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State transportation commission moves forward on proposals to increase ferry fares

The Washington State Transportation Commission agreed to move forward with ferry fare and policy change proposals from Washington State Ferries Wednesday, which will now receive… Continue reading

Agate Pass Bridge to be closed to one lane at night starting next week

Nighttime travelers using the Highway 305 Agate Pass Bridge can expect possible delays starting next week as work crews get the span ready to be… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

Affordable housing advocates ask Housing Kitsap to forgo sale of 550 Madison Apartments to private developer

Advocates for affordable housing on Bainbridge Island have started a letter-writing campaign to stop the sale of the 550 Madison Apartments to a private developer.… Continue reading

Scenes from Bainbridge graduation 2019 — Part II | Photo gallery

A second batch of scenes from Saturday’s graduation ceremony. The annual joint Bainbridge and Eagle Harbor high school graduation ceremony took place Saturday, June 15… Continue reading

Bainbridge will change leadership in Public Works Department

City officials announced a changeover in the leadership team in Bainbridge Island’s Public Works Department Wednesday. City Manager Morgan Smith said Public Works Director Barry… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

EPA updates cleanup plan for Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced they have updated and revised cleanup plans for the Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund site on Bainbridge Island. “The newly… Continue reading

Travis joins Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Savannah Travis of Bainbridge Island was inducted into Ohio Wesleyan University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. At Ohio Wesleyan,… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

TRAFFIC ADVISORY | Downtown Winslow street to be closed for Bainbridge Pride Festival

Organizers of the upcoming Bainbridge Pride Festival are advising visitors to downtown Winslow that Brien Drive SE will be closed from Bjune Drive SE to… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Lost driver hits tree

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 5:30 p.m. A delivery van driver was lost with no cell reception, on… Continue reading

UPDATE | No remorse: Bainbridge man gets 31 years for first-degree murder

A Bainbridge man who was convicted earlier this month of killing his former boss was sentenced Monday to more than 31 years in prison. Brian… Continue reading

Ehrich earns degree from UP

Margaret Ehrich of Bainbridge Island graduated from the University of Portland on May 5. She earned a bachelor of science degree with majors in both… Continue reading

Scenes from Bainbridge graduation 2019 – Part I | Photo gallery

The annual joint Bainbridge and Eagle Harbor high school graduation ceremony took place Saturday, June 15 in BHS Memorial Stadium. More than 300 seniors received… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Failure to yield 2.0

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, MAY 25 2:02 p.m. A two-car collision at the intersection of Bucklin Hill Road and… Continue reading

Libes named to dean’s list at Tufts

Tyco Libes was named to the dean’s list at Tufts University for the spring 2019 semester. Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

Island teens on team set to compete in Texas-based Solar Car Challenge

The Pacific Northwest may not seem the most likely place for advances in solar technology to originate, but it’s from just that gloomy locale that… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge Island City Hall employees hit panic alarm twice in one week

Bainbridge Island police were called to city hall twice last week after employees became concerned about an agitated visitor who “became loud with staff,” and… Continue reading

Bainbridge teen, Poulsbo woman injured in Highway 305 crash

A Bainbridge Island teen and a Poulsbo woman were injured in a crash on Highway 305 Saturday night. According to the Washington State Patrol, the… Continue reading

Opposition to hotel continues as project heads to planning commission

Opponents of a new hotel in downtown Winslow have three suggestions. Build it smaller. Don’t build it at all. Or build it somewhere else. The… Continue reading

Farewell party planned for BHS 100 Building

The Bainbridge community is invited to walk the halls of the Bainbridge High School 100 Building and the LGI one more time before they’re torn… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2019

St. Cecilia sails to Seattle Aquarium field trip

Saint Cecilia Catholic School students in kindergarten through eighth grade, as well as their teachers and many parents, took the ferry to Seattle Wednesday, June… Continue reading