The current skate park is for those with advanced abilities. File Photo

BI park prepares for major remodel

Also, COVID vax for all parks users?

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2 more COVID-related deaths confirmed in Kitsap, 229 total

137 new cases confirmed over the weekend

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The Bainbridge Island City Council will have a public meeting to decide on improvements on Eagle Harbor Drive. This idea was shot down because of how crowded it would be with cyclists and walkers on the same side going in different directions.

Environment not as important on this project

Safety concerns override that on Eagle Harbor plan

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COVID has slowed training, but state ferries is looking for help as trips have been reduced on most routes. Courtesy photo

WSF cuts BI, Kingston to 1 boat each due to staff shortages

Help wanted for deckhands, attendants

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Roundabouts on Highway 305 divided the Bainbridge Island City Council candidates at a recent debate. Courtesy Illustration

LWV’s debate features rapid-fire answers

Compared with two earlier debates last week, Bainbridge Island City Council candidates faced some different questions requiring rapid-fire soundbite answers… Continue reading

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The Bainbridge Island City Council continues to work on a plastics and other waste ordinance. Courtesy Photo

BI looks at law for waste reduction

Bainbridge Island city staff is drafting up an ordinance on plastic and waste reduction. The City Council voiced its approval… Continue reading

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BI schools better off with COVID than others in Kitsap

Bainbridge Island School District superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen said last week that 95% of staff has received a COVID-19 vaccination. The… Continue reading

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BI wants ferry service restored

Bainbridge Island wants its ferry system back. The city is sending a letter to state leaders asking its ferry service Continue reading...

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The North Kitsap passing game struggled Thursday, but quarterback Colton Bower rushed for 133 yards and two touchdowns in his team’s 32-0 win over Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Weather forces NK to use ground game in 32-0 win over BI

If North Kitsap hopes to go far in the state high school football playoffs next month the team will have Continue reading...

Manor House is the site of the upcoming concert series. Courtesy Photos

Concert series coming to Manor House

Pleasant Beach Village will present the first in a series of concerts in the historic Manor House, featuring a slate Continue reading...

  • 16 hours ago
Eldon Van Liere stands next to his late wife's painting of Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, where they often traveled together. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review

BI artist’s work lives on after her passing

Bainbridge Island artist Elizabeth Van Liere passed away in 2020 and some of her artwork, spanning five decades, is being Continue reading...

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It’s a gamble not getting COVID vaccine

Many people still are not get vaccinated to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. But they are gambling with their Continue reading...

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Life
As always, Homecoming at Bainbridge High School was filled with its normal pomp and circumstance. At left, a large student section turned out for the game against Bremerton. At right, cheerleaders wave their pompoms and BHS Spartan gridders take the field. While the start of the game was filled with positive emotions, it wasn’t that way at the end of the contest as the home team was blanked by visiting Bremerton. Nancy Treder Courtesy Photos

Homecoming a downer

As always, Homecoming at Bainbridge High School was filled with its normal pomp and circumstance. At left, cheerleaders wave their… Continue reading

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Pumpkins on display at Safeway. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos

Search for the Great Pumpkin

Lots of great pumpkins can be found at grocery stores on Bainbridge Island now that fall and October are here… Continue reading

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Government
Ray Williamson Pool. Courtesy Photo

BI pool needs extreme makeover

Ray Williamson Pool at the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center is showing its age. It’s 51, built in 1970 as an… Continue reading

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Heather Wright

Planning director switches from BI to Poulsbo

Planning and Community Development director Heather Wright is leaving Bainbridge Island to take a similar job in Poulsbo, which is… Continue reading

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Opinion

Malls fade into history due to online shopping

My buddies Ayres and Klinger and I walked its crowded corridors for hours on Friday nights, hoping to meet girls.… Continue reading

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Hot glue gun just 1 issue with dreaded school projects

Raising three daughters has come with many delights, challenges, prayers and moments standing in that certain aisle at Target trying… Continue reading

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Sports
Olympic’s Joshua Gauyan evades the defense of Port Angeles’ Jeremiah Hall on Friday night in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Prep Football: Week 8 roundup

Sequim 33, Kingston 20 The Bucs opened the game with a successful onside kick and scored on their first possession,… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge quarterback Jack Grant, left, hands off to Garrett Goade as Port Angeles defender Jeremiah Hall closes in on Friday night in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Football Roundup: Week 7

Port Angeles 27, Bainbridge 7 The Spartans had their opportunities, but the Port Angeles defense came up big when needed,… Continue reading

 

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