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Weekend weather report: Seize the day | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s going to be sunny and hot Friday on Bainbridge Island — clear skies and 80-degree weather — so enjoy it while it lasts. Which… Continue reading

Temporary speed limit change planned near Agate Pass Bridge

The speed limit on Highway 305 near Agate Pass Bridge will be dropped from 45 mph to 35 mph as soon as Saturday, July 27,… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Eckert named to EWU Dean’s List

Kathleen Eckert has earned academic accolades at Eastern Washington University. Eckert, of Bainbridge Island, was named to the dean’s list at EWU for the spring… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019

Bainbridge school district superintendent to get new three-year contract, pay raise

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

Bainbridge officials present Peltier with letter of reprimand

Bainbridge Island’s top elected city officials have issued a letter of reprimand to embattled first-term Councilman Ron Peltier. The city released a copy of the… Continue reading

Health officials ban shellfish harvesting along Bainbridge Island coastline due to possible pollution from Seattle sewage treatment plan spill

Shellfish harvesting along the eastern and northern shorelines of Bainbridge Island has been closed due to potential pollution from a July 19 sewage overflow at… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2019

Kilmer to consider Mueller testimony before taking stance on impeachment

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer is waiting for Special Counsel Robert Mueller III to testify and for evidence to be made public before… Continue reading

Housing Kitsap agrees to sell 550 Madison Apartments to Madison Avenue Development

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 Island to begin search for new police chief

The city of Bainbridge Island will begin the search for a new police chief. City officials announced the commencement of the search Tuesday morning. The… Continue reading

Lights of Liberty on Bainbridge Island | Photo gallery

More than 80 islanders gathered for a “Lights for Liberty” candlelight vigil at Seabold United Methodist Church to highlight the humanitarian crisis at the United… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Random alarms for Seattle ferry terminal

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers who use Colman Dock to expect random fire alarm tests in the new terminal building Friday this week. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2019

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Section of Hidden Cove Road to be closed for two days

A section of Hidden Cove Road will be closed on Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24 so crews from Puget Sound Energy can remove… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

HRB and developer ink deal to buy 550 Madison Apartments

Housing Resources Bainbridge announced Monday it will join with a Bainbridge developer to buy the 550 Madison Apartments. The impending sale, however, will mean the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | ‘Kids!’

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, JUNE 29 4:27 p.m. A 71-year-old Bainbridge Island man wrote to police to report someone… Continue reading

Bainbridge council votes to seek $8 million in bonds

Bainbridge Island will borrow less money than previously planned to pay for its new police/court facility. The Bainbridge council agreed at its meeting last week… Continue reading

Lights for Liberty: Bainbridge Islanders protest treatment of refugees at government migrant camps

It’s happening. Again. In front of our own eyes. Families carted away by government order to concentration camps, under the false flag of national security.… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for Bainbridge ferry

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route that they may face an estimated one hour wait for drivers departing the Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2019

Inslee brings presidential campaign and environmental message to Whidbey

WHIDBEY ISLAND - Presidential hopeful Gov. Jay Inslee brought his message to save the whales to Whidbey Island Wednesday. The 2020 Democratic candidate didn’t spot… Continue reading

Bainbridge council considers changes to city’s ethics program

The Ethics Board may stay in place, after all. The Bainbridge Island City Council is building consensus on possible changes to the city’s ethics program.… Continue reading

Sewage spill in Seattle prompts warning for Bainbridge beachgoers

The Kitsap Public Health District has issued a three-day “no-contact” advisory for the for east shoreline of Bainbridge Island, as well as Indianola, due to… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2019