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Peters is a voice of reason, civility | Letters | July 29

  • Jul 28, 2011 at 3:47PM

Bainbridge Island is a wonderful community with significant challenges. Key to sustaining its natural environment, unique assets, vital businesses and community engagement is our City Council.

How about some productivity, too | Letters | July 29

  • Jul 28, 2011 at 3:46PM

As expressed in last week’s article “New financial reality at city,” I found the views of the city manager and her financial assistant to be one-sided. The basic message was “revenues are down and don’t expect too much of us.”

Bainbridge bows out of Little League tournament after strong showing

  • Jul 24, 2011 at 12:34PM

Bainbridge Island's bats roared throughout the Little League district and state tournaments, but a loss in the second game of at state in Vancouver put a strain on the team's pitching an led to elimination Tuesday following an 8-3 loss to Pasco.

County judge rules with Ratepayers Alliance on SSWM fees

  • Jul 22, 2011 at 5:43PM

A Kitsap County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of island ratepayers Friday in granting the ratepayers’ April 2011 motion for summary judgment with respect to all-island Surface and Stormwater Management (SSWM) fees.

'Plastic is Forever' exhibit illustrates problem of plastic trash

  • Jul 22, 2011 at 11:26AM

When homeschooling moms, Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller, took their broods to the beach in early 2010, they stumbled on plastic debris washed up on shore. Once they started looking, tiny balls of styrofoam and bits of plastic in every color and shape imaginable seemed to be everywhere.

Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District hosts Fay Bay bonfires

  • Jul 22, 2011 at 11:18AM

summer bonfire events at Fay Bay Water Magic: 8-9:30 p.m. tonight, July 22 at Fay Bainbridge Park. Moon Magic: 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 12 at Fay Bainbridge Park. For more information, visit

Park District tries goat weedeaters at Blakely Harbor

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Jul 22, 2011 at 11:10AM

Adorable goats used for natural vegetation management.

New art museum changes its name

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Jul 22, 2011 at 11:10AM

New art museum changes its name

City hearing set for park transfers

  • Jul 22, 2011 at 11:09AM

Staff for the two agencies have agreed to the transfer after considerable discussion between Interim City Manager Brenda Bauer and Park District Executive Director Terry Lande. The proposal calls for the city not seeking transfer fees from the district.

New financial reality at city

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Jul 22, 2011 at 9:54AM

Thanks to the hard decisions made by council during the last several budget cycles, city Interim City Manager Brenda Bauer believes the city can function within today’s revenue realities. But that doesn’t solve the cash shortage for all of the other things the council or community has repeatedly said it is not providing its citizens.

Hendrickson will look at all sides | Letters | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:55PM

I am delighted that Kim Hendrickson is running for the at-large seat on Bainbridge Island City Council.

Concert a tribute for Housing Resources Board | Letters | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:54PM

The Seventh Annual Hank Williams/Patsy Cline Tribute will be a benefit concert for the Housing Resources Board from 5-10 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.

Downtown sidewalks have grown too large | Letters | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:52PM

I think Bainbridge Island will be eligible to enter the Over-Kill Awards program this year.

Council, islanders asked to tour Cave Avenue neighborhood | Letters | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:51PM

The Cave Avenue Neighborhood invites the members of the Bainbridge Island City Council and their staff to walk our neighborhood.

Cave Avenue information is irresponsibly inaccurate | Letters | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:49PM

The letter to the editor from Kathleen J. Alcala about our Cave Avenue subdivision requires a response even though conventional wisdom would be to not do so.

Beach health: It’s safe to swim

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:47PM

Though the state fared decently in the NRDC report, it has local and state agencies worried about the context in which citizens will understand the data.

‘Flowers from and to the heart’ | Interfaith Caregivers | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:45PM

“Flowers From the Heart” is a special way in which, at this time of year, many such people in our community receive gifts of joy and kindness from generous gardeners with help from volunteers with Interfaith Caregiver Volunteers (IVC).

Think you’re a savior? If you do, you’re wrong | Latte Guy | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:42PM

I don’t know about you, but I would consider myself a happy man if I go the rest of my life without ever again hearing anyone utter the phrase “raise the debt ceiling.”

Shoreline homeowners get to know council candidates | Our Opinion | July 22

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 4:36PM

Perhaps the state’s demand that each Shoreline Management Plan must be updated this year by municipalities and other jurisdictions fortunate to have land abutting water is just one of those attorney things.

It's all about the art of brewing: Bremerton Summer BrewFest this weekend | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 21, 2011 at 10:00AM updated at 3:53PM

This weekend, don't expect to see keg-stands at the first-ever Bremerton Summer BrewFest. Nor should you expect scenes out of the movie “Animal House.” “This is not a frat party, but rather a connoisseur’s event,” said organizer Eric Radovich, executive director for the Washington Beer Commission.

Rolfes appointed to state Senate; field of House hopefuls grows

  • Jul 20, 2011 at 9:00AM updated Jul 21, 2011 at 3:43PM

Give Ed Stern credit for maintaining a sense of humor. Before the Kitsap County Democratic Party precinct committee officers caucus to select a preferred choice for appointment to the state Senate, the Poulsbo city councilman likened his chances of winning appointment to the Seattle Mariners’ chances of winning the World Series. “There’s a chance,” he said. But as Wednesday’s County Commission meeting approached, he predicted, “The Mariners are not going to win the World Series.” He was right, at least about the state Senate appointment.

At-large candidates kick-off political debates

  • Jul 14, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Jul 21, 2011 at 1:52PM

Kim Hendrickson, Steve Bonkowski and incumbent Barry Peters discussed their platforms and answered questions from attendees while patrons sipped wine and listened. The implications of the shoreline master plan update, utility rates and city staff functionality were the primary targets of conversation.

BI Blue (10-11) knocked out of state tournament

  • Jul 19, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Jul 20, 2011 at 12:57PM

Play in the Washington State Little League (10-11) Tournament ended for Bainbridge Island's Blue all-star baseball team on Tuesday with a 10-4 loss to West Seattle.

Sworn to serve: New reserve deputies, officers commissioned

  • Jul 19, 2011 at 10:00AM updated at 4:19PM

They met the stringent requirements during the application and selection process. They worked, studied and practiced through more than 230 hours of classroom and practical training in the field. And with raised hands and the requisite administered oath of office, 19 candidates reached their goal of becoming commissioned reserve police officers or reserve sheriff’s deputies during graduation ceremonies for the West Sound Regional Reserve Academy, Class 2011-1, July 16 in Suquamish’s House of Awakened Culture.

Winslow Way closure to linger for several weeks

  • Jul 19, 2011 at 3:52PM

The first phase of the streetscape and utility reconstruction was supposed to be finished by the July 4 weekend, and now, the city and contractors are hoping for cooperation from the weather to open up the street and intersection during the first week of August.

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