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Deets will stay deputy mayor

Councilman Joe Deets will continue to serve as Bainbridge Island’s deputy mayor. The city council agreed to keep Deets in the post through the end… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island’s new tree rules start soon

Islanders who want to learn more about the city of Bainbridge Island’s new tree regulations can get details on the new rules at a public… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Friday night sailings on Bainbridge run will be late

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route that sailings are expected to be delayed late Nov. 16. Construction activity at Colman… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Weekend weather report: Who let the fog out | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will be blanketed by fog this weekend, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. But the soup should… Continue reading

Food, donations collected for Helpline House

The annual Thanksgiving Food Drive has started at at Modern Collision Rebuild & Service. From now through the holidays, Modern Collision Rebuild & Service is… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Hit-and-run in Winslow

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 29 12:48 p.m. Police were called to the scene of a hit-and-run at the… Continue reading

Floating pep rally sets sail from Bainbridge to Seattle Thursday

For the fourth year in a row, Seattle Seahawks fans are invited to a pregame rally aboard a Washington ferry. This year, those aboard the… Continue reading

Staring down a century: Island WWII vet celebrates 99th birthday, recounts time in uniform

Mary Richardson plans to take it easy for her birthday this year, and a well-earned rest it will be. The longtime island resident will turn… Continue reading

A (really) dry run: Island father-son team tackle infamous desert ultramarathon

For many runners, completing a marathon is a transcendent achievement, a sense of accomplishment so pure it can become almost addictive. For those looking for… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Angry ex

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 22 3:15 p.m. Police were called to a downtown Winslow bank where a 24-year-old… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to be shut down for construction work

Agate Pass Bridge will be completely shut down to traffic for construction work each night — Sunday through Thursday (and into Friday morning) — between… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Spartan band takes first place

The Bainbridge High School Band won the first-place “AA Division” trophy at the annual Puget Sound Festival of Bands, winning awards for Best General Effect,… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018

UPDATE | Voters reject Bainbridge bicycle-improvement levy

Bainbridge Island voters have rejected a $15 million, seven-year levy to pay for roadside improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. According to the latest vote tally… Continue reading

New program for this week’s SWERV meeting

There has been a switch in this week’s program for the Tuesday meeting of Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views. Dr. John Christy will be speaking… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Social media mayhem

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 22 4:32 p.m. An island resident found some apparently abandoned mail on the southwest… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

New shelter awarded grant

The Kitsap Humane Society has been awarded a $100,000 check from the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island to support the animal shelter’s building project. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Woodward Middle School honors student achievers

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for September. The outstanding students are Edgar Mendoza, Tiarnan Babcock O’Neill, Gabriella Weis and Ariel… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Northbound crunch

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 11:55 a.m. A 65-year-old Poulsbo man driving a 2013 Honda Accord hit a… Continue reading

Sakai Park study on agenda for parks commissioners

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to get an initial presentation on a feasibility study for Sakai Park by consultants Jones & Jones. Park… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2018

Bainbridge city staff honored with award for ‘Great Places in Washington’

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor Waterfront Park was recently honored as one of the state’s top gathering spaces that adds value to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2018