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Rolling Bay Presbyterian photos from previous years.

COVID Christmas still has Drive-Thru Nativity

Nothing could be better to lift your spirits during a COVID Christmas than the story of the birth of Jesus. So, even though it will… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2020
Rolling Bay Presbyterian photos from previous years.
The artwork that goes along with WEAVE’s upcoming Confronting Racism through Roots music workshops. Courtesy of Dee Vadnais

WEAVE to hold virtual workshops on racism

Workshops will be first WEAVE event since February

The artwork that goes along with WEAVE’s upcoming Confronting Racism through Roots music workshops. Courtesy of Dee Vadnais
From 2019, a family successfully cuts down its own tree at the farm. Courtesy Olmstead Tree Farms

Poulso tree farms to provide delivery service

Adapting to a worldwide pandemic, Olmstead Tree Farms in Poulsbo is offering a delivery service for people who want a “real” tree for Christmas, but… Continue reading

From 2019, a family successfully cuts down its own tree at the farm. Courtesy Olmstead Tree Farms
The new director is the same as the interim one, Corrine Wolffe. Courtesy photo

Kids’ museumin BI names new leader

Corinne Wolffe has been selected as the Kids Discovery Museum’s new executive director after serving eight months as the interim leader. “Through uncertain times she… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2020
The new director is the same as the interim one, Corrine Wolffe. Courtesy photo
Steve Powell | Bainbridge Island Review photographs
Dogs like Leny enjoy coming to Z Bones Pet Mercentile to help pick out their toys.

Local stores could use your business this holiday season

It’s no secret that COVID-19 restrictions have decimated local businesses everywhere. That’s true in Bainbridge Island, too. The Bainbridge Island Review wants to encourage locals… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2020
Steve Powell | Bainbridge Island Review photographs
Dogs like Leny enjoy coming to Z Bones Pet Mercentile to help pick out their toys.
The sidewalks are lit up at night with decorations.

Pleasant Beach Village to offer holiday events through December

Gingerbread House Parties, Wintergarden, Holiday Loop among events

The sidewalks are lit up at night with decorations.
Students made cards to send along with the dinner.

BI groups to give out 150 Thanksgiving dinners to those in need

When Molly Nikunen found out the Bainbridge Sportsmen’s Club wasn’t going to have its holiday dinner this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, she decided to… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2020
Students made cards to send along with the dinner.
Neighbor Nina Meierding stands in the Ted Olson Nature Preserve. The post with the red ribbon marks the property line where development could occur. Courtesy photos

‘Friends’ try to stop development, add to preserve

A group of islanders is passionate about expanding the Ted Olson Nature Preserve and has already raised $207,000 to do just that. Supporters of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2020
Neighbor Nina Meierding stands in the Ted Olson Nature Preserve. The post with the red ribbon marks the property line where development could occur. Courtesy photos
Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.

Fundraiser Saturday for Christmas Child Program

Grab a pint and do some good at Rainy Daze Brewing in Poulsbo on Nov. 28, where $1 for every pint will go to Fishlines… Continue reading

Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.
The Harrison building has been selected to be the new Bainbridge Island Police-Court facility. (Steven Powell/Bainbridge Island Review)

More evidence requested for BI police-court facility

Emergency? It’s already been looked at since 2006, but could change save taxpayer money?

  • Nov 24, 2020
The Harrison building has been selected to be the new Bainbridge Island Police-Court facility. (Steven Powell/Bainbridge Island Review)
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26th COVID-19 related death confirmed in Kitsap

Community member was older adult (65 or older) with underlying health conditions

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Nancy Sefton | Courtesy photos
Beach lovers can find all kinds of critters at low tide, like here on Bainbridge Island.

Climate change a concern under the sea

Kitsap Naturally

  • Nov 23, 2020
Nancy Sefton | Courtesy photos
Beach lovers can find all kinds of critters at low tide, like here on Bainbridge Island.
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State Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, was one of several Democrats asking Gov. Inslee to lift a ban on COVID-19 restrictions on indoor dining. (Washington State Legislature photo)

Democrats ask Inslee to lift ban on indoor dining

They want to try to scaling back on occupancy before forcing an end to inside service

State Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, was one of several Democrats asking Gov. Inslee to lift a ban on COVID-19 restrictions on indoor dining. (Washington State Legislature photo)
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Bon Bon candy shop doing “really good” despite limited occupancy

New statewide guidelines state “in-store retail shall be limited to 25 percent capacity”

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Haven Rudnick

Bringing people together so much better than division

Considering the times we live in, unity is more important than ever. Travis Tebo, associate principal at Sakai Intermediate School, and his team are teaching… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2020
Haven Rudnick
Dave Trageser and Gabrielle McGraw at Sharon Trageser's booth at the Red Plantation. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos

BI couple enjoys selling treasures at Poulsbo shop

Dave Trageser has probably provided the city and schools of Bainbridge Island with more money than anyone else the past decade. Well, not him, but… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2020
Dave Trageser and Gabrielle McGraw at Sharon Trageser's booth at the Red Plantation. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos
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Islander making his way through Nashville bluegrass scene

Wes Corbett’s first solo record “Cascade” will be released Dec. 4

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Steve Powell | Bainbridge Island Review photographs
An auger mixes up the compost material in an enclosed building.

BI council pulls back on composting proposal

After neighbors raised a stink, the Bainbridge Island City Council pulled back on the reins Tuesday night on a proposed facility for composting that would… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2020
Steve Powell | Bainbridge Island Review photographs
An auger mixes up the compost material in an enclosed building.