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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

Trump’s 88th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon cavalcade chronicle of the Donald J. Trump presidency continues with a look back at Trump’s 88th week in the White House. Spoiler alert:… Continue reading

Trump’s 87th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of No. 45 continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 87th week as El Presidente. This week’s contributing artists: Rainer… Continue reading

Multiple-car crashes Sunday make a mess of Highway 305

Two 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

Bainbridge woman hurt in crash with Sequim school bus

A 26-year-old Bainbridge Island woman was injured when her 2001 Subaru Legacy was hit by a school bus carrying the Sequim High football team Friday… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island School District looking at $15 million levy measure on February ballot

The Bainbridge Island School District may go back to voters to ask for $15 million property tax increase so the district will have enough money… Continue reading

Here come the Spartans! | Photo of the day 9.21

Kyle Smit, the center for the Bainbridge High varsity football team, hoists the Spartan shield high over his head as he leads the squad onto… Continue reading

Bainbridge council OKs Smith for city manager’s job

Morgan Smith will take over as Bainbridge Island’s new city manager. Smith, who is currently the city’s deputy city manager, was given the council’s OK… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: A break in the clouds | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will see a bit of sunshine this weekend, according to the latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s rainy… Continue reading

Can you dig it? | Photo of the day 9.20

A crew from SeaLevel Bulkhead Builders works on the Winslow Way Ravine Outfall Project next to Winslow Way Thursday. The project consists of replacing approximately… Continue reading

McTakeover time for Carden kids | Photo of the day 9.19

Evelyn Safford, Talia Matriotti, Ruth Ard and Genevieve Kramer waves signs for their fundraising “McTakeover” of the McDonald’s restaurant on High School Road in a… Continue reading

Let the sunshine in | Photo of the day 9.16

A few rays of sunshine break through the trees in a south Bainbridge Island forest on an otherwise cloudy day Sunday. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge… Continue reading

Stop Kavanaugh Vigil on Bainbridge | Photo gallery

Bainbridge Island activists have launched a Stop Kavanaugh Vigil this week at Waypoint Park. Demonstrators gathered at the island’s gateway park at noon Wednesday to… Continue reading

Bainbridge council scraps contract with deputy mayor

An emerging plan to hire Deputy City Manager Morgan Smith as Bainbridge Island city manager was rejected unanimously by the city council this week. Council… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to revisit contract that would promote Smith to city manager post

Deputy City Manager Morgan Smith will get another look by the council for the position of city manager. The council — which rejected a two-year… Continue reading

Squashing the competition | Photo of the day 9.15

Contestants cheer on their speedy zucchini creations as a crowd of more than 200 came out to watch the annual zucchini races at the Bainbridge… Continue reading

Down low | Photo of the day 9.14

The Bainbridge Spartans girls varsity volleyball team, led by players Paige Bouma and Ava Targett, shares low fives under the net with the visitors from… Continue reading

Kinkead to step down from Bainbridge Island School Board

Bainbridge Island School Board Director Tim Kinkead has announced that he will step down from the school board. Kinkead made the announcement at the school… Continue reading

Bainbridge smothers Rams in football blowout

Friday night turned out to be Laundry Night at Bainbridge High’s Memorial Stadium. That was the fourth-quarter assessment of the announcer from the Spartans’ matchup… Continue reading