Bainbridge Island Review

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The Bainbridge Island Review is a Friday newspaper in Bainbridge Island, Washington. The Review is primarily focused on Bainbridge Island and its communities; the island population is 22,000. The Review publishes news daily on BainbridgeReview.com.

The Review is part of Sound Publishing's Kitsap News Group.

The Review has won numerous awards for General Excellence in contests presented by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association and the national Local Media Association. In addition, the Review regularly wins honors for news and sports reporting, feature writing, photography, and page design.

The Woodwards and Japanese internment[edit]

In 1942, Bainbridge islanders of Japanese ancestry were the first in the United States to be relocated to internment camps. The Review was the only English-language newspaper on the West Coast to openly criticize President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066. Milly and Walt Woodward, the owners and editors of the Review, continued advocating for members of the community who were interned, and hired several as correspondents.[1] These correspondents reported on camp events for publication in the Review.

A Bainbridge Island school, Woodward Middle School is named in honor of Milly Woodward.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilmore, Susan (November 9, 2008), "In Defense of Our Neighbors": Editors against internment (book review), The Seattle Times, retrieved 2010-02-22 

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