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Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run in Indianola—Police Want Your Help

Early this morning, July 4, at about 3:05, a 23-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in the 20500 block of Nachant Drive NE in Indianola. The driver of the vehicle drove off. Kitsap County Sheriff’s patrol deputies and an officer from Suquamish Police Department arrived on scene at about 3:13. They discovered the unresponsive pedestrian…

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Photos of the Day: Spying on Poulsbo Fireworks

Reader Troy Williams was able to capture these gorgeous photos of the Poulsbo fireworks last night, July 3, from across the water in Keyport. Williams took manual exposures in bulb mode to grab the splendor. Northern Islanders had no problem hearing the show from across Agate Pass. Don’t miss the Bainbridge spectacle tonight in Eagle Harbor….

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Brush Fire Early This Morning on New Brooklyn

Just after 6 a.m. this morning, July 3, residents of the Commodore neighborhood spotted smoke coming from the woods between the high school and the bus barn on New Brooklyn. When Bainbridge Island Fire crews arrived, they found a 20 foot by 20 foot area of brush in the deep woods on fire. Fire Marshal…

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Photo of the Evening: Sunset Ride

Our long warm nights invited this shot of a child venturing out for a late sunset bike ride at Battle Point Park tonight. Thanks Marilynn Gottlieb for capturing and sharing the moment. Like certain sentences or snowflakes, sometimes life only delivers one singly defined moment.                    …

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Weekend on the Rock, July 3-5, 2015: Bainbridge Goes Red, White, and Blue

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of July 3-5, 2015: 1. “Retrospective”: Oil on Canvas by Craig Spencer When: Friday, 5-7 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Why: Yes, Virginia, the Arts Walk happens along with the July 3-4 holiday nuttiness. Spencer gets his artist reception and you get to peruse his works, which have…

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Bainbridge Dive Club Competes at National Championships

by Adrienne Wolfe The Bainbridge Island Dive Club wrapped up the diving season at nationals in Beaverton, Oregon. Bryn Tiernan and Henry Sauermann qualified to compete in the 2015 USA Diving National Preliminary Zone E Championships, held June 10-12. This Zone meet drew divers from a large geographical area, including Hawaii, Nebraska, Texas, Colorado, Utah,…

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Weather: Urgent Fire Warning with Possibly Abundant Lightning

The National Weather Service has issued an urgent red flag warning for this afternoon, June 27, through Sunday night. The warmest temperatures of the year so far will fuel already extremely dry conditions and create an unstable air mass that could result in wind, thunderstorms, and abundant lightning through the weekend. Precipitation that could accompany…

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Evidence Suggests Today’s Death Was a Suicide

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matt Hamner said tonight that the probable cause of the death of a Bainbridge Island woman, found after 9:00 this morning, is suicide. “We don’t know definitively, but evidence collected leads to suicide,” said Chief Hamner. Chief Hamner confirmed that a gun was involved. He said that neighbors reported hearing a…

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Retraction

In an article published on Inside Bainbridge this afternoon we stated that Jessica Fuchs’s husband, Scott A. Fuchs, is the same Scott A. Fuchs who was arrested for sexual voyeurism at Doc’s Marina Grill and sentenced in Kitsap Court last year. Sources indicated that the two were the same person, but they proved incorrect. Bainbridge…

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Bainbridge Bike to School Day Is Tomorrow, May 15

Although National Bike to School Day was next week, we Islanders have to be different and so we’re holding our version of this event tomorrow, May 15. To confuse matters a little bit more, May 15 is also National Bike to Work Day. Members of Squeaky Wheels and the Bainbridge Island Police will be at some Island…

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Weather: Rain and Possible T-Storms; Then More Sun and Warming Temps

Rain and possible thunderstorms today and tonight will give the May flowers a good drink. Then it’s back to sunny weather, with temperatures reaching the 70s by the weekend. Here is the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island: Tuesday Rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 11 a.m. A high near 59 degrees F. South wind…

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May the 4th Be with You

Whatever doing in your life you may be, the Force with you is. This true is most on May 4th. “When 900 years old, you reach… Look as good, you will not.” —Yoda “Aren’t you a little short for a storm trooper?” —Princess Leia “Traveling through hyperspace ain’t like dusting crops, farm boy.” —Han Solo…

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Weekend on the Rock, May 1-3, 2015: Ordway Carnival, Fly Fishing, Almost Perfect Sale

Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of May 1-3, 2015: 1. The Artists’ Almost Perfect Sale When: Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, 151 Winslow Way East Why: Great deals on hand-made works of art. The gallery is crammed with the stuff that didn’t sell the…

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Coast Guard Searching for Person in Water

[Updated at 10:14 p.m.] Chief Petty Officer David Moseley of the U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that crew of the ferry Puyallup found a life ring with an activated strobe light in the water along its 9 p.m. run from Seattle to Bainbridge tonight, April 26. It is uncertain whether or not a person jumped…

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Traffic Emphasis Hits Bainbridge This Afternoon

You may be seeing a lot of patrol cars on Bainbridge today, April 20. That’s because the Bainbridge Island Police, the Washington State Patrol, and the Bremerton Police are collaborating to target speeders and distracted drivers on the Island between noon and 4 p.m. Target Zero Manager Marsha Masters of the Washington State Patrol explained…

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Weather: More Rain, Wind, and Possible T-Storms

More rain is expected Monday and Tuesday, with thunderstorms and wind. Sunny and warmer conditions are predicted for Wednesday and Thursday. Here is the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island: Monday A 90% likelihood of rain. High near 53 degrees F. South wind around 15 mph. Monday Night A 100% prediction of rain, with thunderstorms also possible…

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Weather: Strong Pacific Storm Expected This Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather statement about stormy conditions heading our way this weekend. Blustery wind, heavy rain, and possible hail are expected Friday night and Saturday in the Puget Sound lowlands. Heavy snowfall is expected in the mountains. Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62 degrees F. East-southeast wind…

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Weekend on the Rock, March 27-29, 2015: Spring Break

There’s not much going on, folks, other than SPRING BREAK!!!! Here are Inside Bainbridge’s few recommendations for the weekend of March 27-29, 2015, for those of you who aren’t in Florida: 1. Insurgent at Bainbridge Cinemas When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1:05 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. for 2D and 3:40 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. for 3D…

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Warm, Cloudy Weather Through the Weekend

Today’s temperature is expected to get as high as 65 degrees. The National Weather Service says the fog will slowly roll out, leaving a partly sunny, pretty idyllic day. But then tomorrow late morning we’ll have a 30 percent chance of rain and increasing clouds. Again, we can expect warm temperatures, but the winds will pick up,…

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Travel Alert: Emergencies and High Usage Delay Ferries

Currently both directions of the Seattle/Bainbridge ferry route are delayed by approximately 40 minutes. Washington State Ferries (WSF) spokesperson Susan Harris sited two medical emergencies in combination with heavy usage as the causal factors of the slowdowns. The 6:20 p.m. sailing from Seattle to Bainbridge Island was slowed by at least 25 minutes because of…

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