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The Next Chapter will begin soon on the Cleanup of the EPA Superfund site on Wyckoff Point, next to Pritchard Park

Wycoff PointWe don’t often associate Bainbridge Island with words like “pollution” or “contamination”. But on the southeast corner of otherwise pristine Eagle Harbor sits one of the State’s, if not the country’s, largest Superfund sites – Wyckoff Point.

If you …

The long-awaited Departure Deck is now open at the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion MemorialOn March 30, 1942, 276 Japanese American Bainbridge Island residents were forced to leave the island due to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066. The order included approximately 120,000 other Japanese Americans throughout the country, who were all forced …

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