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Who Takes the Fall for a Dog Bite?

18 September 2014

At midday Saturday, September 13, a man was walking his dog on leash on the south sidewalk of High School Road, heading toward Safeway. A second man approaching from the opposite direction and heading to the library tripped on an uneven...

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Some of IB’s Favorite Story Titles

18 September 2014

Ah, the art and science of titling. A bad title can sink an article, while a good one can set it aloft. The topic often dictates the title, but there are those times when the title inspires the content. Getting...

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Earthquake This Morning Largest to Hit Western Washington in Over a Decade

17 September 2014

A 4.0 earthquake centered in Hood Canal about 17.5 miles west of Bremerton and approximately 21 miles west of Bainbridge Island rattled area residents at 3:06 a.m. today, September 17. The quake, 10.3 miles deep, was felt as far away...

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Bainbridge Artisans Raise a Community BARN (w/ Photo Gallery & Podcast)

17 September 2014

So far, what’s been raised are the acronym on a sign, a bunch of money, 2,000 square feet of rented space for the members of the Bainbridge Artisans Resource Network, and lots of furniture and equipment. But an actual barn...

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Olympic Terrace House Fire Likely Caused by Spontaneous Combustion

17 September 2014

Bainbridge Island Fire Department (BIFD) investigators say they have determined the cause of the fire that occurred Monday evening, September 15, in a two-story home at 11084 Olympic Terrace to be accidental. After interviewing witnesses and the homeowners, BIFD identified...

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Bainbridge Crime Duo Wanted by BIPD: Chief Hamner Interviewed for ‘Washington’s Most Wanted’

16 September 2014

Ericka Nitz, 24, and Kristopher Thurston Nickerson, 31, are from Bainbridge. And both are now among Washington law enforcement’s most wanted and considered dangerous. This morning, September 16, BIPD Police Chief Matt Hamner was interviewed on camera about the pair...

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Shovels in the Dirt Saturday for Owen’s Playground

17 September 2014

Islander Stacy Marshall is feeling pretty emotional these days. That’s because she’s coming up on the first anniversary of the death of her 6-year-old son Owen and, this Saturday, September 20, the groundbreaking ceremony for the accessible playground that will...

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Poll: Do Our Kids Have Too Much Homework?

16 September 2014

With the new school year underway, how’s it going? Is the drive to meet common core requirements overburdening our kids with homework? Should our kids be more challenged? Are our schools getting it about right with homework levels? Tell us...

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The Late Bob Burkholder Honored in New Film Opening Friday, Followup to ‘Old Goats’

16 September 2014

Old Goats was the debut film of Islander Taylor Guterson. The film featured, among others, actors Britt Crosley and the late Bob Burkholder. Guterson’s new film, which opens Friday, September 19, at the Lynwood Theatre, features the same two actors...

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Spartan Football Throws a Down-Home, Old-Style Homecoming Week

15 September 2014

The Spartan Football Team, going strong since 1928, is going retro, focusing on the stuff that made football our country’s favorite sport, like competition, perseverance, home-town pride, community roots, and family togetherness. You know, like on Friday Night Lights. Part of...

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Letter to the Editor: Virginia Mason Is Listening to the Community

16 September 2014

I want to provide the community an update about Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center. We have no immediate plans to move from our current location on Winslow Way, where we have proudly served the island for decades. What I...

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WSF Tells Us About Ourselves as Ferry Passengers

14 September 2014

The Washington State Ferries Origin-Destination Survey was just released this week. The extensive, detailed report was compiled from data collected in 2013 directly from passengers on the ferries. These surveys are conducted every six to seven years as a “way...

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Letter to the Editor: A Simple Solution to Chronic Traffic Delays on 305

13 September 2014

The other night we spent 30 minutes going a few miles on 305 from Koura Road to the casino. When we got to the casino, we saw just one car coming from Suquamish. Friends of ours who live near the Bloedel Reserve...

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Letter to the Editor: What If We Stop Being Complicit in the NFL’s Immorality?

18 September 2014

What if, for one day—a Sunday, a Monday night, or now even a Thursday night—everyone turned off the NFL, didn’t go to the game, didn’t wear the jersey of fan. What if, for one Sunday, civilized people everywhere said that...

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Fire on Olympic Terrace Leaves Home Severely Damaged

15 September 2014

by Sarah Lane and Julie Hall [Updated at 9:03 a.m. September 16, 2014.] Dispatchers received a 911 call at 6:50 this evening, September 15, about a structure fire at a house on Olympic Terrace in a quiet neighborhood near Manzanita Bay...

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Bainbridge High School X-Country Starts off with a Bang

15 September 2014

In their first competition of the season, the Sehome Invitational in Bellingham, the Bainbridge High School Cross Country team did well on Saturday, September 13, with the freshman girls taking 1st, the junior boys taking 3rd, and numerous athletes placing...

