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Kick up (off!) Your Heels at Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out (GNO) is around the corner, so mark your calendars, chicas. On May 7, it’s shop ’til you stop for a margarita fiesta at San Carlos Restaurant. The day of special discounts and events begins at noon in Winslow. Your GNO swag bag is your ticket. Pick up goody-filled swag bags for $10 at Eloisa’s,…

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Letter to the Editor: A High-Stepping Thank You from the BI Rope Skippers

The Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers and special guest jumpers from Hot Dog USA in Kirkland joined forces to put on a crowd-pleasing performance to a packed Paski Gym on April 17th. Lizzy Sharman and Anna Warga organized the community show. Although the senior project graduation requirement was lifted, BHS senior Anna Warga decided she still…

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Free Tuesday and Thursday Nights? Your Chance to Run for City Council or School Board

If you’ve had a hankering to get your hands into city or school government and you don’t mind the occasional pillory of public opinion, get ready to run. The deadline for candidacy filing is fast approaching. Four positions will be opening on the Bainbridge City Council in 2016: Council District 1 At-Large, Council District 2 North…

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Principal Belt Leaves Wilkes for Admin. Position with District

The principal of Wilkes Elementary School since 2008, Sheryl Belt, is leaving the school to become Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for the Bainbridge Island School District. Belt will be taking over for Julie Goldsmith who is retiring on July 1. Belt led Wilkes through the construction of its new facility, which in 2014 won the…

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Photo of the Day: Yoga Man Poses on a New Rock

Ethan Currier’s rock sculpture, a figure in Vrksasana pose, which for about 9 months until the fall of 2013 sat atop Blakely Rock and was visible from the ferry, has a new home on a pile of rocks on this rock. Currier re-erected the statue in its new permanent home at the corner of Miller and Day…

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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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Travel Alert: Wenatchee Ferry Delayed Due to Medical Emergency

The 6:20 p.m. sailing from Seattle to Bainbridge Island was delayed an estimated 30 minutes due to a medical emergency on board the Wenatchee ferry. That’s all for now, folks. We will provide updates as more information becomes available. Photo courtesy of  Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier.

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How Much Do You Dislike Spring Forward?

At 2 a.m. tomorrow morning, March 8, it will instantly become 3 a.m. through the magic of governmental bureaucracy, and you will have lost an entire hour of wide-awake staring at the clock. One hour less of sleep doesn’t sound like that big of a deal, but it can wreak havoc. A recent study finds that Daylight Saving’s Spring Forward…

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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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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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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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Letter to the Editor: Fire Chief Teran Thanks Community

On behalf of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department and its membership, I would like to thank the community for supporting our two measures in the February 10th election. The approval of the measures would not have been possible without your support. We are honored to serve our community and will continue to provide the excellent service…

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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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Photo of the Day: 10 Hawks, 1 Patriot, and a Big Flag = 12

Columbia Bank staff went all out on Friday, January 30, to show their support for the Seahawks and how they can overwhelm a Patriots fan with friendliness. Thanks to Grace MacLeod for snapping this photo. If you are the one person who doesn’t know, the Super Bowl starts today at 3:30. The Hawks will be meeting…

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Letter to the Editor: Unwise to Purchase Sakai Property Without Environmental Evaluation

BI Parks Department needs more time to negotiate a better deal for taxpayers. The 2.2-acre lake on the Sakai property for the February Park Bond is part of a larger wetland drainage basin. To the south on High School Road, are two gas stations and a former dry cleaning operation and two hazardous waste sites…

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