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Ward named Head of School at The Island School

Ward named Head of School Amanda Ward has been named the next Head of School at The Island School. Ward is a 17-year veteran of… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | A lot of chaos in her life

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12 1:59 p.m. A 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan rolled into a parked vehicle, a 2001… Continue reading

Fort Ward Community Hall project hits the bricks

The Fort Ward Community Hall project has hit a major milestone. And this one’s made of mortar. A masonry team from Masonry Restoration Consulting in… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks board to choose officers for 2019

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week to appoint officers for the board of park commissioners for next year. Commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2018

Bainbridge neighborhood loses power early Saturday

Some residents on Bainbridge Island are enduring another Saturday without power. As strong southern winds began to hit the island early Saturday, 67 homes along… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Forged check

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, DEC. 11 8:59 a.m. A 56-year-old Bainbridge Island woman called police to report a case… Continue reading

UPDATE | 911 outage may not be completely over

Continued disruptions of 911 service in Kitsap County may continue, officials with Kitsap County Emergency Management said Friday. Dave Rasmussen, spokesman for Kitsap County Emergency… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for ferry to Seattle

Drivers departing Bainbridge Island are facing a one-hour wait at the Bainbridge ferry terminal Friday. Washington State Ferries announced just before noon Friday, Dec. 28… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Police call at Bainbridge ferry terminal delays sailings

Police activity at the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal Friday morning delayed sailings from the island to Seattle. Officials with Washington State Ferries said the 7:55… Continue reading

911 service restored in Kitsap

911 service in Kitsap County was restored Friday morning after a nationwide outage that started Thursday night, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt.… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Wet but warmer | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will have another rain-soaked weekend, but Saturday will be a little warmer than usual, according to the latest forecast for the island from… Continue reading

Sewage escapes after pipe break on Bainbridge

An accidental break in a sewer line caused the spill of roughly 10,000 gallons or so of sewage in downtown Winslow Friday. A contractor installing… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Old-time assault

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, DEC. 7 3:52 p.m. A 46-year-old Bainbridge Island man came to the police station to… Continue reading

911 outage affects Kitsap County

A CenturyLink outage has disrupted 911 service in Kitsap County and beyond. The outage began late Thursday night, and emergency providers said the disruption is… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Bainbridge looks to fill vacant position on planning commission

Bainbridge Island is looking for a volunteer to fill a vacancy on the city’s Planning Commission. The person would serve a six-month term in Position… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

Libes starts at Tufts University

Tyco Libes of Bainbridge Island has joined more than 1,500 undergraduate students from around the world as they begin their academic careers at Tufts University.… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2018

Commissioner Gelder given president’s post

Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder was recently elected as First Vice-President of the Washington State Association of Counties for 2018-2019 and will serve as president… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Plug pulled on prank

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, DEC. 7 7:20 a.m. Police were called to the Bainbridge Island School District transit center… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Where’s my truck?

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, DEC. 6 2:08 p.m. A 55-year-old Bainbridge Island man reported his truck, a 1997 red… Continue reading

Police shooting in downtown Winslow was justified, prosecutor says

Bainbridge police were justified in shooting a man who led officers on a high-speed chase through downtown after fleeing from the scene of a drug… Continue reading