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UPDATE | Prank 911 call came from Route 30 bus

Bainbridge Island police are investigating a possible prank call that left officers searching area schools for a possible gunman. The prank call is believed to… Continue reading

DEVELOPING | Police responding to responding to reports of gun near school

Bainbridge Island police are responding to island schools after a person with a gun was reported near a gym shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday. Multiple… Continue reading

UPDATE | Falling tree smashes two cars, but no one injured

Two cars were badly damaged but no one was hurt when a large tree was toppled in Monday’s windstorm and fell onto Summer Hill Lane.… Continue reading

UPDATE | Crystal Springs hit by power outage

Things just got even darker on Bainbridge Island, thanks to the big windstorm sweeping through Puget Sound on Monday afternoon. Puget Sound Energy said the… Continue reading

A call for change | In Our Opinion

The human mind is a tricky thing. It tries to make sense of a complex and random world by seeing patterns where they don’t exist,… Continue reading

UPDATE | Outages intensify on Bainbridge Island

Nearly 500 homes were without power just after 1 p.m. Monday after a large outage hit the Fletcher Bay area of Bainbridge Island. Some islanders… Continue reading

UPDATE | First power outages reported on Bainbridge

The windstorm sweeping through the Seattle area Monday morning has already left hundreds of homes on Bainbridge Island without power. Across the region, Puget Sound… Continue reading

Spartans at State: Girls Swimming & Diving | Day One photo gallery

The Bainbridge Spartans girls swim team advanced to the 2017 Girls Washington State 3A Girls Swimming & Diving Championships this weekend at the King County… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Rain, rain, rain | The Bainbridge Blab

Get ready for a good stretch of rain on Bainbridge Island. Rain, rain, rain. That’s the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle.… Continue reading

Trump’s 42nd week in office | In cartoons

President Donald J. Trump is in China! Don’t celebrate. He’s probably coming back sooner or later. It’s the 42nd week of Trump in the White… Continue reading

Kitsap Regional Library levy increase gets 75 percent ‘yes’ vote on Bainbridge

Bainbridge Islanders overwhelmingly voted in support of Proposition 1, the property tax levy increase for the Kitsap Regional Library, according to an analysis of unofficial… Continue reading

UPDATE | Desire for change was crucial in Bainbridge South Ward council race

Someone new was needed. That was the big reason behind Matthew Tirman’s election to the Bainbridge Island City Council, the candidate said, after the results… Continue reading

UPDATE | Landslide win for Deets in Bainbridge council race

Joe Deets was plenty busy on Election Night. There were a lot of people to thank. Deets won the race for the North Ward seat… Continue reading

Deets jumps to big lead in Bainbridge’s North Ward council race

Joe Deets has put a bit of sunshine between himself and Kevin Fetterly, his opponent in the District 7, North Ward race for the Bainbridge… Continue reading

Tirman leads in first vote count for Bainbridge’s South Ward council seat

Matthew Tirman may soon be taking a seat on the Bainbridge Island City Council. Tirman was leading with 58 percent of the vote over fellow… Continue reading

Nassar edging Roth in Bainbridge’s Central Ward council race

Rasham Nassar was leading incumbent Bainbridge Island Councilman Wayne Roth in the first tally of votes on Election Night for the District 5, Central Ward… Continue reading

First loser in General Election may be controversial bridge over Highway 305

The first defeat on Election Night may have come before the last ballots were cast. Days before, officials at Bainbridge Island City Hall decided to… Continue reading

One-third of Bainbridge has already voted

More than a third of Bainbridge Island voters have already cast ballots for Tuesday’s General Election. According to the Kitsap County Election Division, county election… Continue reading

Two candidates hope to bring new spark to city council

Joe Deets has pumped a lot of outside energy into Bainbridge Island City Hall. Now, he wants to give it a jumpstart from the inside.… Continue reading

Central Ward race splits on spending

While one candidate is touting his experience, the other is sounding a clarion call for change. The nonpartisan race for the Central Ward, District 5… Continue reading