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Get free help at the BPL Career Center

The Career Center at the Bainbridge Public Library offers one-on-one assistance from trained career specialists. Call or stop by the library to register. Sessions are… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

It may be the last year for a Bainbridge holiday tradition

They never planned to be one of the places islanders would put on their lists of holiday traditions. But that’s what’s happened. And if you… Continue reading

A mailman’s memories: Retiring after a generation of mail service on Bainbridge

BY JEFF BROWN I was a mailman long enough to see certain models age out of youth catalogs and into middle-aged catalogs. I started on… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2017

WMS honors top students

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for October. The outstanding students are JR Ritchie, Mazzy Thornton, Curtis Stewart and Lachlan Houck.… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2017

Suzuki plan comes back to Bainbridge council

The Bainbridge Island City Council will take another look at its meeting next week at a proposed development agreement to build a new neighborhood on… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

UPDATE | Two students blamed for multiple hoax 911 calls

The two elementary-aged girls who called 911 late last week and claimed a person with a gun was near a school gymnasium on the island… Continue reading

Police impersonator bilks Bainbridge couple of out thousands

A Bainbridge Island woman was scammed out of $4,200 by a phony sheriff’s detective last week. According a report filed with the Bainbridge Island Police… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Dude, where’s my car?

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, OCT. 24 4:36 p.m. Police were called to the scene of a two-car crash at… Continue reading

Bainbridge business is all about getting out and about

Have you ever wanted to go camping, but didn’t want to invest in the gear or the transportation? Have you ever wished your neighbor with… Continue reading

Meet Mitzi: Bainbridge grad to take the reins as new KingCo sheriff

Meet the new boss. Quite a change from the old boss. King County Sheriff John Urquhart conceded earlier this week to challenger — and Bainbridge… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Wallet gets a workout

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25 8:31 a.m. Police were called to the scene of a two-car collision at… Continue reading

Spartans host hoop season kick-off

Bainbridge High boys basketball will hold a season kick-off event this Friday. The Spartan basketball team is working with Hopelink in its effort for a… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

Report: Bainbridge teen can stand trial in beating death of Sequim-area woman

PORT ANGELES — A medicated Benjamin George Bonner has the capacity to understand the murder charge against him and the ability to assist in his… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

WSF puts whiskers on the water this month

Regular riders may have noticed that things have gotten a little hairy on Washington State Ferries this month. WSF has teamed up with the Movember… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Bainbridge blotter | Hit-and-run in Winslow

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, OCT. 28 3:40 p.m. A 37-year-old Silverdale man was the victim of a hit-and-run while… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Florian to retire from post as WMS principal

Questions, always questions. The hallways at Woodward Middle School erupt in the few minutes between the last classes of the day, with students streaming every… Continue reading

Health insurance help is available

Certified Navigators from Peninsula Community Health Services will be available for free drop-in insurance enrollment assistance at the Bainbridge Public Library. Assistance is available from… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Growth necessitates move for Pelindaba Lavender

The Pelindaba Lavender store on Bainbridge Island has been very well received. So much so, that it’s had to move to a larger location. The… Continue reading

Queen of the greens takes title at KiDiMu

Lauren Murphy earned the title of KiDiMu Masters Champion, complete with trophy and commemorative vest, at the nonprofit children’s museum’s first fundraising miniature golf tournament… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2017

Interfaith Council hosts community Thanksgiving service

The Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith Council will hold its 13th annual community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. The service will be hosted… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2017