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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

Schneider gets nod for Bainbridge’s deputy mayor position

Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Leslie Schneider was unanimously appointed to serve as deputy mayor at the council’s last meeting. Councilman Joe Deets, outgoing deputy mayor,… Continue reading

Setting a course for fun: Park renovation may include ferry boat play structure

Hard to believe, but true: Not too long in the future, you’ll be able to climb aboard a ferry in Battle Point. Just for fun,… Continue reading

Rep. Hansen retains chair post for upcoming 2019 Legislative Session

State Rep. Drew Hansen has been picked to lead the newly renamed College & Workforce Development committee in the House of Representatives. The committee was… Continue reading

White powder scare on BI ferry

The ferry M/V Tacoma was temporarily taken off the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route early Sunday after suspicious white powder was discovered aboard the vessel. Washington State… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum adopts free admission policy

Come one, call all: for free. The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum has announced that the facility has adopted a free admission policy for the general… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

BHS teen forms local Girl Up Club

Merrill Keating of Bainbridge High School has formed a Girl Up Club. Girl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, and works… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

Trial set for Bainbridge Island man accused in killing of Sequim woman

PORT ANGELES — A February trial has been set in Benjamin G. Bonner’s murder case after a state psychiatrist determined that evidence of his legal… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

Sen. Murray: Trump shutdown of government ‘truly absurd’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray said President Trump was responding to the taunts of a “handful of conservatives” when he allowed the partial shutdown of the… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee on Trump shutdown: ‘Americans deserve better’

Gov. Jay Inslee said the shutdown of the federal government was the result of President Trump’s “temper tantrum of epic proportions.” Inslee released the following… Continue reading

Bainbridge city council forms committee for Suzuki project

The Bainbridge Island City Council is forming a council ad hoc committee to work on the Suzuki project. The city of Bainbridge Island hopes to… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2018

Parts of Bainbridge Island still waiting for power to be restored

Utility crews continue to work to restore electricity to homes and businesses that lost power in the wake of Thursday’s powerful windstorm. PSE reported 488… Continue reading

Rep. Kilmer hopes ‘president comes to his senses’

The shutdown of the federal government “is a bad idea,” 6th District Congressman Derek Kilmer said Friday, adding that he hopes “the president comes to… Continue reading

Woodward Middle School announces its Students of the Month

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for November. The outstanding pupils are Hailey McCulloch, Molly Montgomery, Tucker Osburn and Jairus Ruiz.… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2018

Weekend weather report: Another rain-filled weekend | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island must endure another wet weekend. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. The chance of precipitation… Continue reading