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Rocket Man // Family Legacy Takes Flight

By George Soltes As a boy, Erik Lindbergh had a vivid recurring dream. “If I flapped…

Empathy in Action // Local Nonprofit Sends First Responders Worldwide

By George Soltes Great Abaco Island, located in the northern Bahamas, lies just under…

Case in Point // Inside the Growing Practice of Acupuncture

By George Soltes Cassie G. likes to meet life head-on. Nicknamed “Granola Girl” by her…

Page Turners // Cracking The Cover of Bainbridge’s Book Clubs

By Valerie Reinke Like The Slow Food Movement, The Book Club is a quiet revolution…

Mind Games // The Modern Relevance of an Ancient Practice

By George Soltes Anne Tilly has been meditating for a long time. For a really long…

A Cathedral for Crafts Barn Sharpens Its Sights

By Alorie Gilbert Four young teens have just finished sawing through large sheets of…

Growth Experience // Educulture Honors Yesterday and Teaches for Tomorrow

By Valerie Reinke From where Jonathan Garfunkel stands, feet planted on the…

Walk in the Park // Local Foundation Gifts a City Sanctuary

By Connie Bye This is a love story A love of community. A love of the outdoors. A love…

Building Bridges // Local Leaders Talk Inclusion

By Connie Bye A Terrible Thing Happened 75 Years Ago. People of Japanese…

Balancing Bounty // Celebrating and Conserving the Island’s Rich Resources

By Katrina Godshalk Ask any number of locals why they live on Bainbridge Island and…

Culture Club // Connecting With History Through Personal Stories

By Valerie Reinke You may have Bainbridge pegged as a community lacking in diversity.…

Collective Soul // Enriching the Cityscape With Public Art

By Connie Bye Look down, look up, look around. You—yes, you—own more than 20 pieces of…

Village People // Supporting Island Parents to Raise Resilient Citizens

By Connie Bye Get top grades! Excel at advanced courses! Aim for an elite university!…

Women in Wellness // Plié Today and Call Me in the Morning

Pacific Northwesterners’ penchant for wearing socks with sandals may seem on the…

Wild at Heart // Fostering Our Fauna, One Creature at a Time

By Leigh Calvez On the north end  of Bainbridge Island, tucked under the cool shade of…

Main Street Memories // A Look Back at Life in Our Small Town

By Cindy Jones There was a time when you could head down to the hardware store on…

Show Time // Bainbridge Performing Arts Fills the House

By Karen West It’s The Summer Of 1956. Bainbridge Island is a tiny, tight-knit…

School’s In // Exploring Educational Options on Bainbridge

By Susan Brandzel The leaves are changing color, the air has cooled, and yellow school…

All About That Boat // Bainbridge Reflects on Ferry Life

By Angela Knight Ferries are the warp and woof of life on Bainbridge. Their bossy…

The Kids Are Alright // Stellar Students at BHS

By Susan Brandzel Being a teenager is a notoriously epic challenge. Innumerable books…

It Starts With Art // Bainbridge Arts & Crafts Keeps Art Alive in Winslow

By Dina Satterwhite A Community rich with art, artists and art galleries, Bainbridge…

From Our Farms to Our Tables // How to Shop, Cook and Eat Locally

By Abra Bennett From pork to parsnips, Bainbridge grows it all. Daikon, duck eggs,…

Island Stewards // Bainbridge Island Land Trust Marks 25 Years of Preservation

By Cindy Jones Imagine cruising along highway 305 through Bainbridge trees going by in…

Museum Quality // Cultural Field Trips Can Be Ferry-Free

By Erin Jennings Packed in a quarter-mile stretch in downtown Winslow lies Bainbridge…

2nd Acts // Local Seniors Finding New Beginnings

By Micki Kent For many Bainbridge seniors, their retirements are hardly retiring. From…

A Fish Tale // Sakai Students Improve Bainbridge Watershed

By Erin Jennings It’s no surprise that a “teachable moment” in the Pacific Northwest…

Applause! // Ovation! Musical Theatre Celebrates 10 Years

By Marcie Miller There is a soft buzz of conversation and rustling of paper as the…

Writer’s Retreat // Local Author Caroline Flohr Writes With a View

By Wendy Wallace Perched in a cozy alcove beneath the stairs, Caroline Flohr taps away…

Talking Food, Wine and the Perfect Meal // Celebrate the Season With Tips From the Pros

By Vicki Wilson No matter how you celebrate the holidays, one thing’s for sure:…

Visit Like a Local // Island Itineraries for Everybody

By Cindy Jones When you live on an idyllic island in the Pacific Northwest, you can…

50 Reasons We Love Living on Bainbridge Island

By Kerrie Houston Reightley With a remarkable collection of people, deep and…

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