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Photo of the Day: BHS Junior Helps KHS

Bainbridge High School Junior Micaela Hogger did the unthinkable: She made $1,407.77 at a two-day garage sale. But this future business leader did more than just weave gold out of thread. She also donated every cent of her earnings to the Kitsap Humane Society for its animal rescue program. The photo shows Hogger presenting the…

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Weekend on the Rock, October 30-November 1, 2015: Halloweeeeeeeeeen

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 30-November 1, 2015: 1. Halloween Double Creature, er, Feature When: Friday, 7-9 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: See The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) directed by the creepy Wes Craven. It’s rated R and runs 88 minutes. Then, if you’re still seated by…

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Weekend on the Rock , October 23-25, 2015: HOWL-o-ween

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 23-25, 2015: 1. Bainbridge Storage Pet Food Drive for PAWS When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9-6 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Self Storage, 9300 Sportsman Club Rd NE Why: The furballs at PAWS need your help. Drop off your donation of cat food, dog food, kitty litter and get your name entered…

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Poll: Will You Vote Yea or Nay on Proposition 1?

You’ve got your ballot. So, how are you voting on controversial Prop. 1? Here is its full text: The City Council of the City of Bainbridge Island, Washington, adoptedOrdinance No. 2015-18 concerning financing for a public safety facility. If approved, this proposition would authorize the City to finance the design, construction, land acquisition and related costs…

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Photo of the Day: Pulling in the Dawn

Yesterday, October 15, Troy Williams‎ snagged this beauty of a shot of a tug lumbering out of Eagle Harbor at 7 a.m. against an eggplant sky.                   Photo courtesy of Troy Williams.

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Weekend on the Rock October 6-8, 2015: The Pumpkin Walk

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 6-8, 2015: 1. Bainbridge Storage Pet Food Drive for PAWS When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Self Storage, 9300 Sportsman Club Rd NE Why: Help PAWS of Bainbridge with a donation of cat food, dog food or kitty litter. While you’re at it, enter your…

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Photo of the Day: A “Stick Across the Road”

Photographer Robert Dashiell caught this impressive “stick across Miller Road near Tolo” on the afternoon of October 10 in the aftermath of this weekend’s wind storm. The Saturday storm brought more than an inch of rain in some spots and winds gusted up to 45 mph. More than 45,000 PSE customers lost power. Photo courtesy of Robert Dashiell.

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Weekend on the Rock October 9-11, 2015: Hair and Pancakes

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 9-11, 2015: 1. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Brandy Stier on “Owls of Bainbridge Island” When: Friday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Where: Waterfront Community Center, 370 Brien Dr. NE Why: I just saw one of these here owls perched on a tree along 305. BILT and the West Sound Wildlife Shelter…

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Weekend on the Rock, October 2-4, 2015: The Island School Carnival

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 2-4, 2015: 1. Our Silent World: Photography By Deaf Children of Nicaragua When: Friday, 5 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave N. Why: In January 2015, a Bainbridge delegation took Bainbridge Island Photo Club-donated cameras to deaf kids on Sister Island Ometepe. This exhibit showcases…

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Lunar Eclipse by Robert Dashiell

Photos of the Day: Bloody Moon Sunday

Island photographer Robert Dashiell joined a host of others at Pritchard Park eager to grab a shot of the rare lunar eclipse Sunday, September 27. This type of combination “supermoon” plus total lunar eclipse hasn’t happened since 1982. The moon, which is very close to Earth right now, appeared as much as 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than…

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Weekend on the Rock, September 25-27, 2015: The Harvest Fair

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 25-27, 2015: 1. The Salon—A Forum for Conversation: On the Run—Presidential Primaries When: Friday, 1:30-3 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: 2. Katherine Pryor at EHBC When: Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Where: EHBC, 127 Winslow Way E. Why: Seattle author Katherine Pryor of Sylvia’s Spinach fame will…

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Photo of the Day: Toe Jam Hill Rainbow

Islander Patti Fenchuk captured this unusually vibrant rainbow off Toe Jam Hill on Sunday.                     Photo courtesy of Patti Fenchuk.

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Weekend on the Rock, September 18-20, 2015: The Bee!

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 18-20, 2015: 1. Family Movie Matinee: Monkey Kingdom When: Friday, 3:30-5 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: Because it’s Tina Fey doing the voice of that monkey mom raising her new baby in the southern Asia jungle. 2.  Rye and Barley at Bainbridge Brewery When: Friday, 4-7…

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Aurora Borealis

Video of the Day: Aurora Borealis Over Ferries

The night of September 9 we had a rare aurora borealis in Puget Sound skies. Meg McDonald of Wild Northwest Beauty Photography captured a time lapse video of the phenomenon, more commonly known as the Northern Lights, complete with ferry and airplane crossings. Although the aurora borealis is usually seen farther north, we get them too when the…

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Weekend on the Rock, September 11-13, 2015: Quilt Festival

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of September 11-13, 2015: 1. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Greg Geehan on “Bainbridge Island’s Glacial Heritage” When: Friday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Where: Waterfront Community Center, 370 Brien Dr. NE Why: Bainbridge Island Land Trust and the West Sound Wildlife Shelter present this series of four lectures this fall about the “natural…

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winged pig by Sarah Lane

Photos of the Day: Pig Flew. Pig Came Home, Married

The blue pig that seasonally sits along Miller Road just south of Day Road flew south or somewhere in early spring and reappeared this summer, reportedly on top of the Welcome-to-Bainbridge sign at the Rotary Park. Now it is back home again until the next pignapping. It came home with a pink, winged wife who…

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Weekend on the Rock, September 4-7, 2015: Labor Day Beach Party

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the long weekend of September 4-7, 2015: 1. Focus on Photography: “Art of Flower” Exhibit When: Friday, 5-7 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: Cheryl Feeney’s photos look like a Dutch Master painted them. Feeney’s exhibit’s opening reception includes a 6 p.m. Bill Thompson presentation on photographing…

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Weekend on the Rock, August 28-30, 2015: BI Parks 50th B-Day Bash

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of August 28-30, 2015: 1. Flowers from the Heart When: Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Where: Eagle Harbor Congregational Church, 105 Winslow Way W Why: I took a look at a massive sunflower face and couldn’t help but grin back. Join Island Volunteer Caregivers in bringing flower-induced smiles to people in…

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Photos of the Day: 9th Annual Arms Around Bainbridge Swim

Saturday, August 22, swimmers took to the water in the annual relay swim around the Island to raise funds  for Arms Around Bainbridge. Photographer Pete Saloutos was on scene to document the event.    Related Stories Arms Around Bainbridge’s 2015 Calendar Makes a Gorgeous Gift Bainbridge-Based Photographer Pete Saloutos Brings Back Pieces of Iceland Bainbridge…

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Weekend on the Rock, August 21-23, 2015: Out(side)rageousness at Bloedel

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of August 21-23, 2015: 1. Art in Action: Painting with Plants and Berries When: Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (Gallery or Classroom), 550 Winslow Way East Why: Stop by the museum and make a mess, using plants and berries as paints. 2. Super Reader…

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