Richard D. Oxley

Protesters continue demonstrations against shopping center

Ron Peltier, the organizer of the protests, has said the group plans to take to the corner each Tuesday during the evening commute.

Water rate cut put on fast track

A 30-percent cut in water rates was put on the fast track Wednesday after the Bainbridge Island City Council brought it one step closer to a vote. The next step may put the rate reduction into effect.

Bainbridge Island Brewing celebrates its first year

The island’s own brewery has been pumping out a bevy of beers for one year now and is celebrating its first anniversary with a birthday bash from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 30 at its tap room in the Coppertop Loop.

Two young island writers win national honors

Sonoji Sakai Intermediate sixth-grader Ethan Soltanzadeh, and Saint Cecilia Catholic School eighth-grader Colleen Campbell came away with awards from the National American Legion essay contest.

Mayor asks for quick action on water rate cuts

The council discussed the merits of cutting water utility rates at Wednesday’s meeting, one of many proposed changes to the utility suggested by Mayor Steve Bonkowski.

Thousands of dollars in merchandise stolen from Beads of Bainbridge

Owners asking locals to return any jewelry they may have purchased from the thief.

City manager: Update water plan before slashing rates

City manager reviews Mayor Bonkowski's alterations to the city's water utility, recommends updating water system plan first.

City asks merchants to weigh in on Waterfront Park

The project to redevelop Bainbridge Island's Waterfront Park is still in its early stages, but city officials are wasting no time in gathering community input.

Town & Country presents remodel plans to islanders

Last week, the Town & Country Market announced plans for a major remodel of its historic Winslow grocery store. This week, islanders weighed in.

Bainbridge mayor, city manager try to move past last week’s brouhaha

Bainbridge Island City Manager Doug Schulze and Mayor Steve Bonkowski both tried to mend fences Wednesday after last week's confrontation over a controversial outsourcing contract that some council members said had created a crisis at city hall.

HATS OFF TO THE SPARTANS | Class of 2013 says farewell to Bainbridge High

A total of 333 seniors graduated from Bainbridge High School's class of 2013.

Islanders protest shopping center planned for High School Road

Protesters opposed to a new shopping center lined the corner of Highway 305 and High School Road near the proposed location of the new project Tuesday, collecting fist pumps, thumbs up, and a steady stream of honks from passers-by during the evening commute.

Bainbridge Island’s Ozone International recognized as the best

Bainbridge Island-based Ozone International has won the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year award from Seattle Business Magazine.

Next stop, Cuba: Island travelers plan trip to Hemingway’s island home

A Winslow merchant is offering to take islanders down south, and then down a little farther, to one of the more difficult travel destinations for Americans.

The A Team: More than a dozen Bainbridge Spartans rise to the top of their class

Bainbridge High School boasts 13 valedictorians this year.

Bainbridge Island architect earns Earth-friendly accolades

Island architect Jonathan Davis and his company, Davis Studio Architecture + Design, have been awarded the Environmental Innovator award by the Association of Washington Business.

Girls Night Out brings in cash to downtown Winslow

The numbers are in and this year’s Girls Night Out has proven to be quite a success.

Islander avoids charge on illegal indoor pot farm

The Bainbridge Island man arrested for allegedly growing marijuana and threatening the life of a Kitsap family will not face charges on having an illegal indoor pot farm, but has instead been charged in an unrelated second case.

UPDATE | T&C remodel will boast a drive-thru, more vegetation and additional parking

Plans for the remodel of Winslow’s Town & Country Market are moving along and boasting many new improvements including pocket parks, more parking, and even a drive-thru grocery window.

Island Fitness faces doggy drama

The exercise center was informed that the U.S. Postal Service would cease delivering its mail unless it banned all dogs from visiting the gym.