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mushroom by Marilynn Gottlieb

Photos of the Day: ‘Shroom Safari

With the rain and the waning sunlight, up sprouts a magnificent menagerie of all manner of mushroom. Bring it, November in the Pacific Northwest! Bainbridge Island photographer Marilynn Gottlieb shared these ‘shroom shots. Alas, no toads are sitting on them, but one can dream.                      …

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halloween santa by Amy Wetter

Photos of the Day: It’s a Very Merry Zombie Apocalypse at Rite Aid

It’s that retail time of year again when Halloween Harbinger of Doom meets Jolly Old Santa Claus. Watcha thinkin’ Saint Nick? Err . . . Ho Ho Ho, Kids, Merry Zombie Apocalypse! Looks like someone made a funny in the Bainbridge Island Rite Aid. Thanks Amy Wetter for sharing this photograph taken on October 28.  …

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Pollock at the Park

Photos of the Day: Jackson Pollock at the Park

Before the wind and rain hit yesterday, October 25, Battle Point Park was awash in pattern and color. It looked like Jackson Pollock had paid a visit and drip-styled a gigantic canvas. Can you tell which are the real Pollocks? Photos by Sarah Lane. Paintings by Jackson Pollock (One: Number 31, 1950, Blue Poles: Number 11,…

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Fay Bainbridge by Anne Willhoit

Photos of the Day: Rain Break at Fay Bainbridge

Bainbridge Island resident Anne Willhoit took this photograph yesterday at Fay Bainbridge beach. She said she and her kids were happy to see the sun after a rainy morning. Thanks for sharing Anne!                          

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pumpkins by beth robson

Photo of the Day: Git Yer Big Fat Perfect Punkin’ While the Gittin’s Good

Hey folks, it’s October already, and now’s the time to choose your favorite Halloween squash(es) from Bainbridge’s own Suyematsu & Bentryn Family Farms before the best of the lot is sold out. Seem early? No lie, they go fast. One of the largest working farms on Bainbridge Island and in broader Kitsap, this 40-acre farm grows—in…

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red envelope stuffers on call for all

Photos of the Day: Red Envelope Stuffers!

Volunteers are busy today stuffing those familiar red envelopes for the annual One Call for All fundraising campaign. Established in 1960, One Call for All supports more than 90 local non-profit organizations on Bainbridge Island. One hundred percent of contributions from community members goes to local causes. Just in the last 10 years, the Red Envelope…

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Float Float night at Aquatics center

Photos of the Day: Aquatics Center Float Float Night

While the big kids were hosting homecoming last Friday night (handily beating Everett), the younger set bobbed in the pool at the Bainbridge Island Aquatics Center for Float Float Night. Root beer floats were on tap, tube floaters were in plentiful supply, and Muppets Most Wanted was the flick pick. Here are a few more…

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mandala and labyrinth at visconsi site

Photo of the Day: Sign in the Dirt at Visconsi Site

Yesterday afternoon, September 21, Gordon Sims took this photograph of a healing mandala within a labyrinth drawn in the dirt at the construction site for the planned Key Bank/Visconsi mall. Tibetan Buddhists sometimes create sand mandalas. Representing impermanence, they are meant to purify and heal the environment and people who look upon them before they are dispersed…

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robotics girls meeting

Photo of the Day: BHS Girls Show up for ‘Ms. Roboto’ Meeting

About one-third, or 20, of the students who attended the first meeting of the Bainbridge High School Robotics Club (Spartronics) this week were young women, a major uptick from last year’s world-ranking inaugural team of 35 boys and 4 girls. According to parent volunteer leader Kevin Hawkins, the female students stayed for part 2 of the meeting about…

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battle point pea patch flowers by marilynn gottlieb

Photos of the Day: Battle Point Park Pea Patch in Buzzing Bloom

The Battle Point Park public pea patch presently has a lovely display of late-summer blooms. Bainbridge Island photographer Marilynn Gottlieb captured some of the garden’s colorful flower power and bee business this week.                                            …

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fawn eating blackberries JH

Photos of the Day: Sweet Tooth

While her companions, two does and another fawn, were content to munch on grass, this young black-tailed deer helped herself to juicy blackberries in their prime right off the vine off of Arrow Point Drive. She also browsed on the blackberry leaves and tenderest vines. Deer will feed on a range of berries, including salmonberry,…

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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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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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eagle and crow on boat

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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Thing 1 and Thing 2

Photo of the Day: Thing 1 and Thing 2 Lead the Ladies on the Links

Marguerite Kondracke and Salli Middleton don’t usually sport blue hair. But today, July 15, for the Wing Point Country Club Ladies Club Field Day Tournament, these two tournament organizers not only donned the wigs but also put on the blue tutus of the Dr. Seuss classic characters. The tournament was Seuss themed, and many participants…

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great blue heron on eagle harbor piling

Photos of the Day: Dawn Lookout

The most patient of creatures, this great blue heron stood watch on Bainbridge’s Eagle Harbor at dawn. Watch out fishes. Photos courtesy of Jay Wiggs.                                    

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barry hoonan odyssey

Photos of the Day: Odyssey Teacher Gets a Water Balloon Send off on His Way to Harlem

Bainbridge Island’s Odyssey Multiage Program has a bracing tradition that got a new twist this week. Each June Odyssey’s graduating 6th graders have a water balloon broken over their heads while running down a long line of the entire school student body (1st-8th grade), yelling “look out world, here I come,” and high-fiving the whole way. This week Odyssey’s 5/6…

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Graduation 2014

Photos of the Day: Congrats to the Graduates, 2014

Congratulations, Class of 2014. The Spartan Class of 2014 gathered with hundreds of friends and family today at the BHS football stadium for commencement ceremonies. Photos by Sarah Lane.

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female rufous hummingbird with fuchsia

Photos of the Day: Hummer Heaven!

This female rufous hummingbird is sucking nectar through her tube-like tongue from a fuchsia flower. Fuchsias and other tubular flowers are great attractors of hummingbirds. You also can put out a feeder with a sugar water mixture of about one-quarter cup of sugar per cup of water. Skip the food coloring. Make sure to change…

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101st birthday

Photo of the Week: Two Islanders Hit the Big 101

Yesterday, May 27, Islanders Ruth Marx and Eleanor Deines celebrated their 101st birthdays at The Madison Avenue House. They were given bouquets of flowers. The Governor’s office sent them centurion declarations. Related Story Birthday Girl “Skipper” Turns 100 on Mother’s Day, Gives Insight into Life and Longevity Photo by Molly Brumley.

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