Brian Kelly

Sakai Park plan returns

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to take a final look at the concept plan for Sakai Park. Park board commissioners will also get… Continue reading

UPDATE | Man shot by police in Winslow jailed for first-degree assault

The man who was shot in downtown Winslow Wednesday by Bainbridge police after fleeing from the scene of a police call near Ordway Elementary has… Continue reading

Bainbridge wins Metro crown in swimming

SNOHOMISH - Champions once again. The Bainbridge Spartans won the Metro League title with first-place finished in six events at last weekend’s Metro Championships at… Continue reading

Gnome is where the heart is | Photo of the day 2.10

Iris Parsons, Rel Eerkes, Chole Quirindongo and Lucy Dahl strike a pose for a photograph Saturday at The Madrona School’s annual community Hearts & Crafts… Continue reading

Spartans take second in Metro

SEATTLE - The Bainbridge Spartans girls varsity gymnastics team won second place at last weekend’s Metro Championship Meet at Roosevelt. BHS finished with 169.775 total… Continue reading

First day with their new Chromebooks | Photo of the day 2.9

Two students at Bainbridge High get familiarized with their new Chromebooks at BHS. Twenty-eight students from Marlo Dorny’s 10th-grade English class gathered in the school’s… Continue reading

Gotta dance | Photo of the day 2.2

Dancers from Olympic Performance Group gather for a group photo with children at Kids Discovery Museum who participated in Tutu Day at the museum Friday.… Continue reading

The sweet taste of success | Photo of the day 2.1

Second- and fifth-graders at The Island School (at right) watch with anticipation as Ursula Pontieri, the school’s second-grade teacher, opens the box holding a cake… Continue reading

Spinning is winning | Photo of the day 1.31

Bainbridge High School’s Winterguard practices late Wednesday afternoon in the Commodore gym. Spartan Head Coach Alisa Mitchell said the team is getting ready for its… Continue reading

Here’s the dirt | Photo of the day 1.30

A backhoe operator moves topsoil into place next to the first leg of the Sound to Olympics Trail that is under construction along Highway 305… Continue reading

That’s no way to please a Princess | Photo of the day 1.29

Emma Thomas, playing the part of the Princess, steps between Ethan Soltanzadeh (Michael the evil villain) and Colby Daniels (Gabe) during the first tech rehearsal… Continue reading

‘Riders, return to your bicycles’ | Photo of the day 1.28

The Bainbridge ferry approaches Colman Dock in Seattle Sunday morning. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)… Continue reading

Lines down | Photo of the day 1.27

Madison Avenue North near Day Road was closed for several hours Saturday after a tree fell and blocked both lanes of Madison Avenue. The tree… Continue reading

The prevailing wind | Photo of the day 1.26

Friday is Mahjong day at the Bainbridge Island Senior Center. Mahjong, a tile game from China that features four players, is a game of skill,… Continue reading

A little color on a gray day | Photo of the day 1.24

Two students walk past the mural on the side of the Bainbridge Aquatic Center on another gray and wet Wednesday. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Best in glass | Photo of the day 1.23

Gregg Mesmer cleans a 16-by-34-inch stained glass window Tuesday afternoon at Mesolini Glass Studio. The interior window was commissioned by a Bainbridge family and features… Continue reading

Mesmerized | Photo of the day 1.22

Astrid the cat is mesmerized by a wand toy at the PAWS adoption center in Pleasant Beach on Monday. The dilute tortie is a playful… Continue reading

Cooler heads prevail | Photo of the day 1.21

Kitt Laws stands next to a massive stack of disposable coolers as she breaks apart pieces of styrofoam material at Bay Hay & Field on… Continue reading

Hello, Big Boy | Photo of the day 1.19

Social media has been abuzz the past few days with the appearance of a Big Boy statue on the side of a dead-end road on… Continue reading

Portrait of the artist | Photo of the day 1.18

Student at Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary recently created self-portraits. To get started, students looked at famous portraits — including Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo da… Continue reading