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Not-so-easy street | Photo of the day 5.8

Repairs being done on High School Road, near Island Village Shopping Center, slowed traffic Tuesday, May 8 as crews filled and smoothed potholes there and… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Land Trust launches new preservation effort

The Bainbridge Island Land Trust has started a new fundraising drive to buy and protect five properties on the island. Officials with the nonprofit said… Continue reading

Go Big Blue | Photo of the day 5.7

The Bainbridge Spartan girls lacrosse team huddles before the start of their state playoff game Monday against the Ballard Beavers. The Spartans won convincingly, 20-4,… Continue reading

Programs explore growing up in the digital age

Parents, educators and students (teens and tweens) will have two chances this month to learn about the impact of tech time on youth development, and… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2018

VIPs talk preparedness

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will meet next week to learn about emergency preparedness. The group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2018

Step up and slurp | Photo of the day 5.6

Josh Bouma, a shellfish biologist with the Puget Sound Restoration Fund and the manager of its Pinto Abalone program, puts a freshly shucked oyster on… Continue reading

Out of the ashes | Photo of the day 5.5

Sally O’Callaghan and Jackie Reed add wood to a fire on the beach at Fay Bainbridge Park Saturday while Shannon Buxton and Kathy Mitchell (center)… Continue reading

Who’s got talent? | Photo of the day 5.4

Coach Drew Keller talks with Craig Heisinger, vice president of Select soccer for the Bainbridge Island Football Club, during a calm moment at the registration… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Ferry service interrupted after suspicious package found at Colman Dock

Washington State Ferries shut down the Seattle ferry terminal during the evening commute on Friday, May 4 after a suspicious package was discovered. Colman Dock… Continue reading

Sunday hours start this weekend at Bainbridge Public Library

If you have a hankering to cozy up on a lazy Sunday with a book at a Kitsap Regional Library branch, your desire can soon… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Ward promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing

Kitsap News Group Publisher Terry Ward has been promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing, Inc. Ward will continue to serve as publisher of the… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Care-free DUI driver

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, APRIL 8 12:37 a.m. A 37-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Author, attorney is guest speaker at next meeting of Bainbridge Island Republican Women

Bainbridge Island Republican Women will welcome guest speaker Richard Tizzano at the group’s meeting next week. Tizzano, an author and attorney, became a lawyer at… Continue reading

Dog lovers needed: Kitsap Humane Society kennels are at capacity

The Kitsap Humane Society is seeking homes for 36 dogs taken in since Monday, including two large groups of dogs through animal control. The Humane… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Weekend weather report: Sunny Saturday | The Bainbridge Blab

Hoping for some sunny weather on Bainbridge Island this weekend? It looks like Saturday is the pony to bet on. That’s the latest forecast from… Continue reading

Senator Rolfes is guest speaker at next SWERV meeting

State Senator Christine Rolfes will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of SWERV, Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views. SWERV will meet at 10:30… Continue reading

Last leap of the year | Photo of the day 5.3

BHS assistant coach John Bierly gets pole vaulters checked in prior to the start of competition as the Bainbridge High School track & field team… Continue reading

Travis presents at 2018 Student Symposium

Savannah Travis of Bainbridge Island presented original research at Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2018 Student Symposium. The fourth-annual event, held April 18, allowed students to share… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2018

Raising ‘Rent’ | Photo of the day 5.2

The cast of Bainbridge High School’s upcoming production of “Rent” works through a rehearsal session Wednesday. Opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, the show… Continue reading

Eastbound High School Road along Island Village Shopping Center to shut down for repair work

One of Bainbridge Island’s most congested streets is going to get a little more clogged next week. The city of Bainbridge Island has announced that… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018