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Want to Help Last Night’s Accident Victim?

30 October 2014

Many readers have asked what they can do to help the victim in last night’s (October 29) vehicle v. pedestrian accident near the Eagle Nest Apartments on Madison. The incident resulted in life-threatening injuries to a man known to many and recognizable...

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Seabold United Methodist Breaks on Principle with United Methodist Church, Joins Reconciling Ministries

30 October 2014

The Reconciling Ministries Network was established by United Methodists in the early 1980s to “create full inclusion of all God’s children regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.” On Sunday, October 26, at its annual All Church meeting, the Seabold United...

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Man in Wheelchair Hit by Pickup in Winslow Airlifted for Treatment

29 October 2014

A man in a motorized wheelchair heading south on the east shoulder of Madison Avenue near Eagle Nest Apartments in Winslow was hit by a small pickup truck this evening after dark at approximately 6:45 p.m. The man, 52, was knocked...

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Letter to the Editor: Serious Safety Concerns at Sakai

29 October 2014

I’m writing to voice my major concern over the parking lot safety at Sakai. I currently have two fifth graders attending the school and have one older daughter who was there for the past two years. My children take the...

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A Talk with Ferry Baby Zoë’s Dad

26 October 2014

The latest Washington State Ferries (WSF) baby was born last Wednesday morning, October 22, on the Bainbridge Island boat to Seattle. I had a chance to talk with baby Zoë’s father, Chris Hammond, to get more details about the events of...

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The Virtues of Visiting Cannon Beach in the off Season (w/ Photo Gallery)

29 October 2014

Why drive down to Cannon Beach during the “off season,” with possibly blustery rain and cold temps? Some might respond, It’s Cannon Beach, ‘nough said. But here are more reasons. It’s cheaper than Hawaii. It’s arguably the most beautiful time...

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Police Blotter 10/29/14: Mutual Flip-Off Road Rage

29 October 2014

POLICE BLOTTER October 27 Car v. Drugstore. A vehicle was backing into a handicapped parking stall across from the entrance to Rite Aid. The driver backed into the handicapped sign and then began to pull forward. She then accelerated across...

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CNN Names BIMA One of Best Small-Town Museums in U.S.

28 October 2014

A recent article published by CNN selected the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) for inclusion in its list of the best small-town museums in the nation. The article featured 16 outstanding museums in all corners of the country, from...

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Photos of the Day: It’s a Very Merry Zombie Apocalypse at Rite Aid

30 October 2014

It’s that retail time of year again when Halloween Harbinger of Doom meets Jolly Old Santa Claus. Watcha thinkin’ Saint Nick? Err . . . Ho Ho Ho, Kids, Merry Zombie Apocalypse! Looks like someone made a funny in the Bainbridge...

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Council Gets a Lesson in Filipino-American History on Bainbridge

28 October 2014

Last Tuesday, October 21, the City Council celebrated its proclamation naming October (in perpetuity) Filipino-American History Month on Bainbridge by hosting a brief history lesson of a long, rich history. Mayor Anne Blair told those gathered in Council chambers that...

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Letter to the Editor: North Islanders Need Station 23 Staffed

28 October 2014

Islanders on the North End, hear this! It recently came to my attention that the fire station on Phelps Road is not staffed with full-time emergency personnel. It contains equipment and occasionally volunteers that are on call at the facility....

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Muddy Mutt? DIY or Full-Service Grooming at Salty Dog Wash

27 October 2014

Whether your dog needs a spiffy professional trim or a good long bath after break-dancing on a dead salmon, Salty Dog Wash is open for business and here to help. Co-owners and long-time friends and Islanders Patty Keplinger and Alison...

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Four Swallows Restaurant Closes

23 October 2014

The closure of Four Swallows Restaurant yesterday, October 22, came as a shock to Bainbridge Islanders and no doubt will be met with regret by the many people beyond Bainbridge who have regularly crossed the water to enjoy a fine...

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BIMA Hosts Days of the Dead Celebration and Dinner

27 October 2014

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) is hosting its first annual Dias de los Muertos, a time to honor deceased loved ones—people and animals—and welcome their returning spirits. Originating in Mexico, the tradition combines pre-Hispanic indigenous and Spanish Catholic beliefs...

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Canceled: Amber Alert for Missing Olympia City Toddler

30 October 2014

This article was updated October 30 at 11:38 a.m. The Amber Alert has been canceled. The boy has been found safe. Original Post An Amber Alert was just issued, October 30 at 10:46 a.m., for 18-month-old Mason Wilhelm from Olympia...

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Orange-Capped Swimmers Go to Great Lengths in Bainbridge’s Annual Pumpkin 500

28 October 2014

The Bainbridge Aquatic Center hosted the Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Annual Pumpkin 500 community swim meet on Sunday, October 26. The Pumpkin 5oo is a gourd-themed meet consisting solely of 500 meters races open to all swimmers in the community....

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2014 HOWL_o-ween pumpkin photo by Robert Dashiell

Photo of the Day: Picasso or Dalí?

28 October 2014

IslandWood chef Jim White outdid himself at Sunday’s 10th Annual HOWL-o-ween event at IslandWood. Thanks to Robert Dashiell for sharing this photograph of White’s pumpkin-embedded carved masterpieces. Is it cubism or surrealism?                ...

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“Love up to the Cosmos” for Bob McAllister

27 October 2014

The community is invited to honor Bob McAllister‘s memory at a two-hour event Saturday afternoon, November 1, that is being called “For You, Bob McAllister, with Love up to the Cosmos.” This is the event that the former Bainbridge High...

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For Your Safety, BIPD Trains Fire Department in Water Rescues (w/ Photo Gallery)

27 October 2014

The floating victim dummy used by the Bainbridge Island Police Department for training purposes is aptly named Bob, and Bob performed his job admirably on Saturday, October 25, a windy and rainy day that gave Fire Department water rescue trainees...

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Snapshot of the Day: Storm Damage

26 October 2014

Susan Brandzel sent in these photographs of her family’s van damaged by the fierce windstorm that swept through Bainbridge Island and surrounding areas last night. A chunk of tree fell and speared the van’s windshield at about 10 p.m. Thousands...

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Astrology Weekly 10/26/14: Your Far-Out Idea Seems Reasonable This Week

26 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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Photos of the Day: Jackson Pollock at the Park

26 October 2014

Before the wind and rain hit yesterday, October 25, Battle Point Park was awash in pattern and color. It looked like Jackson Pollock had paid a visit and drip-styled a gigantic canvas. Can you tell which are the real Pollocks?...

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Spartan Football Runs Over Evergreen in Non-Conference Game

26 October 2014

Friday night, October 24, at home, the Spartans football team enjoyed a welcome non-conference win over Evergreen at the Spartans’ Senior Night game. The 56-19 win should give the Spartans’ a much-needed boost of confidence. The matchup was preceded by...

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Downed Trees and Wires All Over the Place

25 October 2014

The gale force winds that hit the Island this evening, October 25, have taken a toll already, and the high winds are expected to continue until about 2 a.m. So far, the Bainbridge Island Fire Department has reported the following:...

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National Weather Service Issues Gale Warning & Wind Advisory for This Evening

25 October 2014

At 9:27 this morning, October 25, the National Weather Service issued an urgent marine weather message warning people throughout Puget Sound and the Hood Canal about the potential for gale force winds of 15 to 25 knots growing to 25...

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Poll: Will the Marysville School Shooting Affect Your Votes on I-594 & I-591?

24 October 2014

Today’s tragic shooting attack in Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington, has left two students (one the gunman) dead and four others injured. As word of yet another school shooting rifles across the news and through the hearts of people around...

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Baby Delivered on Wednesday’s 5:20 A.M. Ferry from Bainbridge

24 October 2014

The 5:20 a.m. ferry on Wednesday, October 22, had one more passenger aboard when it arrived in Seattle than when it left Bainbridge. That’s because, according to Washington State Ferries Director of Communications Marta Coursey, a pregnant woman delivered her baby...

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Bainbridge School District Responds to the Marysville School Shooting

24 October 2014

Our thoughts are with the Marysville community following the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. While we hope to never experience such a tragic situation, we know an incident of this magnitude can happen anywhere. At the Bainbridge Island School District,...

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Bainbridge Sailors Finish Strong at Cascadia Cup Regatta

24 October 2014

by Haley Llamon, Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District Sailing Instructor On October 11th and 12th, seventeen sailors from the Bainbridge Island Park District Fall Competitive Sailing class raced Flying Junior sailboats (FJs) in the 2014 Cascadia Cup regatta....

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Girls Generation Spartronics Alliance Takes Second at Tahoma Tournament

24 October 2014

by Sarah Lane Spartronics Team 4915, the amazing rookie robotics team from Bainbridge High School that ended up going all the way to the world championships in its first year, 2013-14, enjoyed such a large turnout of girls to the...

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Weekend on the Rock October 24-26, 2014: Tony Furtado, Kitt Bender, Red Shift

24 October 2014

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 24-26, 2014: 1. The Salon—A Forum for Conversation: Midterm Elections When: Friday, 1:30-3 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: Consider this question about midterm elections: Déjà vu or a New Direction? Consider...

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Harrison Hospital Set to Open on Bainbridge

23 October 2014

They told us it would happen some time this fall. Now Harrison Hospital is getting more specific: The day scheduled for the grand opening of the Harrison Bainbridge urgent and specialty care facility on 305 and Madison is December 1....

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Weather Advisory: High Gusts & Possible Thunderstorm on the Way

23 October 2014

Batten down the hatches, people, and pull out your candles. More rain, a possible thunderstorm, and winds gusting up to 30 mph are on the way this evening, with at times heavy precipitation continuing through the weekend. Here is the...

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Spartan soccer by Daryl Peloquin

Bainbridge Soccer Merciless with Franklin

23 October 2014

by Sarah Lane with Daryl Peloquin Tuesday night’s (October 21) matchup between the Spartan Soccer Team and Franklin was a complete rout, with Bainbridge dominating the entire game to a 13-0 finish. The scoring started at just four minutes into...

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