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A Record-Breaking Year for West Sound Wildlife Shelter

18 October 2014

by Cate McCaslin, Special Events & Development Coordinator at West Sound Wildlife Shelter It’s been a record-smashing year already at West Sound Wildlife Shelter. For fun (and to get a good idea about 2015) we decided to add up our...

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Letter to the Editor: Why Kids Need Recess

17 October 2014

I’ve been listening in on the national conversation about the amount of time that children spend at recess or in unstructured play and have come to believe that there is a big piece of the conversation that is missing. Some...

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Ferry Travel Advisory: Wenatchee Replaced & Colman Dock Access Changed

16 October 2014

Ferry riders should take note of two changes affecting travel between Bainbridge Island and Seattle. The 202-car Wenatchee will be removed from service temporarily from Sunday October 19 through the end of Tuesday October 21 for its required annual U.S....

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Car Veers and ‘Cartwheels’ Over 200 Feet off Eagle Harbor Drive Wednesday Night

16 October 2014

Just after 10 p.m. last night, October 15, a driver of a 2011 Nissan Rogue heading south on Eagle Harbor Drive veered to the right off the road. The car traveled about 175 feet on the shoulder and then began...

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A Bloody Bainbridge Bullet List of Hellacious Halloween Happenings

16 October 2014

Get ready for frightful fun on Bainbridge starting this weekend. The horrific Halloween hootenannies kick off Friday evening with the Pumpkin Walk at Bainbridge Gardens and Spooky Woods Walk at Battle Point Park. Pumpkin Walk 21th Annual  | Bainbridge Gardens | Friday...

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Daytime Forced-Entry Home Burglary on Sands

14 October 2014

Around 12:50 in the afternoon, a woman called 911 to report a suspicious vehicle parked in her neighbor’s driveway on Sands Avenue. She could see what she described as a gold-colored vehicle with tinted windows. The woman saw a man run...

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Police Blotter 10/14/14: Shots Fired at Landscaping Crew

14 October 2014

POLICE BLOTTER October 10 Four Flat Tires. At 9:17 in the morning, Officer Erik Peffer was dispatched to the Grow Community. A resident said he was on his way to take his child to daycare when he saw that all...

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Autumn Recipes from Chef Greg Atkinson: Slab Apple Pie & Pumpkin Soup

15 October 2014

by Greg Atkinson I’m sharing two fall recipes, one savory, one sweet. I prepared the dishes in stages in the same cooking session, going back and forth between them as they cooked. Pumpkin Soup This soup, with a base of...

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Letter to the Editor: This Democrat Is Crossing Party Lines for County Prosecutor

15 October 2014

Before you vote reflexively for the Democratic candidate in the race for County Prosecutor, take heed from this Democrat: This is one race where it would be best to cross party lines. In the primary, 20-year incumbent Russ Hauge received...

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Bainbridge X-Country Finishes in Top 3 at Lower Woodland Metro League Meet

17 October 2014

Yesterday afternoon, October 16, almost 400 cross country athletes gathered at Lower Woodland Park for a Metro League meet pittin Bainbridge against Bishop Blanchet, O’Dea (boys only), Seattle Prep, Lakeside, Eastside Catholic, and Holy Names (girls only). The Spartan girls...

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Bainbridge Police Want You to Organize Your Neighborhood for Security

16 October 2014

The Bainbridge Island Fire Department has been telling you this for years: Organize your neighborhood for emergency preparedness. Now the Bainbridge Island Police Department is taking up the refrain but, in their case, with an emphasis on security. BIPD is...

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Islander Talks About Her Depression and Her Friend’s New YA Novel, ‘Crazy’

15 October 2014

With last week being Mental Illness Awareness Week, it seemed like the perfect time to meet with Patsy Reed, an Islander living with clinical depression, to talk about her role in Oregon writer Linda Phillips’s new young adult novel Crazy,...

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Rabies Found in One Bat on Bainbridge and Two Others in Kitsap

15 October 2014

Three bats in Kitsap County have recently tested positive for rabies. One bat from Bainbridge Island tested positive on September 19. Two others, one from Kingston and another from Bremerton, tested positive for the disease on October 3. According to...

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Photos of the Day: Rain Break at Fay Bainbridge

16 October 2014

Bainbridge Island resident Anne Willhoit took this photograph yesterday at Fay Bainbridge beach. She said she and her kids were happy to see the sun after a rainy morning. Thanks for sharing Anne!                  ...

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Walk or Bike the Downtown Leg of the Sound to Olympics Trail Sunday

17 October 2014

You’re invited to participate in a community walk/bike ride along what is to become the first major leg of the Bainbridge portion of the Sound to Olympics Trail (STO). Join the posse on Sunday, October 19, at 2 p.m. at...

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Weekend on the Rock, October 17-19, 2014: Pumpkin Walk

17 October 2014

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 17-19, 2014: 1. Movie Matinee: Muppets Most Wanted When: Friday, 3:30-5:20 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: It’s hard to think of an actor who wasn’t in this...

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Quality Bainbridge Endorses Streissguth for Commissioner

16 October 2014

Quality Bainbridge, the local nonprofit formed in 2013 to serve as a political action committee for what the group calls “Bainbridge Island values,” is supporting incumbent Linda Streissguth in the Kitsap County Commissioner’s race. QB submitted six questions about local...

