Cecilia Garza

Bainbridge council warned against high costs of new public access TV

In an effort to bring back a local public access TV channel, the Bainbridge Island City Council is now considering a proposal that could total almost $1 million in equipment costs alone.

More than 4,000 PSE customers lose power during outages this week

More than 300 Bainbridge residents may have had to leave their home to watch the Seahawks season opener Thursday evening after a power outage that lasted about 10 hours.

Roadside weed spraying to begin soon on Bainbridge Island

Crews with the Kitsap County noxious weed program will be cutting flower heads and treating plants with a selective herbicide Thursday and Friday.

Getting city-owned public access channel could cost Bainbridge Island nearly $1 million

The Bainbridge Island City Council will discuss restoring the island's local public access channel to cable TV this week.

Outcry over development continues at city meeting, residents ask Bainbridge officials to make changes

After a two-day tree sit, Seattle television coverage and more than a hundred Bainbridge citizens picketing did little to stop some 800 trees from being cut down at the site of an impending shopping center on High School Road, last week’s multi-day protest migrated to city hall Monday.

UPDATE | Suspected serial burglar will fight extradition

Bainbridge police say Jason Michael Lucas still expected to be returned to Washington state to face charges.

Three officers take oath of office and join Bainbridge police department

Jon Bingham and Jon Ledbetter join the department as two of 17 street officers, while Jeffrey Horn fills the second-in-command post as deputy chief.

Three officers to take oath of office

Jon Bingham, Jon Ledbetter and Jeffrey Horn will take their oath of office at this week's city council session.

Bainbridge to host public workshop to discuss the future of Suzuki property

Mayor chided for planning meeting without council OK.

UPDATE | City says teen protester will soon be considered as trespasser

The teen who has set up camp 70 feet up in an evergreen at the site of the soon-to-be-built High School Road shopping center may be removed this afternoon, city officials said Tuesday.

UPDATE | Island teen says tree-sit will lead to expanded dialogue on Visconsi development

A protest in a bank parking lot reached new heights Monday as a Bainbridge teenager climbed a 100-foot tall evergreen for a sit-in among the tree branches in opposition of the new shopping development planned for High School Road.

Island youth climbs tree in protest of Visconsi development

One Bainbridge resident who opposes the controversial shopping development to be built at High School Road and Highway 305 has taken to the trees.

City of Bainbridge Island approves herbicide use to fight noxious weeds

In a highly wooded region like western Washington, it’s to be expected that amidst the native vegetation there are also poisonous, invasive plants that present a health risk to both humans and animals if left unmonitored.

UPDATE | Suspect in string of Bainbridge burglaries has long criminal history

Bainbridge police said Wednesday that an arrest warrant has been issued for Jason Michael Lucas, 34.

Bainbridge youth plan candlelight vigil at proposed site of Visconsi development

Island youth will be gathering for a candlelight vigil this weekend in opposition to the planned shopping center development on High School Road and Highway 305.

Bainbridge city council passes oil train resolution

The city of Bainbridge Island joined 11 Washington jurisdictions Monday after the council passed an anti-oil train resolution.

Council OKs city hall project

The Bainbridge Island City Hall will soon get a fresh coat of paint.

Bainbridge police identify suspect in string of residential burglaries

Bainbridge Island police have identified the man they believe to be the serial burglar responsible for a string of residential burglaries that began on the island in March. An arrest warrant has been issued for Jason Michael Lucas, 35.

UPDATE | Eagle Harbor beaches to remain closed through Saturday

Eagle Harbor Waterfront Park and Pritchard Park will remain closed to swimming until Saturday, Aug. 16, the Kitsap Public Health District announced late Tuesday.

Bainbridge city hall to get new coat of paint

The Bainbridge Island City Hall will soon get a fresh coat of paint.