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Coast Guard, others team up for active shooter drill Saturday

It’s only a drill. This time. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, as well as other state and local agencies, are scheduled to hold an… Continue reading

Multiple-vehicle crash brings Highway 305 commute to a halt

Southbound traffic on Highway 305 came to a dead stop during the Tuesday morning commute after a multiple-vehicle collision just south of Koura Road. Details… Continue reading

Four BHS students are semifinalists in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Four students from Bainbridge High have been selected as semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The outstanding students are Joshua M. Lewis-Sandy, Sean… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Bainbridge sued by wife of former city manager

The wife of Bainbridge’s last city manager has filed a lawsuit against the city of Bainbridge Island. Lisa Schulze, a former island resident who moved… Continue reading

Friends of the Farms produces new farm food map

Friends of the Farms has launched its new Local Food Map, a resource the nonprofit says will make it easier for people to find nearby… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019

Tuinukuafe earns master’s degree

Atolo Aaron Tuinukuafe of Bainbridge Island has graduated from the University of Alabama. Tuinukuafe was awarded a master’s of science degree in civil engineering. UA… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Off-road 4Runner

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, AUG. 25 3:18 p.m. A 57-year-old Bainbridge Island woman called police to report two Adirondack… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Rainy days ahead | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s starting to look like another wet weekend on the Rock. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle.… Continue reading

Bainbridge hosts first electric vehicle fair

People interested in electric vehicles will have a new outlet for learning about environmentally-friendly transportation. The Drive Electric Kitsap Fair is planned Saturday, Sept. 21… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Bus crash at Agate Point

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21 8 a.m. Police were called to the scene of a two-car collision on… Continue reading

City staff, fire chief ask council to abandon allowing RVs as full-time homes on Bainbridge

The Bainbridge city council is considering a change in its development rules that would allow recreational vehicles, or RVs, to be used as permanent, year-round… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Car-prowling spree on South End

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, AUG. 25 6:48 a.m. Three vehicles were broken into in the area of Pleasant Beach… Continue reading

Bainbridge VIPs will host guest speakers at next meeting

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will welcome Reed Price from the Bainbridge Island Senior Center and Robin Gaphni from IVC (Island Volunteer… Continue reading

Visconsi has plans for two apartment buildings at shopping center property on Bainbridge

The Ohio-based company that built the Wintergreen Shopping Center on High School Road hopes to change its development plan for the commercial complex and build… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | U made a mistake

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, AUG. 22 9:15 a.m. An unknown person broke two windows at a construction site on… Continue reading

Bainbridge chamber hosts candidates forum

The Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce will hosting a city council candidate forum this week. The forum will be held during the chamber breakfast from… Continue reading

Guest speaker shares Native American stories at next SWERV meeting

All women are invited to attend Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views to hear Roger Fernandes from the Lower Elwha Band of the S’Kallam Tribe near… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | DUI dinghy dilemma

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, AUG. 18 8:59 p.m. Police and firefighters were called to the city dock in downtown… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Everybody’s got something to hide, except for me and my monkey

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, AUG. 18 12:19 a.m. A man and his marmoset were making people uncomfortable in the… Continue reading

Island’s first Winslow Hotel was packed and popular

If the Winslow Hotel ever gets built, it won’t be the first time a downtown lodging establishment has carried that name. And it won’t be… Continue reading