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Astrology Weekly 7/20/14: Masculine Moving-Forward + Heavenly Alarming Female Energies

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.  Listen to last week’s show here. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can…

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Poll: Is Bainbridge Looking too Good for Its Own Good?

Bainbridge Island has been quite the national darling lately. An article this week in the Huffington Post included us among the top ten idyllic islands to retire on. Last month our ferry rides were rated third best in the USA Today Best Boat Ride Contest. Two recent analyses of crime data for cities in Washington State put Bainbridge in…

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Weekend on the Rock, July 18-20, 2014: Evita, Cave Singers, Fame Riot

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of July 18-20, 2014: 1. Art in Action! When: Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East Why: All ages make art. Choose from technical demos to in-gallery free for alls. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free admission but donations are…

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Letter from the Editor: Pesticides in Our Parks—Do We Need ‘Em?

When it comes to plants, as with most things, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One person’s pretty wildflower is another person’s weed. One person’s cultivated prize is another’s gaudy showpiece. I love the wee white flowers that cover Battle Point Park in spring like a light snowfall, and I miss them after…

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Photo of the Day: Thing 1 and Thing 2 Lead the Ladies on the Links

Marguerite Kondracke and Salli Middleton don’t usually sport blue hair. But today, July 15, for the Wing Point Country Club Ladies Club Field Day Tournament, these two tournament organizers not only donned the wigs but also put on the blue tutus of the Dr. Seuss classic characters. The tournament was Seuss themed, and many participants…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 7/14/14: Ease on Down the Road

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.  Listen to last week’s show here. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can…

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Where on the Island? Glimpses of Winslow

Here’s a tricky but fun one. Bainbridge Island photographer Marilynn Gottlieb took all six of these images of lines and shadows in alcoves or alleys off of Winslow Way. Can you identify these familiar places taken from an unusual perspective? Tell us! Marilynn Gottlieb sells all of the photographs featured in Where on the Island as photos or…

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Photos of the Day: Dawn Lookout

The most patient of creatures, this great blue heron stood watch on Bainbridge’s Eagle Harbor at dawn. Watch out fishes. Photos courtesy of Jay Wiggs.                                    

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Weekend on the Rock, July 11-13, 2014: The Bloom

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of July 11-13, 2014: 1. Bainbridge in Bloom When: Friday and Saturday, 9-5 p.m. Where: Start at the Bloom Hub at the Filipino-American Hall, 7566 NE High School Road Why: Because of the prettiness. Read more here. Get more info. at bainbridgeartshumanities.org. $25-$60. 2. Art in Action! When: Friday,…

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680 People on Bainbridge Have Head Lice: Lice Girls to the Rescue

Lice Girls co-owner Sarah Frost estimates, based on Center for Disease Control (CDC) national data and a seasonal increase, that about 680 people on Bainbridge Island currently have lice. Frost also notes that the average case of lice lasts—yikes—3 to 6 months. Lice Are Not Nice, But Lice Girls Are  The last thing Sarah Frost and…

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BHS Alum Caitlin Boone Honored as Outstanding Grad from Western WA University

Bainbridge High School (BHS) graduate Caitlin Boone has been honored as the Outstanding Graduate of the Engineering Technology Department of Western Washington University. Faculty members from each academic departments select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 7/6/14: Raw Wounds (Considering Compassion on Bainbridge)

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.  Listen to last week’s show here. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can…

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Weekend on the Rock July 4-6, 2014: Grand Old Fourth

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of July 4-6, 2014: 1. Traditional Pancake Breakfast When: Friday, 7-11 a.m. Where: Town & Country parking lot Why: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, coffee, tea, and OJ. You need to eat. Why not join several hundred of your friends for breakfast? 2. 35th Annual Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS)…

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Astrology Weekly 6/29/14: Sticking to Your Instincts vs. Compromising

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.  Listen to last week’s show here. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can…

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Weekend on the Rock June 27-29, 2014: Stoyanovich, Dance, Gardens, Auction

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of June 27-29, 2014: 1. Fairy House Workshop with Ann Lovejoy   When: Friday, 10-11:30 a.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: Well-known garden talent Ann Lovejoy leads kids 6 and up in making affordable-living fairy condos on the library grounds. Sign up at the library or…

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Where on the Island? Spider-Man

The high-stepping guy who climbed to the apex knows where on Bainbridge Island this red web is. Do you? Be the first to tell us!                                                            …

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Weekend on the Rock 6/20-22, 2014: Rotary Dropoff

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of June 20-22, 2014: 1. Rotary Auction Donations When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,  8 a.m.-8 p.m. Where: Woodward Middle School, 9125 Sportsman Club Rd. Why: Over 100,000 items were donated last year bringing in $446,000 for this fundraiser. Do your part and get rid of your unwanted stuff at…

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Photos of the Day: Odyssey Teacher Gets a Water Balloon Send off on His Way to Harlem

Bainbridge Island’s Odyssey Multiage Program has a bracing tradition that got a new twist this week. Each June Odyssey’s graduating 6th graders have a water balloon broken over their heads while running down a long line of the entire school student body (1st-8th grade), yelling “look out world, here I come,” and high-fiving the whole way. This week Odyssey’s 5/6…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 6/15/14: Fatherly Energy Builds a Solid Foundation

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. Walter Semkiw, reincarnation research expert, will be her guest. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological reading from Aleta, visit her website:…

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Photos of the Day: Congrats to the Graduates, 2014

Congratulations, Class of 2014. The Spartan Class of 2014 gathered with hundreds of friends and family today at the BHS football stadium for commencement ceremonies. Photos by Sarah Lane.

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