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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

Bainbridge police remove homeless camp near Highway 305

Bainbridge Island police cleaned up the aftermath of a longtime homeless camp in the woods next to Highway 305 Monday after they discovered the few… Continue reading

Councilman Peltier faces fourth ethics complaint; this one filed by wife of former city manager

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Ron Peltier has been hit with another ethics complaint. The latest complaint about the councilman’s behavior is the fourth since September.… Continue reading

Trump’s 107th week in office | In cartoons

Time for another trip down Memory Lane. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president returns with a look back at Donald Trump’s 107th week in… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Good days, sunshine | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island is due for a sun-soaked weekend. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Saturday is forecast… Continue reading

Trump’s 106th week in office | In cartoons

Donald J. Trump in the White House. It’s the stuff that cartoons are made of. Lot’s of them, obviously. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th… Continue reading

SPARTAN STRONG: Bainbridge makes history with third straight state title

FEDERAL WAY - Less than three seconds. That’s what separated the Spartans from an unprecedented third straight state 3A boys swimming & diving championship. Actually,… Continue reading

Repairs keep Bainbridge ferry at dock

A sailing on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route was canceled early Monday after problems surfaced with an electrical generator. Washington State Ferries called off the… Continue reading

Trump’s 105th week in office | In cartoons

It’s time for more loony toons. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president returns with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 105th week in… Continue reading

Bainbridge voters say yes to permanent EMS, school improvements

Bainbridge voters were giving a big thumbs up to two propositions that would raise property taxes to pay for permanent EMS services, and school improvements… Continue reading

UPDATE | Islanders endure another day without electricity

Thousands of Bainbridge Islanders are spending another day without electricity following the winter snowstorms earlier this week. Puget Sound Energy said Tuesday that 1,091 separate… Continue reading

UPDATE | PSE says Kitsap, Thurston hardest hit by snowstorm; COBI says stay off roads

Snow continues to fall in Kitsap County and more families are finding themselves without electricity as a winter windstorm sweeps through the Puget Sound region… Continue reading

UPDATE | Thousands lose power on Bainbridge Island during Monday night snowstorm

Heavy snowfall on Bainbridge Island has knocked down power lines and put more than 2,000 customers of Puget Sound Energy in the dark just before… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge schools to be closed again Tuesday

Bainbridge Island public schools will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 12 due to snow and road conditions. Schools across the island were also shut down Monday… Continue reading

Trump’s 104th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president is back with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 104th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Prop. 1 to pay for new BHS 100 Building, other projects

Bainbridge school officials are hoping taxpayers will give them another bite at the apple. Next week, voters will cast ballots on two local property tax… Continue reading

UPDATE | School canceled for Monday on Bainbridge Island

Sketchy road conditions due to this weekend’s snowy weather has prompted the Bainbridge Island School District to close public schools across the island for Monday,… Continue reading

UPDATE | Power restored for most on Bainbridge, but more snow is coming

Utility crews made significant progress in restoring electricity overnight to homes and businesses on Bainbridge Island. Still, hundreds of families spent the night without power… Continue reading