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Bainbridge council scraps contract with deputy mayor

An emerging plan to hire Deputy City Manager Morgan Smith as Bainbridge Island city manager was rejected unanimously by the city council this week. Council… Continue reading

Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island accepts community grant requests

The Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island is accepting grant applications from local nonprofit organizations for its 2019 community grants. The application submittal period is from… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2018

Forum planned for island voters

The League of Women Voters of Kitsap will host an election forum in October on Bainbridge Island. The forum is one of seven forums planned… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to revisit contract that would promote Smith to city manager post

Deputy City Manager Morgan Smith will get another look by the council for the position of city manager. The council — which rejected a two-year… Continue reading

Squashing the competition | Photo of the day 9.15

Contestants cheer on their speedy zucchini creations as a crowd of more than 200 came out to watch the annual zucchini races at the Bainbridge… Continue reading

‘Coffee with a Cop’ returns

Officers from the Bainbridge Island Police Department will host “Coffee with a Cop” from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the McDonald’s restaurant… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2018

Down low | Photo of the day 9.14

The Bainbridge Spartans girls varsity volleyball team, led by players Paige Bouma and Ava Targett, shares low fives under the net with the visitors from… Continue reading

Kinkead to step down from Bainbridge Island School Board

Bainbridge Island School Board Director Tim Kinkead has announced that he will step down from the school board. Kinkead made the announcement at the school… Continue reading

WSF announces changes at Colman Dock

Drivers heading to Bainbridge Island from Washington State Ferries’ Colman Dock will find shrinking — and shifting — holding lanes at the ferry terminal. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Obviously drunk

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, SEPT. 14 2:47 a.m. A 911 call summoned police to a private residence where a… Continue reading

Sakai Park study on agenda for next parks commissioners meeting

Bainbridge parks commissioners will consider awarding a contract for a feasibility study for Sakai Park at their meeting next week. The board of the Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2018

Bullying is next topic for Kitsap Aware series

Kitsap Aware, a forum series on justice and citizenship, continues in early October with an examination of bullying behavior. The next session will be held… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2018

Bainbridge blotter | Nobody gets a brake

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12 3:57 p.m. Police were called to Sportsman Club Road, near the business park,… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation hosts Trails Open House

The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation is hosting a “Trails Open House” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Prue’s House… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Enjoy it while it lasts | The Bainbridge Blab

Friday’s clear and sunny skies on Bainbridge Island will be clogged with clouds by the weekend, according to the latest weekend weather forecast from the… Continue reading

Two pedestrians struck within days on Madison Avenue

Two pedestrians were struck by cars while walking on Madison Avenue over the span of a week. The most recent incident resulted in an arrest.… Continue reading

Shellfish ban includes island

Shellfish harvesting has been closed on the east shoreline of Kitsap County from Point-No-Point in Hansville to Restoration Point on Bainbridge Island, including Miller Bay… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2018

Are you OK? | Photo of the day 9.13

A Bainbridge Island police officer talks to two people sitting in the park on Hildebrand Lane Thursday. Bainbridge residents have contacted police multiple times in… Continue reading

M/V Suquamish welcomed to the ferry fleet

Washington State Ferries welcomed everyone aboard for a tour of their newest vessel, the M/V Suquamish, on Saturday, Sept. 22 during a community celebration at… Continue reading

Leave a note on the door | Photo of the day 9.12

Messages of thanks and sorrow decorate the banner draped over the door of Cafe Nola, the popular downtown Winslow eatery which, it was recently announced,… Continue reading