Daily Archives: January 7, 2009

Start hoarding for the Rainpocalypse

The city issued a warning today about the heavy rains and strong winds that are expected to continue tonight and tomorrow. Another 10 inches of rain is on its way, further saturating soils and increasing the likelihood of falling trees, power outtages and landslides.

The Bainbridge Island Police Department is urging residents to stock up (if you didn’t already do so after the Snowpocalypse) on emergency supplies.

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Police blotter: A broken nose is not normal

This week, police found a man sitting in a chair at home and bleeding profusely through a nose that was, in an officer’s words, “pushed off to the the right.”

Naturally, the officer asked him if that was the normal position of his nose.

“He advised that this was not normal,” the officer reported.

The man’s abnormal nose position, as it turns out, was a result of his wife rearranging a few of his facial features.

Also this week, plenty of smashed car windows, some slashed tires and at least one attempt to turn the roundabout into a straightabout.

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