM

City news dominates 2011 headlines

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 4:36PM

The City of Bainbridge Island – including its staff and council – was up to its proverbial neck in a multitude of trials and tribulations during 2011.

BHS skier on a whirlwind trip to Youth Olympics

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:38AM

It may be a surprise to some that Isabella Todd, a sophomore at Bainbridge High who considers herself a “good recreation skier,” will compete next month in the slalom event at the first Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

MedMob occupies peace at terminal

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:13AM

Commuters on the 6:20 p.m. ferry run on Dec. 22 were greeted by a group of flash-mob meditators who sat in silence and later, chanted. The Bainbridge event coincided with others in more than 250 cities worldwide.

MedMob occupies peace at terminal

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:31AM

If you were searching for peace, rush hour at the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal might not be the first place you’d look, but commuters spilling off the 6:20 p.m. ferry Dec. 22 were met with the soothing sound of – well, breathing.

Community Calendar | Dec. 30 to mid-January

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:34AM

A summary of the events happening on Bainbridge Island.

Rotten apples (1 %) need to be removed from SPD | Letters | Dec. 30

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:24AM

Three weeks ago you published a letter (“Cartoon’s criticism of police is not amusing,” Dec. 9) about police violence which went unchallenged in your paper last week. It was refuted by the report of the Department of Justice (“Feds vs. SPD,” Dec. 17 in Seattle Times).

Raffle’s success will will help Historical Museum | Letters | Dec. 30

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:14AM

Thank you to everyone who bought tickets for the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s “Save Our History Raffle!”

Winslow Way will take a while to get used to | Letters | Dec. 30

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:12AM

Like a pair of new boxer shorts, our starchy white sidewalks downtown will take getting used to. It’s more than where your follow-up foot lands first. Engineers as young as 5 years old are perfecting the risks at their peril.

Arts & Leisure 2012 Year in Review

  • Jan 3, 2012 at 11:01AM

A look back at a few key events in Arts and Humanities that happened on Bainbridge Island in 2011.

The flowing spirits of Bainbridge Island

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 1:00AM updated at 10:55AM

Island has gained its own corner of Washington’s craft distilling scene.

Choice of ‘Word of the Year’ seems pragmatic | Latte Guy | Dec. 30

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 1:00AM

Merriam-Webster has officially declared “pragmatic” to be the Word of the Year for 2011.

Island girl’s extraordinary opportunity a life changer | Our Opinion | Dec. 30

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 1:00AM

If nothing else, life is serendipitous, at least when a person is open to the unforeseen. For example, check out our sports feature on page A10. It details the unusual turn of events for a 15-year-old island girl who one day in mid-December was just an ordinary sophomore in high school and the next day she was asked to train as a slalom skier for the Youth Winter Olympics being held in Austria in less than a month.

December 30, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Dec 30, 2011 at 1:00AM

Islander dies after attack in Mexico

  • Dec 28, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Dec 29, 2011 at 9:32AM

A Bainbridge Island man has passed away after an attack in Mexico over the holiday weekend. Community members can contribute to a memorial fund at a local bank.

BHS grads combine learning, voluntourism

  • Dec 22, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Dec 28, 2011 at 11:11AM

Two Bainbridge High School graduates have spent time working for nonprofit agencies for children in Haiti and Nepal.

The 'Knobloch memo'

  • Dec 22, 2011 at 9:00AM updated Dec 27, 2011 at 1:14PM

Controversy stirs over an anonymous memo found at city hall that some say is threatening, while others say it is meaningless.

New conditions on WSF money

  • Dec 16, 2011 at 1:00AM updated Dec 27, 2011 at 1:13PM

WSF settlement funds reserved for water-related nexus

One couple's enduring gift | Kitsap Week

  • Dec 23, 2011 at 8:00AM updated Dec 25, 2011 at 12:09PM

On Christmas Eve, John Floyd will read to his wife from the book of Matthew in the Bible, just as he has for 53 years. Instead of reading from their home in Port Townsend, for the fourth year in a row he’ll be reading at the Messenger House Care Center on Bainbridge Island.

Scales calls for public records

  • Dec 23, 2011 at 2:00AM updated Dec 25, 2011 at 12:56AM

Request investigates Council Member Bill Knobloch's personal emails and the "Knobloch memo."

Solo flight ‘round the world’

  • Dec 23, 2011 at 2:00AM

Islander enjoyed 10,000-foot-high sight-seeing trip.

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