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Photos of the Day: Behemoths off the Sandspit

This is the view from the Sandspit on northeast Bainbridge Island of the container ships currently parked offshore. Thank you to Diane Walker for these striking photos that give a perspective of just how massive these ships are. The one closest to shore, the Herma P, is 885 feet long and 102 feet wide. Its…

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Weekend on the Rock, February 20-22, 2015: FarmStrong and Chilly Hilly

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of February 20-22, 2015: 1. Rye and Barley at Bainbridge Brewery When: Friday, 4-7 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Island Brewery, 9415 Coppertop Loop Why: It’s a mishmash of cultures on February 20, which happens to be National Cherry Pie Day. You won’t get any of that, but you can…

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Photo of the Day: Sunrise on the Sound

Views like this make early morning commuting a little easier to take. How sweet it is. Thanks to Bainbridge-based roving photographer Pete Saloutos for sharing this shot taken today. We love your stuff, but get some sleep already man!  

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Astrology Weekly 2/16/15: To Be Part of Something Worth Belonging to

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. Taking the Reins: Aleta is inviting you to take her online class on February 22. When we genuinely know and love ourselves, our relationships…

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Ask a Cop: Crime Scenes

This is the third article in our 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. BIPD Detective Aimee LaClaire provided the answers.  Dear BIPD: Maybe I watch too much TV, but aren’t you supposed to leave a crime scene alone until the cops come?…

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Photo of the Day: Cricket at Battle Point

Early this evening, around 5, numerous families from Seattle gathered at the Battle Point soccer fields to play a friendly game of pickup cricket. One of the visitors explained that they didn’t have any bases, so they were foregoing the running part and just focusing on the batting and fielding. She said the game is…

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Weekend on the Rock, February 13-15, 2015: Side by Side

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of February 13-15, 2015: 1. Movie Matinee: Sleeping Beauty When: Friday, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: It’s the 1959 Disney version with the round little flying faeries and the impossibly tall Grecoesque Maleficent more recently portrayed by Angelina Jolie’s cheekbones. 2. Balboa…

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BI Public Defender Who “Fights Like Heck” Earns KCBA Professionalism Award

Bainbridge Island Public Defender Thomas Alpaugh was just awarded the 2015 Kitsap County Bar Association’s Professionalism Award. The award is given “in recognition of sustained excellence in the practice of law” for, as City Manager Doug Schulze put it, “his dedication and hard work, representing indigent people charged with misdemeanor crimes.” Members of KCBA, Alpaugh’s…

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Astrology Weekly 2/8/15: Spot and Reframe the Negativity

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 Wednesday at 8 a.m. you can also hear Aleta on “It’s a New Dawn” on www.12radio.com. To make an appointment for a personalized…

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Poll: Should People Be Required to Vaccinate Their Kids?

This week Washington State Representative June Robinson (D) introduced House Bill 2009, which would remove “personal belief” as a legally accepted reason for vaccination exemptions for school-aged children. Washington Governor Jay Inslee has endorsed the bill. What do you think? Should vaccinating be required for all healthy (non immunocompromised) school-aged children? Or should people have the…

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Weekend on the Rock February 6-8, 2015: Winter Guard Competition

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of February 6-8, 2015: 1. Exploring with Karen Chaussabel When: Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, 8-11 a.m. Where: The Gallery at Grace, 8595 NE Day Road Why: Chaussabel does just about everything this side of legal to paper using printing, painting, stitching, encaustic, ink, and fibers. 2….

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Craig Merrill

Craig Merrill, Fisherman, Grandfather, Volunteer Caregiver, 1935-2015

Marriner Craig Merrill died peacefully at Wyatt House on January 28 from cancer. The 79-year-old and 40-year Island resident is survived by his wife Helen and daughters Jennifer Merrill of Bainbridge Island and Laura Merrill of Bethesda, Maryland. Merrill was a banker who switched careers in his 30s to college administration. He also served as director of the Bainbridge…

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Astrology Weekly 2/2/15: Use Your Strengths (Why the Seahawks Lost)

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 Wednesday at 8 a.m. you can also hear Aleta on “It’s a New Dawn” on www.12radio.com. To make an appointment for a personalized…

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Weekend on the Rock January 30-February 1, 2015: Larry Ahvakana and the Northwest Inupiaq Dancers

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of January 30-February 1, 2015: 1. Science Friday at KiDiMu: Polar Bear Experiment When: Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Where: KiDiMU, 301 Ravine Lane Why: This STEM-based program tackles a different subject each week. This week the focus is on polar bears. If you still don’t know, STEM stands for science,…

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Richard Sherman Sends Bainbridge Good Guy a Signed Seahawks Jersey

Bainbridge Islander Pj LeDorze became a media darling with one inspired act—pulling off his Richard Sherman Seahawks jersey and handing it to a boy next to him at the end of the dramatic playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. It’s a story you’ve probably heard parts of, but here’s more—much. LeDorze’s act of kindness was…

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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 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 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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