Bainbridge Councilwoman Nassar’s public official Facebook page goes silent after illegal development controversy

Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar’s public official Facebook page has been taken down. Nassar set up a Facebook account… Continue reading

Inslee pushes state capital gains tax | 2019 Legislative Session

BY SEAN HARDING WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed a $54.4 billion state budget that… Continue reading

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Author talks nonviolent action at Eagle Harbor Books

George Lakey will visit Eagle Harbor Book Company at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 to discuss his new book, “How… Continue reading

Parents, families invited to open house at The Island School

The Island School is hosting an open house soon. The school will throw open its doors to the public at… Continue reading

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Police Chief Hamner tenders resignation from Bainbridge department

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hamner needed just three sentences to close one chapter of his life and begin another.… Continue reading

Native American voting rights bill proposed ahead of upcoming legislative session | 2019 Legislative Session

BY EMMA EPPERLY WNPA Olympia News Bureau A proposed bill would allow the residential address portion of a voter registration… Continue reading

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Timeless tradition, brand-new scene: Bainbridge mochi tsuki event marks 30th year at fresh venue

In a way, finally, after three decades, the now-iconic Bainbridge mochi tsuki event has come home. The beloved island tradition,… Continue reading

Adjust | Tom H. Hastings

“They’ll make adjustments. They always do.” So said Donald Trump when a reporter asked him about the millions of people Continue reading...

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Trump’s 102nd week in office | In cartoons

He’s still around, so that means we are, too. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House Continue reading...

The Wall Already Exists — In Our Hearts and Minds | Matthew Johnson

My favorite album of all time is Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.” It should be re-released given the current (manufactured) crisis. Continue reading...

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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 15

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, Continue reading...

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smARTfilm series continues with “Summer 1993”

The latest Bainbridge Island Museum of Art smARTfilm series will continue at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 with a special… Continue reading


Next BIGS program offers search tips

The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society will present “Family Search: Ways with the Wiki” at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at… Continue reading

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer