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container ship off Bainbridge spit by Diane Walker

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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ferry at sunrise by Pete Saloutos

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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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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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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uss nimitz with cormorants

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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sunset pond by paul brians

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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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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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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boat parade 2014

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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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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foggy battle point park

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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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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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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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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