Diane Walker

High school cadets learn firefighting, EMT skills at the BI Fire Department

High school cadets learn firefighting, EMT skills at the BI Fire Department

Fascinated by fire trucks? BHS students get firsthand experience in fire fighting and emergency medical services from the Bainbridge Island Fire Department thanks to the BHS Career In program: Learn more here! In this podcast BIFD Fire Chief Hank Teran, BIFD Volunteer Program Coordinator Jay […]

Steven Fogell’s new play, Veil, opens April 4 at Rolling Bay

Steven Fogell’s new play, Veil, opens April 4 at Rolling Bay

Steven Fogell’s new play, Veil, is a dark adult comedy/drama that reveals the secrets of two families brought together for a wedding. Exploring family relationships, the health industry, and the complexities of confidences, the play opens April 4 at Rolling Bay Hall. Though written over […]

Meet Island Treasure Lynn Brunelle

Meet Island Treasure Lynn Brunelle

Island Treasures Lynn Brunelle and John Ellis Bainbridge Islander Lynn Brunelle has authored 45 books, won 4 Emmys, and has a Muppet created in her likeness especially for her. Listen here to learn how her passions for art, for science, and for kids inspired her […]

Island Treasure Steve Stolee

Island Treasure Steve Stolee

Bainbridge Islander Steve Stolee, founder and president of Island Theatre, has been named one of our newest Island Treasures.  As an actor, photographer, designer, director and videographer, Steve has been documenting Bainbridge Island, its stories, and its inhabitants for years. Listen here to find out […]

Parks and Rec class: Parenting the 21st Century Child

Parks and Rec class: Parenting the 21st Century Child

Raising children in the 21st century can be challenging, but Betsy Lydle Smith has some practical strategies to help your children develop the lifelong qualities they need to be happy and successful.  Her parenting class for Parks and Rec starts Wednesday, March 6th. Betsy’s work […]

The heartwarming story behind the Bainbridge Island Rotary’s defibrillator grant

The heartwarming story behind the Bainbridge Island Rotary’s defibrillator grant

Rotarians Tom Lindsley and Jack Sutherland installing an AED at Ace Hardware Over 40 defibrillators have been installed around our island since Islander Jack Sutherland’s cardiac arrest at a Rotary meeting. Listen here as BIFD Fire Chief Hank Teran, Rotary president Robin Goldston, and Jack […]

New support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers at BARN

New support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers at BARN

Support Group Facilitator Lori Gordon The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a new support group for caregivers of those with memory loss. Meeting 2nd Wednesdays from 2:30 – 4pm at BARN, the group offers a safe place for unpaid family caregivers to talk through issues and […]

Learn about our island’s upcoming EMS levy

Learn about our island’s upcoming EMS levy

BIFD’s Commissioner Tim Carey, Fire Chief Hank Teran and Finance Manager Ed Kaufman Curious about our upcoming EMS levy? For this podcast we invited Fire Chief Hank Teran, BIFD Finance Manager Ed Kaufman and Fire Commissioner Tim Carey to explain why the levy is needed, […]

<b>InD Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown’s <i>The Last Five Years</i></b>

InD Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years

InD Theatre’s first musical production is Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years, a heartbreaking look at the dissolution of a marriage between an aspiring actress and a successful writer. The play opens January 18th at Rolling Bay Hall; reserve your seats now. In this […]

<b>A reading of O.Henry’s classic Christmas tale, <i>The Gift of the Magi</i></b>

A reading of O.Henry’s classic Christmas tale, The Gift of the Magi

To celebrate the holiday season, BCB brings you this reading of O.Henry’s classic, The Gift of the Magi. On behalf of all of us at BCB and BARN, we wish you a happy and peaceful holiday season. Reading by Diane Walker; intro and extro music: […]