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Today’s cartoon for Monday, June 10

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019

Corso named Kiwanis’ 2019 Educator of the Year

The Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island recently selected Eagle Harbor High School teacher Denise Corso as the 2019 Educator of the Year. Corso was nominated… Continue reading

Bainbridge man charged with harassment of corrections officer at county jail

The Bainbridge man accused of killing his former boss was charged early last week with felony harassment as his trial for first-degree murder continued in… Continue reading

Manager moved to director’s job in Bainbridge planning department

Heather Wright has been named interim director of the city of Bainbridge Island’s Planning and Community Development Department. Wright, formerly the planning manager as well… Continue reading

Islands excel at Ohio Wesleyan

Two students from Bainbridge Island have earned academic honors at Ohio Wesleyan University. The university recently announced its 2019 spring semester dean’s list, and Kelly… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2019

Bainbridge Councilman Peltier accused of insensitivity after proposing city proclaim ‘I Didn’t Reproduce Day’ be held on Father’s Day

An attempt by Bainbridge Island Councilman Ron Peltier to have the city proclaim Father’s Day as “I Didn’t Reproduce Day” brought a blunt response from… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island City Hall ramps up security procedures following Virginia Beach shooting

Bainbridge Island police were called to city hall twice earlier this week after employees became concerned about an agitated visitor who “became loud with staff,”… Continue reading

Bacon earns academic honors at Northeastern University

Arthur J. Bacon of Bainbridge Island was recently named to Northeastern University’s dean’s list for the spring semester, which ended in April 2019. Bacon is… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Weekend weather report: Sunshine on the way | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will see a relatively sunny weekend on the Rock. That’s the latest weekend weather forecast for Bainbridge from the National Weather Service in… Continue reading

Hawkins picked for Phi Kappa Phi

Kolin Hawkins of Bainbridge Island was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Mercedes driver doesn’t get a brake

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, MAY 18 11:28 p.m. A two-car crash on Ericksen Avenue resulted in damage to both… Continue reading

Human mural photo op staged in honor of Orca Action Month

A human mural — a group of people strategically posing in a specific manner so as to form a larger picture when viewed from above… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Sorry, Charlie

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MAY 16 6:11 p.m. The report of a dispute between a Madrone Lane business owner… Continue reading

Spartan softball players earn Metro nod

Five members of the Bainbridge Spartans fastpitch softball team have earned Metro League honors. Spartan hurler Malia Peato was selected for the 1st Team All… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

Blakely hosts open house for final goodbye

It’s time to say farewell. The Bainbridge Island community is invited to walk the halls of Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary for the last time before… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

King steps down as Head of School at The Island School

Trish King is retiring from The Island School after 14 years as the institution’s Head of School. She is retiring after a career in education… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

A salute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice | Photo gallery

A large crowd packed the courtyard next to Bainbridge High’s Paski Gymnasium for Memorial Day services hosted by the American Legion’s Colin Hyde Post 172.… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Inattentive driver hits school bus

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, MAY 14 9:58 a.m. The principal of Woodward Middle School called police in reference to… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

Concept plan will be unveiled for Sakai Park

The feasibility study for the Sakai Park Concept Plan will be presented by architect/landscape architect Jones & Jones at the Thursday, June 6 meeting of… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2019

Bainbridge school district launches survey as part of plan update

The Bainbridge Island School District is looking for public comment as it update its District Improvement Plan. The District Improvement Plan helps set long-term goals… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2019