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Bainbridge council candidates make their pitch to voters

It was a most agreeable afternoon. Until it wasn’t. Candidates for the Bainbridge Island City Council found few ways to separate themselves from their opponents… Continue reading

‘Seven actions’ is topic of talk at next Bainbridge VIP meeting

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will host guest speaker Jeannette Franks at the group’s next meeting. Bainbridge VIPs will meet at 1… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2019

SWERV gathers for lecture on Seattle’s great take-and-scrape

All women are invited attend Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views to hear naturalist, author and educator David B. Williams explain how since the very beginning… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2019

Stellmacher joins prestigious society

Sylvia Stellmacher of Bainbridge Island has been accepted into the University of Washington Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. “I feel lucky to… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2019

Bainbridge council will ban fireworks on island at next meeting | UPDATE

The Bainbridge Island City Council is looking at banning completely the sale and use of consumer fireworks on Bainbridge Island. While the city has, in… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Mostly sunny Sunday | The Bainbridge Blab

Wait for it. Friday’s partly sunny weather will disappear into cloudy skies Saturday on Bainbridge Island. But Sunday should be warm and mostly sunny. That’s… Continue reading

Vendors needed for annual Seabold UMC bazaar

Seabold United Methodist Church is looking for vendors interested in participating in the church’s annual holiday bazaar. Seabold UMC will host its annual bazaar from… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Ferries implement Whale Report Alert System

Washington State Ferries has implemented a whale alert app and web-based system this week to provide ferry captains more accurate and updated location information for… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Someone’s got some stones

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, SEPT. 8 11:20 a.m. A 57-year-old Bainbridge Island man called police to report a wheelbarrow… Continue reading

WSF says thanks to riders during Colman Dock project

Washington State Ferries is throwing an appreciation event for its Seattle riders on the Bainbridge and Bremerton sailings Thursday, Oct. 3. The event is meant… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019

Three dozen trees to be cut down for next leg of STO trail

The city of Bainbridge Island is wrapping up its environmental review of the newest link of the Sound to Olympics Trail. One part of the… Continue reading

Bainbridge man injured after Poulsbo driver hits his motorcycle

A Bainbridge Island man was hurt after he was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle on Highway 305 in Poulsbo Tuesday evening. According… Continue reading

‘Boutique hotel’ proposed for downtown Winslow

A new hotel has been proposed for a parcel on Winslow Way that’s now home to some of Winslow’s oldest downtown buildings. Bainbridge officials will… Continue reading

Bainbridge park district offers to take over management of city dock

Bainbridge Island parks is hoping to take over the management of the city dock at Waterfront Park. The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District… Continue reading

HRB announces benefit breakfast

Housing Resources Bainbridge will hold its annual fundraising breakfast in October at Wing Point Country Club. The breakfast benefit for the island’s housing advocacy nonprofit… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Wanted woman

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 12:43 a.m. A 50-year-old transient known to often reside in Bremerton was arrested… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks board looks at budget for 2020

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to talk about their budget goals for the upcoming year. The board of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2019

Senior Center hosts voters forum for council candidates

The Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center will host a voters forum on Wednesday, Oct. 2 featuring all eight candidates for the Bainbridge city council. The… Continue reading

Active shooter drill on the ferry M/V Kittitas | Photo gallery

The U.S. Coast Guard and Washington State Ferries joined with other federal, state, and local agencies to stage a full-scale active shooter drill at WSF’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019

Bainbridge asked to fund restart of annual Fourth of July fireworks show

The Bainbridge Island Lodging Association is hoping to get a grant from the city to restart the island’s annual Fourth of July fireworks show. The… Continue reading