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Bainbridge Kiwanis begins wreath sale

The Kiwanis Club’s annual holiday wreath sale is about to kick off another season. Kiwanians will be selling wreaths at two locations this year: at… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2018

Help needed for Winter Wonderland

Volunteers are still needed to help with the annual Winter Wonderland in downtown Winslow. The event, presented by the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2018

Bainbridge Island beats back legal challenge on new regulations

The city of Bainbridge Island has cleared a legal hurdle with its controversial update to new city regulations that dictate how lands with environmentally sensitive… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2018

First Federal Community Foundation announces grant awards

Housing Resources Bainbridge has been awarded a $60,000 affordable housing grant by the First Federal Community Foundation. The grant will be used to rehabilitate 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

Alumni dedicate new buddy bench at The Island School

Alumni dedicate new buddy bench Children at The Island School welcomed something new to their playground. Alumni from the Class of 2016 returned to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

Weekend weather report: One break, coming up | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will get a break from the rain this weekend, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. The respite… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Signs of a political disagreement

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 5 3:12 p.m. A Bainbridge man told police somebody had stolen numerous election signs… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Bad driver: Yes, I was on my cell phone. Insurance? No.

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, NOV. 3 12:20 p.m. A Bainbridge woman reported her mailbox had been knocked over and… Continue reading

TRAFFIC ADVISORY | Highway 305 crash slows traffic on Bainbridge

A vehicle collision on north Bainbridge Island was slowing southbound traffic on Highway 305 Wednesday morning. The crash occurred on Highway 305 near Reitan Road… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Hunter is a day late, a deer short

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 1 11:32 a.m. Police were called to the area near Strawberry Hill Park in… Continue reading

Ferries to be busy during Thanksgiving holiday

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers to expect long ferry lines and heavy traffic throughout the holiday weekend. Tuesday’s foggy weather prompted multiple late sailings… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Thanksgiving travel will be highest since 2005

Tuesday should be worst day for Seattle traffic, AAA reports

  • Nov 20, 2018

City of Bainbridge Island seeking more volunteers

The city of Bainbridge Island is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on three citizen advisory groups. Three groups are hoping to fill vacancies. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Islanders give big thumbs up to greater gun safety regulations

Bainbridge Islanders want stricter regulations on who can buy guns. That’s becoming increasingly clear as ballots continue to be counted for Initiative 1639. I-1639 —… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Attempted break-in

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, OCT. 30 8:24 p.m. A 29-year-old Bremerton man was traveling north on Highway 305, approaching… Continue reading

BHS students impress at PACMUN 2018

Students impress at PACMUN 2018 A large contingent from Bainbridge High School’s Model United Nations club — 65 students, all told — participated in PACMUN… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2018

Bainbridge may try again on Prop. 1

Bainbridge Island city council members may take a second shot next year at getting voter approval for a property tax increase to pay for bicycle… Continue reading

Super students honored at WMS

Woodward Middle School has named its Students of the Month for October. The super students are Brighton Whittlesey, Dylan Hansen, Isabell Gacioch and Wyatt Chabot.… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2018

Spartan slugger signs to play for SMU

Bainbridge High senior Javier Ramirez signed a letter of intent Wednesday, Nov. 14, to play baseball at Saint Martin’s University. Ramirez, a varsity pitcher for… Continue reading

Interfaith Thanksgiving service announced

Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith will hosts the 14th annual community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church. This year’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2018