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Floating pep rally sets sail from Bainbridge to Seattle Thursday

For the fourth year in a row, Seattle Seahawks fans are invited to a pregame rally aboard a Washington ferry. This year, those aboard the… Continue reading

 

Staring down a century: Island WWII vet celebrates 99th birthday, recounts time in uniform

Mary Richardson plans to take it easy for her birthday this year, and a well-earned rest it will be. The longtime island resident will turn… Continue reading

 

A (really) dry run: Island father-son team tackle infamous desert ultramarathon

For many runners, completing a marathon is a transcendent achievement, a sense of accomplishment so pure it can become almost addictive. For those looking for… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge blotter | Angry ex

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 22 3:15 p.m. Police were called to a downtown Winslow bank where a 24-year-old… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to be shut down for construction work

Agate Pass Bridge will be completely shut down to traffic for construction work each night — Sunday through Thursday (and into Friday morning) — between… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Spartan band takes first place

The Bainbridge High School Band won the first-place “AA Division” trophy at the annual Puget Sound Festival of Bands, winning awards for Best General Effect,… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

UPDATE | Voters reject Bainbridge bicycle-improvement levy

Bainbridge Island voters have rejected a $15 million, seven-year levy to pay for roadside improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. According to the latest vote tally… Continue reading

New program for this week’s SWERV meeting

There has been a switch in this week’s program for the Tuesday meeting of Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views. Dr. John Christy will be speaking… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Social media mayhem

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 22 4:32 p.m. An island resident found some apparently abandoned mail on the southwest… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

New shelter awarded grant

The Kitsap Humane Society has been awarded a $100,000 check from the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island to support the animal shelter’s building project. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Woodward Middle School honors student achievers

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for September. The outstanding students are Edgar Mendoza, Tiarnan Babcock O’Neill, Gabriella Weis and Ariel… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Northbound crunch

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 11:55 a.m. A 65-year-old Poulsbo man driving a 2013 Honda Accord hit a… Continue reading

Sakai Park study on agenda for parks commissioners

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to get an initial presentation on a feasibility study for Sakai Park by consultants Jones & Jones. Park… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2018

Bainbridge city staff honored with award for ‘Great Places in Washington’

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor Waterfront Park was recently honored as one of the state’s top gathering spaces that adds value to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2018

WSF to honor America’s vets

Washington State Ferries will observe two minutes of silence on Veterans Day to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of the men and women who have… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018

Coast Guard looking for answers after vessel washes ashore on Bainbridge Island

Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders are looking for more information regarding a possible missing boater, whose vessel was located aground at Skiff Point on… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2018

VIPs welcome BIFD as guest speakers at next meeting

Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will have local firefighters as the guest speakers at their November meeting. Members of the Bainbridge Island Fire… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Bainbridge voters reject levy for bike improvements

Bainbridge Island voters have rejected a $15 million, seven-year levy to pay for roadside improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. According to the first vote tally… Continue reading

More than half of Kitsap County has already voted

More than half of Kitsap County voters voted before Election Day this year, according to Kitsap Election Division officials. According to the division’s ballot return… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Political right meets left jab

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, OCT. 13 6:30 p.m. A 46-year-old Arlington man called police to report an assault at… Continue reading