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Bainbridge blotter | Just one beer and a shot of tequila

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, MARCH 10 1:51 a.m. A 26-year-old Poulsbo woman was arrested for driving under the influence.… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Schedule changes for Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale

Organizers of the 2019 Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale have announced the big event will be pushed back a week. The auction and sale were… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Weekend weather report: Somewhat sunny | The Bainbridge Blab

Weather-wise, can’t complain. Bainbridge Island will have a somewhat sunny weekend. That’s according to the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service… Continue reading

Malicious harassment renamed hate crime in proposed legislation | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Newly named hate crime offenses would let courts infer the offense was due to the perception of the victim’s association with a protected… Continue reading

Bill to raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21 heads to governor to sign into law | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - The legal age to purchase tobacco and vape products is about to rise from 18 to 21 under a bill headed to the… Continue reading

Bainbridge nonprofit donates iconic red schoolhouse

Who says a dollar doesn’t buy anything anymore? The Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers has donated its Big Kids building on the Bainbridge Island School… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2019

Police ramp up patrols for distracted drivers

More than 150 law enforcement agencies around the state — including Bainbridge Island — are adding extra patrols looking for distracted drivers over the next… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2019

Bainbridge agrees to buy medical center building

On a 4-3 split vote, the Bainbridge Island City Council agreed Tuesday to buy CHI Franciscan’s medical clinic building on Madison Avenue so it can… Continue reading

Spartronics finish in quarterfinals at first meet

Spartronics Team 4915 competed in the first of two district event competitions this year last weekend at Auburn Mountainview High School, and the Bainbridge High… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Curran’s studies take her to France

Melanie Beth Curran, oldest daughter of Brendan and Amy Curran, and granddaughter of Bonnie and Walt Johnsen of Bainbridge Island, has been awarded a Fulbright… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019

Three-day commemoration event lineup marks Japanese American removal

To commemorate the 77th anniversary of the forced removal and exile of 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast in the wake of the attack… Continue reading

Bainbridge schools face budget crunch of $2.6 million to $3.4 million in coming school year

Bainbridge public schools will need to cut spending by $2.6 million to $3.4 million for the coming 2019-20 school year, according to officials with the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | A few loose screws

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, MARCH 8 2:03 p.m. A 52-year-old Bainbridge Island woman reported her car tires, as well… Continue reading

BHS HOSA members win at state conference

Bainbridge High’s HOSA-Future Health Professionals brought home four top-10 finishes from the recent state conference. The school’s state champions and place holders will now advance… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

Island students honored at Tufts

Two students from Bainbridge Island have been recognized for academic excellence at Tufts University. The university recently announced the dean’s list for the fall 2018… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019

House Democrats propose budget that includes new taxes | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - The House of Representatives’ budget proposal includes a capital gains and real estate excise tax along with business and occupation tax changes to… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to offer support for Green New Deal

The Bainbridge Island City Council may throw its political clout behind the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal — based on resolutions introduced in… Continue reading

Environmental assessment complete for Bainbridge High 100 Building project

The city of Bainbridge Island has completed its environmental review of the Bainbridge High School 100 Building replacement project. The city issued a “mitigated determination… Continue reading

Register now for Dynamic Aging Summit

A Dynamic Aging conference will be held Friday, March 29 at the Clearwater Events Center. Hosted by the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District,… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Screaming, tossed chips – most unwelcome

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, MARCH 4 10:40 a.m. An employee of the Subway restaurant in Island Village Shopping Center… Continue reading