Dear graduates: Heed these words of wisdom | The Latte Guy | June 12

“Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night… Continue reading


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  • Jun 5, 2009

Downeasters up the bay | Opinion | June 5

In 1867, President U.S. Grant granted the site of today’s Strawberry Plant Park to Capt. William Renton and his Port Blakely mill partners. Loggers harvested… Continue reading

No pressure tactics at this island used car lot | Guest Column | June 5

BY JAY MITCHELLThe only used car lot on the island is scheduled to open later this month for a limited six-hour period. “Uncle Roy’s Used… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2009

Let us show appreciation… even for ourselves | Interfaith Column | May 29

By Michael LisagorIt is illuminating that three of the four silent prayers Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Nichiren Buddhists offer when we chant every morning and… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2009

The mayor, er, new council member displays her grit | In Our Opinion | May 29

Soon-to-be ex-mayor Darlene Kordonowy is certainly not a person easily discouraged. Despite 69.7 percent of island voters approving the council-manager form of government last week, she has decided to spend the last seven months of her second four-year term as a member of the City Council.

Cartoon | May 22

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  • May 22, 2009

Voters have spoken, and they demand to be heard | In Our Opinion, May 22

A whopping 69 percent of Bainbridge Island’s voters have marked a ballot saying they want a new government. In a way, the vote was a… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2009

Cartoon | Interfund Loan | May 15

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  • May 15, 2009

Cartoon | May 8

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  • May 8, 2009

City says: Way out is now blocked by its ratepayers | In Our Opinion | May 8

Trying to make sense of the latest mess at City Hall in 350 words or less is probably impossible, but let’s take a shot at… Continue reading

Mariners fans rejoice: pain bygone in 2009 | The Latte Guy | May 1

I did our taxes the other day. For a variety of reasons, none of them good, we owed more taxes this year than we had… Continue reading

The best power plant is one you never need to build | Guest Column | April 24

By Council Member Hilary FranzThis week Puget Sound Electric Company (PSE) held a public meeting at the Bainbridge Commons to discuss a proposed substation and… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2009

School bond is an important one for community | Opinion | April 24

By Bainbridge Island School District board member Mary CurtisDirectors of the Bainbridge Island School District ask themselves the same three questions all island residents ask… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2009

Council-manager offers city chance to revive itself | In Our Opinion | April 24

Is the City of Bainbridge Island in a leadership and financial crisis? If so, what should the community do about it?Registered voters will address the… Continue reading