Legislature takes important step toward resolving capital budget issue | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Washington state’s elusive capital budget was brought closer to realization Monday afternoon, Jan. 15, when a Senate committee… Continue reading

Island girls down 49-33 against Ballard Beavers

The visiting Ballard Beavers were busy as, well, beavers Friday, Jan. 5 as they gnawed their way to a gnarly… Continue reading

Spartans stomp Bishop Blanchet

SEATTLE - The Spartans beat the Braves in varsity boys swimming and diving late last week at Queen Anne Pool.… Continue reading

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Multi-modal talk is on the agenda

Bainbridge parks officials will meet next week to get a presentation by the city of Bainbridge Island’s Multi-Modal Transportation Advisory… Continue reading

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Dalton is standout at Lehigh University

Grant Dalton of Bainbridge Island was named to the dean’s list at Lehigh University for the Fall 2017 semester. Dean’s… Continue reading

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Island fire department’s new HQ is on time, on budget and about to open

The first day of May has long held raucous connotations here in the Seattle area. “May Day” is typically marked… Continue reading

Sending a message | Photo of the day

Gabriel Cancialosi and William Pitts write letters to elected leaders to ask them to work for peace during a letter-writing… Continue reading

An Olympic Glimmer on the Horizon – North Korea and South Korea Stepping Down the Escalation Ladder | Patrick T. Hiller

The world is a month away from the PyeonChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. My friends in South Korea Continue reading...

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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons. Continue reading...

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Trump’s Comments Recall a Racist Past in Immigration Policy | Jose-Antonio Orosco

The condemnation of Trump’s remarks on immigration has been swift and widespread. Most of the denunciations cast his ideas as Continue reading...

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The Year of ‘Nonviolence or Non-Existence’ | Rev. John Dear

It was early 1968. Since the previous spring Martin Luther King Jr. had been pursuing a course that for many Continue reading...

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TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for Bainbridge boat

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers at the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal that there is an estimated one-hour wait for… Continue reading

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Maddie Brown named to dean’s list

Maddie Brown, Bucknell Class of 2018 from Bainbridge Island, was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the… Continue reading

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Pajama Storytime returns with songs and stories

Wear your pajamas to the Bainbridge Public Library for movement, songs, stories and rhymes at Pajama Storytime. It’s an evening… Continue reading

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Film noir returns in latest BIMA smARTFilm series

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art will continue the latest smARTfilm series with four film noir screenings in the museum auditorium… Continue reading



Credibility loss for the council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are among the thousands of islanders who oppose the 305 bridge and were shocked to hear… Continue reading

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Promises made should be kept | In Our Opinion

“So this is what decisive leadership looks like.” That was the original opening sentence to last week’s editorial, and our… Continue reading

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Bainbridge boys down 59-33 against WS Wildcats

BAINBRIDGE - The Bainbridge High varsity boys basketball squad suffered a 59-33 setback against the West Seattle Wildcats at home… Continue reading


Beavers sneak to 49-48 win against Bainbridge boys in b-ball bust

Ouch. Somebody was coming away with their first conference win of the year. The guests scored first, and they scored… Continue reading



Edward Michael ‘Mike’ Oas

Edward Michael “Mike” Oas of Bainbridge Island passed away Dec. 20, 2017. For Christmas, Mike was welcomed at a big… Continue reading

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Quinn Schmidt

Quinn Schmidt passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at Harrison Hospital in Silverdale. Beloved baby Quinn was welcomed into… Continue reading

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