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Rotary makes $50K challenge for new KidsUp! playground

The KidsUp! campaign has launched a summer-long fund drive for donations and sponsorships to guarantee that construction of the playground at Battle Point Park begins… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2019

UPDATE | Developer retracts offer to buy apartment building

The developer who had plans to purchase the 550 Madison Apartments no longer wants to buy the building from Housing Kitsap. Mike Burns of Madison… Continue reading

Two Bainbridge students make dean’s list at Carroll College

Two students from Bainbridge Island have been named to the 2019 spring semester dean’s list at Carroll College in Helena, Montana. The outstanding scholars are… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Weekend weather report: Soggy start | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will see a soggy start to the weekend. That’s the latest weekend weather forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Mystery man picks the wrong boat

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JUNE 3 1:10 p.m. A 27-year-old transient from Bremerton was arrested onboard a Washington state… Continue reading

County fire marshall announces ban on outdoor burning

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal announced Wednesday that a Phase 1 ban on outdoor burning will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, June 28. During a… Continue reading

State proposes increased ferry fares in October, again in May

Anyone with an interest in Washington State Ferries fares are being asked to weigh in on a new proposal that would see the cost increased… Continue reading

Police respond to woman in crisis on bridge

Multiple law enforcement and emergency response agencies sprang into action in response to a possibly suicidal woman standing outside the railing of the Agate Passage… Continue reading

Housing Kitsap board gives Bainbridge nonprofit 30 days to find more money for purchase of apartment complex

The Housing Kitsap Board of Commissioners agreed to postpone the sale of the 550 Madison Apartments to give Housing Resources Bainbridge 30 days to match… Continue reading

Weaver Road closed for downed power lines

The section of Weaver Road between High School Road and Moji Lane NW is temporarily closed due to the dangerous presence of downed high voltage… Continue reading

Millerd makes the dean’s list at Iowa

Carly Millerd, a University of Iowa student from Bainbridge Island, studying in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was named to the university’s dean’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Housing Resources Bainbridge tries again to get $1.5 million offer for 550 Madison Apartments accepted by Housing Kitsap

Housing Resources Bainbridge is trying once again to get Housing Kitsap to back away from selling the 550 Madison Apartments to a private developer and… Continue reading

Housing Kitsap officials have met repeatedly in private for months to discuss sale of 550 Madison Apartments

Commissioners for Housing Kitsap have been privately discussing potential property purchases for months, according to public records obtained by the Bainbridge Review. Documents also show… Continue reading

Housing Kitsap is ready for speedy sale of 550 Madison Apartments, sales documents already signed

Housing agency received more than a dozen purchase offers for Bainbridge apartment complex.

Mitchell earns dean’s list honors

Olivia Mitchell of Bainbridge Island has been recognized for outstanding academic achievement at Maine Maritime Academy. Mitchell, who is a student in the academy’s Vessel… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2019

Bainbridge council rejects proposal to license cats

Cat owners on Bainbridge Island won’t be forced to buy licenses for their furry, four-footed family members. The Bainbridge Island City Council decided last week… Continue reading

New dental clinic proposed for Madison Avenue

A new dental clinic may be built on Madison Avenue just south of the roundabout at High School Road. City officials have been reviewing plans… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for Bainbridge ferry, sailings running late

Washington State Ferries is advising drivers departing the Bainbridge terminal for Seattle to expect a one-hour wait for a ferry. The advisory was issued just… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2019

Fly casting contest returns to Seabold Hall

Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers will host its 10th annual fly casting competition next week. The casting contest is planned to take place during the club’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2019

Bainbridge police remove homeless camp near Highway 305, relocate final residents

It was the end of an era — a conspicuous, complicated, controversial era — this week, as Bainbridge Island police began clearing away the final… Continue reading