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BHS sax player is State champ once again: Henry Brown snags historical fourth solo award

Fourth time’s still charming for Bainbridge High School’s Henry Brown. The skilled sax-playing senior recently nabbed top honors for the fourth consecutive year — taking… Continue reading

Here comes the broom | Photo of the day 5.15

Downtown Winslow saw the return of the much-loved Scotch Broom Festival Tuesday, May 15, amidst much laughter and the craning necks of uninformed passersby. The… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Not-so-smooth sailing

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, APRIL 8 7:40 p.m. The Bainbridge Island Police Department assisted in a water rescue when… Continue reading

Islanders get degrees at Azusa Pacific

Two students from Bainbridge Island have earned degrees at Azusa Pacific University. Drew Dierickx and Katelyn Merritt of Bainbridge joined approximately 1,702 graduates at the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Cool it, fellas | Photo of the day 5.14

People enjoy the sun on Madrone Lane in downtown Winslow Monday during a very sunny — and hot — start to the week on Bainbridge… Continue reading

State grant funds more improvements for Hawley Cove Park

Hawley Cove Park will be getting a new boardwalk and viewing platforms. The Washington State Legislature has funded a $180,000 grant to the Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2018

DRB member ousted after no-shows

A member of Bainbridge Island’s Design Review Board has been removed from the advisory committee for missing too many meetings. The Bainbridge Island City Council… Continue reading

Selfie at sea | Photo of the day 5.13

A young couple take a selfie aboard the MV Tacoma as the Bainbridge ferry approaches Seattle Sunday afternoon. Smiles were harder to find on the… Continue reading

Fort Ward project moving forward

Bainbridge parks officials will meet next week to consider a construction agreement for the Fort Ward Community Hall project. The board of commissioners of the… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Seat belt patrols starting soon in Kitsap County and beyond

Police agencies across Kitsap County will be conducting extra patrols for drivers and passengers who are not using their seat belts. The “Click It or… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Morrow Manor message for Mother’s Day | Photo of the day 5.12

Ardis Morrow speaks at a Mother’s Day tea hosted by the Seabold United Methodist Women at the church Saturday. Morrow talked about the creation of… Continue reading

Local nonprofits benefit from Rotary Club’s 2017 auction and rummage sale proceeds

The Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island will bestow 36 community grants from the proceeds of its 2017 auction and rummage sale, the nonprofit has announced.… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2018

Standout students honored at WMS

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for April 2018. The outstanding students are Mallory McMullan, Owen Windrope, Sophia Allen and Evan… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2018

Changes coming for ferry riders at Colman Dock

Islanders catching a boat back to Bainbridge — as well as everybody else driving or walking onto a ferry at Seattle’s Colman Dock — will… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2018

True to form | Photo of the day 5.11

William Doyle, a maintenance coordinator with the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District, removes concrete forms from the site for Cabin 3 at Fay… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Sunny days are here again | The Bainbridge Blab

As Paris Hilton used to say, “That’s hot.” That’s the forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island, according to the latest forecast from the… Continue reading

Rising costs prompt major change in plans for BHS project

Bainbridge school officials are grappling with higher-than-expected costs for replacing the 100 Building at Bainbridge High School. Funding for a replacement 100 Building — including… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Someone messed with his truck

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, APRIL 8 3:10 a.m. A 27-year-old Poulsbo man was arrested for driving under the influence.… Continue reading

Before the ink is dry | Photo of the day 5.10

Maryann Kirby gets ready to do some inking on a monoprint she is working on in the Printmaking Studio at the BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource… Continue reading

Bainbridge High evacuated after bomb scare

Bainbridge High School was evacuated just before lunch Thursday after a bomb threat was discovered on campus by school staff. School staff said a threatening… Continue reading