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Blossom will seek third term on Bainbridge Island City Council

The longest serving member of the Bainbridge Island City Council is going to run for another term. Councilwoman Sarah Blossom registered as a candidate for… Continue reading

Christensen to step down as head of Bainbridge planning department

Bainbridge Island is losing its planning director. Gary Christensen, currently the head of the Planning and Community Development Department, announced Wednesday that he is stepping… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to stay open during two-year paint job

Green it is. And green it will stay. The Agate Pass Bridge will get a new coat of paint, and work will start on the… Continue reading

Spartans top another powerhouse program in girls lacrosse

Oregon might be getting the message now. The Bainbridge Spartans are out of your league, and then some. For the second year in a row,… Continue reading

Kimmerlein finishes Sea Year training

Midshipman David M. Kimmerlein, son of Jennifer and John Kimmerlein, of Bainbridge Island recently completed Sea Year training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy… Continue reading

Trump’s 116th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the Tweeter-in-Chief continues with a look back at President Trump’s 116th week in the White House. This week’s contributing artists: Dario… Continue reading

Trump’s 115th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J. Trump’s 115th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Peltier says he won’t seek re-election

Embattled Bainbridge City Councilman Ron Peltier announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election to the city council. Peltier, a self-described “maverick” on the council who… Continue reading

Mayor Medina says he won’t challenge Peltier for council seat

Bainbridge Island Mayor Kol Medina said this week he won’t be running for the at-large position on the Bainbridge city council when he seeks re-election… Continue reading

Remand issued on ethics complaint: Ethics Board does not waver from decision on Councilman Peltier’s conflict of interest

The view of Bainbridge Island’s Ethics Board has not changed: City Councilman Ron Peltier had a conflict of interest when he refused to support a… Continue reading

One for the bunny, two for the show, three to get ready… | Photo gallery

The all-it’s-cracked-up-to-be annual Easter egg hunt at Battle Point Park attracted roughly 3,000 people to Battle Point Park Saturday morning. According to the Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Bainbridge council will approve $672k consultant contract for new police building

The Bainbridge Island City Council is poised to approve a potential $672,000 contract with the architecture firm of Coates Design, Inc. for final design services… Continue reading

School district changes timeline for finding a new school board member

Officials with the Bainbridge Island School District have changed their schedule to fill the school board seat left empty by the recent resignation of Bainbridge… Continue reading

Medina to run for re-election to Bainbridge council

Bainbridge City Councilman Kol Medina has filed as a candidate in the November 2019 election. And with his candidacy comes a big question mark. Medina,… Continue reading

Bainbridge council pulls plug on Trump impeachment resolution

Councilman Deets will persue personal statement instead

Weekend weather report: Chance of rain, better chance for sun | The Bainbridge Blab

Saturday may be a bit wet, but the sunshine will return before the weekend is over. That’s the latest weather forecast for the island from… Continue reading

Bainbridge city attorney finds flaws in two recent Ethics Board opinions

Bainbridge Island City Attorney Joe Levan has issued two memos that point out several legal flaws in a pair of opinions issued last week by… Continue reading

Former Bainbridge mayor announces run for council

Kirsten Hytopoulos to file to run for position held by Councilman Ron Peltier

Kitsap Regional Library orders nine copies of Mueller’s report for local readers

The page-turner that has consumed the nation’s capital will be coming to local libraries next month. Last week, a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert… Continue reading

Ethics Board to Councilman Peltier: ‘Stop this harassing behavior’

Latest ethics review blasts councilman for ‘campaign of harassment’ against former city manager