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City Council Approves Property Tax Increase for 2015

City Manager Doug Schulze gave a brief review to Council Tuesday night, October 28, of where every bit of a property tax dollar goes on Bainbridge Island. This brief presentation preceded the Council’s unanimous vote to enact a slight property tax increase. Schulze used PowerPoint slides to show that the lion’s share, 30.6 percent, of…

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Letter to the Editor: Recent School Shootings Show That BISD Needs SEL

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and yet is is also marked by another dreadful reminder that everything can change in the moment it takes for a troubled high school student to shoot a weapon. None of us wants to believe such things can happen here, yet we all know tragedy does not discriminate. Social…

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Want to Help Last Night’s Accident Victim?

Many readers have asked what they can do to help the victim in last night’s (October 29) vehicle v. pedestrian accident near the Eagle Nest Apartments on Madison. The incident resulted in life-threatening injuries to a man known to many and recognizable to many others on the Island, Ross “Roscoe” Olson, who gets around via a motorized…

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Canceled: Amber Alert for Missing Olympia City Toddler

This article was updated October 30 at 11:38 a.m. The Amber Alert has been canceled. The boy has been found safe. Original Post An Amber Alert was just issued, October 30 at 10:46 a.m., for 18-month-old Mason Wilhelm from Olympia City. Mason’s mother Cassandra allegedly assaulted her husband Bryan in violation of a protection order….

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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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National Weather Service Issues Gale Warning & Wind Advisory for This Evening

At 9:27 this morning, October 25, the National Weather Service issued an urgent marine weather message warning people throughout Puget Sound and the Hood Canal about the potential for gale force winds of 15 to 25 knots growing to 25 to 35 this evening. Waves are expected to build to between 3 and 6 feet….

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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 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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Weather: Gusts and Probable Rain Through the Night

Windy, wet weather is brewing on Bainbridge Island, with gusts expected up to 21 miles per hour and a 60 percent chance of rain this afternoon and tonight. Here is the local forecast from the National Weather Service: Tuesday Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66 degrees F. West-southwest wind around 16 mph,…

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Mailboxes by Beate Meier

Letter to the Editor: Speak Your Mind About the Visconsi Mall at Tonight’s Council Meeting

Please consider going to the City Council Meeting, Monday, August 25, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall to stand up and express yourself regarding the Keybank/Visconsi Mall. Arrive early and sign the Public Comment sign in sheet only if you wish to speak. The Public Comment sign in sheet will be…

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