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BHS food classes make move to BARN

Born in a barn? No, but that’s where some Bainbridge High students will take a few classes this coming year. With the 100 Building out… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2019

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Ferries to be busy due to Seahawks game

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route to expect heavier-than-usual foot traffic Thursday night. More riders are expected to head into… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019

Long waits expected for ferries during Labor Day weekend

It’s that time of summer again: The last colossal crush of ferry travelers will jam aboard Washington ferries for the Labor Day weekend. If you… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Off the road and ‘possibly intoxicated’

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7 5:55 p.m. While driving south onto North Madison Avenue from Valley Road, a… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Nice view

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, AUG. 6 6 p.m. A 37-year-old woman from Boise, Idaho was driving a 2016 Chevy… Continue reading

Tree protection emerges as top concern in early stages of Bainbridge history museum’s expansion

Yes, the Lorax would have been proud: The trees are going to be saved. Everyone agreed — even if they were not totally confident. The… Continue reading

New cop shop is topic of meeting

Bainbridge Island city officials will host a community meeting in September to detail the city’s plans on remodeling the Harrison medical clinic building into a… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2019

Bainbridge begins search for new police chief

The city of Bainbridge Island has officially launched its search for a new chief of police, city spokeswoman Kristen Drew said earlier this week. The… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Teen escapes injuries in crash

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, AUG. 3 9:18 p.m. Police were called to a two-car collision at the intersection of… Continue reading

Bainbridge road repairs to slow traffic

A contractor for the city of Bainbridge Island has begun annual maintenance of city roads and drivers should expect delays, city officials have announced. The… Continue reading

Design Review Board miffed about lack of authority in McDonald’s remodel

I’m not loving it. That was the impression left by the Design Review Board as many on the board expressed frustration and displeasure with their… Continue reading

Pleasant Beach wine bar owners sell shop, buy inn

Gretchen Wolf and Chris Wiggins have sold the Earth & Vine Wine Bar in Pleasant Beach and will be moving from Bainbridge Island to become… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2019

Countdown to class: Project geologist, island mom recounts her part in building new, better Blakely

As a geologist, Alison “Ali” Dennison knows that 19 days is a drop in the bucket, a blink in the eye of the long existence… Continue reading

Police investigate case of goose shot by arrow

Bainbridge Island police are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a goose near Fay Bainbridge Park was found with an arrow still stuck in… Continue reading

Congressman Kilmer hosts more town halls in 6th District

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will host a series of town halls throughout the 6th District over the next two weeks, including a telephone town hall… Continue reading

New Blakely school not ready: Bainbridge district announces delay in start of school year for some students

The new Blakely Elementary School will not open in time for the first day of school as hoped, officials with the Bainbridge Island School District… Continue reading

Census workers come knocking in Kitsap County

If you soon receive a knock at your front door from someone who says they are a representative of the U.S. government: a) Don’t panic,… Continue reading

Construction on BHS campus creates parking crunch for students

Construction on the campus and Bainbridge High School this fall will mean fewer parking spots for student drivers. Students have been notified that there won’t… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Waiting for the sun | The Bainbridge Blab

A calamitous cluster of clouds. That’s what stands in the way of another perfect summer weekend on Bainbridge Island. Bainbridge will see spotty sunshine through… Continue reading

‘Faithless’ electors win a critical round in federal court

The ability of presidential electors to back the candidate of their choice rather than the one who wins the state’s popular vote could soon be… Continue reading