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New City Manager Blair King is Finding His Way and Getting Things Done!

New City Manager Blair King is Finding His Way and Getting Things Done!

For Bainbridge Island City Manager Blair King local governance is every thing.

“A city provides an array of services and is the closest (governmental entity) to the public,” he says unabashedly. “What drives me crazy is that people think the …

Don’t Miss the Rotary Auction, There’s a Good Deal for Everyone!

Don’t Miss the Rotary Auction, There’s a Good Deal for Everyone!

If you’ve never attended the Bainbridge Island Rotary Auction and Rummage Sale, this may be the year to do so. Donations are up after the event was held mostly online over the past two years – due to the …

VOLUNTEER SHORTAGE THREATENS HOMETOWN PARADE & GO4 BEER/WINE GARDEN

VOLUNTEER SHORTAGE THREATENS HOMETOWN PARADE & GO4 BEER/WINE GARDEN

HELP SAVE THE GRAND OLD 4TH!

The return of the traditional Bainbridge July 4th celebrations has been met by excitement, sponsorships, and large numbers of parade and street fair applications. 

Based on 40% more people attending Poulsbo’s recent Viking Fest …

Looking for a fun Volunteer Experience? Try the Rotary Auction.

Looking for a fun Volunteer Experience? Try the Rotary Auction.

What’s one of the most fun volunteer activities you can do on the island? Many would contend that it’s spending time “working” at the Bainbridge Island Rotary Auction.

Tonight (June 6) kicks off the start – and return to live …

American Legion Celebrates Memorial Day the Old Fashioned Way, With Ceremony!

American Legion Celebrates Memorial Day the Old Fashioned Way, With Ceremony!

For most Americans – and most islanders for that matter – the Memorial Day holiday is just another day off from work, and a chance to spend time camping, doing yard work, or hanging out with friends and family. But

Island Volunteer Caregivers Community Assessment Survey is Here – Learn How You Can Help!

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) is excited to announce the launch of its Community Assessment Survey called Growing Older on Bainbridge Island: A Community Survey to residents 65+ and older as well as those under 65 with a medical disability.

The …

Bainbridge Community Foundation – Growing a Vibrant Community for Generations to Come

Bainbridge Community Foundation – Growing a Vibrant Community for Generations to Come

What do trees and nonprofits on Bainbridge Island have in common? The answer: We have a lot of both. On the surface, trees and nonprofits are very similar as they are essential and beneficial to any community. However, just like …

City Manager Blair King to present at BBC on Friday!

City Manager Blair King to present at BBC on Friday!

Bainbridge Island City Manager (bainbridgewa.gov) Blair King will be the keynote speaker Friday May 13 at the regular Bainbridge Business Connection (BBC) group meeting. The BBC is a loosely-knit amalgam of entrepreneurs and small business people who meet …

Entrepreneur Graeme Esarey’s Quest to Make Sustainable Outdoor Equipment is Impressive!

Entrepreneur Graeme Esarey’s Quest to Make Sustainable Outdoor Equipment is Impressive!

Graeme Esarey, owner and founder of Ignik, a Bainbridge Island-based sustainable outdoor heating products maker, could be a character in a novel.

Moby Dick comes to mind, with a little bit of Around the World in 80 Days thrown …

City Eying One-Way Streets to Solve Vexing Traffic Flow Problems

City Eying One-Way Streets to Solve Vexing Traffic Flow Problems

Solving Bainbridge’s traffic flow challenges has become a bit of a thorny issue over the past decade, as the island’s population has crept up and commuters and locals find themselves competing for use of the city’s main arterials to drive

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