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Courage Rider | Photo of the day 7.20

Robert O’Hern rides his bike in a stationary setup in front of the Town & Country Market on Winslow Way Friday. The cyclist has been… Continue reading

No-stamp elections ahead this year

PORT ORCHARD — When you return your primary election ballot through the mail to the Kitsap County Elections Division beginning this week, you’ll save yourself… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for boat to Seattle

Drivers departing the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal for Seattle are facing a one-hour wait Sunday, according to Washington State Ferries. The advisory was issued just… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Old man on an ATV

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, JULY 13 11:57 a.m. A 57-year-old Bainbridge man reported someone had vandalized his truck, a… Continue reading

Island nonprofit seeks to bring Coffee Oasis to Bainbridge

Bainbridge-based suicide prevention nonprofit the Tyler Moniz Project is launching a fundraising campaign, seeking $2 million to bring a branch of Coffee Oasis to the… Continue reading

Just use your noodle | Photo of the day 7.19

A participant in the 2018 Bainbridge Island Police Department’s Youth Police Academy tries to knock over inflatable villains with a foam noodle as part of… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Test-drive trouble

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, JULY 7 10:39 a.m. A 70-year-old Spokane man drove a 1995 MG Roadster, belonging to… Continue reading

Youngsters enjoy action-packed VBS

Some 20 youngsters from the community enjoyed Vacation Bible School recently at Bethany Lutheran Church. Among the learning and fun activities, the children took several… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2018

Confront Corruption | Photo of the day 7.18

A pro-democracy public vigil was held Wednesday evening in Waypoint Park in downtown Winslow, one of many such gatherings slated to occur in cities across… Continue reading

Just wait until you read this | Photo of the day 7.17

Sawyer Martina begins to make the cover section for her new book during the Make Your Own Storybook class on Tuesday at the Bainbridge Public… Continue reading

Art dedication at Owen’s Playground

Three beautiful art installations at Owen’s Playground will be dedicated later this month in a day of storytelling, song and dance. The dedication is planned… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Weekend weather report: Toasty weather on the horizon | The Bainbridge Blab

So long, gray skies: Bainbridge Island will be awash in sunshine this weekend, with warmer temperatures to boot. That’s the latest forecast for the Rock… Continue reading

Picnic on the STO planned

A picnic is being planned on the first leg of the Sound to Olympics Trail next month. The reason? “For the love of Bainbridge.” The… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

UPDATE | Bainbridge council splits on possible impact from Day Road roundabout

State officials are considering a series of roundabouts on Highway 305 as a possible solution to traffic snarls and safety problems on a stretch of… Continue reading

Crash course 305 | One arrest, two citations

Highway 305 is Bainbridge’s busiest roadway, thanks in large part to the 1.9 million drivers that use the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal every year. Highway… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to be repainted

The Agate Pass Bridge will be painted next year, in a project that may last two years, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.… Continue reading

‘Confront Corruption’ rally coming to downtown Winslow

A pro-democracy public vigil will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18 at Waypoint Park in downtown Winslow, one of many such… Continue reading

City approves apartment building at Madison and Wyatt

Bainbridge planning officials have approved the site plan for a 36-unit apartment building, plus an adjacent building with six townhomes, on Wyatt Way NE. The… Continue reading

Pedaling through the pines | Photo of the day 7.16

A bicyclist has the paved trail at Battle Point Park to himself Monday during the peak of this week’s heat wave on Bainbridge Island. Weather… Continue reading

Bainbridge council OKs $1.3 million contract for roadside work

Bainbridge city officials approved a $1.3 million contract last week for road shoulder improvements along Miller Road and Fletcher Bay Road. The city council unanimously… Continue reading