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BAINBRIDGE ISLAND WEATHER Seasons in Bainbridge Island Historical Weather in…

Ten Minutes With Pino Sordello // Convival Cook and Pasta Proprietor

Pino Sordello wants Via Rosa 11 to be a sensual feast: the aroma of simmering…

Rescues on the Rock // Saving One Poochie at a Time

By Juliet Shields Did you know that we have an animal shelter with a nationally…

What Are the Tall Wooden Pilings in Rich Passage?

Pull into the small parking lot at the end of Pleasant Beach Road next to the sign…

More Than Paradise // Prefab Modern Meets Old World Craftsmanship

In 2010 when Heather Paradis (formerly Moore) was housesitting at the beautiful dairy…

Fades and Blades // Bainbridge Island’s Barber Shops

Bainbridge may be host to waves of big-city style growth, but when it’s time for a…

Bridging the Gap // Businesses Serve Both Sides of Agate Pass

While shuttling between her home in Suquamish and her jobs in downtown Winslow and…

Case in Point // Inside the Growing Practice of Acupuncture

Cassie G. likes to meet life head-on. Nicknamed “Granola Girl” by her brother Kip for…

Picture This // Island Artist Draws on Her Singular Point of View

Cameron Snow admits she sees the world differently than most. That became apparent in…

My Brother’s Keeper

“Every February we get a little run of nice sunny days that make me hopeful for…

A Range of Experience // Local Nonprofit Supports Teen Global Goals

Imagine you’ve just spent a long day painting a school in Pokhara and pause to feel…

Globe Plotters // Local Business Creates Travel Immersion

Through their company Earthbound Expeditions, islanders Matthew and Danna Brumley…

Devant et Derriere // Bainbridge Fitness Studio Inspires Devoted Following

It’s no easy feat showing up for a 5:30 a.m. fitness class before heading off to…

What’s the Story Behind the Fireplace at the Head of Eagle Harbor?

By Christy Carley Longtime south-enders have a handful of stories about the lone…

Bainbridge Island History

Today, Bainbridge Island is a quaint island village populated with only about 24,000…

Girls’ Night Out

Girls’ Night Out is truly a downtowner’s event! This much-loved springtime…

Farmers’ Market

More than 40 vendors offer fresh, local produce, flowers and plants, specialty foods,…

Chilly Hilly Bike Ride

More than 5,000 cyclists ride the 33-mile ride around Bainbridge Island called Chilly…

First Fridays Art Walk

On the first Friday of every month, downtown Bainbridge Island’s Art Walk…

Mochi Tsuki Festival

For over a millennium, making and eating the sweet rice treat mochi (moe-chee) has…

Bainbridge Island Maps

The Bainbridge Island touring map promotes Bainbridge island as a vacation, getaway…

Getting to Bainbridge Island

There are two ways to get to Bainbridge Island, if you don’t count swimming or…

Everyone Loves a Parade

Especially when it’s an adorable lineup of baby geese. Islander Douglas Walch, who…

All in the Family // Bainbridge Genealogical Society Digs for Roots

You can track down ancestors on a number of internet sites these days or take a DNA…

Behind the Kimono // Dressing for Success With Island Costumers

Don’t be afraid to use your seam ripper. Dawn Janow took to heart that advice…

Bringing the Bling // Meet Four Island Jewelry Designers

Bainbridge Islanders love rocks. Heck, we live on one. Lucky for us, we’re surrounded…

Lost Then Found // One Man’s Rewriting of His Fate

Richard lemieux reached his low point on a rainy Christmas night in 2005. Homeless and…

How Do I Dispose of Old Meds And/or Hazardous Materials?

A great reference is Kitsap County’s informative website. There, you’ll find a…

At the Heart of Giving // One Call For All Facilitates Island Philanthropy

How many Bainbridge Islanders does it take to stuff and sort 13,000 envelopes in less…

Ten Minutes with Thuy Nguyen // Chef Celeb and Island Icon

Thuy Nguyen has been part of the Bainbridge restaurant scene since 2008. As she’s…

Is There an Official Bainbridge Island Song?

“I love my home on Bainbridge Island,” written by David O. Chase, is the song…

An Environmental Undertaking // Green Burials Come With New Ownership

Growing up above a Philadelphia funeral home, Tim Dinan didn’t think there was…

Building Bridges // The Card Game That Creates Connections

Imagine a card game that you never tire of. One that sharpens your intellect and focus…

How Many Historic Homes Are There on Bainbridge?

There are 35 buildings on the island’s historical register, 15 of which are private…

Where Are the Island’s Off-Leash Dog Parks?

Currently two parks provide your friendly pooch a place to freely run and romp, sans…

Critter Tales // Local Author Champions Wildlife Stewardship

They knock over trashcans, nest in the attic and stalk neighborhood cats. Or so go…

Return to Ometepe // A Journey of Appreciation

Thirty years ago, a trip to the Nicaraguan island of Ometepe forever changed the way…

Inside the Box // A Peek Into Islander Emmy Sunshine’s Owl Houses

Some fun owl facts: Owls are colorblind and have no sense of smell. The males build…

Can You Dig It? // Shellfishing on Bainbridge and Puget Sound

Puget sound yields an abundance of edible wildlife, but shellfish are perhaps among…

First Impressions // The Process of Printmaker Wendy Orville

As wendy Orville turned the handle of her large Takach etching press during a recent…

Bainbridge Island Ferry Schedule

Bainbridge Island Ferry information, including ferry background information,…

Kidding Around // Islanders Playing To The Younger Set

Their Audiences may be young, but area authors, illustrators and musicians who focus…

How Many People Live Aboard Their Boats in Eagle Harbor?

With five private marinas and a city governed open water marina at its heart, Eagle…

Bray New World // Why One Islander Decided To Change Horses Midstream

Passion. People find it in unique ways. Sarah Pearl found hers when she stumbled upon…

For the Record // Local Musician and Producer Lays Down The Tracks

At His Recording Studio next to Johnson Farm, Johnny Bregar has to contend with the…

Tales from the Deep Blue // A Look Inside a Naturalist’s Work on Whales

For Leigh Calvez, it was love at first spout. She met her first whale, a humpback, in…

Give and Receive // Nonprofit Serves Bainbridge for 50-Plus Years

On a Busy Friday afternoon, community members gather to assist visitors at Bainbridge…

Who Stocks the Pond at Battle Point Park?

Jeff Ozimek, outdoor adventure program manager for the Bainbridge Island parks…

An i For Beauty

You may recognize the photography of Pam Sproul from the stunning photos she freely…

Knit and Caboodle // Churchmouse Keeps The Needles Moving

It’s as much an experience as it is a store. One that gently lingers long after…

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