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UPDATE | Just two remain in Bainbridge council primary race

Ashley Mathews’ name will be on the Primary Election ballot, despite her dropping out of the race for the District 2 North Ward seat on… Continue reading

UPDATE | Housing Kitsap to sell 550 Madison Apartments to development company

Housing Kitsap has agreed to sell the 550 Madison Apartments to Madison Avenue Development for $1.75 million. Madison Avenue Development will partner with Housing Resources… Continue reading

Workers hustle to finish new Blakely school in time for fall opening

Construction crews are racing to finish the new Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary School in time for it to open for school in the fall. In… Continue reading

Trump’s 130th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J. Trump’s 130th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

HRB begins fundraising for 550 Madison Apartments

Housing Resources Bainbridge has begun fundraising for the purchase of the 550 Madison Apartments from Housing Kitsap. The board of commissioners for Housing Kitsap decided… Continue reading

Bainbridge council candidates split on big priorities at voters forum

Two of three Bainbridge Island candidates for the North Ward council seat squared off last week at a voters forum at city hall, presenting a… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer announces support for impeachment

Congressman Derek Kilmer is now supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In a statement issued Sunday, Rep. Kilmer, a 6th District Democrat, said the… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island School District sells unwanted gear

Thirty bicycles. Eight unicycles. Four pianos. Add 42 yoga mats, three autoharps, and 22 old film cameras, and what do you get? Just a few… Continue reading

City of Bainbridge Island had multiple chances to settle lawsuit on text messages

Bainbridge city officials had multiple chances to reach a settlement over a public records dispute before the case grew into a Superior Court lawsuit. Bainbridge… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Seize the day | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s going to be sunny and hot Friday on Bainbridge Island — clear skies and 80-degree weather — so enjoy it while it lasts. Which… Continue reading

Trump’s 129th week in office | In cartoons

The countdown continues. Here’s a look back at Week 129 of Donald J. Trump in the White House in our continuing cartoon cavalcade of the… Continue reading

Bainbridge school district superintendent to get new three-year contract, pay raise

The Bainbridge Island School Board was expected to approve a new contract for District Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen at its meeting this week. The three-year contract… Continue reading

Bainbridge officials present Peltier with letter of reprimand

Bainbridge Island’s top elected city officials have issued a letter of reprimand to embattled first-term Councilman Ron Peltier. The city released a copy of the… Continue reading

Housing Kitsap agrees to sell 550 Madison Apartments to Madison Avenue Development

Housing Kitsap has agreed to sell the 550 Madison Apartments to Madison Avenue Development for $1.75 million. Madison Avenue Development will partner with Housing Resources… Continue reading

Lights of Liberty on Bainbridge Island | Photo gallery

More than 80 islanders gathered for a “Lights for Liberty” candlelight vigil at Seabold United Methodist Church to highlight the humanitarian crisis at the United… Continue reading

HRB and developer ink deal to buy 550 Madison Apartments

Housing Resources Bainbridge announced Monday it will join with a Bainbridge developer to buy the 550 Madison Apartments. The impending sale, however, will mean the… Continue reading

Trump’s 128th week in office | In cartoons

What else can we say? Tanks for the memories. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J.… Continue reading

Bainbridge council votes to seek $8 million in bonds

Bainbridge Island will borrow less money than previously planned to pay for its new police/court facility. The Bainbridge council agreed at its meeting last week… Continue reading

Lights for Liberty: Bainbridge Islanders protest treatment of refugees at government migrant camps

It’s happening. Again. In front of our own eyes. Families carted away by government order to concentration camps, under the false flag of national security.… Continue reading

Edible Garden Tour offers an itinerary you can sink your teeth into

Darren Murphy is an expert at making apples-to-apples comparisons. Murphy, a founding member and current president of the Bainbridge Island Fruit Club, is opening his… Continue reading