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Where on the Island? Psychedelic Secret

18 April 2014

Do you recognize this unusual Bainbridge Island treasure? It’s off the beaten path but memorable, so either you’ve seen it or you haven’t. It is hard to believe, but this is a photograph. Bainbridge Island photographer Marilynn Gottlieb said she had...

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Aaron Bludorn

BHS Grad Just Named Exec Chef at NYC’s Michelin-Starred Cafe Boulud

17 April 2014

Aaron Bludorn, who graduated from BHS in 2002, just achieved what in the food world is the equivalent of being named a department head at an Ivy League school: He is the new Executive Chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant, New...

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2014 Covered Bridge Varsity Girls 1st place medals rowing

Bainbridge Junior Rowing Team Takes Top Trophy at First Regatta of Spring Season

17 April 2014

by Peggy Musselwhite with Julie Hall The Bainbridge Island Junior Rowing Team (the high school team) powered their way to earn first place at the Covered Bridge Regatta last weekend in Eugene, Oregon, their first spring season regatta. Showing strength and...

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Four BISD Schools Honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards

17 April 2014

Washington Achievement Award recipients were announced yesterday, April 16, by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. The award is given to schools “selected using the state’s Accountability Index and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver,” or,...

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Andie Mackin

Bainbridge Downtown Association’s Andie Mackin Leaves to Work for Seattle’s Downtown

17 April 2014

Andie Mackin, the Executive Director of the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association, who helped keep downtown alive during the difficult sewer system upgrade project that tore up Winslow, who captained the revitalization of the downtown economy, and who positioned BIDA as...

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Emergency Response to Winslow Biking Crash Slowed by Multiple Medic Calls

16 April 2014

A delayed response to a biking accident downtown today, April 16, had concerned citizens at the scene wondering when Bainbridge medics would arrive. At about 9:30 a.m. a 43-year-old man on a bicycle lost control, went over his handlebars, and...

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Why This Mating Osprey Pair Is in a World of Trouble

15 April 2014

It’s that time again. Washington osprey, also known as fish hawks, fly back from their warm winter homes in Mexico or Central America and get busy breeding. If all goes well they return to the nest they left behind the...

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Look Both Ways

Both Sides in Visconsi Battle File Motions for Reconsideration

16 April 2014

Islanders for Responsible Development, the organization opposing the development and attendant tree removal at the northwest corner of 305 and High School, didn’t like Hearing Examiner Stafford Smith’s decision, which gave the go-ahead t0 the development. The Ohio-based Visconsi company didn’t...

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Victor Arden Barnard

WA State on Manhunt for Accused Cult Leader Charged with 59 Felony Counts of Child Sex Abuse

16 April 2014

The Washington State Patrol is working with the Department of Homeland Security and the Pine County Minnesota Sheriff’s Office to apprehend Victor Arden Barnard, accused of felony sexual assault of two girls starting when they were each 12 years old...

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Police Blotter 4/16/14: Creepy Pizza Delivery and IRS Fraud Extravaganza

16 April 2014

April 8 Creepy Pizza Delivery. Officer Mo Stich met with a woman about a suspicious male who had come down her driveway to deliver a pizza. She said that at on April 7 at around 7:15 in the evening, she and...

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Letter to the Editor: Making Lemonade from Hour Changes in New Teachers’ Contract

16 April 2014

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade. In my run for BISD School Board Director this past fall one of the topics I ran on was the importance of foreign language instruction at the youngest age possible. At that time...

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Ten Reasons You Should Go to the West Sound Wildlife Shelter Auction Dinner Gala

17 April 2014

Here are ten reasons you need to get tickets right now (the deadline is Monday, April 21) to attend the West Sound Wildlife Shelter’s biggest bash of the year—the awesome Call to the Wild Dinner and Auction fundraiser, Saturday, April 26:...

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Taxi Van Hits Building at Winslow Way and Ferncliff Avenue

14 April 2014

Just before 9:30 this morning, April 14, the driver of a Taxis & Tours van lost control coming out of the Bainbridge Ferry Terminal parking lot and drove into the San Juan Building on Winslow Way near Ferncliff Avenue. The...

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Weekend on the Rock April 18-20, 2014: Fame and Eggs

18 April 2014

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of April 18-20, 2014: 1. Composting Basics   When: Friday 1-2 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N. Why: Master Composter John Barutt gives you the dirt on . . . well, dirt. Meet...

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Spartan Sailors Take Swift Second in Port Angeles, Dodge Crab Pots Around Lopez Island

18 April 2014

by Christine Brown The Bainbridge High School sailing team blew into Port Angeles on Saturday, March 29, for a fleet race regatta. Seventeen Northwest high schools competed in light and shifting winds with some, including Bainbridge, fielding multiple teams composed...

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Interview with NASA Robotics Engineer Paulo Younse, Thursday’s BSF Breakfast Speaker

15 April 2014

This year the Bainbridge Schools Foundation Spring Breakfast features a NASA Robotics Engineer, quite fitting for a school district that champions STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education and that has a FIRST robotics team going to nationals. Paulo Younse will...

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Want to Have a Say in Design of New Public Safety Building?

