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Trump’s 42nd week in office | In cartoons

President Donald J. Trump is in China! Don’t celebrate. He’s probably coming back sooner or later. It’s the 42nd week of Trump in the White… Continue reading

Kitsap Regional Library levy increase gets 75 percent ‘yes’ vote on Bainbridge

Bainbridge Islanders overwhelmingly voted in support of Proposition 1, the property tax levy increase for the Kitsap Regional Library, according to an analysis of unofficial… Continue reading

UPDATE | Desire for change was crucial in Bainbridge South Ward council race

Someone new was needed. That was the big reason behind Matthew Tirman’s election to the Bainbridge Island City Council, the candidate said, after the results… Continue reading

UPDATE | Landslide win for Deets in Bainbridge council race

Joe Deets was plenty busy on Election Night. There were a lot of people to thank. Deets won the race for the North Ward seat… Continue reading

Deets jumps to big lead in Bainbridge’s North Ward council race

Joe Deets has put a bit of sunshine between himself and Kevin Fetterly, his opponent in the District 7, North Ward race for the Bainbridge… Continue reading

Tirman leads in first vote count for Bainbridge’s South Ward council seat

Matthew Tirman may soon be taking a seat on the Bainbridge Island City Council. Tirman was leading with 58 percent of the vote over fellow… Continue reading

Nassar edging Roth in Bainbridge’s Central Ward council race

Rasham Nassar was leading incumbent Bainbridge Island Councilman Wayne Roth in the first tally of votes on Election Night for the District 5, Central Ward… Continue reading

First loser in General Election may be controversial bridge over Highway 305

The first defeat on Election Night may have come before the last ballots were cast. Days before, officials at Bainbridge Island City Hall decided to… Continue reading

One-third of Bainbridge has already voted

More than a third of Bainbridge Island voters have already cast ballots for Tuesday’s General Election. According to the Kitsap County Election Division, county election… Continue reading

Two candidates hope to bring new spark to city council

Joe Deets has pumped a lot of outside energy into Bainbridge Island City Hall. Now, he wants to give it a jumpstart from the inside.… Continue reading

Central Ward race splits on spending

While one candidate is touting his experience, the other is sounding a clarion call for change. The nonpartisan race for the Central Ward, District 5… Continue reading

Trump’s 41st week in office | In cartoons

Donald J. Trump’s 41st week in the presidency included: • A guilty plea on criminal charges from a Trump campaign aide; • Two criminal indictments… Continue reading

Contrasts apparent in race for council’s South Ward seat

The voice of experience, versus the voice of youth. Longtime area resident against new arrival. Engineer versus executive tech guy. That’s the contrast in the… Continue reading

Spartans beat HNA, advance swimmers to state

The Bainbridge Spartans closed out the season with a win against Holy Names Academy — the third victory in a row — in girls swimming… Continue reading

Spartans roar to win on Senior Night

The Bainbridge High girls varsity volleyball team had its Senior Night versus Seattle Prep and a little bit of sadness was mixed with sweet, sweet… Continue reading

Woman arrested for DUI at ferry terminal

A Bainbridge Island woman was charged with driving under the influence after a trooper with the Washington State Patrol allegedly saw a large, cold can… Continue reading

Trump’s 40th week in office | In cartoons

Horrifying. Just horrifying. We’re not talking about Halloween costumes here. Instead, it’s Week 40 of the Trump presidency — a frightening week where Donald J.… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Car vs. deer crash prompts traffic mess on Highway 305

A car crash involving a large deer during the morning commute on Highway 305 on Bainbridge Island has left southbound traffic stalled. The accident occurred… Continue reading

Lions jump on Spartans in girls volleyball

BAINBRIDGE - Bainbridge lost to Lakeside earlier this week as the Lions prevailed 3-1 in girls varsity volleyball. Lakeside took it in four sets with… Continue reading

Trump’s 39th week in office | In cartoons

Sometimes you just have to ask, “Is there any possible way it can get any worse?” Yes! And welcome to the 39th week of the… Continue reading