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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

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Highway 305 closed in Poulsbo after logging truck loses load

The Washington State Department of Transportation is advising drivers that traffic on Highway 305 in Poulsbo has been blocked in both directions as of 8:20… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

Bainbridge officials look at park comp plan

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to an update on the park district’s comprehensive plan. Also on the agenda: an update from the KidsUp… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2019

WSF releases sustainable action plan, strategies to protect orca whales and reduce emissions

In honor of Earth Day, Washington State Ferries launched a two-year Sustainability Action Plan this week, which outlines goals and actions for greener ferries and… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2019

Forum focuses on banning puppy mill sales

Kitsap Aware, a forum series on Justice and Citizenship, will present “Adopt, Don’t Shop: The Movement to Ban Puppy Mill Sales” as its next program… Continue reading

Bainbridge council will approve $672k consultant contract for new police building

The Bainbridge Island City Council is poised to approve a potential $672,000 contract with the architecture firm of Coates Design, Inc. for final design services… Continue reading

School district changes timeline for finding a new school board member

Officials with the Bainbridge Island School District have changed their schedule to fill the school board seat left empty by the recent resignation of Bainbridge… Continue reading

Medina to run for re-election to Bainbridge council

Bainbridge City Councilman Kol Medina has filed as a candidate in the November 2019 election. And with his candidacy comes a big question mark. Medina,… Continue reading

UPDATE | Deadly fire in downtown Winslow was caused by candle

The fatal condo fire that claimed the life of a Bainbridge Island man late last week in downtown Winslow appears to have been started by… Continue reading

Bainbridge council pulls plug on Trump impeachment resolution

Councilman Deets will persue personal statement instead

Bainbridge blotter | Hit-and-run with a borrowed car

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, APRIL 7 10:28 a.m. A Town & Country Market employee called police to report a… Continue reading

Bainbridge council members host ward meetings

Bainbridge city council members will host two ward meetings this weekend. A North Ward meeting with Mayor Kol Medina, Councilman Joe Deets and Councilman Ron… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

Art needed for youth poster contest

Sustainable Bainbridge is hosting a Youth Orca Action Poster Contest for Orca Action Month. Orca Action Month is set for June. Youth ages 7 to… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

Weekend weather report: Chance of rain, better chance for sun | The Bainbridge Blab

Saturday may be a bit wet, but the sunshine will return before the weekend is over. That’s the latest weather forecast for the island from… Continue reading

The Legislature’s 2019 hits and misses | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA – The 2019 Legislative Session began Jan. 14 and is scheduled to end on April 28, if the operation, transportation, and capital budget all… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | ‘Not much’ to drink, but enough for jail

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, APRIL 5 11:46 p.m. A 37-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading