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Stretch of Madison Avenue to be closed to traffic Friday

The southbound lane of Madison Avenue North will be closed from High School Road to Wyatt Way on Friday, April 26 due to a paving… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2019

Coast Guard Auxiliary hosts fire extinguisher safety event

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Eagle Harbor Yacht Club, and Peninsula Fire will host a fire extinguisher safety event in the Winslow Wharf Marina parking… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Shopping for trouble

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, APRIL 4 12:40 p.m. A man called police to report a group of young men… Continue reading

Bainbridge city attorney finds flaws in two recent Ethics Board opinions

Bainbridge Island City Attorney Joe Levan has issued two memos that point out several legal flaws in a pair of opinions issued last week by… Continue reading

Former Bainbridge mayor announces run for council

Kirsten Hytopoulos to file to run for position held by Councilman Ron Peltier

Kitsap Regional Library orders nine copies of Mueller’s report for local readers

The page-turner that has consumed the nation’s capital will be coming to local libraries next month. Last week, a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert… Continue reading

Woman completes 17-day hunger strike for Southern Resident Orcas | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA — Lanni Johnson, 71, tearfully completed her 17-day hunger strike Wednesday as she took the first bites of an orange, her first food in… Continue reading

Exemption removed for measles shots | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA – In a late night party-line vote April 17, the Washington Senate approved the removal of the personal exemption for the measles, mumps, and… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Debit card caper

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MARCH 28 3:44 p.m. A 30-year-old Bainbridge woman said her vehicle registration and insurance paperwork,… Continue reading

Campbell chosen for World Fellows

Ava Rockefeller Campbell of Bainbridge High has been chosen for the Washington World Fellows 2019 cohort. Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib announced the selections late last… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2019

Info night coming for Bainbridge school board hopefuls

The Bainbridge Island School District will host an informational meeting for residents who are interested in running for a seat on the Bainbridge Island School… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2019

WSF officials seek fare feedback

Officials with Washington State Ferries will be coming to Bainbridge Island to get input on passenger fairs, the ferry system’s long-range plan and other topics… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2019

Bainbridge Kiwanis looks for top teacher

The Bainbridge Island Kiwanis Club is now soliciting nominations for its annual “Educator of the Year” program. The selection committee will be looking for educators… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2019

Ethics Board to Councilman Peltier: ‘Stop this harassing behavior’

Latest ethics review blasts councilman for ‘campaign of harassment’ against former city manager

Bainbridge police host prescription drug take back event

Old, unused or expired prescription drugs filling your medicine cabinet? The Bainbridge Island Police Department has an answer: Officers are hosting a “Prescription Drug Take… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

Man found dead after downtown Bainbridge fire | UPDATE

An elderly man was found dead after a fire in downtown Winslow Thursday night. Emergency responders were called to Winslow Green at 8 p.m. April… Continue reading

One person dead in Winslow fire | DEVELOPING

A nighttime fire in downtown Winslow has claimed the life of one person, authorities said late Thursday. Bainbridge firefighters were called to a fire in… Continue reading

Firefighters respond to blaze in downtown Winslow | DEVELOPING

Bainbridge firefighters knocked down a late evening blaze that was threatening an anchor downtown development in Winslow Thursday. Photos posted on social media showed large… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Fire reported in downtown Winslow | DEVELOPING

Emergency crews were called to downtown Winslow for a two-alarm commercial fire just before 8 p.m. Thursday, according to posts on social media. First responders… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | A stranger at the door

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, MARCH 22 12:57 p.m. A 60-year-old Bainbridge Island woman told police that sometime during the… Continue reading