15 April 2014

The City of Bainbridge Island wants your input on the proposed Fire/Police Facility, a.k.a. the Public Safety Building. To that end, they’re hosting a series of three public outreach meetings with the architectural and engineering firm Mackenzie, the firm that...

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Spartronics

Spartronics Heading to Nationals in 8 Days—Looking for Meal Money

15 April 2014

In its rookie year, Bainbridge High School’s FIRST Robotics Spartronics Team 4915 is one of 21 teams from Washington and Oregon to qualify for the FIRST FRC World Championships in St. Louis on April 23-26. There they and their robot ATLaS...

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Five BHS LAX Players and Coach Chosen by US Lacrosse for National Competition

15 April 2014

U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport, has just named 25 Washington State high school girls to the under 19 regional team for 2014. One-fifth of the list, which represents 15 high schools in eastern and western Washington,...

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The ibbis R Back: Vote 4 Your 2014 Island Faves!

14 April 2014

It’s that time again—your chance to cast your votes for your favorite Bainbridge Island businesses and places. From your favorite French fries to your most trusted electrician to your best-loved beach, tell us whatcha like for the 2014 Inside Bainbridge...

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BHS Grad Interviewed on Dateline About Atlantic Rowboat Crossing Disaster

13 April 2014

Greg Spooner, a ’97 Bainbridge High School grad and an experienced rower who was the shore-based expedition coordinator for an ill-fated rowing journey across the Atlantic in the winter of 2013, will be interviewed tonight, April 13, on NBC’s Dateline....

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Andy Freeman

Hard-Working Bainbridge Island Man Named Busch Hero

13 April 2014

Anheuser-Busch, the company that may bring you your beer, recently launched a media campaign that links Busch with hard-working American “heroes.” For the inaugural campaign, the company identified eight Americans across the nation who “earn it” at their jobs every...

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Spartronics Qualify for Nationals, Heading to St. Louis in 10 Days

13 April 2014

Even though they got overlooked in the finals’ alliances yesterday afternoon, April 12, the Bainbridge High School Robotics Team, Spartronics 4915, had already amassed enough points in the qualification rounds of the Pacific Northwest Regional FIRST Championships in Portland to...

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MS Walk 2014 Photo Gallery

13 April 2014

Saturday, April 12, throngs gathered at Bainbridge High School for warm-up exercises before hitting the streets of downtown Bainbridge Island to raise money to fight MS. Here are some photos of the day: Related Stories Weekend on the Rock April...

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Photo of the Week: Fine Dining at Sunset

13 April 2014

The warm sunny weather Saturday, April 12, brought many of us outside for evening eating. Here is one Bainbridge Island diner enjoying the sunset. Thank you Don Willott for sharing this beautiful photograph of a bald eagle feeding last night near...

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Olivia Peloquin

Bainbridge LAX Continues to Shine—Girls Currently 1st, Boys 2d in Conferences

13 April 2014

Last week the Bainbridge lacrosse teams continued to shine, the girls currently in 1st place in their Alki Conference, and the boys 2d, right after Eastside Catholic, in Metro Division I. The boys started out their week on April 8...

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Award-Winning Spartronics Now Ranked 13th at Regionals, Nationals Still a Possibility

12 April 2014

The Bainbridge Bainbridge High School Spartonics FIRST Robotics Team 4195 is currently ranked 13th out of 63 teams at the Pacific Northwest Regionals at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Yesterday, April 11, they were awarded the tournament’s Rookie Inspiration Award. They finished yesterday’s...

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Montessori Country School Earth Day Flash Mob Video

12 April 2014

Some 30 kids from Bainbridge Island’s Montessori Country School surprised shoppers at Safeway and Town & Country yesterday, April 11, with a flash performance of an Earth Day song they wrote themselves. Led on guitar by faculty member Shawn Krieder,...

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Animal Tales: Meet Sweet Petunia

12 April 2014

by Melissa Byrd of PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap Thank you Paws & Fins Pet Shop for sponsoring our weekly Animal Tales feature. Petunia is an 18-month-old, medium-haired, white-and-black female who came to us on one of our Ocean...

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Man with Measles on Bainbridge May Have Exposed Ferry Riders and Clinic Visitors

11 April 2014

The Kitsap County Health District has just announced that a statewide measles outbreak has reached Kitsap County. A Bainbridge resident who traveled to Friday Harbor was exposed when he visited a restaurant, the Cask and Schooner Public House and Restaurant, where...

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Heartbleed

Even Bainbridge Islanders Need to Worry About Heartbleed—What We Can Do

11 April 2014

Heartbleed is a newly discovered security flaw in OpenSSL, software used by hundreds of thousands of sites around the Web to establish a secure connection between a user and a service, such as e-mail, Instant Messaging, e-commerce, and  online banking....

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Bainbridge Graduate Institute Expands into Pinchot University

11 April 2014

The Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) announced yesterday, April 10, its reorganization and expansion as Pinchot University. Pinchot, named for BGI cofounder Gifford Pinchot III, will join with several other schools, including Organizational Systems Renewal, Pinchot Edge, and the Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship....

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Weather: Sunny Bunny

11 April 2014

It will come as a surprise to most Inside Bainbridge readers that I am not a meteorologist. In fact, I have always pitied weather forecasters, especially those in the Northwest where weather prediction is known to be sketchy at best....

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