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Welcome Fall: It’s the Autumnal Equinox

22 September 2014

Today, September 22, marks the autumnal equinox, one of two times of year when the days and nights are just about equal in length at all latitudes. The other day is the vernal equinox, in March. The Earth’s axis is tilted...

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Two Dead German Shepherds Found Dumped at Stottlemeyer Trailhead

21 September 2014

Note: This story includes graphic details and a potentially disturbing image. Yesterday morning, September 20, at about 8:45, Amanda Gorman Jackson pulled up with her horse trailer at the trailhead off of Stottlemeyer Road in Poulsbo. She was meeting a...

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Gad Zucs! The Great Zucchini Races 2014 Video & Photo Gallery

21 September 2014

The Great Zucchini Races returned to the downtown Bainbridge Island Farmer’s Market Saturday, September 20, for a sunny, fun day of ramp heats, campy commentary, and enthusiastic fanfare. Community members showed their creativity with tricked out zucchinis big, small, and...

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Gov. Inslee Letter Calls Owen’s Playground ‘A Beautiful Tribute to a Special Young Boy’

21 September 2014

On Saturday (September 20) afternoon’s groundbreaking ceremony for Owen’s Playground at the Rotary Fields on Weaver, Jay Kinney of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Parks & Recreation Board read a letter Governor Inslee had written for the occasion. In his letter,...

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Holy Heart Failure Batman! Navy Growlers Buzz Bainbridge Thursday Night

19 September 2014

[Updated at 1:57 p.m. September 19.] Last night, September 18, at approximately 8:15 roaring plane noise and bright lights jolted Bainbridge residents onto their feet. Some ran outside, others attempted to comfort children awakened by the sound, and still others...

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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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Midday Downtown Winslow Robbery Raises Concerns

19 September 2014

We don’t have very many robberies on Bainbridge. Burglaries and car prowls, fraud and shoplifting, yes. But not robberies. So when there is one, it sparks concern and the police seek to raise awareness. On September 8 at 12:51 in...

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Police Blotter 9/18/14: Speeding Motorcyclist Crashes & Flees, Leaving Bike & Blood Behind

18 September 2014

POLICE BLOTTER September 16 Stolen Generator. An employee of a pump and well drilling company told Officer Carla Sias that he had been using a portable generator at Seabold Church Cemetery. He had last sen it around 5 p.m. on...

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Astrology Weekly 9/21/14: Examine the Balance in Your Relationships

21 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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Astrology Weekly 9/21/14: Examine the Balance in Your Relationships

21 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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Bainbridge Bests Everett 24-13 in Homecoming Game

20 September 2014

Yesterday, September 19, the Bainbridge High School Football team held their homecoming parade through the streets of downtown Winslow starting just after 4 p.m. Then at 7 the Spartans faced off against the Everett Seagulls at home in a nonleague...

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Jonathan Manheim, from East to West and Finally Home, 1950-2014

18 September 2014

Jonathan Allen Manheim, who passed away September 9, was an East Coaster who found home to the west, on Bainbridge. He was born in 1950 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Jack and Selma Manheim. He grew up in and around that...

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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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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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Weekend on the Rock, September 19-21, 2014: Bee and BARN, Oktoberfest and Owen

19 September 2014

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 19-21, 2014: 1. Movie Matinee: Bears When: Friday, 3:30-5 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: These Alaskan bear cubs and their mom can act! Move over, Meryl. Rated...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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