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Internet safety expert to speak at WMS

  • Today at 9:58AM

How can we keep children safe in a world where technology is changing the way we act and interact with each other? Because “the first step is education,” the Bainbridge Island School District will host two presentations on Thursday, Feb. 11 by acclaimed Internet safety expert Katie LeClerc Greer.

Time to replace 100 Building, Blakely | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Today at 9:55AM

To the editor: We enthusiastically urge Bainbridge Island voters to support Prop. 1 in the special election on Feb. 9.

Cast a vote against bloated school bond | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Today at 9:54AM

To the editor: Having run math clubs in the public schools the last five years, I would love to be out campaigning for a great new building. However, having spent the last six months requesting and reviewing public records on the proposed construction, I can find only one word to describe the excess cost: “bloat.”

I’ll be voting ‘yes’ for Bainbridge kids | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Today at 9:53AM

To the editor: Today I noticed the signs in opposition to the proposed bond issue for the Bainbridge Island School District. The message was “Vote No for Kids.”

Messy Monday at KiDiMu features Valentine Trees

  • Today at 9:52AM

STREAM: Messy Monday returns to Kids Discovery Museum on Mondays, Feb. 8, 15, 22 and 29.

Miniature gardens are the topic at Monday’s Bainbridge Island Garden Club gathering

  • Today at 10:00AM

The Bainbridge Island Garden Club will hold a workshop to make miniature gardens at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8 at the First Baptist Church, 8810 Madison Ave. NE.

GOP Women meet this week at Wing Point

  • Today at 9:50AM

Bainbridge Island Republican Women will meet from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Wing Point Golf & Country Club.

Islanders earn degrees at Western

  • Today at 9:47AM

Four students from Bainbridge Island were awarded degrees after graduating from Western Washington University in the fall quarter of 2015.

Seen but not heard | IN OUR OPINION

  • Today at 9:47AM

The Bainbridge Island City Council will undertake a perilous experiment next month: limiting public comment at the council meetings to just two meetings per month.

Today's cartoon for Sunday, Feb. 7

  • Today at 9:44AM

Today's cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune.

School district has fine record on capital projects | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 4:24PM

To the editor: We write to enthusiastically support the proposed capital bond issue. Our three sons finished K-12 in Bainbridge schools and we cannot think of a better investment than to improve our facilities for the next generation of students.

Historical museum recounts the history of the Suquamish on Bainbridge at annual meeting

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 11:10AM

The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum will have its annual meeting next week and will honor the 100-plus volunteers who are vital to the success of museum. The lunchtime meeting will also recount the history of the Suquamish Tribe on the island.

Spartans suffer Senior Night loss to Braves

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 11:08AM

The Bainbridge High boys varsity basketball suffered a 67-52 Senior Night setback against the visiting Bishop Blanchet Braves Friday.

Spartans girls fall 74-39 against Blanchet Braves

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 11:07AM

The Bainbridge High girls varsity basketball team were defeated by the visiting Bishop Blanchet Braves Friday.

Three big reasons for a ‘yes’ vote | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 11:05AM

To the editor: Why should you vote YES for our students and vote YES for our schools? Let me give every voter just three compelling reasons.

Register now for art workshop with Susan Wiersema

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 10:53AM

Artist Susan Wiersema will lead the assemblage workshop “Bugs, Birds and Beyond” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts.

Night Prayer returns on Saturday

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 10:52AM

The Men’s Compline Choir will sing the Office of Compline on the first Saturday of the month at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church.

No Rubio, Rights are Man-Made | TINA DUPUY

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 10:51AM

The Iowa caucus brings out the evangelical in all Republican candidates. After all, previous winners include Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum, two candidates who exclusively appealed to evangelical voters (and pretty much no one else). In Iowa, the most devout and outwardly preachy Republicans get the nod. Donald Trump mistakenly thought making up Bible verses and quoting "two Corinthians" at Liberty University would be a sufficient religious test for the Hawkeye State. It clearly wasn't - he came in "two."

Today's cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 6

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 10:50AM

Today's cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.

Chip Hanauer’s excellent adventure | Kitsap Weekly

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 4:54PM

The Boat Guy and the Winter Rendezvous return to downtown Poulsbo Feb. 12-14

Weekend weather report: There may be sunshine | THE BAINBRIDGE BLAB

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 4:10PM

Here’s comes the sun - but maybe not until Sunday.

BHS Winter One Acts to showcase ‘Island Family Portraits’

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 3:38PM

Audience members may just see themselves in some of the characters on stage in the 2016 Winter One Acts play festival. In fact, they probably will.

School infrastructure is failing | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 3:29PM

To the editor: I encourage you to support the upcoming school bond by voting yes to replace the 100 Building on the Bainbridge High School campus.

Vote ‘yes’ campaign for Bainbridge bond measure finds few contributors

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 3:28PM

Bainbridge residents will cast votes on the most expensive ballot measure ever for the island — an $81.2 million proposal to pay for a new building for Blakely Elementary, a replacement for the 100 Building at Bainbridge High and other improvements in school facilities — but the vote “yes” campaign has found just a shadow of the financial support that swelled campaign coffers in earlier bond measures.

Turnout hits 35 percent in Bainbridge election

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 12:31PM

Turnout on Bainbridge Island for the Feb. 9 Special Election has surpassed 35 percent heading into the final weekend before next Tuesday’s election, according to the Kitsap County Elections Division.

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