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UPDATE | Voters reject Bainbridge bicycle-improvement levy

Bainbridge Island voters have rejected a $15 million, seven-year levy to pay for roadside improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. According to the latest vote tally… Continue reading


Freshman leads state-bound Spartan swimmers

The Bainbridge Spartans girls swimming & diving team is heading to state with an ironman aboard — possibly the youngest ever for the Spartan swim… Continue reading


Bainbridge voters reject levy for bike improvements

Bainbridge Island voters have rejected a $15 million, seven-year levy to pay for roadside improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. According to the first vote tally… Continue reading


More than half of Kitsap County has already voted

More than half of Kitsap County voters voted before Election Day this year, according to Kitsap Election Division officials. According to the division’s ballot return… Continue reading

Inn, apartments planned near Bainbridge city hall

The owner of three properties just north of Bainbridge Island City Hall hopes to redevelop the land by building three four-story buildings that would include… Continue reading

Bainbridge voters to decide fate of Prop. 1

Proponents of Proposition 1 say it will fund much needed roadside improvements for bicyclists across the island, give children safe routes to school and pay… Continue reading

Higher turnout expected in Kitsap County for this midterm election

Kitsap County is expecting to see a larger turnout in this year’s midterm election than the one four years ago, according to county election officials.… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Rain. Bet on it. | The Bainbridge Blab

Rain. And more rain. Followed by rain. And then some more rain. That’s the weather outlook for Bainbridge Island heading into the weekend, according to… Continue reading

Bainbridge High students present ‘She Kills Monsters’

Bainbridge High students will present the final shows of their fall play, “She Kills Monsters,” this weekend. The show — based on the game Dungeons… Continue reading

Dead body found next to Bainbridge trail

Bainbridge police are investigating a suspicious death after a person walking along a trail south of High School Road looking for willow branches to cut… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board chooses new member

Christina Hulet has been chosen by the Bainbridge Island School Board to fill the seat left empty by the recent resignation of Tim Kinkead. Hulet,… Continue reading

Trump’s 90th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 90th week in the White House. This week’s contributing… Continue reading

Bainbridge teen arrested for vehicular assault after Homecoming Night crash

An 18-year-old Bainbridge High student was charged with vehicular assault and driving under the influence in Kitsap County Superior Court this week after he allegedly… Continue reading

Third ethics complaint leveled against Councilman Peltier

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Ron Peltier has been hit with another ethics complaint alleging improper conduct as an elected official. The complaint is the third… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Fog, then sun | The Bainbridge Blab

This weekend’s weather is expected to see sunny skies after the morning fog clears off. That’s the outlook for Bainbridge Island Saturday and Sunday, according… Continue reading

Trump’s 89th week in office | In cartoons

Welcome back to our continuing cartoon chronicle and Week 89 of Donald J. Trump in the White House. This week’s contributing artists are: Arcadio Esquivel,… Continue reading

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 building just south of the… Continue reading

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 from the city’s Design Review… Continue reading

UPDATE | Multiple-car crashes Sunday make a mess of Highway 305

Three multiple-car crashes that happened within minutes of each other on Highway 305 left traffic jammed on Bainbridge Island Sunday afternoon. The collisions — one… Continue reading

Councilwoman’s ethics complaint dismissed for lack of ‘reasonable credibility’

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Ethics Board has dismissed an ethics complaint filed by Councilwoman Rasham Nassar because the complaint “lacks reasonable credibility.” Nassar filed… Continue reading