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Bainbridge officer who shot fleeing suspect returns to duty

The Bainbridge Island police officer who was suspended from the force for shooting a man in downtown Winslow at the end of a police pursuit… Continue reading

Let’s get rolling | Photo of the day 3.27

Isaac Cole and Bob Burquist from Grindline Skateparks paint over graffiti Tuesday at the Bainbridge skatepark. The Seattle-based company built the skatepark at Strawberry Hill… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Two seconds from disaster

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MARCH 15 8:37 a.m. A traffic emphasis was requested on NE Hidden Cove Road.… Continue reading

Don’t fence me in | Photo of the day 3.26

A lone Spartan runner makes his way around the track at the Bainbridge High School stadium under gray skies Monday. The weather on Bainbridge is… Continue reading

New director named at museum

Brianna Kosowitz will be the new executive director of the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, the museum’s board of directors announced Wednesday. Kosowitz replaces Hank Helm,… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2018

Veterans to talk about Mideast conflicts

The Military History Club at Bainbridge High will present another special program featuring stories from local veterans. The public is invited to “Veterans Speak: Desert… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2018

Spring cleaning | Photo of the day 3.25

Keira Plehal, 3, throws leaves onto a tarp as Kristine Ewing and Claire Plehal gather up more leaves. The trio were among the volunteers who… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Bremerton drivers have road rage on island

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, MARCH 15 7:09 a.m. A 24-year-old Bremerton man called police to report an incidence… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board nixes idea for arming teachers

Bainbridge Island educators are opposed to the idea of arming teachers with guns. The Bainbridge Island School Board has unanimously adopted a resolution that says… Continue reading

Spartans advance to Nationals

Bainbridge High School’s Health Occupation Students of America/Biomedical Engineering Club competed in the Washington State Leadership Conference in Spokane’s EWU/WSU extension campus on March 15-17.… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2018

Sunshine and cherry blossoms | Photo of the day 3.24

Saturday’s weather on Bainbridge Island turned out to be surprisingly sunny after a bit of rain in the morning; cherry blossoms soak up some of… Continue reading

Can you dig it? | Photo of the day 3.23

Students at Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary watch the closing bits of the groundbreaking celebration Friday at the school. Earth-moving on the grounds of the current… Continue reading

Survey launched to support funding for biking and walking trails

The Bainbridge Mobility Alliance has started a survey of island residents to determine their support for biking and walking trails, bike lanes and other non-motorized… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2018

Weekend weather report: More of the same | The Bainbridge Blab

Like what you see outside your window today? Then you’re going to love the weather this weekend on Bainbridge Island. The weekend is shaping up… Continue reading

A soggy, sunny start to the season | Photo of the day 3.22

The Spartan varsity track & field team officially began their season at home Thursday, March 22, hosting Ballard and Bishop Blanchet. (Luciano Marano | Bainbridge… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Jeff’s not here

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14 1:34 p.m. Police were called to South Beach where a boat ran aground… Continue reading

‘4 the Kids’ march set for Silverdale demo

Students, educators and other concerned citizens will gather at the intersection of Silverdale Way and Kitsap Mall Boulevard in Silverdale from noon to 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Bainbridge man arrested after parking lot brawl

A 72-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested late last week for allegedly assaulting a Bainbridge police officer outside an island restaurant. Police were called to… Continue reading

Wattle you have for lunch | Photo of the day 3.21

Students at The Island School enjoy an Australian spring picnic on Wednesday to celebrate the new season in the spirit of Australia’s Wattle Festival. Children… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Sign of damage

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, MARCH 11 4:28 p.m. A 47-year-old Kirkland man was with his children at Waterfront… Continue reading