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Bainbridge police chief: No reports of ICE activity on island

Bainbridge Island police have not received any reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activity on the island in the past week. Bainbridge Police Chief… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019

Kilmer’s Save Our Sound Act passes House committee

The Puget SOS Act, introduced in 2015 by Reps. Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck of Washington state, passed through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Under a cloud | The Bainbridge Blab

Gray days ahead. That’s the latest forecast for weekend weather on Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Saturday’s weather is shaping up… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Too much time on his hands

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 6:12 p.m. A local jewelry store owner reported a civil dispute after a… Continue reading

AG Ferguson sues to block diversion of billions for border wall

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration’s plan to re-appropriate $3.6 billion in congressionally approved funding for… Continue reading

Kilmer says fixing dysfunctional government is a top goal

After a busy August and September, 6th District U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer is now back in Washington, D.C., and gearing up for more legislative action… Continue reading

Blessing of the Animals to be held at Winslow Green

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church will give a Blessing of the Animals from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Winslow Green. Church officials… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

League of Women Voters of Kitsap to participate in National Voter Registration Day

The League of Women Voters of Kitsap is joining in a nationwide action to register voters on National Voter Registration Day, coming Tuesday, Sept. 24.… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | You go, girl

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, SEPT. 1 7:05 p.m. Police were called to a private residence to investigate a verbal… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019

Fire leaves High School Road Chevron without pump service, cash only

The pumps at Bainbridge Island’s most prominent gas station, the Chevron on High School Road (406 High School Road NE), were empty Wednesday morning, and… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | After the money’s gone

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. 3:41 p.m. A purse was taken from a bench outside a downtown Winslow restaurant, only to… Continue reading

Bainbridge council may ban fireworks on island

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

Bainbridge blotter | Where have all the flowers gone?

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, SEPT. 1 8:42 a.m. Police were called to Fletcher Bay Road where money had been… Continue reading

Bainbridge council weighs in on Highway 305-Day Road roundabout | UPDATE

Potential plans for the construction of a roundabout at Highway 305 and Day Road could involve the development of an iconic piece of open space… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation’s annual Community Grants deadline looms

The deadline to apply for the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation’s annual community grants is Tuesday, Oct. 1. Qualified local nonprofits, clubs, individuals and community groups… Continue reading

BYS celebrates move into new ‘forever’ home

There’s no place like home. Especially a place that feels like home. That was the message from teens to Bainbridge Youth Services, and BYS heard… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Gimme a break | The Bainbridge Blab

There may just be a few breaks in those end-of-summer rain clouds this weekend. That’s the forecast for weekend weather on Bainbridge Island from the… Continue reading

Wright moves from interim planning chief to permanent director

Heather Wright will take over as the city of Bainbridge Island’s new director of Planning and Community Development, the city announced Wednesday. Wright served as… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

Car crash leads to traffic delay, no lights at 305-Day Road

Drivers are being cautioned to avoid the area of Highway 305 and Day Road, if possible, as a car accident has caused delays and left… Continue reading

Protected farmland may be developed for construction of Highway 305/Day Road roundabout

Potential plans for the construction of a roundabout at Highway 305 and Day Road could involve the development of an iconic piece of open space… Continue reading