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Police: Kayakers in tragic accident weren’t wearing life jackets

A late-night kayak trip from Bainbridge Island to Blakely Rock turned deadly for two men early Friday morning after their craft capsized and dumped the… Continue reading

 

Weekend weather report: Some big surprise | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island may see more rain this weekend. Shocking but true. Friday’s wet weather is expected to extend through Sunday and beyond. That’s the latest… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge kayaker still missing, presumed dead

The Coast Guard and Bainbridge emergency responders were continuing to search late Friday morning for a kayaker who went missing early Friday while paddling out… Continue reading

 

Police Chief Hamner tenders resignation from Bainbridge department

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hamner needed just three sentences to end one chapter of his life and begin another. Hamner resigned from his post… Continue reading

No one hurt in Bainbridge fire

A fire at a home on High School Loop was quickly extinguished Wednesday morning by Bainbridge Island firefighters. Two people were in the residence at… Continue reading

Bainbridge Councilwoman Nassar’s public official Facebook page goes silent after illegal development controversy

Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar’s public official Facebook page has been taken down. Nassar set up a Facebook account as a Bainbridge Island city… Continue reading

Bainbridge Councilwoman Nassar called out for developing her property without permits

City had threatened to send case to Kitsap County Prosecutor

Trump’s 102nd week in office | In cartoons

He’s still around, so that means we are, too. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with the former (?)… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge officials sad to see police chief depart for new job

Disappointment, but no surprise. Bainbridge city officials said this week they were not shocked that Police Chief Matthew Hamner will step down from his position… Continue reading

Crisis | Tom H. Hastings

Donald Trump is a lousy teleprompter reader. His fake crisis speech from the Oval Office was clearly the product of his handlers telling him in… Continue reading

Trump’s 101st week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with something new. No, it’s not an end to the chaos at 1600… Continue reading

Thousands lose power during Wednesday outage on Bainbridge Island

More than 4,500 homes and businesses lost power on Bainbridge Island Wednesday afternoon. The outage started just after 3 p.m. Jan. 9. The area without… Continue reading

Banning city council approves employment contract for Bainbridge Island’s police chief

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hamner has a new job. The city council in Banning, California approved a three-year employment contract for Hamner at its… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge group calls for Councilwoman Nassar to resign in light of illegal development case

A group of Bainbridge Island citizens who have been investigating the illegal development of City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar’s property on Sands Avenue are calling for… Continue reading

Bainbridge Police Chief Hamner to step down as island’s top cop

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hamner is close to stepping down from his position as the island’s top cop to take a job in California.… Continue reading

Bainbridge Ethics Board rules against Councilman Peltier in conflict-of-interest complaint

Bainbridge City Councilman Ron Peltier violated the city’s Code of Ethics and displayed a conflict of interest when he refused to lower the speed limit… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Break out the bumbershoot | The Bainbridge Blab

Rain. Like it? Love it? Want more of it? Then this is your weekend. Bainbridge Island is set for another rainy weekend, according to the… Continue reading

Trump’s 100th week in office | In cartoons

We made it to 100. Who’da thunk? Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s centennial week… Continue reading

A New Year | In cartoons

Happy New Year, y’all! Here’s a collection of cartoons to herald in 2019. Contributing artists are: Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica Emad Hajjaj, Alaraby Aljadeed newspaper,… Continue reading

Fort Ward Community Hall project hits the bricks

The Fort Ward Community Hall project has hit a major milestone. And this one’s made of mortar. A masonry team from Masonry Restoration Consulting in… Continue reading