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Trump’s 103rd week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 103rd week in the White House. This week’s contributing… Continue reading

Bainbridge council agrees to $8.9 purchase of Harrison-Bainbridge medical building

City of Bainbridge Island will buy the Harrison-Bainbridge medical building for $8.975 million from CHI Franciscan Health so it can retrofit the structure as a… Continue reading

Snow closes schools, city hall on Bainbridge Island

Schools on Bainbridge Island — and across Kitsap County — were closed Monday following a Sunday snowstorm that blanketed much of Western Washington. Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Cross to resign from Bainbridge parks board of commissioners

One of Bainbridge Island’s longest serving parks commissioners has announced that she is stepping down. Lee Cross, who was first elected to the parks board… Continue reading

Bainbridge woman allegedly attacked by son, says he repeatedly tried to kill her

A 29-year-old man was charged with first-degree assault after he allegedly attacked his mother Thursday morning on Bainbridge Island. The son, a Bremerton resident, was… Continue reading

Missing kayaker identified as search is called off

The search for a missing kayaker off the coast of Bainbridge Island was called off Thursday, Bainbridge police said. Bainbridge Deputy Police Chief Jeff Horn… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Enjoy it while it lasts | The Bainbridge Blab

Here comes the sun. That’s the latest weather forecast for the weekend weather on Bainbridgde Island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. And little… Continue reading

Illegal development appears more extensive than Bainbridge councilwoman claims

The unpermitted development on Bainbridge Island Councilwoman Rasham Nassar’s property is more extensive than the councilwoman and her husband Trenton Riely-Gibbons have acknowledged, according to… Continue reading

Horn to take over as interim chief

Bainbridge Island Deputy Police Chief Jeff Horn has been named interim chief of the Bainbridge department. That’s not enough for the city’s police union, however.… Continue reading

Three of four fall to Spartan girls

The Bainbridge girls gymnastics team came up big against Franklin, Garfield and West Seattle late last week at home. Holy Names, however, squeaked out a… Continue reading

Police: Kayakers in tragic accident weren’t wearing life jackets

A late-night kayak trip from Bainbridge Island to Blakely Rock turned deadly for two men early Friday morning after their craft capsized and dumped the… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Some big surprise | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island may see more rain this weekend. Shocking but true. Friday’s wet weather is expected to extend through Sunday and beyond. That’s the latest… Continue reading

Bainbridge kayaker still missing, presumed dead

The Coast Guard and Bainbridge emergency responders were continuing to search late Friday morning for a kayaker who went missing early Friday while paddling out… Continue reading

Police Chief Hamner tenders resignation from Bainbridge department

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hamner needed just three sentences to end one chapter of his life and begin another. Hamner resigned from his post… Continue reading

No one hurt in Bainbridge fire

A fire at a home on High School Loop was quickly extinguished Wednesday morning by Bainbridge Island firefighters. Two people were in the residence at… Continue reading

Bainbridge Councilwoman Nassar’s public official Facebook page goes silent after illegal development controversy

Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar’s public official Facebook page has been taken down. Nassar set up a Facebook account as a Bainbridge Island city… Continue reading

Bainbridge Councilwoman Nassar called out for developing her property without permits

City had threatened to send case to Kitsap County Prosecutor

Trump’s 102nd week in office | In cartoons

He’s still around, so that means we are, too. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with the former (?)… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge officials sad to see police chief depart for new job

Disappointment, but no surprise. Bainbridge city officials said this week they were not shocked that Police Chief Matthew Hamner will step down from his position… Continue reading

Crisis | Tom H. Hastings

Donald Trump is a lousy teleprompter reader. His fake crisis speech from the Oval Office was clearly the product of his handlers telling him in… Continue reading