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Bainbridge council agrees to support Green New Deal

Bainbridge Island City Council members have decided to throw their political clout behind the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal — based on resolutions… Continue reading

Senate passes amended operating budget, negotiations begin | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA — The state Senate passed an amended version of the operating budget totaling $52.5 billion for the next biennium, with 31 in favor and… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Let this soak in | The Bainbridge Blab

Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain. And get used to it. Friday’s wet weather will continue in full force on Saturday and last… Continue reading

Seabold Flea Market set for May 4, vendors sought

Seabold United Methodist Church will host the Seabold Market — a flea market — on Saturday, May 4 and is looking for vendors. Anything is… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

BIPD set to welcome new K9 officer

The Bainbridge Island Police Department will soon welcome to their ranks a new four-legged officer. Whitney, an 11-month-old, 78-pound bloodhound puppy, will be the island… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Your son has been arrested

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, MARCH 10 11:13 a.m. Police were forced to request a white Chevy Astro Van be… Continue reading

Legislation to confiscate firearms in domestic violence situations moves forward | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA — A bill to require the removal of firearms from domestic violence calls if there is probable cause that a crime was committed passed… Continue reading

Protest planned at Waypoint Park Thursday over release of Mueller report

Bainbridge Island activists will join a nationwide day of action Thursday in response to Attorney General Bill Barr’s failure to release the Mueller report and… Continue reading

Scott studies for PhD in psychology

Samantha Scott, a 2013 gradate of Bainbridge High School, will be attending the University of Denver to earn her doctorate’s degree in clinical psychology. Scott… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2019

‘Ghost Gun’ bill moves to Senate committees | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Undetectable and untraceable firearms and their creation would be illegal under proposed legislation in Olympia. These types of firearms are being manufactured most… Continue reading

Meeting scheduled to update neighbors on Winslow construction

Olympic Property Group and Sound West Group will host an informational public meeting regarding the Bainbridge Landing Project at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 at… Continue reading

Travis earns first academic honors at Clark University

Gabriel I. Travis of Bainbridge Island has been named to first honors on the Clark University Dean’s List. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Bainbridge park district planning for new pickleball courts

Bainbridge park officials want to add six new pickleball courts to Battle Point Park. Commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District decided… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019

Messing chosen for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Brian Messing 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

  • Apr 1, 2019

Senate Democrats roll out budget and accompanying ‘Fix Our Tax Code’ plan | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - The Senate Democrats introduced their operating budget proposal Friday, totaling $52.2 billion — an increase of $7.5 billion over the last biennium. K-12… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | DUI on the 305

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, MARCH 10 3:20 a.m. A 38-year-old Hansville woman was arrested for driving under the influence.… Continue reading

Islanders excel at Endicott College

Two students from Bainbridge Island have earned academic accolades at Endicott College. Endicott College recently announced the dean’s list students for fall 2018. MaryAnn Samson,… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2019

County report notes rise in ‘unsheltered homelessness’

More than 450 people in Kitsap County are homeless and about 170 of them are living in places not meant for human habitation, according to… Continue reading

Cunningham receives Mary Gates scholarship

Conor Cunningham, a 2015 Bainbridge High School graduate and now a senior at the University of Washington, was one of three of the Jackson School’s… Continue reading

Board OKs change to school calendar

Students in Bainbridge Island public schools will now stay in class until June 21. The Bainbridge Island School Board approved a change to the district… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2019