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Bainbridge museum officials to meet with city to talk about expansion of historical museum

Officials with the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum are hoping to add onto the museum and extend the facility on both of its eastern and western… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks officials talk about comp plan update

Bainbridge parks officials will talk about the update to the comprehensive plan for island parks at their meeting next week. The board of commissioners for… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

Famed plantsman is guest speaker at next SWERV meeting

Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views welcomes Dan Hinkley next week for his presentation, “The World in My Garden.” Hinkley — billed as “America’s most famous… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

Bainbridge Island seeking proposals to fund projects that bolster tourism

The city of Bainbridge Island is seeking proposals for tourism projects and activities to take place next year. Approved projects would be funded by the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Off the road, off to jail

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, JULY 18 11:17 a.m. A 23-year-old Seattle man was ultimately arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Wet weekend | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island may see some rainy weather this weekend. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s partly… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Ramming speed

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, JULY 16 11:43 p.m. A 22-year-old Poulsbo man was charged with driving without a license… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Park vandalism, times two

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JULY 15 8:37 a.m. Police were called to Battle Point Park by a report of… Continue reading

New budget for Bainbridge schools will tap budget reserves

The Bainbridge Island School District will dip into its reserve funds to cover a $790,555 spending gap in the coming school year. The Bainbridge school… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board OKs new contract for superintendent

The Bainbridge Island School Board was unanimously approved a new contract for District Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen at its July 25 meeting. The vote on the… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Medina leads in Bainbridge council primary

Incumbent Bainbridge Island City Councilman Kol Medina was the runaway winner in the first vote tally in the 2019 Primary Election. Bainbridge voters (and just… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Tired transient

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, JULY 6 11:29 p.m. Police were called to the Rotary ballfields near Weaver Road in… Continue reading

Commissioners’ comments on new Bainbridge hotel were way off, architects say

Bainbridge planning commissioners set themselves up for a fact-free vote against the controversial Winslow Hotel, architects for the project said in the days before the… Continue reading

Officials tour Wyckoff Superfund site cleanup

It’s hard to predict much about the year 2032 — especially given the mercurial nature of today’s headlines and the bitter battles currently being fought… Continue reading

Peabody awarded bachelor’s degree

Catherine Malia Peabody of Bainbridge Island has been awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Washington and Lee University. Commencement ceremonies for 421 Washington and… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

Construction forces move for Bainbridge school board

Meetings of the Bainbridge Island School Board will be held in a new location now that work has started on the replacement of Bainbridge High’s… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

Final public hearing coming on ferry fare increase

Bainbridge ferry riders and others interested in state ferries will have one more chance to comment on a proposal to raise ferry fares. The Washington… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

UPDATE | Bainbridge planning commission asks for rejection of downtown hotel project

The Bainbridge Island Planning Commission unanimously voted late last week to recommend denial of the Winslow Hotel project. In it’s 16-page report that the project… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board looks to update policy for staff engagine in political activities

The Bainbridge Island School District is changing its policy on staff participation in political activities to emphasize that candidates can’t use school district property or… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

Roadside improvements, development loom large in Bainbridge council race

Kevin Fetterly shared a little joke with Kol Medina after the candidates forum earlier this month at Bainbridge Island City Hall. Fetterly, who is challenging… Continue reading