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Bainbridge man acquitted in Sequim murder case

PORT ANGELES — Benjamin G. Bonner of Bainbridge Island was committed to a state psychiatric hospital Tuesday for killing a 71-year-old Sequim woman and her… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Weekend weather report: Let there be no doubt | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island is in store for a wet weekend, no doubt about it. Or so says the latest weather forecast for the island from the… Continue reading

New Winslow trail opens with dedication ceremony

Members of the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation, city officials and others will gather Saturday to dedicate the new Winslow Grove Trail between Finch/Sportsman and Weaver… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

WSDOT lays out roundabout plan for Highway 305

The latest look at the preliminary plans to construct a series of roundabouts and other traffic improvements along the Highway 305 corridor between Poulsbo and… Continue reading

Climbable orcas coming to Battle Point Park

Ever ride a whale? Well, get ready, kids! Climbable orca whales are among the fun features planned for KidsUp! The Next Generation of Play, the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Bathroom camper

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MARCH 14 6:39 a.m. A man was found camping inside the restroom of a privately-owned… Continue reading

Proposed roundabout at Day Road includes new Phelps Road access to highway

WSDOT hosts open house to explain Highway 305 improvements

Saint Cecilia teachers honored with Outstanding Educator Award

Amy Lee-Despard and Alexis Anjoomshoa-Brown, two Saint Cecilia’s Catholic School teachers, were honored during the recent Outstanding Educator Award Ceremony by Alpha Sigma Chapter Kitsap… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to amend budget for purchase of medical center building

The Bainbridge Island City Council is expected to approve a budget amendment at its meeting this week that will earmark $6.9 million toward the purchase… Continue reading

Bainbridge Race Equity Task Force to meet this week

Bainbridge Island’s new Race Equity Task Force will meet this week for a retreat and study session. The meeting, the second for the task force,… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to talk about lower speed limit on Fletcher Bay Road

Residents along Fletcher Bay Road have petitioned the city of Bainbridge Island to have the speed limit lowered to 25 mph from 35 mph on… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Mumbling man from the CIA

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MARCH 14 7:18 p.m. A 38-year-old transient from Seattle was trespassed from private property near… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island man set to be sentenced in killing of Sequim woman

PORT ANGELES — Benjamin G. Bonner is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for the death of Cynthia Little of Sequim. Bonner, 20, of Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2019

Bainbridge council says Smith has done ‘great job’ as new city manager

Bainbridge Island City Manager Morgan Smith has received a glowing evaluation after her first six months on the job as Bainbridge’s city manager. Smith took… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Citizen sleuth

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 9:01 a.m. A 57-year-old Bainbridge Island man called police to report the possible… Continue reading

Bainbridge officials find Fairyland fascinating

It was their first look at Fairyland. And they found it enchanting. Bainbridge Island’s Design Review Board got its initial look this week at the… Continue reading

Olympic Drive improvement project beginning soon

Work being done on Olympic Drive (the street between the Winslow ferry terminal and the intersection of Winslow Way and Highway 305) as part of… Continue reading

Man shot by Bainbridge police found not guilty of first-degree assault

The man accused of assaulting a Bainbridge police officer before leading police on a frantic chase through downtown Winslow last year was found not guilty… Continue reading

Wind advisory issued for Bainbridge Island and beyond

The National Weather Service office in Seattle has issued a wind advisory for Saturday for much of Western Washington. The advisory includes the Bainbridge Island-Seattle-Bremerton… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

Bainbridge council agrees to another extension of development moratorium

Bainbridge Island’s building ban will continue until October. The city council agreed last week to extend its development moratorium for another six months. The controversial… Continue reading