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BI Rowing varsity girls snag ninth at nationals

SACRAMENTO, California — It was a big weekend for Bainbridge Island Rowing, as two crews competed in the USRowing Youth National Championships in Sacramento, California,… Continue reading


Congrats, Class of 2018 | In Our Opinion

We have great expectations for you, Class of 2018. Even though eyes may tear as you prepare to embark on this great new chapter of… Continue reading


Island scribe among scary stars in ‘Best of’ collection

Luciano Marano’s short story “Burnt” was included in the recently published anthology “Year’s Best Hardcore Horror Vol. 3” (Red Room Press). Marano is an Island-based… Continue reading


BHS sax player is State champ once again: Henry Brown snags historical fourth solo award

Fourth time’s still charming for Bainbridge High School’s Henry Brown. The skilled sax-playing senior recently nabbed top honors for the fourth consecutive year — taking… Continue reading

‘State of the Union’ on display at TAP

The new mixed-media series “State of the Union,” by Seattle-based artist Holly Ballard Martz, is on display at The Art Project (formerly Bainbridge Arts &… Continue reading

Helpline begins 2018 with $22K donation

Maria Metzler’s new job as executive director of Helpline House got off to a $22,000 start over the New Year, thanks to Island Fitness, 15… Continue reading

Lace up for love: Cupid returns to Bloedel for fifth romantic walk event

Beautiful sights abound under Cupid’s affectionate gaze at Bloedel Reserve’s fifth Annual Cupid’s Walk, running from Friday, Feb. 9 through Sunday, Feb. 18. This romantic… Continue reading

St. Barnabas to host ‘Salish Sea Early Music’ festival, concert

The eighth annual Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents a baroque flute extravaganza, entitled “Flute Trios,” featuring three internationally celebrated baroque flutists, in a special… Continue reading

Belkin is second at State, BHS takes 8th overall in XC extravaganza

PASCO - Following his victories at the Metro League and SeaKing District Championships, Bainbridge High School junior Sebastian Belkin won second place in the 3A… Continue reading

Repeat winners dominate All-Comers Track Meet No. 3

Six-year-old Charley King had an exceptionally big night at Monday’s Kiwanis All-Comers Meet. Immediately after winning the arduous 400-meters (his fifth win of the evening),… Continue reading

Review newsroom welcomes summer intern

Charlotte Larson Freeman, a Bainbridge High School junior and longtime local, has joined the Review staff as a summer intern. Larson Freeman has worked as… Continue reading

Bainbridge Vineyards marks 40th year of grape growing on Bainbridge Island

This summer marks Bainbridge Vineyards’ 40th year of grape growing on Bainbridge Island, defying the once-commonly held belief that grapes “can’t grow” on this side… Continue reading

Second All-Comers Track Meet draws a crowd of many ages

A lifetime’s worth of speedy experience rounded the track Monday night at the second Kiwanis All-Comers Meet of the summer, as the cheering crowd recognized… Continue reading

Monday meets are taking ‘All-Comers’ once again at BHS track

The eagerly anticipated Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet series resumed Monday evening at the Bainbridge High School track, with nearly 100 kids racing by age groups… Continue reading

Bainbridge to host Little League Majors tourney

Bainbridge Island Little League will host the Majors Baseball District 2 Tournament this year — for the first time in more than a decade —… Continue reading

Review’s own pens ‘Grimm’ fairy tale noir | The Bainbridge Blab

“Storybook Gothic,” a noir-style short story featuring reimagined versions of beloved fairy tale creatures penned by the Review’s own Luciano Marano, was featured in the… Continue reading

Paper & Leaf expands ‘Market Elevated’ cannabis lifestyle shop

Recreational and medical cannabis boutique Paper &Leaf is expanding its offerings via a new cannabis lifestyle store Market Elevated. Located next door to the original… Continue reading

A flock of festive spring shows open at BIMA

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art will debut its spring exhibitions at a special public opening event at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11. Guests will… Continue reading

Art made with heart: Bainbridge Island studios host annual celebration of local talent

Baby, it’s cold outside — but the Bainbridge Island arts scene is once again heating up for its annual apex event: the Winter Studio Tour.… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island girls take 5th place at State XC tourney

The Bainbridge High School girls cross country team took fifth place at the 16-team Cross Country State Championship in Pasco last week, culminating a progression… Continue reading