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Christina Albrecht Tinling

Forum Moderator Talks About ‘Bainbridge Islanders’ and Its New Bad Sibling

Even the most active participants of the Facebook forum Bainbridge Islanders don’t have the dedication to monitor every comment of every thread of the buzzing nearly 3,000-member conversation. But as the group’s administrative lead moderator, Christina Albrecht Tinling, sees it all—the good, the bad, the ugly, and just about every nuance in between. Tinling joined the…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 8/24/14: Teacher, Arise

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 August 22-24, 2014: 10 Minutes, Paella, Out(side)rageousness, and Fútbol

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of August 22-24, 2014: 1. The Salon, A Forum for Conversation: STRESS When: Friday, 1:30-3 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: The topic is STRESS. Look, don’t forget to do your pre-salon reading. That would be TERRIBLE! And, please, make sure you think about…

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Poll: Lessons from a Tree Sitting?

Bainbridge Islander Chiara D’Angelo, 19, drew media attention that reached a national level this week with her 40-hour tree sit in a forest slated for clear-cutting starting this week by commercial developer Visconsi Companies. Locals rallied around the young activist, decrying the planned mall’s immoral destruction of a living ecosystem and its unwanted sprawl, both…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 8/17/14: Think Twice, Speak Once

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, August 15-17, 2014: Raymond Carver, Modernism, and Spartan Bowl

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of August 15-17, 2014: 1. Guided Tour of SAM’s “Modernism” Exhibit with Bainbridge Arts & Crafts When: Friday, 9:40 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Ferry Terminal Why: SAM’s current exhibit, “Modernism in the Pacific Northwest: The Mythic and the Mystical,” targets Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and…

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Astrology Weekly 8/10/14: Full Moon Combusting Primal Energy

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, August 8-10, 2014: Studio Tours & Bike for Pie

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of August 8-10, 2014:       1. 14th Annual Bainbridge Island Summer Studio Tour When: Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: Five studios (see map here) Why: Read more here. 2. Bainbridge Working Studios Summer  Tour When: Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where:…

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S. L. Janl

Photos of the Day: One of the Great Little Steamboats

Kingston resident Sterling MacKinnon has spent the last eight years steamboating. A couple of years ago he bought himself a small steamboat, the S. L. Jan L. A Thayer 19′ fantail launch hull, it works on propane. It can reach speeds of 5 knots. Back from a steamboat meet in Blaine, yesterday, August 6, MacKinnon…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 8/3/14: The Full Moon Is Your Mind on Fire

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, August 1-3, 2014: Art Attack!

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of August 1-3, 2014: 1. Project Backpack When: Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: Helpline House and Paper Products. Why: This Helpline House-sponsored annual event is the drive to collect school supplies and monetary donations for Bainbridge Island students in need. Take your donations to Helpline House or…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 7/27/14: Big Energy Meets Temperance

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 25-27, 2014: Bluegrass and Dragonflies

1. Art in Action!   When: Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East Why: Make art. For all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult. Free admission but donations welcome. 2. The Salon, A Forum for Conversation   When: Friday, 1:30-3 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave….

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Barb Seitz and Ted Rought

Photo of the Day: Ted Rought’s Last Day with the BIPD

Today was the last day at work for Senior Police Clerk Ted Rought, who is retiring after about 20 years with the Bainbridge Island Police Department. Fellow staff sent him off with stereotypical donuts and other baked goods. His colleague Senior Police Clerk Barb Seitz, a master quilter, made Rought a race car-themed quilt—Rought is…

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Photos of the Day: Pelagic Pirates?

Islander Thomas Hayward shared this shot of “pirates” aboard his boat moored just north of Bainbridge Island’s Battle Point. It’s a rare occasion when eagles and crows coexist, which begs the question, who is the captain and who is the lookout? Here are photos of a crow harassing a beleaguered bald eagle, by wildlife photographer and…

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Aging Well: Your Most Important Resource—Resources (Especially Housing)

by Jeannette Franks, PhD, Gerontologist In many ways Bainbridge Island is a resource-rich community. Many of the resources we offer, such as a food bank (206-842-7621), a senior center (206-842-1616), and a volunteer network (206-842-4441), can be found in most prosperous communities. But on Bainbridge we also have housing services through the Housing Resources Board (HRB). HRB, the Island’s “affordable…

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Astrology Weekly

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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bunny in hole at night by Caroline

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

Bainbridge Island has been quite the state/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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