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Our Momentary Winter Wonderland turns to a Deep Freeze – and Will Continue!

One of my favorite singer-songwriters, Don McLean – famous for the Rock ‘n Roll anthem “American Pie” – wrote another lesser known song that certainly fits the state of weather we now find ourselves in. It’s called “Winter Has Me …

Bainbridge’s Oatmeal Club is the Home of Stimulating Conversation, ‘Intellectual’ Presentations, and before Zoom – Real Oatmeal

If you like breakfast and conversation, Bainbridge Island’s Oatmeal Club might be just what the doctor ordered.

Comprised primarily of retirement-aged men (although you don’t have to be retired to join), the club has been around in one form or …

Bainbridge Receives Tree City USA Designation for 17th Consecutive Year!

Written by Kevin Dwyer

We know the island has an incredible array of beautiful deciduous trees, and now, for the 17th year running, Bainbridge has been recognized as a Tree City USA through a program administered by the Arbor Day

Ho, Ho, Ho, There’s Still Plenty of Time to Gather Your Own Tree For the Holiday Season!

For a variety of reasons, this is one of our favorite times of the year, what with holiday cheer, gatherings with friends and family, bright lights ablaze to contrast with the short days and darkness, and perhaps best of all, …

PSE’s So Called ‘Missing Link’ Transmission Line Project May Soon Be in the Offing

Even if you’ve only had just a rudimentary taste of anthropology, you probably have heard the phrase, “the missing link”.

During the height Charles Darwin’s popularity and his then controversial take on evolution, this non-scientific term arose in discussions about …

So What’s That Big Cruise Ship Doing Anchored off of South Bainbridge?

It’s not uncommon to see Cruise Ships ply the waters of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound most of the spring, summer and fall months. Although, there was a distinct absence of these humongous floating hotels during most of 2020 and …

Sick of Bad Roads on the Island? Help is on the Way

If you’ve driven your car or rode your bike around the island during the summer months, you’ve probably noticed a whole bunch of necessary road work being done by work crews.

In the not-too-distant past, city contractors completed the Wyatt …

Days of the Future Passed: Mandatory Masks, COVID-19 Shots Return

Depending on your age, you may remember the Moody Blue’s classic album, “Days of the Future Passed”. Well, we may be slipping into that alternate reality sooner than we think.

Earlier this week, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that face masks …

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