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What Four of Our Community Leaders Have to Say About Bullying—for Kids and Adults

Today, October 22, is Unity Day, the national campaign to raise awareness about bullying. Kids at Bainbridge schools dressed in orange to show their opposition to bullying and their desire to stand united with classmates against aggressive, mean-spirited attacks by classmates, both in person and online. But bullying doesn’t just happen among children. Dr. Justin…

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BIPD Is Looking for a Few Good Men and Women Who Like Uniforms

Do you want to serve your community, but bake sales, car washes, and walkathons are just not your thing? If you like uniforms and want to provide an important service, consider joining the Bainbridge Island Police Department Reserves. Reserve Officers perform a variety of functions including responding to medical emergencies and traffic accidents; patrolling the…

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T&C Remodel Phase One Done—Three to Go!

Like elves with magical powers, the crew behind the Town & Country Remodel, mostly unseen but not unheard, have since January somehow managed and completed the first part of the transformation of the downtown grocery store, even as shoppers shopped and engaged in the daily scavenger hunt for products that, just yesterday, were over there…

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Police Blotter

Police Blotter 10/22/14: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

POLICE BLOTTER October 20 Fraud from Missouri. A man checked his bank account and found that $8,640 had been withdrawn. He contacted his bank and learned that someone had e-mailed an employee at the bank and requested that a cashier’s check be sent to a Karen Walters in Rolla, Missouri. He filed a fraud report…

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Bainbridge Schools Prepare to Send Anti-Bullying Message on Unity Day

You might have seen Otis Doxtater standing at the corner of High School and 305 holding a sign reading, “Love and Equality” on one side and “Stop Bullying” on the other. Doxtater’s mission comes from his own experience of being bullied in elementary and middle school. But Doxtater found a refuge in Eagle Harbor High…

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The Rotary Club Wants You to Watch This Emergency Preparedness Video

The Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island has long been active in advocating for emergency preparedness in our community. To encourage locals to get prepared and educate them about how, the Rotary has decided to make public a video about emergency preparedness that two of its members made. Tom McCloskey and Adrian Sawyer put together the video…

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Helpline House Is Asking You to Help Stuff the Turkey

November is “Stuff the Turkey Month” at Helpline House, a time when the organization looks for extra help from the community to stock its food bank for the winter months and provide hearty holiday meals for Bainbridge Island neighbors in need. With use of the food bank higher than ever, Helpline is encouraging community members…

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Islanders Mosey on Down the Sound to Olympics Trail Route

The 60-some people who showed up for the Sound to Olympics Trail (STO) community walk/ride on Sunday saw the sun shining on the STO. Attendees got a warm break from the rain while touring the segment of Highway 305 from Winslow Way to High School Road slated for the trail’s next phase of development. Long-time trail…

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UPDATE—Traffic Advisory: Power Outage Cuts Stoplights Along Highway 305

Updated at 3:26 p.m.: Power has been restored to most of the Island, and stoplights on Highway 305 are functioning normally. ____ A large power outage today at 1:59 p.m. east of Highway 305 cut the stoplights along the highway at Day Road and Sportsman Club Road. Power is currently out at those intersections, leaving them functioning…

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Walk or Bike the Downtown Leg of the Sound to Olympics Trail Sunday

You’re invited to participate in a community walk/bike ride along what is to become the first major leg of the Bainbridge portion of the Sound to Olympics Trail (STO). Join the posse on Sunday, October 19, at 2 p.m. at the Bainbridge Island Police Station (corner of Winslow Way and Highway 305). The group will…

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Amber Alert: 9-Year-Old Boy from Vancouver, WA

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has just issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Andrey Voronenko from Vancouver, Washington. He is believed to be in the company of Alexy V. Voronenko, a paranoid shizophrenic. They are believed to be driving in a 2007 dark gray, 4-door Honda Accord with Washington plate CKK3638. Andrey…

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Weekend on the Rock October 10-13, 2014: Horrors and Pancakes

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 10-12, 2014: 1. Creative Intuitive Yoga Series with Meredith Holcomb When: Friday, 8:30-10:45 a.m. Where: Dayaalu Center, 159 Wyatt Way NE Why: If you can “comfortably selfmodify and are willing to explore creative yoga sequencing in a non-traditional way” and have even the remotest idea…

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Sensory Processing Disorder Part 2: Emma’s Story

October is National Sensory Awareness Month. As part of this national education effort, Inside Bainbridge is publishing a series on Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), citing the latest research, information from experts in the field, and personal stories from parents, caregivers, and kids affected by the condition. (Family names have been changed for privacy.) Read the other articles…

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Weekend on the Rock, October 3-5, 2014: Carnival, Kol Nidre, Trio Pardalote, & Boys in the Boat

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of October 3-5, 2014: 1. Tuesday Painters’ Island Views at 1st Friday Art Walk When: Friday, 5-7 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N Why: The Tuesday Painters started almost 10 years ago as students of Gillian Bull. They are, in addition to Bull, Kaye Hansen,…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 9/28/14: Choose Your Delusion, Get Clarity

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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Update: Road Alert—Fallen Power Line and Big Stuck Truck Close Arrow Point Drive

Update: As of 5:05 p.m. the roadway was cleared. ___________ This afternoon, September 26, at approximately 3:55 Bainbridge Island firefighters responded to a fallen power line across Arrow Point Drive at the bottom of the hill between Miller Road and the turn leading to Battle Point Park. They closed the road to wait for Puget Sound…

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UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled for 2 Year Old Kidnapped by Man Who Made Death Threats

UPDATE: The Amber Alert was cancelled about an hour after it was issued when the boy and the suspected abductor were located. An Amber Alert has been issued for a two-year-old La Conner child believed to be in the company of a man who has made threats to kill the child. The child is Don…

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Suspect in Murder of Jenise Wright Arraigned Today with Competency Undetermined

Gabriel Gaeta, the 17-year-old in custody for the alleged rape and murder of his 6-year-old neighbor Jenise Wright, faces arraignment this afternoon, September 12, in Kitsap County Superior Court. At his first court appearance on August 11, the defense and prosecution in the case agreed that Gaeta should be mentally evaluated to determine his competency…

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Spartan Golfers Outplay Eastside Catholic

The Bainbridge High School Girls’ Golf Team opened their regular season with a win at home over Eastside Catholic, 95-73. Spartan Claire Lunzer led her team with 27 points. Right behind her were Grace Nelson with 25, Sophia Smith with 22, and Kiera Havill with 21. But the medalist for the Wing Point match was a Crusader: McKenna…

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Astrology Weekly

Astrology Weekly 9/7/14: Let Your Imagination Run Wild

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 Kimla Dodds’ show Sacred Secrets on www.12radio.com at 8 a.m. on Monday. To make an appointment…

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