Bainbridge Schools Foundation kicks off fall fundraising campaign

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Public schools on Bainbridge Island are widely recognized for their excellence. Ask new families what brought them to the island and there is no surprise when strong public schools account for a major consideration in their decision to move. What does come as a surprise is that while the island’s outstanding public schools consistently rank … Read more

Call to the Wild Gala Auction

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On October 1, the West Sound Wildlife Shelter (WSWS) will host the Call to the Wild Gala Auction at Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo. This is the 18th annual event and the funds raised provide lifesaving services, including veterinary and rehabilitation care to over 1,800 wildlife patients every year. The shelter is proudly celebrating its 30-year anniversary of … Read more

Rotary high school intern honors PSE essential worker David Whitbeck

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The Bainbridge Island Rotary Club, through its Community Awards Committee, manages a creative program whereby local essential service workers are recognized for their important roles within the community. For this program, Bainbridge High School interns take journalistic training sessions with professional writers and editors, identify essential workers to interview and write a human interest story … Read more

Bainbridge Island Land Trust announces additional protected land near Manzanita Bay

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Did you know that natural shorelines make Bainbridge Island more resilient to the impacts of climate change? With over 60% of the island’s shoreline developed, protecting and restoring shorelines is a high priority for the Bainbridge Island Land Trust. For example, Little Manzanita Bay is home to coho salmon, cutthroat trout and more. Furthermore, its … Read more