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All hail a Knight of the Yellow Castle | Photo of the day

Nicholas Diamond holds up a medieval LEGO figure from the famed “Yellow Castle” build-it set during Wednesday’s LUG club meeting at Bainbridge High. The set,… Continue reading

Congressman Kilmer hosts telephone town hall Thursday

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall later this week. The call-in event is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Residents… Continue reading

Sawyer and Kona are this week’s adoptable pets

This week’s adoptable pets are Sawyer and Kona. For adoption through PAWS: Sawyer is a 2-year-old shorthaired torbie female. She was dropped at a youth… Continue reading

Volunteer day at Bainbridge memorial

Inspired by the unique legacy of a community that welcomed their Japanese American friends and neighbors home after World War II, volunteers will gather for… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

Islanders excel at Iowa

Two Bainbridge Island students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Iowa. Amalie Millerd and Carly Millerd earned the academic accolades… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

Special program explains property tax levy changes

Property taxes are on the rise, and learn more at the program “The State Education Levy and Changes to Your Tax Bill” at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

Former U.S. Secretary of State Kerry in Olympia to advocate for governor’s carbon tax | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - At the request of Gov. Jay Inslee, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited the state Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 13 to… Continue reading

Hey, Buddy | Photo of the day 2.13

Raymond Gendreau holds up the album “The Buddy Holly Story” at Backstreet Beat, his used records and book store in downtown Winslow. The album is… Continue reading

‘Ban the Box’ bill advances in the state House of Representatives | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A bill prohibiting the criminal history question on job applications passed the Washington state House of Representatives on a 52-46 vote. HB 1298… Continue reading

EWU honors island scholars

Four students from Bainbridge Island have been honored for academic excellence at Eastern Washington University. Avery Schuelke, Kathleen Eckert, Hannah Stephens and Richard Carrillo have… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

Clausen-McGee selected into national leadership society

Bainbridge High School Class of 2015 alumna Erin Clausen-McGee has been selected to the nation’s largest leadership honor society, National Society of Leadership and Success,… Continue reading

Bill expanding wrongful death actions passes the Senate | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Proposed legislation would open the ability to file wrongful death lawsuits to citizens of other countries and to parents of adults. Under current… Continue reading

Pulling some strings | Photo of the day 2.12

Randy Parris leads a group of aspiring ukulele virtuosos during an Island Music Guild class Monday at Rolling Bay Hall. Parris began his musical career… Continue reading

Lost in the woods | Photo of the day 2.11

Budding branches are lost in a forest of alders during a sometimes sunny but otherwise cloudy and cold Sunday at Meigs Park. (Brian Kelly |… Continue reading

Groves makes mark at Lewis & Clark

Julia Groves, a 2017 graduate of Bainbridge/Eagle Harbor High School, has earned academic honors at Lewis & Clark College. Groves was named to the dean’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

WMS names new Students of the Month

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for January. The super students are David Cavalluzzi, Anna Boden, Caleb Durrance and Gigi Hendrickson.… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

UPDATE | Man shot by police in Winslow jailed for first-degree assault

The man who was shot in downtown Winslow Wednesday by Bainbridge police after fleeing from the scene of a police call near Ordway Elementary has… Continue reading

McMahon is fall graduate at MSU

Kathleen McMahon has earned a bachelor’s degree at Montana State University. Montana State University awarded 749 undergraduate degrees during MSU’s 2017 fall commencement ceremonies held… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018

Sakai Park plan returns

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to take a final look at the concept plan for Sakai Park. Park board commissioners will also get… Continue reading

SWERV looks at the Greatest Stars of Hollywood

All women are invited to a pre-Oscars warm-up event presented by librarian and enthusiast John Fossett to Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views. SWERV gathers for… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018