Bainbridge may try again on Prop. 1

Bainbridge Island city council members may take a second shot next year at getting voter approval for a property tax… Continue reading

Grace Love graces the Treehouse stage

Seattle vocalist Grace Love will take to the Treehouse Café stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, accompanied by seven-piece,… Continue reading

BHS students impress at PACMUN 2018

Students impress at PACMUN 2018 A large contingent from Bainbridge High School’s Model United Nations club — 65 students, all… Continue reading

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A fine finale: Spartans cap stellar season as second in state in boys water polo

The Bainbridge High varsity boys water polo team finished a fantastic season with a historic shot at the title in… Continue reading

Spartans strike down Kennedy in Game 1 of State | Photo gallery

The Bainbridge High School boys water polo team took Tacoma by storm last week, ultimately snagging the second place spot… Continue reading

BI rowers medal at Head of the Lake Regatta in Seattle

BI rowers at Head of the Lake Regatta The Bainbridge Island Rowing mixed masters 8+ team raced to second place,… Continue reading

Super students honored at WMS

Woodward Middle School has named its Students of the Month for October. The super students are Brighton Whittlesey, Dylan Hansen,… Continue reading

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The New Abnormal | Robert C. Koehler

Thousand Oaks, California: a city torn apart by wildfire and gunfire. Both are unnatural disasters. “This is the new abnormal,” Continue reading...

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Give Trump Credit When Due | Peter Funt

Stuck in a hotel room watching CNN the other day, I happened to catch live coverage of Donald Trump’s short Continue reading...

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Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Nov. 18

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, Continue reading...

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Stan Lee’s Message Lives On | Tyrades!

My lunch got off to a bad start on November 12 because of the news bulletin that rattled my phone. Continue reading...


Hillary Clinton’s Defeat Became a Pink Wave | Matthew Johnson

This year Cambridge Scholar Publishers issued a book edited by Barry University professor Laura Finley and me, “Trumpism: The Politics… Continue reading

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Deets will stay deputy mayor

Councilman Joe Deets will continue to serve as Bainbridge Island’s deputy mayor. The city council agreed to keep Deets in… Continue reading

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Spartan slugger signs to play for SMU

Bainbridge High senior Javier Ramirez signed a letter of intent Wednesday, Nov. 14, to play baseball at Saint Martin’s University.… Continue reading


Interfaith Thanksgiving service announced

Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith will hosts the 14th annual community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Rolling… Continue reading

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Activists Looking Beyond Midterm Elections | Rob Okun

Since Donald Trump’s selection as president two years ago, a growing movement of citizens has been fighting back at what… Continue reading

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In remembrance: Stan Lee

Cartoonists from around the world penned tributes this week to Stan Lee, the comic book writer and editor-in-chief of Marvel… Continue reading

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Spartan of the Week | Carter Hall

This week’s Spartan of the Week is Carter Hall of the Bainbridge High Cross Country team. Head Coach Anne Howard-Lindquist… Continue reading

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BHS boys 8th at State in XC, Belkin sprints to historic repeat second

For the second straight year Bainbridge High School senior Sebastian Belkin took second place at the Washington State 3A Cross… Continue reading


Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer



Ross A. Olsen

Oct. 27, 2018

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