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Bainbridge ferry hits whale during Tuesday night sailing

The ferry M/V Wenatchee hit a whale while headed to Bainbridge Island from Seattle Tuesday night. The boat was about three minutes into the 8:15… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | A suspicious crime afoot

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, MAY 7 9:58 a.m. A pair of socks were apparently stolen from the mailbox of… Continue reading

Boater’s Fair returns to downtown Winslow waterfront

Learn how to tie knots, bid on water-centric wares at a nautical swap meet, watch a helicopter rescue demonstration, choose a boat and try your… Continue reading

Ramirez selected to serve at college

Javy Warrior Ramirez of Bainbridge Island is one of 10 incoming Saint Martin’s University first-year students who have been selected to serve as the eighth… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Medina faces primary challenge for Bainbridge council

Bainbridge Mayor Kol Medina will face a primary challenge for his city council seat. A third candidate entered the race on the final day of… Continue reading

Expert talks about wild steelhead at next meeting for Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers

Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers will meet next week for a presentation from Trout Unlimited. The club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 at… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2019

Islanders make WWU honor roll

Four students from Bainbridge Island have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement at Western Washington University. Western Washington University has released its Winter Quarter 2019… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2019

‘Ban the Bans’ pro-choice protest comes to Bainbridge

Angered and concerned by a recent rush of radical anti-abortion laws being passed in several other states, protestors around the country, including here on Bainbridge… Continue reading

Memorial Day 2019

Artwork by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2019

Input needed for Bainbridge parks comp plan

The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District is looking for input from islanders as the district updates its comprehensive plan for island parks and… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2019

Pro-choice rally takes to Winslow waypoint protesting radical abortion laws | Photo gallery

Angered and concerned by a recent rush of radical anti-abortion laws being passed in several other states, protesters around the country, including here on Bainbridge… Continue reading

Ferry sailings delayed at start of holiday weekend

Washington State Ferries is expecting nearly a half million riders on state ferries through the Memorial Day holiday. The crush of holiday travelers prompted late… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | A lighter case of crime

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, MAY 4 12:18 p.m. A 26-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested at Town & Country… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Sunny holiday | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island may see some rain this weekend, but the sun should return for the Memorial Day holiday. That’s the latest weekend weather forecast for… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Thief comes to the table

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, MAY 3 1:44 p.m. The owner of a downtown Winslow restaurant came to the police… Continue reading

Heavy traffic expected for Memorial Day weekend

Leaving the Rock for Memorial Day? Washington state transportation officials are advising travelers to expect increased traffic over the holiday weekend. Heavy ferry traffic is… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | A damaging relationship

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MAY 2 7:40 p.m. Bainbridge police forwarded a report to the prosecutor’s office in which… Continue reading

American Legion Post 172 to stage Memorial Day commemoration

Memorial Day services sponsored by the American Legion’s Colin Hyde Post No. 172 will take place at two locations this year. Both services are Monday,… Continue reading

BHS musicians rake in awards at state contest

BHS musicians rake in awards Bainbridge High School music students had an incredible showing at the recent Washington Music Educators Association State Solo and Ensemble… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Wanted man

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 4:48 p.m. A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a 38-year-old Bremerton… Continue reading