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Forum centers on climate change and transportation solutions

Transportation experts will offer ideas on how to get moving on climate change at a special event on Saturday at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Bainbridge seeks young advisors

The city of Bainbridge Island is looking for a little advice from its younger residents. The City Youth Advisory Council (formally the Mayor’s Youth Advisory… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

UPDATE | Hundreds still without power on Bainbridge

More than 450 homes on Bainbridge Island were still without power Tuesday in the aftermath of a powerful windstorm that swept through the Puget Sound… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

Rolfes selected to chair Senate budget committee

Sen. Christine Rolfes, a Bainbridge Island Democrat and 23rd District lawmaker, was chosen Monday to serve as chairwoman of the crucial Senate budget committee, Ways… Continue reading

UPDATE | Falling tree smashes two cars, but no one injured

Two cars were badly damaged but no one was hurt when a large tree was toppled in Monday’s windstorm and fell onto Summer Hill Lane.… Continue reading

UPDATE | Crystal Springs hit by power outage

Things just got even darker on Bainbridge Island, thanks to the big windstorm sweeping through Puget Sound on Monday afternoon. Puget Sound Energy said the… Continue reading

UPDATE | Outages intensify on Bainbridge Island

Nearly 500 homes were without power just after 1 p.m. Monday after a large outage hit the Fletcher Bay area of Bainbridge Island. Some islanders… Continue reading

Career Center opens for one-on-one help

The Career Center at the Bainbridge Public Library offers one-on-one assistance from trained career specialists. Call or stop by the library to register. Sessions are… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

High wind warning in effect

A high wind warning is in effect for much of the Western Washington area, including Bainbridge Island, Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton and Olympia. The National… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

UPDATE | First power outages reported on Bainbridge

The windstorm sweeping through the Seattle area Monday morning has already left hundreds of homes on Bainbridge Island without power. Across the region, Puget Sound… Continue reading

Park officials talk about budget

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to review bids for the Hidden Cove Dock project. Also on the agenda: an update of the miniature… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2017

Parks foundation hosts Waypoint Woods open house

The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation will host an “environmental service” event and open house at the new Waypoint Woods Park from 10 a.m. to 1… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Rain, rain, rain | The Bainbridge Blab

Get ready for a good stretch of rain on Bainbridge Island. Rain, rain, rain. That’s the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle.… Continue reading

Best Bets for Nov. 10-12 | The Bainbridge Blab

Here it is again, Bainbridge, another scrumptious, piled high helping of weekend. Dig in … First, see two shows for one ticket at Bainbridge Performing… Continue reading

UPDATE | Pollock dethrones longtime incumbent in parks board race

Having successfully ended a dynasty, unseating longtime incumbent Kirk Robinson and claiming the Commissioner Position 5 of the board for the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park… Continue reading

Kitsap Regional Library levy increase gets 75 percent ‘yes’ vote on Bainbridge

Bainbridge Islanders overwhelmingly voted in support of Proposition 1, the property tax levy increase for the Kitsap Regional Library, according to an analysis of unofficial… Continue reading

Kilmer hosts telephone town hall

Congressman Derek Kilmer will host a telephone town hall next week. The listen-and-learn session is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Those who dial… Continue reading

County voters handily endorse Kitsap Regional Library Prop. 1

PORT ORCHARD — Proposition 1, a property tax levy increase to support Kitsap Regional Library services, received a strong endorsement from Kitsap voters Nov. 7,… Continue reading

UPDATE | Landslide win for Deets in Bainbridge council race

Joe Deets was plenty busy on Election Night. There were a lot of people to thank. Deets won the race for the North Ward seat… Continue reading

UPDATE | Desire for change was crucial in Bainbridge South Ward council race

Someone new was needed. That was the big reason behind Matthew Tirman’s election to the Bainbridge Island City Council, the candidate said, after the results… Continue reading