Luciano Marano

Immortal characters: Big screen figures who shine just outside the spotlight

The recent death of renowned character actor (and genuine character) Rip Torn has got me thinking about those movie stars that shine brightest just outside… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Failure to obey

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, JULY 5 9:39 a.m. The day before, a 41-year-old Bainbridge man drove around a traffic… Continue reading

Tenth annual Bainbridge National Night Out promises cavalcade of cop fun

You have the right to remain entertained. This year’s annual Bainbridge-based National Night Out celebration, the 10th, promises to be bigger and better than ever.… Continue reading

Best Bets for Aug. 2-4 | The Bainbridge Blab

First off, for those seeking fun this weekend, it’s First Friday. Participants in the beloved monthly event, organized by the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association and… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | My lawyer’s here now

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, JULY 4 8:03 p.m. A 41-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

‘Art in Action’ continues at Bainbridge Island museum

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art will host a series of free summer break “Art in Action” sessions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every… Continue reading

Stellar stories: Island man recalls working in support of Apollo moon landing project

Countless small steps went into mankind’s most famous giant leap. And while it was Neil Armstrong’s boots doing the first real moonwalk, and he and… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | DUI motorcycle rider

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, JULY 4 1:49 a.m. A 40-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Investigating ‘Relative Fortunes’: Island author pens debut murder mystery set in the Roaring ‘20s

The name Marlowe, however spelled, is already a moniker of literary significance — and soon to be even more so. There is Charles Marlow, Joseph… Continue reading

‘Cyrano de Burger Shack’ comes to BPA stage

A new modern version of Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” will be on the Bainbridge Performing Arts stage in August — and it’s flippin’ good.… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Fighting drunk

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 10:39 p.m. Police were called to the scene of a fight between four… Continue reading

Penultimate car show returns to highway intersection Tuesday

The next-to-last Bainbridge Island Classic Car Cruise-In of the year returns to the corner at the intersection of Highway 305 and Madison Avenue, on the… Continue reading

Repeat winners lead the pack: Results from the July 22 Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet

All-Comers July 22 Results * Results courtesy of Paul Benton, Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island. Jogger’s Mile 1. Sam Hales (-:02.7, 10:27/10:30) 2. Sue Korol… Continue reading

Hide-and-seek, K9-style: Cops & Kids Camp takes to the park

The annual four-day Cops & Kids Camp, hosted by the Bainbridge Island Police Department, took to Waterfront Park Thursday, July 28 for a special session… Continue reading

Bainbridge woman airlifted to Seattle after suffering serious burns

A Bainbridge Island woman was airlifted to Seattle for medical care after suffering serious burns Wednesday morning. The woman, whose identity was not released, was… Continue reading

Free outdoor Gypsy jazz concert in Winslow Friday

Ranger and the Re-Arrangers will play a special free outdoor concert, on the lawn outside Bainbridge Performing Arts, joined by special guest Kate Powers at… Continue reading

‘Chill-Anthropy’ party to benefit KidsUp! playground

Celebrate the season and support the new KidsUp! playground at the Chill-Anthropy Summer Party. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Best Bets for July 26-28 | The Bainbridge Blab

While cinephiles will do doubt beat feet to Bainbridge Cinemas for the latest — supposedly penultimate! — offering from Quentin Tarantino (click here for show… Continue reading

Swift shots from the third Kiwanis track meet | Photo gallery

The third weekly summertime Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet returned to the Bainbridge High School track Monday. Despite higher temperatures, a robust crowd was again in… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island to begin search for new police chief

The city of Bainbridge Island will begin the search for a new police chief. City officials announced the commencement of the search Tuesday morning. The… Continue reading