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Osprey nest, electrical problem sparked Poulsbo cell tower fire

  • Jun 21, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 6:22PM

POULSBO — An osprey nest and an electrical malfunction ignited the cell phone tower fire that closed down State Route 305 for 12 hours Monday in the Lemolo area. Kitsap County Deputy Fire Marshal Tina Turner said an electrical malfunction at a lighted beacon on top of the 150-foot tower caught the bird's nest on fire before 4 a.m. Monday. Turner said the birds likely damaged the beacon or its 110-volt power wire while building their nest, contributing to the fire.

Winslow business owners are in survival mode these days

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 5:00PM updated Jun 20, 2011 at 5:16PM

It's now about three months into the Winslow Way Improvement Project, which means the nerves of merchants along the street are beginning to fray.

Cell tower fire causing traffic delays on SR 305

  • Jun 20, 2011 at 11:00AM updated at 5:16PM

An early morning fire in a Verizon cell tower north of Totten Road is creating major delays this morning as a portion of Street Route 305 in Suquamish is closed while crews wait for materials to secure the tower.

Bainbridge to demolish ‘nuisance’ house

  • Jun 20, 2011 at 12:29PM

The city will soon begin the demolition process for a house on McDonald Road that has fallen into such a state of disrepair that it has become dangerous and is considered a public nuisance.


  • Jun 20, 2011 at 11:52AM

Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:

Bainbridge Dance Center presents 30th annual student performance

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 3:24PM

Bainbridge Dance Center presents its 30th annual student performance next week.

‘Frog Rock Forum’ connects the resiliency dots

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 3:13PM

More than 40 sustainability groups will participate in a free forum Sunday at IslandWood.

Frog Rock celebrates 40 years

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 3:18PM

Frog Rock, the iconic Bainbridge Island landmark turns 40 years old this month.

Candidates lay down the groundwork for council seat race

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 1:59PM

For islanders wary that the beginning of campaign season means every street corner and front lawn will soon be decorated with political signs, a few of the candidates, are hoping to end the tradition early.

New Wilkes Elementary breaks ground

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Jun 17, 2011 at 2:01PM

Construction on track to start by July 1 or earlier.

June 17th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 10:19AM

District voters are being shortchanged by Rockefeller, Rolfes | Letters | June 23

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 4:42PM

News flash – Sen. Rockefeller resigns his Washington Senate seat; Rep. Rolfes declares immediately she will seek appointment to Rockefeller’s Senate seat. Notwithstanding the higher political aspirations of both legislators, there is something seriously troubling with this political maneuver.

Rotary Used Car Lot: Where gems are found cheap | Letters | June 23

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 4:39PM

Since its beginning in 1960, the annual Rotary Auction has received and sold hundreds of vehicles. Proceeds from the auction go to support the club’s activities. Turning metal into gold results in everything from island recreation projects to micro-finance in the developing world.

Coyotes have bad rep, but serve ecosystem well | Island Wildlife | June 17

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 4:38PM

Over the years, when I’ve told people that West Sound Wildlife Shelter cares for injured and orphaned coyotes, the response has ranged from cheering to frowns. I’m confident the frowns would melt away if those people were able to see what I just saw – four pairs of skittish brown eyes staring up at me.

What’s the big deal about the Shoreline Master Program update? | Guest Column | June 17

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 4:35PM

All Bainbridge Island residents, uplanders and waterfront property owners alike, have an interest in maintain the health of Puget Sound. For those of us on Bainbridge Island, the Sound is our front yard.

Equitable system? Yes, if your party is in power | Our Opinion | June 17

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 4:31PM

It’s not official yet, but one could assume that the 23rd District’s next state senator will be Rep. Christine Rolfes. She is midway through her third term in the State Legislature and likely will be appointed by Kitsap County commissioners to replace fellow islander Sen. Phil Rockefeller, who was recently appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

Fastpitchers earn all-league, county honors

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 3:50PM

Clara Dunn also earned honors from the Seattle Times.

BIPRD adult league softball results for the week of June 13-June 17

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 3:54PM

Westside Mustangs stay undefeated

Four women don the blue for Bainbridge Island Little League

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 3:48PM

Trio first in recent memory to umpire baseball championship.

Ask Erin: Blocking view of unslightly home. | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 3:00PM

Advice on blocking view of neighbor's unkempt home.

A 'ruff' life, with a tail-wagging ending; Letty finds a forever-home after a nightmarish past | KItsap Week

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 12:00PM

A pit bull finds a forever-home after a nightmarish past.

It's tee time | Kitsap Week

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 10:00AM

Highlights of seven golf courses in the area.

BIPRD adult league softball results for the week of June 6-June 10

  • Jun 13, 2011 at 4:08PM

Westside Mustangs take the early lead in league play.

June 10th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Jun 13, 2011 at 11:16AM

Council races heat up with nine candidates filing

  • Jun 10, 2011 at 4:00PM

Nine candidates had filed by late Friday afternoon for the four council positions up for grabs, including the at-large position held by incumbent Barry Peters and seats vacated by councilors Kim Brackett in the South Ward, Bill Knobloch in the Central Ward and Hilary Franz in the North Ward.

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