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Kathy Haskin

New Executive Director for Peacock Family Services

01 June 2015

You may know Kathy Haskin’s name from her work as Education and Communications Manager for Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council), board member service at the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, coordination of the Harvest Fair for Friends of the Farms, or creation...

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Recipe: Salade Nicoise

01 June 2015

by Rebecca Rockefeller With apologies to the fine people of Nice, France, here is my Bainbridge Island version of the traditional Salade Nicoise. I suppose this one could be called Salade Bainbridge, though that just doesn’t roll off the tongue...

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Weather: Junuary Starts with Probable Rain and Cooler Temps

31 May 2015

The first few days of Junuary are predicted to usher in rain and cooling temperatures. Here is the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island: Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52 degrees F. North-northeast wind around 6...

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June in the Garden

01 June 2015

by Carina Langstraat Landscape Designer In the Essential Earthman, Henry Mitchell writes, “I always warn myself (with very little result) against the beauty of the late May early June garden, which can overpower and unbalance the rest of the year—to...

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IB’s Top Ten Stories in May 2015

31 May 2015

Here are the most-read articles Inside Bainbridge published in the month of May, 2015, in descending order: Arrested Teacher Is a BHS Graduate and a ‘Friend’ to Students Police Report Details Alleged Sexual Crimes by Bainbridge High School Teacher Fuchs...

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Lydia V. Beckman, 1924-2015, Beloved Teacher

31 May 2015

Lydia Vita Larsen Beckman passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2015, following a ten-month struggle with colon cancer. She was born on October 24, 1924, to Rev. C. B. and Abelone Larsen in Worchester, Massachusetts, soon after they...

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Bainbridge Bakers Leaves Gateway, Faces Possible Eviction from Winslow Green

28 May 2015

[Updated at 1:15 p.m. May 28, 2015.] Bainbridge Bakers was released from its lease at its Gateway location early this month. The Gateway management company, Elmquist Real Estate Services, confirmed that Bainbridge Bakers owner Mike Loudon is no longer renting the site...

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After 19 Years, Friendly Faced Syd Cox Retires from Winslow P.O.

29 May 2015

Today, May 29, is Syd Cox’s last day on the job as postal clerk at the Winslow Station. Many people know Cox as he has worked there for 19 years, greeting people, weighing their packages, handing over stamps, and asking if...

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Worker Falls 40 Feet off Roof

27 May 2015

On May 18 emergency responders were summoned to a home on Bainbridge for a man who had fallen off a 40-foot roof. EMTs and police responded to the scene. Officer Ben Sias met with a co-worker of the injured man. Both men worked...

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Police Blotter 5/27/15: Always Leave the Car in Park

27 May 2015

POLICE BLOTTER May 26 Parting Gifts? Officer Mike Tovar spoke with a woman regarding a theft. She said she works for a local company. An employee of the company abandoned his job on May 15, but he was still in...

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It’s Eco Potty Time! (Seriously, This Is Cool)

27 May 2015

The new ecotoilet at Blakely Harbor Park isn’t just a whole lot more attractive, clean, and unsmelly than your typical outdoor “place of easement.” It’s a model of environmental and economic sustainability. With donated funds, in part to provide facilities...

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Animal Tales: Kelly the Incredible Parkour Yogi

30 May 2015

by Melissa Byrd of PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap and Kitsap Humane Society Thank you Paws & Fins Pet Shop for sponsoring our weekly Animal Tales feature. Kelly, a 7-years-young white and tiger brindle Pit mix, is one of...

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Spartan Sailors 8th in Nation

30 May 2015

by Christine Brown The BHS Sailing Team, as Northwest district champions, traveled to the 2015 ISSA Baker Trophy Team Racing National Championship in Chicago over Memorial Day Weekend, capturing 8th place. According to co-captains Will Brown and Josh Rentz, the team had set...

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10 Tips For California Transplants

26 May 2015

by Tamarah Rockwood There is a large exodus from California to the Pacific Northwest right now, and we are in the middle of it. Some people are moving because the economy in California is atrocious. Some are moving because of...

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Photo of the Day: Voyager Peace Pole Rises Again

31 May 2015

Maria Montessori once said, “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” The educator based her philosophy of education on her platform of peace, and she was even nominated for the Nobel Peace...

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Weekend on the Rock, May 29-31, 2015: BioBlitz, Baseball, Blackberry Bushes

29 May 2015

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of May 29-31, 2015: 1. BHS Varsity Baseball State Semifinals When: Friday, 4 p.m Where: University of Washington Why: The Bainbridge High School varsity baseball team is one of the last four teams remaining in the playoffs. Watch...

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Gear Grinders Serve up 3rd Annual Farm Fresh Mountain Bike Scramble

28 May 2015

Feel like some farm fresh scramble? On Sunday, hop on your mountain bike and head over to Johnson Farm for the Gear Grinder’s 3rd Annual Farm Fresh Mountain Bike Scramble. This fundraiser will benefit the Gear Grinders high school and middle school...

