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COBI planning department closed Thursday | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge officials have announced the planning department will be closed to the public later this week. The Planning and Community Development Department will be closed… Continue reading

Report sheds new light on police incident at Agate Pass Bridge

The Agate Pass Bridge was temporarily shut down last week because a 34-year-old Bremerton man on the bridge was threatening to kill himself, according to… Continue reading

Trump’s 110th week in office | In cartoons

It ain’t over until it’s over. On that happy note, our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Trump’s 110th… Continue reading

AED program gets its start on death’s doorstep: Rotary begins fundraising effort for more lifesaving defibrillators

Jack Sutherland couldn’t breath. He woke up in a panic. And when he tried to raise his hands to his face, he discovered they were… Continue reading

Bainbridge Police Chief Horn to remain interim chief

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Jeff Horn will stay on as interim head of the island’s police department through August. City officials said Horn, who moved… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to amend 2019 budget to pay for purchase of Harrison medical clinic building

The Bainbridge Island City Council will look at amending its adopted 2019 budget to include $6.9 million for the purchase of the Harrison Bainbridge Urgent… Continue reading

Trump’s 109th week in office | In cartoons

Trump tweets or Trump toons? We’ll take the toons. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president returns with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Chill out | The Bainbridge Blab

Sunny but chilly. That’s the weekend forecast for Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny on… Continue reading

Bainbridge city council expands public art program

The Bainbridge Island City Council unanimously agreed to expand Bainbridge Island’s public art project “Something New” from three sites for the sculptures to six. At… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Race Equity Task Force gathers for first meeting

Bainbridge’s new Race Equity Task Force will meet for the first time this week. The task force was created at the urging of Bainbridge Councilman… Continue reading

Bainbridge council OKs purchase of $13,000 sculpture for Waterfront Park

Hand, meet pocketbook. The Bainbridge Island City Council decided to buy a piece of art at its workstudy session Tuesday. The council, with limited discussion,… Continue reading

Survey says: Islanders said they voted no on SAFE levy due to lack of trust in Bainbridge council, city government

A lack of trust in Bainbridge Island city government, and fears of giving the city council a “blank check,” were big factors in voters’ rejection… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge closed for emergency call

The Agate Pass Bridge was closed briefly before 8 p.m. Tuesday night after police were called after a person was seen leaning over the railing… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to take a look at tiny homes

It’s not a big thing on Tuesday’s city council agenda. But the topic may draw big, big interest. The Bainbridge Island City Council will take… Continue reading

Bainbridge declines to release appraisals for Harrison building before purchase agreement is signed

For what it’s worth, Bainbridge city officials won’t say what they’ve been told about the value of the Harrison Bainbridge Urgent Care building by a… Continue reading

Bainbridge city council upholds ethics complaint against Councilman Peltier

The Bainbridge city council has agreed with the opinion of its Ethics Board that Councilman Ron Peltier violated the city’s Code of Ethics when Peltier… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to consider expanding public art program

Arts and Humanities Bainbridge is asking city officials to expand Bainbridge Island’s public art project “Something New” from three sites for the sculptures to five… Continue reading

Increased car tab fees on Bainbridge likely to begin in August

Bainbridge Island will take the last step this week to finalize a $10 increase in vehicle license fees on the island. The Bainbridge council is… Continue reading

Going, going, gone: Bainbridge police clean up remains of homeless camp | Photo gallery

Bainbridge Island police cleaned up the remains of a homeless camp next to Highway 305 at the High School Road intersection last week following the… Continue reading

Trump’s 108th week in office | In cartoons

Our wall-to-wall cartoon coverage of the 45th president continues with an around-the-world view of Donald J. Trump’s 108th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading