Nick Twietmeyer

Shooter’s boat was a sub hunter

Before shots rang out from her deck toward the shores of Eagle Harbor, Robert Yeiser’s boat, the Flying Gull, was far past its golden years… Continue reading

Bainbridge schools can’t staunch skyrocketing costs

Construction costs continue to skyrocket despite the school district’s best efforts

Inspiration on two wheels

Inspiration on two wheels: Ernie Franz returns to competitive cycling

Bainbridge school officials look at impacts of new state budget

With the state’s passage of a $43.7 billion state budget, Bainbridge Island school officials are grappling to understand what new school funding means for public… Continue reading

Holiday traffic leads to long waits at Bainbridge ferry terminal

Ferry traffic was at a standstill yet again, but this time it wasn’t just a broken boat holding up the lines. Travelers who celebrated the… Continue reading

Demographer presents enrollment predictions to school board

Enrollment numbers at Bainbridge schools are not expected to see any drastic changes, at least for the next decade, said demographer William L. Kendrick. In… Continue reading

Shockley bids farewell

After five years on the job, Commodore’s principal is Edmonds-bound. Before he boards the ferry to his new position at Meadowdale High School, Dave Shockley… Continue reading

Pile on the memories: Flipping flapjacks is Fourth of July tradition

For some, Bainbridge’s Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast is simply an opportunity to eat some breakfast while benefitting high school sports, but for many others… Continue reading

Lack of funding could prompt island teachers to strike

The Bainbridge Island Education Association has told the Bainbridge Island School Board it will hold a strike vote in August 2017 if lawmakers failed to… Continue reading

Pyrotechnics and patriotism on the Fourth of July

Bainbridge Island’s favorite exposition of exothermic chemistry is set to light up the night sky this Independence Day. Scott Isenman is the president of Bainbridge… Continue reading

Disc golf course approved for Battle Point

The discs are set to start flying soon at Battle Point Park. At last week’s park board meeting, which saw two board members absent, the… Continue reading

Silver puts the final shine on a sterling career at Bainbridge High

Bainbridge High School will be bidding farewell to their beloved athletic secretary, front desk receptionist and die-hard sports fan. If you have ever called the… Continue reading

Island School’s Derzon named Educator of the Year

The award wasn’t given for generosity. But it sure seemed that way after Mike Derzon, who teaches at The Island School, was recently named 2017’s… Continue reading

The Spartans have left the building

Sound the great ferry horn of tomorrow, Bainbridge’s graduation seniors are setting sail on their own adventure: final destinations unknown but promising. Spirits were high… Continue reading

Bainbridge Teen Center reopens in old B&G Club space

Bainbridge teens rejoice, the Teen Center will be reopening on Friday, June 23. In early 2017, the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District, which… Continue reading

Costs climbing for Bainbridge school projects

Higher-than-expected costs threaten to drastically alter new public school projects on Bainbridge Island, but district officials aren’t sure by how much. It was clear at… Continue reading

Dave Ullin: a life lived with purpose

It’s likely that if you live on Bainbridge Island, you knew him, perhaps even if you didn’t know his name. A hard one to miss… Continue reading

Tensions rising before the discs start flying

A battle has erupted between Bainbridge residents who want a disc golf course at Battle Point Park and those who are fighting tooth and nail… Continue reading

School board hears results of healthy youth survey

Bainbridge’s high schoolers are smoking and drinking less, according to the results of the most recent Healthy Youth Survey. The survey’s findings are welcome news… Continue reading

Perfect 10: BHS class of ‘17 boasts 10 valedictorians

Hard work and dedication has paid off for the group of Bainbridge High School students recently named valedictorians for the Class of 2017. For the… Continue reading