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UPDATE | PSE: Bainbridge should have power back on by 3:30 p.m. Tuesday

Puget Sound Engery said it had restored electricity to all but 1,499 customers on Bainbridge Island by 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Power went out for roughly… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Inslee pushes back against offshore drilling in Washington | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee said he will resist any Trump Administration plan to develop offshore drilling in Washington state, in an attempt to protect… Continue reading

Florez makes UVM dean’s list

Mateo Florez has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at the University of Vermont. Florez, from Bainbridge Island, is majoring… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

UPDATE | Power goes out, but Bainbridge rolls with it

The show must go on. That was the sentiment, mostly, after a midday power outage cut electricity to nearly 5,000 homes and businesses on Bainbridge… Continue reading

Bainbridge hit by blackout

A noontime power outage left much of Winslow without electricity Tuesday. Approximately 4,570 homes and businesses on Bainbridge Island went dark just before 12 p.m.… Continue reading

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Island students find kindness goes a long way

There’s been a lot more kindness in the world lately. And the kids at Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary have something to do with it. All… Continue reading

Photo field trip | Photo of the day 2.5

Jolie Fritzer takes a photograph Monday of graffiti inside the old power plant building on the historic site of the Port Blakey Company mill on… Continue reading

Career Center opens for one-on-one assistance

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

  • Feb 5, 2018

Gregoire earns scholastic honors

Riley A. Gregoire is an academic all-star at Oregon State University. OSU recently announced the students who have made the scholastic honor roll for the… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2018

Now that’s Italian! | Photo of the day 2.3

Anthon y Farrell cuts up sausage for the meat sauce early Saturday afternoon in the kitchen at St. Cecilia Parish for the annual St. Cecilia… Continue reading

Program before lawmakers could strengthen mental health crisis response | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - A proposed pilot project would partner mental health professionals and local law enforcement officers on calls that involve a mental health crisis. HB… Continue reading

Scouts and slices: BI pack hosts delicious get-together | Photo of the day 2.4

Bainbridge Island’s Cub Scout Pack 4496 held a pre-Super Bowl pizza party and outreach event at West Side Pizza on Sunday, Feb. 4, inviting children… Continue reading

Washington health insurance market in flux | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Washington state’s health insurance market is increasingly volatile. While the number of people without insurance has decreased every year since 2013, monthly premium… Continue reading

More than a dozen escape injury after casino shuttle hit by alleged drunk driver

Fourteen passengers escaped injury after an alleged drunk driver ran through a red light and struck a shuttle bus that was leaving the Clearwater Casino… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2018

Kingston woman hit while crossing highway at Agate Pass Bridge

A Kingston woman was struck by a car while crossing Highway 305 at the Agate Pass Bridge just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2018

Garfunkel earns place on dean’s list

Madeline Garfunkel, a resident of Bainbridge Island, has been named to the Emerson College Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Garfunkel is majoring in… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2018

Republican lawmakers call for further car tab tax reductions, transit authority accountability | 2018 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - On the heels of the state House approved bill to reduce car tab taxes, Sen. Steve O’Ban, R–University Place, and Rep. Mark Harmsworth,… Continue reading

Power out for north Bainbridge neighborhood

More than two dozen homes on Bainbridge Island near Fay Bainbridge Park lost power Saturday afternoon. A total of 26 Puget Sound Energy customers west… Continue reading

Islanders excel at MSU

Five students from Bainbridge Island have been honored for academic excellence at Montana State University. Montana State University announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2018