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City should sell tickets for political scuffles | Letters | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:57PM

The new Winslow way is very pretty – I hate it. To give it more character, I believe the political Right and political Left should be invited to paint graffiti on the new sidewalks. The political Middle can use the center of the road, if any can be found.

No one is in charge here except the flag holders | Letters | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:53PM

I would like to comment of the construction and what took place on Monday (Aug. 22). They held up cars for more then 15 minutes and the person holding the flag was using the “f” word to everyone that would ask him a question.

Communication is essential to building trust | Guest Column | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:50PM

Recent events have served to remind the City Council of the need to communicate honestly and directly with one another in order to avoid misunderstandings and to preserve the trust we have worked to build over the last year and a half

PAWS event attracts animal lovers

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:45PM

Spotlight on PAWS: The 2011 Spotlight on PAWS Benefit Dinner and Auction is from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at Wing Point Country Club, where former Evening Magazine host John Curley will emcee and act as auctioneer. Tickets are $125 each includes dinner and available at

This empty nesting isn’t all it’s cut out to be | Latte Guy | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:44PM

Our daughter Lauren is in Ireland where she will be spending a year studying abroad in Galway. We were all very excited about having her go to Ireland, right up until the moment it came time to say goodbye and put her on a plane.

A bad year for island’s owls | Island Wildlife | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:42PM

Through the centuries, we humans have used many names for these strange birds: monkey-faced owl, ghost owl, church owl, hobgoblin or hobby owl, delicate owl, and, yes, the death owl.

No cart before the horse in island’s ‘port’ election | Our Opinion | Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2011 at 3:38PM

Proposition No. 110-2011, which will appear on the Nov. 8 general election ballot, is simple enough. In part, it reads: “If approved, this proposition would form the Port of Bainbridge Island, with boundaries co-extensive with those of the City of Bainbridge Island and governed by a five-member Port Commission with members elected at large. Should the Port of Bainbridge Island be formed?”

Six candidates file for appointment to 23rd District state House seat

  • Aug 29, 2011 at 1:46PM

Six candidates – including two from Bainbridge Island – have filed for appointment to the 23rd District state House seat to succeed Christine Rolfes, who was appointed to the state Senate in July.

Grandma Jennings' Blackberry Pie | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 1:00PM updated at 5:14PM

With the blackberries beginning to ripen, now's the time for homemade pie.

If summer had a taste, it would be blackberry-flavored | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 1:00PM updated at 5:14PM

Blackberries are ripening in Kitsap.

A rockin' weekend in Port Gamble | Kitsap Week

  • Aug 25, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Aug 26, 2011 at 5:13PM

The inaugural Port Gamble Rock 'n' Blues Festival takes place Aug. 27-28.

Back to school: A classroom looms in Wilkes' backyard

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 3:28PM

This time next year, students attending Wilkes Elementary School will be embracing their new, $21.3 million edifice at the corner of Day Road and Madison Avenue.

What the dickens? Actor Tim Tully performs a theatrical reading Sunday

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 3:07PM

A new Twist Bainbridge actor Tim Tully presents “Dickens Reading Dickens,” a re-enactment of Charles Dickens’ reading tours at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at SR-305 and Winslow Way. Tickets are $10. For more information, search Dickens Reading Dickens on Facebook.

A good deed, then back to school

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 3:05PM

Eighth graders Mitch Hobbs (left) and Sean Palmer, along with Hobbs’ dog, Rocky, take a break from their Boy Scout (Troop 1496) project of repairing their neighborhood’s school bus stop on Barkentine Road in the Port Blakely area. In July, vandals destroyed the front railings and had written obscenities on the exterior of some of some of the walls of the school bus stop structure on Barkentine Road in the Port Blakely area.

Like others, Paper Products struggles to survive

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 2:48PM

In many ways, the owners of Paper Products, one of the more venerable businesses on Winslow Way, are not unlike many other businesses on the island’s besieged main street.

Island Gateway takes the LEED: KiDiMu gets silver

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 2:36PM

The Island Gateway project is raising the bar for green building in Kitsap County.

City fires Civil Service Commission examiner

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 1:21PM

Allegations of closed-door meetings and gag orders between city administration, the Bainbridge Island Police Department and the independent Civil Service Commission (CSC) have raised issues concerning the level of communication and transparency between the three bodies.

City mulls water fee reduction, possibility of refund

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 1:13PM

The members of the Utility Advisory Committee upped the ante of the water rate reduction discussion with its unanimous agreement Tuesday to recommend an immediate 34 percent water rate reduction, coupled with a refund in the order of $300,000 to be delivered to 2010 water utility ratepayers.

August 26th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Aug 26, 2011 at 1:00AM

August 19th, 2011 Editorial Cartoon

  • Aug 25, 2011 at 4:26PM

Bike for Pie has become an annual island staple | Letters | Aug. 26

  • Aug 25, 2011 at 3:14PM

Conceived by Squeaky Wheels as an incentive for young and old alike to choose cycling as their dominant form of transportation, at least for a day, the volunteers at Squeaky Wheels have served up slices of pie to happy riders.

Development would harm neighborhood | Letters | Aug. 26

  • Aug 25, 2011 at 3:12PM

we not only renew our invitation but extend it to Planning Commission members, City Council candidates and representatives of other island neighborhoods who may be facing similar challenges to their quality of life in the future.

Winslow Way drivers show ugly side during construction | Letters | Aug. 26

  • Aug 25, 2011 at 3:10PM

However inconvenient the construction zones may be, there is no excuse for the behavior I have seen the past few days. I watched as numerous cars sped through hand-held stop signs, around barricades, over traffic cones, and almost hit construction workers who are there to do their job. People of Bainbridge, you should be ashamed of yourselves.

Road ends would benefit from ‘port’ | Letters | Aug. 26

  • Aug 25, 2011 at 3:08PM

The Port of Bainbridge Island, which will be on the ballot in November, will have funds and authority to help the Road End Committee put their long list of upgrades on our road ends into reality.

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