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Councilman Peltier apologizes to Ethics Board for outburst at earlier meeting

Bainbridge Island Councilman Ron Peltier has sent a letter to the city’s Ethics Board apologizing for his behavior at the board’s last meeting. At that… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Bainbridge ferries running late, one-hour wait at terminal

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route that there is an estimated one-hour wait for drivers departing Bainbridge. The wait is… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2019

Two Bainbridge parks eyed as potential sites for more pickleball courts

Bainbridge parks officials will talk about the potential for new pickleball courts at Battle Point Park or Strawberry Hill Park at their meeting next week.… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2019

Highway 305 trees get spotty

Travelers along Highway 305 on Bainbridge Island may have noticed spots of white paint marking large trees that line the highway. According to the Washington… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Shattered, no suspects

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, FEB. 23 1:07 p.m. A 34-year-old Chimacum man had the driver’s side window of his… Continue reading

Daylight saving all the time proposed for state | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA — Washington residents could vote to make daylight saving time year-round under a bill state senators passed on Tuesday, March 12. Engrossed Substitute Senate… Continue reading

Councilman Ron Peltier talks about ethics complaints at a ward meeting earlier this year. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)

Concerns, complaints continue over Councilman Peltier’s ‘bullying behavior’

Facing multiple ethics complaints that accused him of bullying behavior, Bainbridge Councilman Ron Peltier unloaded on the city’s Ethics Board at its meeting just before… Continue reading

Councilman Ron Peltier talks about ethics complaints at a ward meeting earlier this year. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)

Answers lacking in case of dead man found on Bainbridge last year

Bainbridge police are still waiting for answers on what left a man dead in a wooded area next to Highway 305 south of High School… Continue reading

Bainbridge UAC passes proposed rate increases for sewer and water customers along to city council

Bainbridge’s Utility Advisory Committee met last week to talk about proposed rate adjustments. The city launched a study a year ago of the rates and… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Four to five beers

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, FEB. 23 7 p.m. A 68-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested for physical control of a… Continue reading

Student walkout planned at BHS on Friday

Students at Bainbridge High are planning a walkout Friday to coincide with the US Youth Climate Strike. The nationwide strike is being held to call… Continue reading

Councilman Peltier investigated after complaint of city-delivered wood chips to his property

An outside attorney hired by the city of Bainbridge Island has been investigating Councilman Ron Peltier on allegations that the first-term councilman violated ethical standards… Continue reading

Bainbridge council meets to talk about ‘complaints or charges brought against a public officer or employee’

The Bainbridge council went into a closed-to-the-public executive session at the start of its meeting Tuesday, in part “to receive and evaluate complaints or charges… Continue reading

Islanders named to UW dean’s list

A big boatload of students from Bainbridge Island have earned academic honors at the University of Washington and were named to the dean’s list for… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Sanford honored at St. Olaf College

Nicole Sanford of Bainbridge Island as earned academic accolades at St. Olaf College. Sanford, a Bainbridge High graduate, was named to the dean’s list for… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Don’t mess with people

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, FEB. 22 10:45 a.m. A Bremerton woman told police her iPad had apparently been stolen… Continue reading

Plum trees next to Bainbridge library to be removed

The Bainbridge Public Library plans to remove the five Thundercloud plum trees next to the sidewalk of the library along Madison Avenue and High School… Continue reading

Snowy weather in February impacts construction schedule for new Blakely school

Winter weather — including last month’s snowstorm that closed schools for days — has set the construction project for the new Blakely elementary school back… Continue reading

COBI planning department closed Thursday | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge officials have announced the planning department will be closed to the public later this week. The Planning and Community Development Department will be closed… Continue reading

Report sheds new light on police incident at Agate Pass Bridge

The Agate Pass Bridge was temporarily shut down last week because a 34-year-old Bremerton man on the bridge was threatening to kill himself, according to… Continue reading