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The Pumpkin Walk: My Favorite Fall Night on Bainbridge

15 October 2014

One of the pleasures of being a parent on Bainbridge is having an “excuse” to go to the annual Pumpkin Walk at Bainbridge Gardens, which this year is this Friday and Saturday, October 17-18, from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s...

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Spacecraft’s Morgan Terry Interviews Local Band Lemolo—Preview of Friday’s Concert

15 October 2014

Lemolo is called a “band” but usually it’s been made up only of Poulsbo native and founder Meagan Grandall. Despite its small size, the band has a big, lush pop sound. Critics agree. Lemolo’s first album, The Kaleidoscope, was included in...

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Amber Alert for Vancouver, WA, Boy Canceled

15 October 2014

At approximately 5 a.m. today, October 15, the Amber Alert for 9-year-old Andrey Voronenko of Vancouver, Washington, was canceled. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children issued the alert last night because the boy was believed to be in the...

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Amber Alert: 9-Year-Old Boy from Vancouver, WA

14 October 2014

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has just issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Andrey Voronenko from Vancouver, Washington. He is believed to be in the company of Alexy V. Voronenko, a paranoid shizophrenic. They are believed to...

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Bainbridge Football Crushed at Home Friday Night, 57-0

13 October 2014

O’Dea entered Friday night’s (October 10) game against the Spartans with a 5-0 record. So the Spartans, with 2 wins to their 3 losses, were prepared for a tough match. But no one could have prepared them for the very...

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Here Comes the Rain, Again—100 Percent “Chance”

13 October 2014

If you thought we were going to get away with it, well, you were wrong. October will get its share of rain after all. The National Weather Service says, with 100 percent certitude, that the rain starts today with the...

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Letter to the Editor: Preview of Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s Season Opener

13 October 2014

November marks the beginning of my fourth season as Music Director of the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra, and it is my pleasure to return to the podium as your conductor and musical guide. Together we have explored jewels of the orchestra...

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Letter to the Editor: The Immense Risk of Oil Trains

13 October 2014

We are living with immense risk. Highly explosive oil trains up to a mile long are rolling through our towns and beside Puget Sound. The current volume of oil will multiply dramatically if planned oil refineries and ports are built along...

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Astrology Weekly 10/12/14: ‘Tween 2 Eclipses, Let the Stuff Come Up

12 October 2014

Here is the latest Astrology Weekly audio chat by Bainbridge Island astrologer, counselor, and radio personality Aleta McClelland: Listen here. Listen to Aleta’s weekly radio show, Aleta’s Audacity, on www.12radio.com Wednesdays at noon. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological...

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Blaze Your Trail: Time to Apply for BI Parks Foundation Community Grants

11 October 2014

Do you have a great idea for Island recreation? A way to improve a trail or a park or a recreational facility? The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation invites you to complete and submit a 2014 BIPF Community Grant application for...

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Bainbridge’s “Bustling Maritime Industrial Complex”

11 October 2014

A new exhibit at the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum exhibit focuses on what the curators describe as the Island’s one-time “bustling maritime industrial complex”: the Port Blakely Mill. Port Blakely: Portrait of a Mill Town examines what about a century...

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Weekend on the Rock October 10-13, 2014: Horrors and Pancakes

10 October 2014

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 10-12, 2014: 1. Creative Intuitive Yoga Series with Meredith Holcomb When: Friday, 8:30-10:45 a.m. Where: Dayaalu Center, 159 Wyatt Way NE Why: If you can “comfortably selfmodify and are willing...

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Will Future Art Walks Be Dry?

09 October 2014

According to Bainbridge Island Downtown Association (BIDA) head Jerri Lane, downtown businesses may in fact not be eligible to get permits to serve liquor at the monthly First Friday Art Walk, as well as other events. Downtown had a rude...

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Sensory Processing Disorder Part 2: Emma’s Story

09 October 2014

October is National Sensory Awareness Month. As part of this national education effort, Inside Bainbridge is publishing a series on Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), citing the latest research, information from experts in the field, and personal stories from parents, caregivers,...

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Bainbridge X-Country Team Finishes Second at Battle Point Invitational

09 October 2014

At Battle Point Park yesterday (October 9), Bainbridge enjoyed second place wins for both the boys’ and girls’ teams in the Battle Point Invitational Cross Country Meet, finishing in the men’s race a mere 2 points behind first-place Franklin and...

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A Second Coalition Files Petition for Review of SMP, This One About Aquaculture

09 October 2014

Two coalitions filed different petitions for review of the Bainbridge Shoreline Master Plan on October 7. As we reported yesterday (October 8), one of these was made up primarily of Preserve Responsible Shoreline Management LLC. Their petition focused on perceived inconsistencies...

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Islanders File Petition for Review of SMP

08 October 2014

Yesterday, October 7, Preserve Responsible Shoreline Management LLC and eleven Islanders filed a Petition for Review with the Growth Management Hearings Board to challenge the City of Bainbridge Island’s new Shoreline Master Program (SMP) (Ordinance 2014-04) and the Department of...

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