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Bainbridge teen arrested for vehicular assault after Homecoming Night crash

An 18-year-old Bainbridge High student was charged with vehicular assault and driving under the influence in Kitsap County Superior Court this week after he allegedly… Continue reading

Third ethics complaint leveled against Councilman Peltier

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Ron Peltier has been hit with another ethics complaint alleging improper conduct as an elected official. The complaint is the third… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Fog, then sun | The Bainbridge Blab

This weekend’s weather is expected to see sunny skies after the morning fog clears off. That’s the outlook for Bainbridge Island Saturday and Sunday, according… Continue reading

Trump’s 89th week in office | In cartoons

Welcome back to our continuing cartoon chronicle and Week 89 of Donald J. Trump in the White House. This week’s contributing artists are: Arcadio Esquivel,… Continue reading

Hildebrand Lane eyed for new apartment building

The owner of the Quality Inn & Suites on Bainbridge Island is hoping to build a new three-story, 20-unit apartment building just south of the… Continue reading

Ericksen condo project gets green light from Design Review Board

A proposal to build a six-townhome development behind an historic Bainbridge home on Ericksen Avenue received an enthusiastic thumbs up from the city’s Design Review… Continue reading

UPDATE | Multiple-car crashes Sunday make a mess of Highway 305

Three multiple-car crashes that happened within minutes of each other on Highway 305 left traffic jammed on Bainbridge Island Sunday afternoon. The collisions — one… Continue reading

Councilwoman’s ethics complaint dismissed for lack of ‘reasonable credibility’

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Ethics Board has dismissed an ethics complaint filed by Councilwoman Rasham Nassar because the complaint “lacks reasonable credibility.” Nassar filed… Continue reading

Trump’s 88th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon cavalcade chronicle of the Donald J. Trump presidency continues with a look back at Trump’s 88th week in the White House. Spoiler alert:… Continue reading

Trump’s 87th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of No. 45 continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 87th week as El Presidente. This week’s contributing artists: Rainer… Continue reading

Multiple-car crashes Sunday make a mess of Highway 305

Two multiple-car crashes that happened within minutes of each other on Highway 305 left traffic jammed on Bainbridge Island Sunday afternoon. The collisions — one… Continue reading

Bainbridge woman hurt in crash with Sequim school bus

A 26-year-old Bainbridge Island woman was injured when her 2001 Subaru Legacy was hit by a school bus carrying the Sequim High football team Friday… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island School District looking at $15 million levy measure on February ballot

The Bainbridge Island School District may go back to voters to ask for $15 million property tax increase so the district will have enough money… Continue reading

Here come the Spartans! | Photo of the day 9.21

Kyle Smit, the center for the Bainbridge High varsity football team, hoists the Spartan shield high over his head as he leads the squad onto… Continue reading

Bainbridge council OKs Smith for city manager’s job

Morgan Smith will take over as Bainbridge Island’s new city manager. Smith, who is currently the city’s deputy city manager, was given the council’s OK… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: A break in the clouds | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will see a bit of sunshine this weekend, according to the latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s rainy… Continue reading

Can you dig it? | Photo of the day 9.20

A crew from SeaLevel Bulkhead Builders works on the Winslow Way Ravine Outfall Project next to Winslow Way Thursday. The project consists of replacing approximately… Continue reading

McTakeover time for Carden kids | Photo of the day 9.19

Evelyn Safford, Talia Matriotti, Ruth Ard and Genevieve Kramer waves signs for their fundraising “McTakeover” of the McDonald’s restaurant on High School Road in a… Continue reading

Let the sunshine in | Photo of the day 9.16

A few rays of sunshine break through the trees in a south Bainbridge Island forest on an otherwise cloudy day Sunday. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge… Continue reading

Stop Kavanaugh Vigil on Bainbridge | Photo gallery

Bainbridge Island activists have launched a Stop Kavanaugh Vigil this week at Waypoint Park. Demonstrators gathered at the island’s gateway park at noon Wednesday to… Continue reading