Hildebrand Lane eyed for new apartment building

The owner of the Quality Inn & Suites on Bainbridge Island is hoping to build a new three-story, 20-unit apartment… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit to host public info sessions

Kitsap Transit will host several informational sessions at various locales throughout the county in the coming weeks to educate citizens… Continue reading

Sign-ups start for Turkey Trot

Go ahead and pile on the pumpkin pie. It’s a fitting reward following this year’s Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot. The… Continue reading

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Cougars blank BHS in girls soccer

Holy Names Academy had all the answers — and the goals — as the Cougars clipped the Spartans 3-0 in… Continue reading

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Ericksen condo project gets green light from Design Review Board

A proposal to build a six-townhome development behind an historic Bainbridge home on Ericksen Avenue received an enthusiastic thumbs up… Continue reading

Register now for DNA event

The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society and the Bainbridge Public Library, in recognition of National History Month, is hosting a special… Continue reading

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Bainbridge blotter | eBay finds religion

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, SEPT. 28 9:20 a.m. A 40-year-old Bainbridge Island man contacted… Continue reading

Getting Away with Murder | Mel Gurtov

In March I wrote about the visit to Washington of Saudi Arabia’s new leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. At Continue reading...

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Our American character and you the voter | Tom H. Hastings

When we speak of people from a particular identity group—ethnicity, nationality, regional group, state, town, or one of many others Continue reading...

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Church ‘Ladies Day’: Now Needed More Than Ever | Tyrades!

As I type these words, my wife is eagerly anticipating the annual Ladies Day at the country church we’ve been Continue reading...

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 17

Today’s cartoon is by Kevin Siers, The Charlotte Observer. Continue reading...

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Climate Voters Guide to be held at EHCC

Eagle Harbor Congregational Church will host the Climate Voters Guide, part of the BI Climate & Energy discussion series, at… Continue reading

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Island cracks the safe list

Bainbridge Island has been named one of the safest cities in Washington. SafeWise, an online safety resource and consumer advocate,… Continue reading

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Healing justice: Island author launches latest pet-centric novel

The highly publicized atrocious acts of a few outliers have cast a seemingly permanent pall over the entire group to… Continue reading


Blues guitarist to rock Island Center Hall

Blues and jazz guitarist T.J. Wheeler will mark his return to Bainbridge Island with an appropriately titled performance called “My… Continue reading



Blanchet rolls to three-set victory

Bainbridge lost to Bishop Blanchet last week in girls varsity volleyball in a home meet in Paski Gymnasium. The Braves… Continue reading

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BHS moves to 9-0 in girls golf

The Bainbridge High School varsity girls golf team advanced to its ninth straight win, improving its already flawless record to… Continue reading


Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer