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City News Bytes: Win a Composting Bin, Haggar-Scribner Tabled, Founders Tourney on Tap, Zero Emission Tools

Compost binWin a Composting Bin in City’s Climate Smart Challenge!
Have you been eying a new composting bin? You may get the chance by participating in the City of Bainbridge Island’s latest Climate Smart Challenge.

The City has a goal to …

Haggar Scribner Project Could Transform Parts of Downtown Winslow with new Commercial and Housing Options. But Will it Move Forward? ill

Dr. Tom Haggar, a highly respected, and now retired, Bainbridge physician and the Scribner family are joining forces with other well-known Bainbridge families and investors to develop what has come to be called the Haggar Scribner Project – a

“Dave’s Brain Box” by Joel Sackett – The Legacy of Dave Ullin

Dave's Brain Box Book Cover by Joel Sackett image courtesy of Joel SackettWhen photographer, Joel Sackett and I first sat down to talk about his new book, “Dave’s Brain Box”, I’ll admit I knew very little about Dave Ullin. Of course, I’d heard of him, but for the most …

Experience the Bainbridge Creative District at the BRIDGE FESTIVAL – Saturday, September 10th

the bridge festival logoJoin Washington’s newest certified creative district, the Bainbridge Creative District (BCD), as it hosts its inaugural BRIDGE FESTIVAL at the city’s picturesque Waterfront Park from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 10.

The all-day festival will feature multiple stages with …

Local Pickleballers Already Planning for August’s Founders Tournament

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkWith the game now firmly ensconced as the official sport of Washington State, local Pickleballers are moving forward on another front: again putting together plans to hold the much anticipated “Founders Tournament ” at Battle Point Park this coming August.…


Bainbridge Island Historical Museum - image The Island Wanderer BlogThe Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s dynamic new primary exhibit, Our Community: Past to Present, will open to the public on Friday, May 6, 2022. The Museum plans to celebrate this milestone achievement with a day of celebration and community.

Our Community - Past to Present 2022 Primary Exhibit logoOur

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

Sign at Pegasus regarding 1942 Registration for Japanese AmericansOn a rainy day in late February, I met with Clarence Moriwaki, Bainbridge Island City councilman and past president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) and the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association (BIJAEM), at …

“Courage in Journalism” a collaborative discussion on Bainbridge Island’s History through Journalism

Update: To view the Zoom event, click here: https://youtu.be/d4OqU0R9kZ8

Bainbridge Island has a long history of courage through journalism. Our news outlets and renowned writers have time and again taken a stand when no one else would, defending truth and …

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the March 2022 First Friday Art Walk, featuring photographer Joel Sackett

Bainbridge Public LibraryThe Bainbridge Public Library is dedicated to spreading the joy of reading and the discovery of ideas with not just our local community, but with visitors from near and afar. In addition, the library is fortunate to house beautiful local …

The Long and Winding Road that Turned the Island into a City 30 Years Ago

It’s hard to believe – looking back now – that the City of Bainbridge Island, as an incorporated entity,  has been around for three decades.

If you’re a long-time islander like me, or a newbie fresh off the boat, …

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