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Dead body found next to Bainbridge trail

Bainbridge police are investigating a suspicious death after a person walking along a trail south of High School Road looking for willow branches to cut… Continue reading

BHS powers past Bishop Blanchet

Bainbridge finished the season by soaking Bishop Blanchet 108-74 in girls varsity swimming & diving late last week at the Bainbridge Aquatic Center. The Spartans… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

U.S. Sen. Cantwell visits Kitsap to talk education, election

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, was in Bremerton last week touring the West Sound Technical Skills Center, a career training campus in Bremerton for high-school-aged… Continue reading

Bainbridge lends support to Jewish community after Pittsburgh shooting

As the nation reels following a deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend, Kitsap County’s largest temple –… Continue reading

23rd District candidates face off at League of Women Voters forum

Candidates seeking to represent Washington’s 23rd Legislative District came to Poulsbo City Hall last week and answered questions from the public about where they stand… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board chooses new member

Christina Hulet has been chosen by the Bainbridge Island School Board to fill the seat left empty by the recent resignation of Tim Kinkead. Hulet,… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Teen driver flips Volvo

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, OCT. 7 2:50 p.m. A 16-year-old Bainbridge teen in a 2007 Volvo XC90 went off… Continue reading

Islanders named to WSU honor roll

Six students from Bainbridge Island have earned academic honors at Washington State University. The university recently announced the WSU President’s Honor Roll for the 2018… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Bainbridge teen arrested for vehicular assault after Homecoming Night crash

An 18-year-old Bainbridge High student was charged with vehicular assault and driving under the influence in Kitsap County Superior Court this week after he allegedly… Continue reading

Budget is big topic on agenda

Bainbridge parks commissioners will meet next week for a first reading of the park district’s budgets for 2019. Commissioners will also get an informational update… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

Blakely is named Blue Ribbon School

Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary School has been honored as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2018. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently announced Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2018

All hail the pum-king: Great gourd returns to downtown Winslow

Judging by his pumpkins, Joel Holland is a seriously sincere guy. Eat your heart out, Linus. Holland, a retired firefighter and Puyallup-based farmer specializing in… Continue reading

BIPD holds drug take back event Saturday

The Bainbridge Island Police Department is holding a prescription drug reclamation event, part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, from 10 a.m. to 2… Continue reading

Kitsap, Bainbridge Island welcomes Somali women

Women from Cedar’s Unitarian Universalist Church’s Justice Network welcomed friends from the Somali Wellness Project who visited Bainbridge Island Sunday, Oct. 14. The Daryel group… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Sailing times change again, temporarily, at Colman Dock

Travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry run will see a rerun of last weekend’s adjusted schedule that saw Bainbridge boats sharing a slip with Bremerton’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | A rock in his pocket

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, OCT. 5 1:30 p.m. A 54-year-old Bainbridge Island man drove his 2003 Ford F150 off… Continue reading

Trick-or-Treat event returns to Winslow Way

Winslow Way will again be closed to auto traffic from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 for the annual Trick-or-Treat Bainbridge event, which will… Continue reading

Third ethics complaint leveled against Councilman Peltier

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Ron Peltier has been hit with another ethics complaint alleging improper conduct as an elected official. The complaint is the third… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Thief has a ball

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, OCT. 2 5:18 p.m. A person, or persons, yet unknown forced their way into a… Continue reading

Appointments to take priority on building applications

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Planning and Community Development Department is now scheduling appointments for people applying for building permits and also offering the option… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2018