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Bainbridge councilman decides against primary challenge to Rep. Kilmer

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Matthew Tirman announced Thursday he won’t challenge Congressman Derek Kilmer for the 6th District position in the House of Representatives. Tirman… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | DUI motorcycle rider

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, JULY 4 1:49 a.m. A 40-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Bainbridge park officials look at funding new pickleball courts

Bainbridge parks officials will meet this week to approve money to build new pickleball courts at Battle Point Park. Park commissioners will also review the… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Ecology says sewage spills will be investigated

The state Department of Ecology is investigating the sewage treatment failures at King County’s two largest sewage treatment plants that led to beach closures across… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

UPDATE | Just two remain in Bainbridge council primary race

Ashley Mathews’ name will be on the Primary Election ballot, despite her dropping out of the race for the District 2 North Ward seat on… Continue reading

UPDATE | Housing Kitsap to sell 550 Madison Apartments to development company

Housing Kitsap has agreed to sell the 550 Madison Apartments to Madison Avenue Development for $1.75 million. Madison Avenue Development will partner with Housing Resources… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Fighting drunk

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 10:39 p.m. Police were called to the scene of a fight between four… Continue reading

Millerd awarded bachelor’s degree at University of Iowa

Carly Millerd of Bainbridge Island was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in international relations at the University of Iowa. Millerd was one of more… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Raising Resilience welcomes new executive director

April Avey Trabucco will take the helm as interim executive director for Raising Resilience, the Bainbridge nonprofit has announced. The move came after Raising Resilience… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Workers hustle to finish new Blakely school in time for fall opening

Construction crews are racing to finish the new Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary School in time for it to open for school in the fall. In… Continue reading

HRB begins fundraising for 550 Madison Apartments

Housing Resources Bainbridge has begun fundraising for the purchase of the 550 Madison Apartments from Housing Kitsap. The board of commissioners for Housing Kitsap decided… Continue reading

Bainbridge council candidates split on big priorities at voters forum

Two of three Bainbridge Island candidates for the North Ward council seat squared off last week at a voters forum at city hall, presenting a… Continue reading

Senator Murray: House impeachment proceedings should begin

Washington state’s senior senator said she agrees that the House of Representatives should begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump. U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) issued… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer announces support for impeachment

Congressman Derek Kilmer is now supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In a statement issued Sunday, Rep. Kilmer, a 6th District Democrat, said the… Continue reading

Couple shares vows in Malibu

Couple shares vows in Malibu Erin Cammarota-Keefe and Ryan Botwinick were married on May 4, 2019 at the La Costa Beach Club on Malibu Beach,… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2019

Bainbridge Island School District sells unwanted gear

Thirty bicycles. Eight unicycles. Four pianos. Add 42 yoga mats, three autoharps, and 22 old film cameras, and what do you get? Just a few… Continue reading

Carpool lane cheaters face stiffer fines starting Sunday

EVERETT — They aren’t hard to find. Washington State Patrol trooper Rocky Oliphant needed less than 20 minutes to pull over two violators in an… Continue reading

Four islanders earn WGU degrees

Four Bainbridge Island residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university held its 70th (Orlando, Florida); 71st (Cincinnati, Ohio); and… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019

City of Bainbridge Island had multiple chances to settle lawsuit on text messages

Bainbridge city officials had multiple chances to reach a settlement over a public records dispute before the case grew into a Superior Court lawsuit. Bainbridge… Continue reading

Bainbridge woman airlifted to Seattle after suffering serious burns

A Bainbridge Island woman was airlifted to Seattle for medical care after suffering serious burns Wednesday morning. The woman, whose identity was not released, was… Continue reading