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Explosion at Blake Island Sends Victims to Hospital with Severe Burns

14 September 2014

This evening, September 14, two people aboard a boat moored at Blake Island suffered severe burns when their vessel exploded and caught on fire. An initial 911 call at 4:47 p.m. reported an explosion and fire aboard a private boat...

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Bainbridge Swim Coach Honored with National Award

14 September 2014

by Joy Archer, Bainbridge Aquatic Masters Communications Director This week Bainbridge Aquatic Masters (BAM) head coach April Cheadle will travel to Jacksonville, Florida, to accept the Kerry O’Brien Coaching Award. This national award is given to a handful of coaches each...

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The Best Zucchini Bread Recipe

14 September 2014

It’s zucchini season, which for my family means zucchini bread. This recipe is my mother’s, and I don’t know where she got it, but I’ve never had better zuc bread anywhere. Yeah, I know I’m making another grand claim for...

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Astrology Weekly 9/14/14: Accepting Life as It Is

14 September 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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Photos of the Day: Fussy Cuts and Reverse Appliqué in Downtown Winslow

13 September 2014

Today’s (September 13) second annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival held by the Bainbridge Island Quilt Guild drew throngs to Winslow Way, made parking almost impossible, and blanketed (literally) storefronts and walls in quilts of all sizes and types. For two dollars visitors...

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Got a Champ Zuc? Join the Great Zucchini Races Next Saturday

13 September 2014

Here’s what you can do with that zucchini that got away on the vine rather than trying to pass it off to a friend. Bainbridge Island’s Great Zucchini Races event is back by popular demand, and your zuc might just be...

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Suspect in Murder of Jenise Wright Arraigned Today with Competency Undetermined

12 September 2014

Gabriel Gaeta, the 17-year-old in custody for the alleged rape and murder of his 6-year-old neighbor Jenise Wright, faces arraignment this afternoon, September 12, in Kitsap County Superior Court. At his first court appearance on August 11, the defense and...

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Letter to the Editor: Will Virginia Mason Relocate to the Visconsi Mall?

12 September 2014

For nearly two months, Virginia Mason had a “Listening Trees” marketing campaign lining Bainbridge Island’s main street Winslow Way, with additional trees at Waterfront Park. These interactive “Listening Trees” (many actually shrubs, which were recently donated to the Park District)...

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Spartan Golfers Outplay Eastside Catholic

12 September 2014

The Bainbridge High School Girls’ Golf Team opened their regular season with a win at home over Eastside Catholic, 95-73. Spartan Claire Lunzer led her team with 27 points. Right behind her were Grace Nelson with 25, Sophia Smith with 22, and Kiera...

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Ferry Alert: Sports Fans to Complicate Friday Rush Hour

12 September 2014

This afternoon, September 12, you will be treated to more than the regular Friday evening jam-packed commute. That’s because sports fans are expected in droves in downtown Seattle for baseball and fútbol. The Seattle Mariners will be playing the Oakland...

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Weekend on the Rock, September 12-14, 2014: Compassion, Quilts, Frogs, and St Paul de Vence

12 September 2014

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 12-14, 2014: 1. Compassion Games When: Until September 21 Where: Anywhere Why: There is no cornucopia, no desperate, machete-wielding teens. All you’ve got to do is perform a random act of...

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Photo of the Day: BHS Girls Show up for ‘Ms. Roboto’ Meeting

11 September 2014

About one-third, or 20, of the students who attended the first meeting of the Bainbridge High School Robotics Club (Spartronics) this week were young women, a major uptick from last year’s world-ranking inaugural team of 35 boys and 4 girls. According to...

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Bainbridge Frog Nabbed from Colman Dock

11 September 2014

A 45-pound frog has been reported missing from its temporary home at Colman Dock in Seattle. The 40″ x 30″ x 24″ sculpture on a large base had been on display at the Seattle Ferry Terminal for over a year,...

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City Council Passes Resolution Supporting I-594, Background Checks for Gun Sales

11 September 2014

I-594 is a Washington State initiative that, if passed, would require background checks for all sales and transfers of firearms. Tuesday night, September 9, the Bainbridge City Council voted 6-1 for Resolution 2014-20, which expresses support for the initiative and...

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Enterovirus D68 Suspected in Cluster of Ill Seattle-Area Children

11 September 2014

Seattle health officials are working with Seattle Children’s Hospital to investigate a cluster of patients with severe respiratory illness who tested positive for a possible enterovirus infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to determine if...

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Jason Michael Lucas, Suspect in 24 Bainbridge Burglaries, Back in Kitsap County Jail

11 September 2014

Bainbridge Police Chief Matt Hamner is pretty pleased with his department, which just saw the completion of the law enforcement portion in the cases of 24 linked Bainbridge burglaries that happened at the end of 2013 and beginning of 2014....

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Celebration of Life Scheduled for Michael Anderson

11 September 2014

A celebration of life event for Michael Anderson will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. in the Bainbridge High School Commons. Anderson drowned in Tiger Lake near Belfair on Sunday evening, September 7. He was pulled from the water by...

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