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PSE Rewards Local Sounders’ and Mariners’ Fans with Energy Upgrades

28 May 2015

What do local sports have to do with energy efficiency? Not necessarily anything, but PSE wants to make a connection. This Sunday, May 31, as you head off on the ferry to see the Sounders pummel the New York Red...

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BHS Students to Build School in Guatemala

28 May 2015

The Bainbridge High School Interact Club is a service club that is part of Rotary International. The teen members, who serve Bainbridge and work internationally as well, have plans to build a school in Retalhuleu, Guatemala. Club members traveled to Guatemala...

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Puget Sound Energy Work Will Cause 305 Slowdowns

26 May 2015

Port Madison Tap 115 kV is the name given to the Puget Sound Energy project that will be happening along 305 over the summer. Lane closures on 305 will largely happen at night between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. until about...

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Weather: Warm Tamale

26 May 2015

A warming trend will push temps into the mid 70s tomorrow and into the weekend. Here is the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island: Wednesday Cloudy; then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73 degrees F. East-southeast wind...

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Island Volunteer Caregivers Responds to Huge Rise in Demand for Services

26 May 2015

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) supports the elderly and disabled with a wide range of services including transportation to medical and other appointments, shopping, companionship, respite care, light chores, yard work, telephone reassurance, and quality-of-life activities. Last year, IVC connected more than 200...

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Mother and Daughter Set for Epic Walk from Bainbridge to Arizona

25 May 2015

Bainbridge Island mother and daughter Sally Noedel and Emma Bigongiari are setting off on foot on an adventure of a lifetime. Friday, May 29, this dynamic duo will venture from the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest some 1,500 miles...

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Chiara Rose Ends Her Three-Day sHell No! Protest

25 May 2015

At about 9:30 this morning, May 25, the Bainbridge High School graduate who had attached herself to the anchor chain of the Arctic Challenger in the Port of Bellingham asked the Cost Guard to help her get back to land....

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Developer Pledges to Save a Tree

24 May 2015

Bainbridge plant pathologist Olaf Ribeiro said he thought it was the first time it had happened in his experience on Bainbridge: At Tuesday night’s (May 19) City Council meeting, a developer pledged to save a tree. The developer was Jim Laughlin. The tree...

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Bainbridge Grad Chained to Ship in ‘sHell No!’ Protest

24 May 2015

by Sarah Lane and Julie Hall Chiara Rose (a.k.a. Chiara D’Angelo), the Islander who climbed and perched in protest in a tree slated for clearcut on the Visconsi development last summer at High School Road and 305, is now up a...

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Council Narrows Police Building Site Options to Two Properties

23 May 2015

At the May 19 City Council Study Session, City Manager Doug Schulze asked the Council to make a decision by June 9 on where to locate the public safety facility. By the end of the night’s discussion, the Council had—...

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Animal Tales: Abandoned Amelia Needs a Cat Whisperer

23 May 2015

by Melissa Byrd of PAWS of Bainbridge Island Thank you Paws & Fins Pet Shop for sponsoring our weekly Animal Tales feature. Amelia, who came from our Ocean Shores adoption partner, was left in an apartment building lobby with a note...

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Over 92% of Bainbridge High School Juniors Opt out

22 May 2015

[Corrected May 23, 2015, at 1:02 p.m. Percentage of opt-outs was 92.4, not 88.4.] This week Bainbridge High School (BHS) and Eagle Harbor High School (EHHS) sophomores and juniors were scheduled to take the Smarter Balanced test, newly implemented this...

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Bainbridge Rowers Win Big at Regionals, Advance to Nationals

21 May 2015

by Peggy Musselwhite The Bainbridge Island Row Team faced fierce competition at the 2015 USRowing Youth Northwest Championships, highlighted by four boats qualifying to compete at USRowing Nationals in mid-June. Competing in 52 qualifying heats and final races, nearly 100...

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Friend of Suicide Victim Delivers Tribute

21 May 2015

Bainbridge Island resident and long-time teacher Melissa Ripley took her own life last Monday. Friends and colleagues have come forward since then, expressing shock as well as love for their lost friend. This evening, Julie Mills, Childrens Art Programs Director...

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Bainbridge Death Ruled a Suicide; Victim’s Friend Speaks out

20 May 2015

The Kitsap County Coroner’s Office announced today that the official cause of death of a Bainbridge Island woman earlier this week is suicide. After next of kin were notified, Deputy Coroner Nathan Edwards released her identity. Melissa Ripley, 34, died of...

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Proposed Rolling Bay Development Aims to ‘Do It Right’

20 May 2015

For Lisa Martin, the owner of Rolling Bay Land Company, the development proposed for the north side of the Rolling Bay “town square” is her first commercial development venture. But she is trying to “do everything right.” For one thing,...

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Two Local Kids Among ‘Brightest Young Students’ in World

20 May 2015

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth annually conducts a Talent Search that consists of a rigorous above-grade test for second through eighth graders. Of the 33,000 students who participated this year, just under 8,500 were selected to attend Awards...

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