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Investigation reveals lengthy history behind latest BHS sex scandal

The police investigation which resulted in a former Bainbridge High School coach being charged with first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor, after she allegedly had… Continue reading

Bainbridge murder suspect apology alleged; planned not-guilty plea likely to be amended, attorney says

PORT ANGELES — Accused murderer Benjamin George Bonner has apologized in a letter to a Clallam County Superior Court judge, court papers allege. The 18-year-old… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Senator Murray: Passage of Republican tax bill gives corporations and the very wealthy ‘more tax breaks they don’t need’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray said the Republican tax bill approved early Saturday morning would be “especially bad for middle class Washington state families.” Murray, Washington… Continue reading

Night work planned at Bainbridge’s city dock

The construction crew working on the boat launch ramp at Waterfront Park will be working during the night next week. Bainbridge officials said workers who… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Get health insurance help

Have questions on health insurance? Certified Navigators from Peninsula Community Health Services will be available for drop-in insurance enrollment assistance at the Bainbridge Public Library.… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Register now for free advice from the Career Center

The Career Center at the Bainbridge Public Library offers one-on-one assistance from trained career specialists. Call or stop by the library to register. Sessions 2:30… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

911 prank calls also included murder claim

One of the girls who called 911 as a prank and claimed a gunman was at a gym at an island school also told emergency… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | ‘I thought I could jump it’

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 30 12:49 p.m. A 69-year-old Bainbridge man hit his head and skinned his hands… Continue reading

Santa Paws is coming to town

Kitsap Humane Society will welcome Santa Claus back to visit the fluffier members of your family on Dec. 2-3 and Dec. 10. The annual Santa… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Bainbridge blotter | Clueless bad driver

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, NOV. 11 3 p.m. A witness saw a man in a 1996 Chevy GMT400 pickup… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: More rain | The Bainbridge Blab

Here comes the rain again. But just through Saturday. That’s the latest forecast for the weekend weather for Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Bicyclist hit by truck

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 13 6:32 p.m. A 58-year-old Seattle man was bicycling along Madison Avenue south of… Continue reading

New director joins Helpline team

Bainbridge Island resident Maria Metzler has been hired as the new executive director of Helpline House, the nonprofit has announced. “As Helpline approaches its 50th… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

City steps up for another year

Bainbridge Island has renewed its sponsorship of a WeCount #BoxOfSox for an additional year, city officials have announced. WeCount #BoxOfSox is a program that provides… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Bainbridge blotter | Hit-and-run near High School Road

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, NOV. 14 8:29 p.m. A Poulsbo woman in a 2013 Kia Optima said her car… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Clearly, there was a lot at stake

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 23 2:22 p.m. A 63-year-old Bainbridge Island man told police that a metal survey… Continue reading

Who’s your caddy?

The new golf course at Kids Discovery Museum passed the test for fun as approved by the chiefs of Bainbridge Island Fire Department and Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017

Islanders find few nice things to say about 305 bridge design

The less they see, the more they like. That’s the shared sentiment from most of the people who answered the city of Bainbridge Island’s recent… Continue reading

It’s been said: More takeways from city bridge survey

Results from a recent online survey conducted by the city of Bainbridge Island on its pedestrian/bicycle bridge over Highway 305 show strong feelings — for… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | (Anti-) Social media

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, OCT. 24 9:38 a.m. A 28-year-old Bainbridge Island woman called police to report a possible… Continue reading