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Crew workers finish off the trail. Courtesy Photo

Crew finishes entrance, new trail

Gazzam Lake Preserve has a new south entrance. The park’s department’s Summer Trails Crew has put the finishing touches on a new trailhead from Deerpath… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2021
Crew workers finish off the trail. Courtesy Photo
The select committee’s mission, Rep. Kilmer said, is to make Congress more accessible to the American people and to strengthen the institution by better equipping staff members to handle the increasingly complex duties they are asked to perform. (Bob Smith | Kitsap Daily News)

Kilmer roundtable: Working to modernize Congress for the 21st century

Congressman says select committee making strides to achieve bipartisanship

The select committee’s mission, Rep. Kilmer said, is to make Congress more accessible to the American people and to strengthen the institution by better equipping staff members to handle the increasingly complex duties they are asked to perform. (Bob Smith | Kitsap Daily News)
Succession, Courtesy photos

Fall season means new TV shows

With the end of summer just around the corner, more people will be heading back indoors to enjoy their leisure time with plenty of new… Continue reading

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Enrollment up from last year at BISD

Enrollment is up. Bainbridge Island School District superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen said at the school board meeting Thursday night that there are 3,546 students this fall,… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2021
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BI to bundle transportation projects

Let’s get ready to bundle. That was the consensus of the Sustainable Transportation Committee Friday as it discussed possible projects. Members realized in going through… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2021
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Bernard Dellario - Sky Studio Painting Demo. Courtesy photos

Online a blessing in disguise for Winslow Art Center

When Martha Jordan established the Winslow Art Center in 2011, she was simply trying to keep art classes and workshops going after the closure of… Continue reading

Bernard Dellario - Sky Studio Painting Demo. Courtesy photos
Zohra, the first all-female Afghani orchestra. Courtesy Photos

Local woman helps female Afghanistan musicians

Can you imagine being a young musician and having your sister call you in crisis and tell you to destroy your guitar because, “The Taliban’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2021
Zohra, the first all-female Afghani orchestra. Courtesy Photos
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Mental health a concern as schools start

Mental health of young people is a bigger concern than ever. “With the continued uncertainty around COVID, we anticipate that there will be some new… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2021
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BI wants more information from PSE

Puget Sound Energy doesn’t have to listen. But the Bainbridge Island City Council hopes it does. “We can’t compel them to do anything, but we… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Bainbridge briefs

COVID testing reopens Due to the increase in COVID-19 the city of Bainbridge Island, in partnership with Kitsap Public Health District and county Department of… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Colleen Keilbart, Alice Mendoza and Ann Lovejoy in front of the garden at the senior center. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review

27-year-old gift certificate helps finish garden

It was found at cottage of ex-Roosevelt assistant

  • Sep 9, 2021
Colleen Keilbart, Alice Mendoza and Ann Lovejoy in front of the garden at the senior center. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review
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103 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

County way over “high level” of COVID activity

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Public Rec Center opens in BI

Joining fee waived for everyone through Sept. 17

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Wintergreen Townhomes would be located between Virginia Mason and Walgreens on both sides of the road. Courtesy Illustrations

Attorney tired of lip service for affordable housing

Attorney Hayes Gori is obviously frustrated with the many years of lip service Bainbridge Island has given to affordable housing and done nothing about it.… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2021
Wintergreen Townhomes would be located between Virginia Mason and Walgreens on both sides of the road. Courtesy Illustrations
About 20 people participated in the line dance class at the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center on a recent Monday. Steve Powell/Bainbridge island Review

Dancing not out of line at senior center

Bill Nakao wasn’t really a country-western music fan. “Never,” he said, smiling and shaking his head. “But I’m growing an appreciation for it.” Nakao started… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2021
About 20 people participated in the line dance class at the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center on a recent Monday. Steve Powell/Bainbridge island Review
Noll James working behind the camera.

Local filmmaker involving community in latest project

Rachel Noll James’ film Ingress will be shot exclusively on Bainbridge Island

Noll James working behind the camera.

BI grows slow; Poulsbo, Kingston fast

After a full decade of preparations and a system that offered online, offline, phone line and in-person data collection, the preliminary data from the 2020… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2021
Rabbi Darío presides over the reading of the Torah during a bar mitzvah service. Courtesy Photos CKS

‘Zoom Mitzvah’ part of Jewish online movement

Jewish congregation Kol Shalom on Bainbridge Island has been doing almost everything online the past 18 months, during the COVID-19 shutdown. Bar and bat mitzvah… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2021
Rabbi Darío presides over the reading of the Torah during a bar mitzvah service. Courtesy Photos CKS

Diners once again need to don masks

By Mike De Felice Special to Bainbridge Island Review Diners once again need to slip on face masks as they head inside restaurants. With the… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2021