Brian Kelly

Bainbridge may put cameras on school bus ‘Stop Paddles’ to catch bad drivers

Go around and it will come around. Bainbridge city and school district officials may install cameras on school buses to bust motorists who drive past… Continue reading

No problems in Kitsap with same-day voter registration

There was no rush and no crush. Kitsap County election workers had less than a dozen people show up on Election Day to take advantage… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: That 70s show | The Bainbridge Blab

See you later, heat wave. Scattered sunshine and temperatures in the low 70s — that’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Study looks at potential traffic impacts from Winslow Hotel

The traffic will ruin downtown. That’s been one of the biggest concerns generated by the proposed Winslow Hotel project, and one of the main factors… Continue reading

Analysis of Primary Election precinct vote shows Seabold, Rolling Bay and Lovgren instrumental to Medina victory

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Kol Medina won six of eight precincts to win last week’s Primary Election battle for the North Ward, District 2 council… Continue reading

Readers still waiting for Mueller appearance

We all know the plot by now. Even so, copies of the Mueller report remain in high demand for Kitsap County readers. Officially called the… Continue reading

Bainbridge museum officials to meet with city to talk about expansion of historical museum

Officials with the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum are hoping to add onto the museum and extend the facility on both of its eastern and western… Continue reading

Trump’s 132nd week in office | In cartoons

Oh, rats! Sorry, Charlie Brown, but our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with a look back at Week 132.… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Wet weekend | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island may see some rainy weather this weekend. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s partly… Continue reading

Trump’s 131st week in office | In cartoons

The carnage continues. And so does our cartoon cavalcade of the 45th president with a look back at Week 131 of Donald J. Trump in… Continue reading

New budget for Bainbridge schools will tap budget reserves

The Bainbridge Island School District will dip into its reserve funds to cover a $790,555 spending gap in the coming school year. The Bainbridge school… Continue reading

Medina leads in Bainbridge council primary

Incumbent Bainbridge Island City Councilman Kol Medina was the runaway winner in the first vote tally in the 2019 Primary Election. Bainbridge voters (and just… Continue reading

Commissioners’ comments on new Bainbridge hotel were way off, architects say

Bainbridge planning commissioners set themselves up for a fact-free vote against the controversial Winslow Hotel, architects for the project said in the days before the… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge planning commission asks for rejection of downtown hotel project

The Bainbridge Island Planning Commission unanimously voted late last week to recommend denial of the Winslow Hotel project. In it’s 16-page report that the project… Continue reading

Roadside improvements, development loom large in Bainbridge council race

Kevin Fetterly shared a little joke with Kol Medina after the candidates forum earlier this month at Bainbridge Island City Hall. Fetterly, who is challenging… Continue reading

Retrospective of William F. Reese plein air art coming to Bainbridge gallery

Roby King Gallery will present “William F. Reese - A Retrospective Exhibition” in August. William F. Reese celebrated the Pacific Northwest with majestic landscapes, delicate… Continue reading

Bainbridge McDonald’s wants to add another drive-thru lane as part of remodel project

Want fries with that? Actually, McDonald’s would rather have a second drive-thru lane added to its menu of Bainbridge offerings. The fast food company has… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Summer sunshine | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will be soaked in sweet summer sunshine this weekend. Or so says the latest forecast for Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service… Continue reading

Bainbridge councilman decides against primary challenge to Rep. Kilmer

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Matthew Tirman announced Thursday he won’t challenge Congressman Derek Kilmer for the 6th District position in the House of Representatives. Tirman… Continue reading

Court martial could end our nightmare | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We didn’t need Trump’s tweet telling congresswomen of color that they should go back to the countries they came from, to know… Continue reading