Richard D. Oxley

Commissioners explain fare increases for ferry at Bainbridge meeting

Representatives with the Washington State Transportation Commission came to Bainbridge Island this week to explain a back-to-back ferry fare hike proposal currently under consideration.

UPDATE | Poulsbo man charged in burglary that cleaned out Bainbridge Island home

A Poulsbo man has been arrested and charged after multiple burglaries on Bainbridge Island, including a massive theft that robbed a south island home of nearly everything inside.

Bainbridge council to review idea for off-leash dog park

Bainbridge dogs may have something to bark about if a proposal for a new park fetches the city council's attention.

Brush fire may have been sparked by someone

Monday's brush fire on Madison Avenue south of south of Torvanger Road was likely started by someone, a Bainbridge Island Fire Department official said.

Poulsbo man charged in burglary that cleaned out Bainbridge Island home

A Poulsbo man has been charged in multiple burglaries on Bainbridge Island, including a massive theft that stripped a south Bainbridge Island home of nearly everything inside.

Firefighters fight second brush fire off Madison Avenue

Bainbridge Island fire crews have been dispatched to a brush fire near Madison Avenue and Torvanger Road.

UPDATE | Council OKs contract for Wing Point Way work

The Bainbridge Island City Council unanimously approved a design contract to make improvements to Wing Point Way Wednesday that will include sidewalks and bicycle lanes.

Island is the setting of the latest Images of America book

Bainbridge Island is the most recent setting for the “Images of America” series, which features photographic histories of notable national locales.

Islanders for Responsible Development launch website

Opponents of a new shopping center on High School Road have taken their criticism of the proposed project to the World Wide Web.

Federal money to help pay for consultant on Wing Point Way makeover

A Bainbridge Island neighborhood just got a financial boost toward a brand new sidewalk, and more.

Bainbridge council to receive public records primer, again

The Bainbridge Island City Council will get an education on the state’s Open Records Act after the recent revelation that council members have been using personal email accounts for city business.

Bainbridge and fire department begin planning for shared-use facility

The Bainbridge Island City Council gave its city manager the go-ahead this week to begin efforts to establish a facility that would house both the island’s fire and police departments under one roof.

Bainbridge fire board races center on staffing, levy funding

It was the first, and perhaps only, time they were all in the same room together. Candidates for the island’s board of fire commissioners recently gathered for a candidate forum to say why voters should choose them for a position with the Bainbridge Island Fire Department.

THE GOOD, THE FAST AND THE THRIFTY: Shoppers look to score big with a fistful of dollars

It was a battle, a fight to the end filled with raging shopaholics, deal hunters, thrift seekers and those merely with a fervor to stand nose-to-nose against frugal foes.

Bainbridge Judge Carruthers leaving after current term

Bainbridge Island's Municipal Court Judge Kathryn Carruthers will leave the position at the end of the year, the city announced Friday.

Fire department says heat wave makes fireworks more dangerous

As the July 4 quickly approaches, the Bainbridge Island Fire Department is reminding islanders the do's and don'ts of a safe holiday.

Bainbridge council considers contract to move forward on joint police/fire facility

The Bainbridge Island City Council will consider an agreement with the Bainbridge Island Fire Department to begin planning for a joint police and fire station at its meeting Monday night.

Frogs hop onto the island’s art scene

Thirty-six frog sculptures have been sponsored by islanders, and placed in the crafty hands of local artists. They will now be on display throughout downtown Winslow, as well as at locations across the island.

Bloedel Reserve turns 25: Officials provide peek into coming changes to the beloved island garden

New trails and gateway are among the coming improvements to the reserve.

Old-timers play ball for kids

The ninth annual Stars and Strikes Old Timers’ Baseball Game will once again kick up dust at Bainbridge High School at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 4.