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Local ‘nut-jobs’ complain again about celebration | Letters | July 15

  • Jul 14, 2011 at 3:53PM

In this week’s Bainbridge Review (July 7), a letter was published by a disgruntled individual regarding the celebration of our nation’s birthday, also know as the 4th of July.

Fireworks | Letters | July 15

  • Jul 14, 2011 at 3:52PM

Fewer explosions on 4th would be best for pets

Good Samaritans | Letters | July 15

  • Jul 14, 2011 at 3:51PM

Last February, I lost my Blackberry smartphone during the Chilly Hilly. It was devastating, as I rely on it for work, and it also had personal information on it.

Rolfes is Democrats' top choice to succeed Rockefeller in state Senate

  • Jul 13, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Jul 14, 2011 at 9:40AM

State Rep. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge, is the No. 1 choice of Kitsap County Democratic Party precinct committee officers for appointment to the Senate seat vacated by Phil Rockefeller, who is now on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. On the first ballot, Rolfes received 34 votes, county Planning Commissioner Jim Sommerhauser received six, and Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern received three.

Bainbridge Blue playing in state 10-11 tourney

  • Jul 13, 2011 at 11:23AM

For the Bainbridge Island Blue team last weekend, their season was extended to playing in the state 10-11 year-old Little League tournament when it converted three consecutive fielding plays against South Kitsap Western in the District 2 title game.

Rotary auction profits up $25,000 from 2010

  • Jul 12, 2011 at 11:06AM

Organizers are still counting, but this year's preliminary total is $366,435, which is up $25,000 from 2010. Organizers made cutting back expenses a primary goal for the 2011 sale, but with more than 100,000 items to sort, clean and price, and overhead for staff, security, advertising, recycling and volunteers there was no shortage of work to be done.

Consultant hired to review Bainbridge police

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 5:00PM updated Jul 11, 2011 at 4:16PM

The consultant will conduct a review of all policies, procedures, contracts and agreements related to the intake, classification, investigation and resolution of grievances.

Three candidate’s forums set for July

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:40PM

The 2011 political season moves into high gear this month on Bainbridge Island with at least three candidates' public forums scheduled during the next few weeks.

Island company files lawsuit against Ford

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 5:00PM updated Jul 8, 2011 at 9:27AM

Eagle Harbor Holdings, LLC and its subsidiary MediusTech LLC have filed a federal lawsuit in Tacoma against Ford for infringing on several automotive technology patents being used in Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.

Gaffney gets 51 months in prison

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:00PM updated at 5:32PM

Michael J. Gaffney was sentenced to 51 months in prison last Friday for the March 2008 incident when he followed a 4-year-old girl into a Bainbridge Island Aquatics Center bathroom, took off her swimsuit and watched her use the bathroom.

Summer Vibes Party was a true island celebration | Letters | July 8

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 3:00PM updated at 5:12PM

In addition to raising our spirits, the July 3 Summer Vibes Party raised much-needed funds for nonprofits.

July 8th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:50PM

Quirky Carnival! characters charm

  • Jul 7, 2011 at 4:18PM

Performances for Ovation MTB Carnival! are July 8-24 at Bainbridge High School Theater. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. General admission: $24 for adults, $19 for seniors (55+), students and military (active or retired) and $15 for children 12 and under. Visit

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.

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