UPDATE | Nearly 4,000 without electricity on Bainbridge Island

Roughly half of Bainbridge Island was without power late Wednesday afternoon after electricity was knocked out to nearly 4,000 homes and businesses.

Puget Sound Energy said the cause of the outage is under investigation.

The outage area now extends from the southern tip of the island northward to the Grand Forest.

According to PSE’s online outage map, a large swath of downtown Winslow, all the way east to Highway 305, is without electricity.

The total number of PSE customers affected as of 5:35 p.m. Wednesday was estimated at 3,879.

PSE hopes to have the power back on by 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

More in News

City approves apartment building at Madison and Wyatt

Bainbridge planning officials have approved the site plan for a 36-unit apartment… Continue reading

Pedaling through the pines | Photo of the day 7.16

A bicyclist has the paved trail at Battle Point Park to himself… Continue reading

Bainbridge council OKs $1.3 million contract for roadside work

Bainbridge city officials approved a $1.3 million contract last week for road… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Not watching the road

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, JULY 6… Continue reading

The view from the Virginia V | Photo of the day 7.15

Visitors aboard the steamship Virginia V enjoy the view from the top… Continue reading

Here’s a look at the conceptual drawings for Highway 305 roundabouts

The Bainbridge Island City Council will get a briefing from state officials… Continue reading

Roll with it | Photo of the day 7.14

A player passes the puck during the Jets/Wild matchup in roller hockey… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Angry contractor

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNEDSAY, JULY 4… Continue reading

That’s pretty low | Photo of the day 7.13

The western end of Eagle Harbor disappeared during the -3.7 foot low… Continue reading

Most Read