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Name (and Find) That Bird: Silent Stalker

This double challenge comes courtesy of Bainbridge Island photographer Marilynn Gottlieb. Can you find and identify this familiar species reflected in the Battle Point Park pond among the reeds and branches? It hangs around water and uses its blade-like bill to snap up smaller prey and stab large fish. Click photo to enlarge (twice).  …

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 1/25/15: True up What You Want with How You Are

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 January 23-25, 2015: AAB Bingo Night Fundraiser

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of January 23-25, 2015: 1. 12th Dog Pet Food Drive for Kitsap Humane Society When: Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Self Storage, 9300 Sportsman Club Rd. NE Why: Everything including pet food drives is now pop up. When you drop off a donation of pet food at…

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BHS Grad in the Running to Host World Travel Series Needs Your Vote

Katie Vreedenburgh wants to show you the world. First she needs your vote to be chosen as the cohost of Global Degree, a web series featuring visits to the 195 countries of the United Nations. The web show, recently picked up by the Discovery Channel, is set to begin its second season and looking for…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 1/18/15: Do It Your Way, Dammit

Here is the latest Astrology Weekly audio chat by Bainbridge Island astrologer, counselor, and radio personality Aleta McClelland: 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 article Aleta…

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Photos of the Day: Showing the Love for the Home Team

Bainbridge-based photographer Pete Saloutos snapped this shot of the Seattle skyline early at sunrise. And here at home the gals at Bainbridge Self-Storage, Janice Danielson and Isabelle Cobb, are displaying their usual humor for their Hawks. Thanks for sharing, Pete and Janice! Go Seahawks!                          …

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Photos of the Day: City Staff Turns Blue and Green

Bainbridge Island City staffers showed the love today for their Seahawks. Clad in blue and green and flying 12th man flags, everyone got in on the action in a show of solidarity in advance of this weekend’s Seahawks playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. Both teams go into the postseason sporting a 13-4 record,…

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Weekend on the Rock, January 16-18, 2015: One Act Festival

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of January 16-18, 2015: 1. 5th Annual One Act Festival When: Friday and Staurday, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, 3 p.m. Where: BPA, 200 Madison Ave. N Why: This year’s One Act Festival showcases eleven short comedies with good titles like “The Adventures Of . . .” by Kathleen…

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Photo Series: Nuclear-Powered USS Nimitz Sails by Fort Ward Cormorants

Thank you to photographer Jay Wiggs for sharing these striking shots of cormorants sitting on pilings at Fort Ward Park while the Bremerton-based nuclear-powered USS Nimitz sailed past. The ship was headed to its home port today, January 13, 2015, escorted by the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutters Osprey and Swordfish.            …

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Sun in January on Bainbridge: A Photo Log

by Paul Brians Over in Eastern Washington where we used to live, we were warned that when we moved west we would have to endure endless stretches of days without sunshine. The fact that clear days aren’t common here in the winter makes their appearance all the more welcome. I’ve been documenting the sunny weather…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 1/11/15: This Wall Is on Your Side

Here is the latest Astrology Weekly audio chat by Bainbridge Island astrologer, counselor, and radio personality Aleta McClelland: 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 article Aleta…

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Trees for recycling by Sarah Lane

Photos of the Day: More Than 1,000 Christmas Trees

Dave McVay is the Committee Chair of Boy Scout Troop 1564’s annual tree recycling program. This afternoon, January 11, he was at Battle Point Park making a drop off of a trailer full of trees collected yesterday. McVay said they had over 900 pickup reservations this year but many people had more than one tree…

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fog at dusk by Marilynn Gottlieb

Photo-Poem of the Day for the Three People Not at the Seahawks Game

Thank you to award-winning photographer Marilynn Gottlieb for sharing this shot of a January evening on Bainbridge Island. Marilynn’s photos are picturesque, but they also often tell a story. This photo “Ground Fog at Dusk” invites the viewer in to wonder who is home and what they might be doing or even thinking and feeling….

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Weekend on the Rock, January 9-11, 2015: Anzanga, Styrofoam Recycling

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of January 9-11, 2015: 1. Songs of the Plateau When: Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday 8-11 a.m. Where: The Gallery at Grace, 8595 NE Day Road Why: Pam Hobert does her beautiful abstract thing, featuring the Blue Mountains of the Columbia Plateau: 2. Movie Matinee: The Little Polar…

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Astrology Weekly 1/4/15: Face Your Addictions & Protective Repetitive Behaviors

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 Monday at noon on Tamara Childs’ show and Friday at noon as the guest of…

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Weekend on the Rock January 2-4, 2015: Mochi Tsuki

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of January 2-4, 2015: 1. BPA Gallery First Fridays Art Walk: “Whimsical Self Portraits” When: Friday, 5-7 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Avenue North Why: This reception is for the Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation artists who worked with Mesolini Glass Studio on self portraits….

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Astrology Weekly 12/29/14: Feelings Rule, Buildup to “Gauze-Free” 2015

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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Where on the Island? Sunny Estuary

Recognize this spot on the southern end of Bainbridge? Tell us where on the Island it is. Thank you Bainbridge photographer Don Willott for sharing this lovely photograph, taken yesterday, December 28.                         Related Stories Where on the Island? Glimpses of Winslow Where on…

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Weekend on the Rock, December 26-28, 2014: Messiah Sing-Along

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of December 26-28, 2014: 1. Holiday Village at Bloedel Reserve When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: Bloedel Reserve, 7571 Northeast Dolphin Drive Why: Take the cousins and the nephews and nieces and Aunt Lois from Iowa City to Bloedel to gaze in wonder at the teeny…

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A Tribute to Kathy Dunn, 1943-2014

Katherine E. Dunn, known to most as Kathy Dunn, died on December 22 at 6:25 p.m. surrounded by family and friends at Harborview Hospital in Seattle. Dunn, 71, never regained consciousness after being run over by a car on December 19 while walking with her grandchildren in the parking lot of her condominium complex. A…

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