Romasco-Kelly earns degree at Whitman College

Evan Romasco-Kelly, who has been a Bainbridge Island resident since 2004 when he was a fourth-grader, has graduated from college. Romasco-Kelly graduated magna cum laude… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2018


Brito named to UNH dean’s list

Cruz Brito of Bainbridge Island has been named to the University of New Hampshire’s Dean’s List for earning High Honors for the spring 2018 semester.… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2018


That’s pretty low | Photo of the day 7.13

The western end of Eagle Harbor disappeared during the -3.7 foot low tide Friday — the lowest of the year so far. (Brian Kelly |… Continue reading


Bainbridge fire commissioners to interview five candidates for board seat

Five islanders have stepped forward to serve in a soon-to-be-vacated seat for the board of commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Fire Department. BIFD Fire Commissioner… Continue reading

The search is on | Photo of the day 7.12

Ignacio Diaz waits with his metal detector while Lili Diaz helps dig for the mystery item that made their detector start beeping during an outing… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Dude, where’s my weed?

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JULY 2 1:01 p.m. An 81-year-old Bainbridge Island man told police his kayak had been… Continue reading

Godfrey graduates with honors

Natalie Quinn Godfrey, a graduate of Bainbridge High School, has earned a degree at Whitman College. Godfrey was presented with a bachelor of arts degree… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

Land transfer on the agenda for Bainbridge parks

Bainbridge park commissioners will meet next week to consider approving the transfer of a portion of Pritchard Park from city ownership to the park district.… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

Three roundabouts on Highway 305 now in WSDOT’s plan for Bainbridge

State officials are eyeing a series of roundabouts on Highway 305 as a possible solution to traffic snarls and safety problems on a stretch of… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for Bainbridge ferry

Drivers departing Seattle for Bainbridge Island on the Bainbridge ferry are facing a one-hour wait for a boat Friday afternoon. Washington State Ferries said the… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

UPDATE | Pair of trees to blame for Wednesday’s power outage on Bainbridge

Two toppled trees were the cause of the power outage late Wednesday afternoon that left nearly half of Bainbridge Island without electricity. Two trees —… Continue reading

Bainbridge council picks Deets for deputy mayor post

Bainbridge Councilman Joe Deets is the new deputy mayor for Bainbridge Island. The Bainbridge Island City Council chose its new deputy mayor at its meeting… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: It’s getting hot, hot, hot! | The Bainbridge Blab

A scorcher! That’s what Bainbridge Island can expect this weekend, weather-wise, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s sizzling… Continue reading

Probable arsonist-set blaze can’t keep hockey season from rolling along

The Bainbridge Roller Hockey League summer season recommenced Tuesday after a brief hiatus for rink repairs following a suspicious fire last week. The blaze, set… Continue reading

Manzanita loses power

Crews from Puget Sound Energy were working Thursday night to restore power to 39 homes in the Manzanita area of Bainbridge Island. Power was cut… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Bloom named to dean’s list

Ethan Bloom of Bainbridge Island has been named to the University of Hartford Dean’s List for spring 2018. The University of Hartford, centrally located in… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

Here comes the neighborhood | Photo of the day 7.11

A construction worker frames windows of the Bainbridge Landing develpment, slated for completion early next year. The four-story, 115-unit apartment building, located next to Harbor… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge sees lights come back on

Puget Sound Energy has restored power to most of the homes on Bainbridge Island that lost power late Wednesday afternoon. PSE reported less than a… Continue reading

UPDATE | Nearly 4,000 without electricity on Bainbridge Island

Roughly half of Bainbridge Island was without power late Wednesday afternoon after electricity was knocked out to nearly 4,000 homes and businesses. Puget Sound Energy… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island hit with nearly 100 neighborhood power outages

Nearly 100 separate power outages in neighborhoods across central and south Bainbridge Island were reported just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. The outages stretched from South… Continue reading