Nick Twietmeyer

Jazz gala to be held at IslandWood for Fort Ward renovation

IslandWood will host an evening of jazz for the Fort Ward Community Hall renovation. The “Let’s Make History Gala” is coming to IslandWood from 3… Continue reading

Full effects of cost escalation come into view

The Bainbridge Island School District continues to work toward establishing a viable plan for their construction projects that are currently underway The Bainbridge Island School… Continue reading

Float and Float returns to aquatic center

Float and Float Movie Night returns to the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center at 5 p.m. Friday, July 21 where families will be invited to enjoy… Continue reading

Dave Ullin to be commemorated in renaming of marina

The late Dave Ullin, known among generations of Bainbridge Islanders as the unofficial custodian of Eagle Harbor, is set to be immortalized in the renaming… Continue reading

Small development area poses challenges for improvements at Sakai Park

Islanders are getting a clearer picture of what can be built at Sakai Park. And the answer is looking like: not a lot. When the… Continue reading

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