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UPDATE | Man warned at least five times before gunshots fired

A new cellphone video that has been provided to a Seattle television station shows police shouted warnings at least five times before shooting a man… Continue reading

This is a drill. Really | Photo of the day

“WHERE’S MY PERMIT!! WHERE ARE YOU!! SOMEBODY TALK TO ME!!!” Mike Tovar, a Bainbridge Island police officer and a member of the department’s SWAT team,… Continue reading

UPDATE | Police shooting came after earlier emergency call to Ordway Elementary parking lot

A man was shot by a Bainbridge Island police officer in downtown Winslow at the end of a short police pursuit Wednesday afternoon. Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

DEVELOPING | Islanders urged to avoid Winslow after police shooting

Bainbridge officials are urging people to avoid downtown Winslow after a man was shot Wednesday afternoon near Winslow Way. Details were initially sparse, but early… Continue reading

Double thumbs down | Photo of the day

Ashley Dunlap peeks through the glass door of the Starbucks in the Island Village Shopping Center and gives her opinion of the power outage that… Continue reading

UPDATE | Power goes out, but Bainbridge rolls with it

The show must go on. That was the sentiment, mostly, after a midday power outage cut electricity to nearly 5,000 homes and businesses on Bainbridge… Continue reading

Bainbridge hit by blackout

A noontime power outage left much of Winslow without electricity Tuesday. Approximately 4,570 homes and businesses on Bainbridge Island went dark just before 12 p.m.… Continue reading

Beavers cut their way to a win

SEATTLE - The Ballard Beavers bagged a big home win in varsity girls gymnastics late last week, winning a Metro matchup that included Bainbridge and… Continue reading

Island students find kindness goes a long way

There’s been a lot more kindness in the world lately. And the kids at Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary have something to do with it. All… Continue reading

Photo field trip | Photo of the day 2.5

Jolie Fritzer takes a photograph Monday of graffiti inside the old power plant building on the historic site of the Port Blakey Company mill on… Continue reading

Now that’s Italian! | Photo of the day 2.3

Anthon y Farrell cuts up sausage for the meat sauce early Saturday afternoon in the kitchen at St. Cecilia Parish for the annual St. Cecilia… Continue reading

Spartans stay perfect in swimming

SEATTLE - The Spartans won all 11 races — and the diving event, as well, as the Bainbridge boys swim team sank Roosevelt 123-63 in… Continue reading

Trump’s 54th week in office | In cartoons

The state of the uniom is stromg. The use of spellcheck at the White House? Not so much. Perhaps you missed this small story, buried… Continue reading

Senior Night for Spartan gymnasts | Photo gallery

The Bainbridge Spartans won beat Holy Names and Ballard in their final home gymnastics meet of the regular season, and also gave Senior Night honors… Continue reading

Power out for north Bainbridge neighborhood

More than two dozen homes on Bainbridge Island near Fay Bainbridge Park lost power Saturday afternoon. A total of 26 Puget Sound Energy customers west… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Will there ever be a rainbow? | The Bainbridge Blab

Get ready for a rainy weekend on Bainbridge Island. Or so says the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Saturday will see… Continue reading

Tickets on sale for one-man show ‘York’

“York,” the untold story of York, the only black man on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, comes to Bainbridge Performing Arts at 2 p.m. Sunday,… Continue reading

Close call for Eagledale home after wind knocks down trees

An Eagledale home escaped major damage — but the garage next to it did not — after two 80-foot-tall Douglas fir trees came crashing down… Continue reading

Spartans edge HNA, Ballard in last home meet

That was close. Really close. The Bainbridge Spartans pulled off an amazing — and amazingly slim — win in their final home meet late last… Continue reading

Bainbridge swimmers earn Ironman status

Three Spartans have earned the title of Ironman by making qualifying times for competition in the upcoming 3A state championships. Makai Ingalls, Garrett Waite and… Continue reading