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Gregoire inducted into honor society

Riley Gregoire of Bainbridge Island was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019

Agate Pass Bridge to stay open during two-year paint job

Green it is. And green it will stay. The Agate Pass Bridge will get a new coat of paint, and work will start on the… Continue reading

Bainbridge Community Foundation switches to values-driven investment

With the goal of putting more of the “good” in good return, Bainbridge Community Foundation is refocusing its portfolio toward socially conscious, values-driven investing, officials… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Kimmerlein finishes Sea Year training

Midshipman David M. Kimmerlein, son of Jennifer and John Kimmerlein, of Bainbridge Island recently completed Sea Year training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy… Continue reading

BHS Class of ’99 has reunion

The Bainbridge High School Class of 1999 will hold its 20-year reunion in July. The reunion celebration is planned for the weekend July 6-7. Festivities… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Bainbridge VIP support group to get tech help at next meeting

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 at the Bainbridge Public Library. At the next meeting,… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Driver misses stop sign, but not tree

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, APRIL 9 3:05 a.m. A 60-year-old Bainbridge Island woman drove her car, a 2012 Volkswagen… Continue reading

Forums coming for potential candidates

Officials from the Kitsap County Auditor’s Office’s Elections Division will host two events to help potential candidates for office in 2019 learn what they need… Continue reading

WMS honors its April superstars

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for April 2019. The outstanding students are Donna Fricke, Carter Ragan, William Schei, and Olivia… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2019

Lynwood pool offers free water safety program for kids

The Pool at Pleasant Beach is set to debut “Waterproof Your Kids,” a free introductory water safety program for island kids age 3 to 6,… Continue reading

Peltier says he won’t seek re-election

Embattled Bainbridge City Councilman Ron Peltier announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election to the city council. Peltier, a self-described “maverick” on the council who… Continue reading

Mayor Medina says he won’t challenge Peltier for council seat

Bainbridge Island Mayor Kol Medina said this week he won’t be running for the at-large position on the Bainbridge city council when he seeks re-election… Continue reading

Next film in series explores mass extinction

An eco-thriller on mass extinction is the next film in the “Movies That Matter” series. “Racing Extinction” will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, May… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Remand issued on ethics complaint: Ethics Board does not waver from decision on Councilman Peltier’s conflict of interest

The view of Bainbridge Island’s Ethics Board has not changed: City Councilman Ron Peltier had a conflict of interest when he refused to support a… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Distracted driver hits tree, flips car

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, APRIL 8 3:57 p.m. A 52-year-old Bainbridge woman drove off the road and rolled her… Continue reading

Bainbridge announces hiring of new finance manager

DeWayne Pitts will join city staff at Bainbridge Island City Hall as the city’s new finance director. Pitts will fill the position that has sat… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

Salmon is topic at next meeting of Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers

Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers will hear about salmon at the club’s meeting this month. The group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 at… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

Legislature adjourns on time with new budget, new spending | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Legislature adjourned minutes before its midnight deadline on April 28, ending its 105-day session on time for the first time… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Highway 305 reopens after log truck crash

Highway 305 has been reopened to traffic in both directions, officials reported just before 11:30 a.m. Monday. A logging truck lost its load in Poulsbo… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

One for the bunny, two for the show, three to get ready… | Photo gallery

The all-it’s-cracked-up-to-be annual Easter egg hunt at Battle Point Park attracted roughly 3,000 people to Battle Point Park Saturday morning. According to the Bainbridge Island… Continue reading