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Schulze’s days as Bainbridge city manager may be numbered

Decision Day is nearing in the city of Banning, California. And that may mean Departure Day could soon follow at Bainbridge Island City Hall for… Continue reading

Holding the bag | Photo of the day 7.21

Ruth Blaney picks up a huge bag of styrofoam pieces during Bainbridge Island Zero Waste’s drop-off day Saturday at Bay Hay & Feed. Just two… Continue reading

All out for Bozo Ball | Photo of the day 7.22

A participant in Bozo Ball on the field at Bainbridge High’s Memorial Stadium reacts after flubbing a play during Sunday afternoon’s action. Bozo Ball on… Continue reading

Students in Bainbridge High’s marching band may have to pay to play

Strike up the band — but you may have to get out your checkbook first. The Bainbridge Island School Board will consider adjusting student fees… Continue reading

Bainbridge firefighters douse VW fire | Photo gallery

A classic Volkswagen Squareback station wagon was partially damaged by fire Monday afternoon in front of Pau’s Asian Kitchen in the Island Village Shopping Center.… Continue reading

Classic VW catches fire at Island Village Shopping Center

A vintage Volkswagen Squareback station wagon was partially damaged by fire Monday afternoon in front of Pau’s Asian Kitchen in the Island Village Shopping Center.… Continue reading

Trump’s 78th week in office | In cartoons

Worst. Week. Ever. Week 78 in the presidency for Donald J. Trump has come to a close, with many people saying it was the worst… Continue reading

Courage Rider | Photo of the day 7.20

Robert O’Hern rides his bike in a stationary setup in front of the Town & Country Market on Winslow Way Friday. The cyclist has been… Continue reading

The Mind Reels | Winslow Myers

“I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a… Continue reading

Just use your noodle | Photo of the day 7.19

A participant in the 2018 Bainbridge Island Police Department’s Youth Police Academy tries to knock over inflatable villains with a foam noodle as part of… Continue reading

Just wait until you read this | Photo of the day 7.17

Sawyer Martina begins to make the cover section for her new book during the Make Your Own Storybook class on Tuesday at the Bainbridge Public… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Toasty weather on the horizon | The Bainbridge Blab

So long, gray skies: Bainbridge Island will be awash in sunshine this weekend, with warmer temperatures to boot. That’s the latest forecast for the Rock… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge council splits on possible impact from Day Road roundabout

State officials are considering a series of roundabouts on Highway 305 as a possible solution to traffic snarls and safety problems on a stretch of… Continue reading

Crash course 305 | One arrest, two citations

Highway 305 is Bainbridge’s busiest roadway, thanks in large part to the 1.9 million drivers that use the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal every year. Highway… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to be repainted

The Agate Pass Bridge will be painted next year, in a project that may last two years, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.… Continue reading

Return to the rink | Photo gallery

Players with the Bainbridge Roller Hockey League returned to the rink at Battle Point Park to restart games that were postponed after a suspicious fire… Continue reading

City approves apartment building at Madison and Wyatt

Bainbridge planning officials have approved the site plan for a 36-unit apartment building, plus an adjacent building with six townhomes, on Wyatt Way NE. The… Continue reading

Pedaling through the pines | Photo of the day 7.16

A bicyclist has the paved trail at Battle Point Park to himself Monday during the peak of this week’s heat wave on Bainbridge Island. Weather… Continue reading

Bainbridge council OKs $1.3 million contract for roadside work

Bainbridge city officials approved a $1.3 million contract last week for road shoulder improvements along Miller Road and Fletcher Bay Road. The city council unanimously… Continue reading

The view from the Virginia V | Photo of the day 7.15

Visitors aboard the steamship Virginia V enjoy the view from the top deck before the 1898 vessel departs the city dock in Winslow for an… Continue reading