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Letter to the Editor: The Immense Risk of Oil Trains

We are living with immense risk. Highly explosive oil trains up to a mile long are rolling through our towns and beside Puget Sound. The current volume of oil will multiply dramatically if planned oil refineries and ports are built along the coast. The potential for disaster is very high. The oil rail cars are generally…

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Astrology Weekly 10/12/14: ‘Tween 2 Eclipses, Let the Stuff Come Up

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 reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can read more about Aleta in our…

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Weekend on the Rock October 10-13, 2014: Horrors and Pancakes

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 10-12, 2014: 1. Creative Intuitive Yoga Series with Meredith Holcomb When: Friday, 8:30-10:45 a.m. Where: Dayaalu Center, 159 Wyatt Way NE Why: If you can “comfortably selfmodify and are willing to explore creative yoga sequencing in a non-traditional way” and have even the remotest idea…

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Astrology Weekly 9/4/14: Make Room for the New, Kick the Crud to the Curb

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 reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can read more about Aleta in our…

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Weekend on the Rock, October 3-5, 2014: Carnival, Kol Nidre, Trio Pardalote, & Boys in the Boat

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 3-5, 2014: 1. Tuesday Painters’ Island Views at 1st Friday Art Walk When: Friday, 5-7 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: The Tuesday Painters started almost 10 years ago as students of Gillian Bull. They are, in addition to Bull, Kaye Hansen,…

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Photo of the Day: Git Yer Big Fat Perfect Punkin’ While the Gittin’s Good

Hey folks, it’s October already, and now’s the time to choose your favorite Halloween squash(es) from Bainbridge’s own Suyematsu & Bentryn Family Farms before the best of the lot is sold out. Seem early? No lie, they go fast. One of the largest working farms on Bainbridge Island and in broader Kitsap, this 40-acre farm grows—in…

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Astrology Weekly 9/28/14: Choose Your Delusion, Get Clarity

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 reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can read more about Aleta in our…

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Photos of the Day: Red Envelope Stuffers!

Volunteers are busy today stuffing those familiar red envelopes for the annual One Call for All fundraising campaign. Established in 1960, One Call for All supports more than 90 local non-profit organizations on Bainbridge Island. One hundred percent of contributions from community members goes to local causes. Just in the last 10 years, the Red Envelope…

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Weekend on the Rock September 26-28, 2014: Harvest Fair, Crab Feed, and Eli West

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 26-28, 2014: 1. The Salon—A Forum for Conversation When: Friday, 1:30-3 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: The topic is “What’s the Role of Virtue in Society Today?” Attend and then apply your high moral standards by sharing what you learned with me….

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Photos of the Day: Aquatics Center Float Float Night

While the big kids were hosting homecoming last Friday night (handily beating Everett), the younger set bobbed in the pool at the Bainbridge Island Aquatics Center for Float Float Night. Root beer floats were on tap, tube floaters were in plentiful supply, and Muppets Most Wanted was the flick pick. Here are a few more…

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Ask a Cop: Police Training and Mental Illness, Violence, & Guns

This is the second article in our new series Ask a Cop. Send your questions for the Bainbridge Island Police to contact@insidebainbridge.com. We’ll get your answers and post them here. This month’s questions were submitted by Islander Jacquelin Konis. Detective Aimee LaClaire and Officer Erik Peffer are providing the answers. Dear BIPD: How much training is required for…

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Photo of the Day: Sign in the Dirt at Visconsi Site

Yesterday afternoon, September 21, Gordon Sims took this photograph of a healing mandala within a labyrinth drawn in the dirt at the construction site for the planned Key Bank/Visconsi mall. Tibetan Buddhists sometimes create sand mandalas. Representing impermanence, they are meant to purify and heal the environment and people who look upon them before they are dispersed…

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

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 reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can read more about Aleta in our…

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

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 G. 2. Rye and Barley Oktoberfest When: Friday, 4-8 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Island Brewery, 9415 Coppertop…

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

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 area and lived for several years in New York City. After graduating from Summit High…

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Astrology Weekly 9/14/14: Accepting Life as It Is

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 reading from Aleta, visit her website: acourseinconsciousness.com. You can read more about Aleta in our…

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Weekend on the Rock, September 12-14, 2014: Compassion, Quilts, Frogs, and St Paul de Vence

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 12-14, 2014: 1. Compassion Games When: Until September 21 Where: Anywhere Why: There is no cornucopia, no desperate, machete-wielding teens. All you’ve got to do is perform a random act of kindness. Secret agents of compassion get assigned a secret mission for each of the eleven…

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Photo of the Day: BHS Girls Show up for ‘Ms. Roboto’ Meeting

About one-third, or 20, of the students who attended the first meeting of the Bainbridge High School Robotics Club (Spartronics) this week were young women, a major uptick from last year’s world-ranking inaugural team of 35 boys and 4 girls. According to parent volunteer leader Kevin Hawkins, the female students stayed for part 2 of the meeting about…

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Astrology Weekly 9/7/14: Let Your Imagination Run Wild

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. You can also hear Aleta this week on Kimla Dodds’ show Sacred Secrets on www.12radio.com at 8 a.m. on Monday. To make an appointment…

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Weekend on the Rock, September 5-7, 2014: Wagfest and Art Walk

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 5-7, 2014: 1. SWERV: Search and Rescue in Our Community When: Friday, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Filipino American Hall, 7566 High School Road Why: Dana Lerma discusses her years volunteering in search and rescue and talks about local rescue groups and their missions. She’s bringing her…

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