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Bainbridge police search for gas station robber

Bainbridge Island police are still looking for the man who robbed the Chevron gas station on High School Road early Saturday afternoon. A man in… Continue reading

Bainbridge native wraps up internship in nation’s capital

Anisa Ashabi just completed an internship with U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) in Washington, D.C. The 19-year-old student spent nine weeks working in the nation’s… Continue reading

Budget update is on the agenda for Bainbridge parks commissioners

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to take a look at the 2018 budget, and also get an update on the timeline for the… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2018

Batali gets nod for BIFD fire commissioner

Gina Batali was unanimously appointed to the board of commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Fire Department at the board’s meeting last week. Batali will serve… Continue reading

300 miles to peace | Photo of the day 7.24

Reverend Senji Kanaeda, of the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple of Bainbridge Island, gathers his things Tuesday in preparation for the 14th annual Pacific Northwest Interfaith… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Hey, hot stuff | The Bainbridge Blab

Friday’s sunny and hot, hot, hot weather on Bainbridge Island will stretch into the weekend and beyond. That’s the latest forecast for the Rock from… Continue reading

Alligator hat | Photo of the day 7.23

Hannah Anunson gets to wear an alligator as a hat after the close of the performance of the Reptile Man (zoologist and educator Scott Petersen)… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for ferry to Seattle

Drivers at the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal for Seattle are facing a one-hour wait Thursday, according to Washington State Ferries. The advisory was issued just… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Bainbridge school superintendent to get contract extension

The Bainbridge Island School Board is expected to approve a new employment contract for District Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen at its meeting this week. Bang-Knudsen was… Continue reading

Immigration is the topic at The Salon

Islanders will gather Friday for the next edition of The Salon. The topic this week: immigration. The Salon: A Forum for Conversation is a monthly… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Schulze’s days as Bainbridge city manager may be numbered

Decision Day is nearing in the city of Banning, California. And that may mean Departure Day could soon follow at Bainbridge Island City Hall for… Continue reading

Holding the bag | Photo of the day 7.21

Ruth Blaney picks up a huge bag of styrofoam pieces during Bainbridge Island Zero Waste’s drop-off day Saturday at Bay Hay & Feed. Just two… Continue reading

All out for Bozo Ball | Photo of the day 7.22

A participant in Bozo Ball on the field at Bainbridge High’s Memorial Stadium reacts after flubbing a play during Sunday afternoon’s action. Bozo Ball on… Continue reading

Students in Bainbridge High’s marching band may have to pay to play

Strike up the band — but you may have to get out your checkbook first. The Bainbridge Island School Board will consider adjusting student fees… Continue reading

Bainbridge firefighters douse VW fire | Photo gallery

A classic Volkswagen Squareback station wagon was partially damaged by fire Monday afternoon in front of Pau’s Asian Kitchen in the Island Village Shopping Center.… Continue reading

Classic VW catches fire at Island Village Shopping Center

A vintage Volkswagen Squareback station wagon was partially damaged by fire Monday afternoon in front of Pau’s Asian Kitchen in the Island Village Shopping Center.… Continue reading

Surveys seeks input from public transit users in Kitsap and beyond

The Washington State Department of Transportation, working with the Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization, is launching a survey to get input from customers of community… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2018

Courage Rider | Photo of the day 7.20

Robert O’Hern rides his bike in a stationary setup in front of the Town & Country Market on Winslow Way Friday. The cyclist has been… Continue reading

No-stamp elections ahead this year

PORT ORCHARD — When you return your primary election ballot through the mail to the Kitsap County Elections Division beginning this week, you’ll save yourself… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for boat to Seattle

Drivers departing the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal for Seattle are facing a one-hour wait Sunday, according to Washington State Ferries. The advisory was issued just… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2018