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Bainbridge goes ‘Gnome for the Holidays’

There’s no place like gnome. Downtown businesses on Bainbridge Island have launched a “Gnome for the Holidays” program. The special promotional effort, organizers said, will… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2018

Wind advisory issued for Puget Sound

The Seattle office of the National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Puget Sound, including lowlands and the south interior, through the… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2018

Weekend weather report: Same old story | The Bainbridge Blab

Rain. Rain. Rain. That’s what’s in store for Bainbridge Island this weekend — and beyond — according to the latest forecast from the National Weather… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Highway 305 driver loses control

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, NOV. 24 5 p.m. A 2017 Toyota Yaris was hit by another vehicle while legally… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Distracted teen driver

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, NOV. 20 5:49 p.m. A two-car collision at the intersection of Highway 305 and Seabold… Continue reading

New Bainbridge park commissioner is no-show at most meetings

Now you see him, now you don’t. That’s been the case since Michael Pollock joined the board of commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park… Continue reading

Storm leaves thousands without power

More than 2,700 customers of Puget Sound Energy in Western Washington were left without power Tuesday afternoon after the region was hit by a heavy… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Unwelcome whistle

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 18 1:30 p.m. A 52-year-old Bainbridge Island woman reported her neighbor, the subject of… Continue reading

BHS grad seeks support to conquer Arctic sled race

BHS grad seeks support to conquer arctic sled race

Bainbridge blotter | Here’s my attorney now

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 18 1:25 a.m. A 53-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested for driving under the influence.… Continue reading

BIFD to seek permanent EMS levy

Enough with the Band-Aids, despite how long they stick. Officials with the Bainbridge Island Fire Department want to make the agency’s property tax levy for… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Just can’t try anymore

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, NOV. 17 10:40 p.m. A 29-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested for driving under the influence.… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: And now back to our regularly scheduled programming | The Bainbridge Blab

Clear skies will disappear in time for the weekend as rain returns to Bainbridge Island. That’s the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in… Continue reading

Bainbridge VIPs gather for holiday desserts

Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will hold its holiday dessert social from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Bainbridge Public… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Honest, polite and DUI

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, NOV. 17 2:04 a.m. A 55-year-old Bainbridge man arrested for DUI was found to have… Continue reading

Two Spartan swimmers sign letters of intent

Kevin Houseman and Garret Waite signed letters of intent last week to swim at Northwestern University and North Carolina State University, respectively. Both are members… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

Chabad of Bainbridge Island hosts menorah lighting and community Chanukah celebration

Chabad of Bainbridge Island will present Menorah on the Green on Wednesday, Dec. 5 in downtown Winslow. The event is at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Never mind

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 11 2:44 p.m. A 69-year-old Bainbridge Island woman appeared to have had her purse… Continue reading

Rep. Appleton to chair Council of State Governments’ Public Safety Committee

Washington State Rep. Sherry Appleton will serve as chair of the Council of State Governments West Public Safety Committee for the 2019-20 biennium. CSG West… Continue reading

Fire scare delays sailing of Bainbridge ferry

Several ferry sailings on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route have been delayed or canceled in recent days due to mechanical troubles with both boats. The most… Continue reading