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Seattle Women’s March 2.0 | Photo gallery

Taylor McAvoy of the WNPA Olympia News Bureau was on the scene of the Seattle Women’s March 2.0 in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 20. Here… Continue reading

 

‘Lock him up!’ | Photo of the day

Demonstrators walk through downtown Winslow Saturday morning on their way to the ferry terminal to participate in the Seattle Women’s March 2.0 The march marked… Continue reading

 

March for MLK Day | Photo gallery

More than 50 kids, joined by parents and friends, marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a Children’s March for Peace and Kindness through downtown… Continue reading

 

Jakubik retains president’s post

Sheila Jakubik will continue to serve as president of the Bainbridge Island School District School Board. Jakubik, who served as president of the board last… Continue reading

Senator Murray: ‘This is no way to run the government’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray said Republicans in Congress and President Trump were more interested in “pointing fingers and playing political games” than working to get… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee: Federal government shutdown ‘creates chaos, confusion and uncertainty’

OLYMPIA - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee called on Congress to “do its job” following its failure to keep the federal government funded and operating past… Continue reading

Hello, Big Boy | Photo of the day

Social media has been abuzz the past few days with the appearance of a Big Boy statue on the side of a dead-end road on… Continue reading

Woman goes overboard from Bainbridge ferry

Washington State Ferries workers saved a woman who went overboard from the ferry M/V Puyallup during an afternoon sailing Friday between Seattle and Bainbridge Island.… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Ferries delayed on Bainbridge Island route

Travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route are facing delays Friday afternoon. Washington State Ferries said the delays were prompted by a medical emergency aboard… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

Senator Rolfes: Capital budget makes key investments in Kitsap County | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA – Projects on Bainbridge Island will receive more than $2.5 million in the capital budget approved by the Washington State Senate Thursday. The biggest… Continue reading

Legislature passes bill to settle water-use dispute | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - One of the year’s most important legislative battles in Washington state came to a surprisingly quick conclusion Thursday evening when a water-use bill… Continue reading

State bills allowing same-day voter registration, local redistricting to empower minorities move ahead | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - The state Senate passed several bills aimed at expanding access to voting and promoting minority representation in local governments through redistricting. On the… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Break out the bumbershoots | The Bainbridge Blab

It will be a wet weekend on Bainbridge Island, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. There is a 40… Continue reading

Input needed on Sakai plan

Bainbridge park officials are looking for public input on the concept plan for Sakai Park. The plan, developed by architect Jones & Jones, has been… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

Lawmakers advance a voluntary waiver of gun rights for those at risk | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A bill giving people at risk of suicide the option to voluntarily give up their right to keep a firearm passed the Senate… Continue reading

Special program centers on disaster prep

The Bainbridge Public Library hosts “Preparing for Disasters: Go Bags and Family Reunification” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Learn to build a 72-hour survival… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2018

Portrait of the artist | Photo of the day

Student at Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary recently created self-portraits. To get started, students looked at famous portraits — including Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo da… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Don’t let the door hit you

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, JAN. 2 7:52 a.m. A 57-year-old Bremerton man was driving south on Madison Avenue and… Continue reading

State lawmakers re-consider eliminating statute of limitations on sex crimes | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A bill passed in the State House of Representatives last year offers some hope for people who were sexually assaulted years ago and… Continue reading

Big trees to be removed as part of bike lane project on Miller Road

Nearly three dozen trees will be cut down — including several that have trunks 4 feet thick or more in size — so bike lanes… Continue reading