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Photo of the Day: Aquatic Center Lifeguards Hone Their Skills

Today, December 20, Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center lifeguards got some refresher training in using the backboard for pool rescues. They took turns playing the victim in various scenarios involving different locations in the pool, including the access ramp and the frog slide. The lifeguards practiced turning victims onto their backs and then leading their fellow…

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Photo of the Day: Nuclear-Powered USS Stennis Heads Home

The USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) aircraft carrier cruised through Rich Passage on its way home to Bremerton on December 17 after completing flight-deck certification and onloading ammunition in San Diego. The USS Stennis is powered by two nuclear reactors, enabling it to sustain high speeds for extended operations. At capacity it holds over…

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Weekend on the Rock December 19-21, 2014: Solstice Walk and Roaring Twenties Nutcracker

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of December 19-21, 2014: 1. Movie Matinee: Snow Buddies When: Friday, 3:30-5 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: Santa goes above and beyond so Air Bud Pups can Iditarod. Rated G. Popcorn. 2. Free Community Caroling When: Friday, 4 p.m. Where: Eagle Harbor…

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Photo of the Week: Boat Parade of Lights 2014

The annual Boat Parade of Lights illuminated Eagle Harbor’s Wharf Marina last Saturday night, with landlubbing carolers and officers from the Bainbridge Island Police Department (BIPD) enjoying ‘smores and hot chocolate as they awaited the finale: the Argosy Holiday ship choir performance. Thank you to Laurie Isenman for sharing her photograph of the 2014 Boat Parade, which…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 12/14/14: Stand Your Ground, with Flexibility

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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sunny shore by joe michael

Photo of the Day: Calm After the Storm

How sweet it is to see the sun and get outside in the fine weather that followed a tempestuous week. Thanks Joe Michael for sharing this lovely shot of our serene Island paradise. Do you recognize this view on the northeast side of Bainbridge?

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fallen tree by Rene Hackl

Photo and Poems of the Day: Near Miss at Courthouse, Mouse, & ‘Disaster’

As we seek to control our circumstances with greater and greater exactitude and tell ourselves most days that we are immune to nature’s caprices, Robert Burns’s words from his 1785 poem “To A Mouse, On Turning Her Up In Her Nest With The Plough” still resonate: “The best laid plans of mice and men /…

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Weekend on the Rock December 12-14, 2014: Let the Holiday Festivities Begin!

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of December 12-14, 2014: 1. Holiday Village at Bloedel Reserve When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: Bloedel Reserve, 7571 NE Dolphin Drive Why: There is something about miniature things that fascinates people. Bloedel brings it inside for the winter with its tiny holiday village…

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Photo & Sound of the Day: F(r)oggy Battle Point Park

As the deep fog settled over Battle Point Park Sunday evening, December 7, a chirping Pacific tree frog sounded through the misted world, as it has for weeks. With amphibians taking the front-line hits of climate change and their worldwide populations plummeting, it is an increasingly lovely and rare privilege to hear them. Here is…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 12/7/14: Out of Patience with B.S.?

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. This week she will be joined by astrologer and Feng Shui expert Kimla Dodds. To make an appointment for a personalized astrological reading…

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Photos of the Day: Container Ships Anchored off South Bainbridge

[Updated December 7 at 1:03 p.m.] Seen some big ships anchored off our southern shores lately? Marinetraffic.com shows that currently there are four container ships and one cargo ship “parked” in the waters around southern Bainbridge Island. The featured photos show two ships situated in the channel between Fort Ward and Manchester. According to Coast…

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Weekend on the Rock December 5-7, 2014: Way Too Much to Do!

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of December 5-7, 2014: 1. Bainbridge Working Studios Winter Celebration When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am until 5pm Where: 9590 NE Lovgreen Road Why: There’s going to be a lot of it this weekend: art, cookies, and cider. Get your Christmas gifts by shopping locally at Mesolini Glass Studio, Cecil…

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ice by marilynn gottlieb

Photos of the Day: The Infinitely Mysterious Chemistry of Snow

Whether you love it, hate it, or kinda like it because your kids get excited about it, our recent snow has stayed a while, giving Bainbridge Island photographer Marilynn Gottlieb a chance to get close and personal. Thank you Marilynn for sharing these lovely shots of snowy Battle Point Park from a rabbit’s “To Earthward”…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 12/1/14: What Do You Stand for?

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 November 28-30, 2014: Fleury, Nutcracker, Indies Day

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of November 28-30, 2014: 1. Dance Ensemble Northwest Nutcracker When: Friday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, 3 p.m. Where: North Kitsap Auditorium, 1881 NE Hostmark Street, Poulsbo Why: Get your Nutcracker early. Buy tickets here. 2. Indies First Day: Let an Author Be…

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cat in Dark by Zorba the Geek

Letter from the Editor: Night Visibility Is an Increasing Community Problem

It’s that time of year when the days are short, darkness comes early, and cloudy foggy weather further obscures visibility. In less than a month at Inside Bainbridge we have reported on two cases of vehicle vs. pedestrian accidents in Winslow due to poor visibility. One involved a pickup truck hitting a man in a…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 11/23/14: Speak up Now

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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Chris Whited Hobbit House

Preview of This Weekend’s Hobbit Open House + Photo Gallery

It took Chris Whited a little more time than he expected to complete his labor of love, the charming architectural wonder dubbed by some The Hobbit House. Many of us have observed Whited’s unusual project take shape on High School Road in surprising ways since he began work on the house in May of 2011….

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Weekend on the Rock November 21-23, 2014: Babypants & Holly

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of November 21-23, 2014: 1. Movie Matinee: Kit Kittredge, An American Girl When: 3:30-5:10 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: It doesn’t matter if it’s the Great Depression. Kit’s got pluck! And Julia Ormond is so pretty! Rated G. 2. Heyday Guided Farm Tour…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 11/16/14: You’re on the Right Track

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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