2018 Fall Sports Preview | Underdogs no more: Spartans set sights on protecting powerhouse status in boys water polo

The Spartans have a target on their back this season. When you’re a regular contender, it comes with the turf.… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Just scraping by

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, AUG. 23 1:53 p.m. A large concrete mixer truck, driven… Continue reading

Island woman not hurt in three-vehicle collision

A Bainbridge Island woman escaped injury after her Ford F150 pickup truck was involved in a three-vehicle crash on Highway… Continue reading

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2018 Bainbridge boys water polo schedule

The Spartan boys varsity water polo team will next face Curtis at home Tuesday. Here’s the schedule for this season’s… Continue reading

Expert researcher speaks to BIGS

The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society will welcome an expert researcher as the guest speaker at the group’s next meeting. BIGS… Continue reading

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Ethics complaints filed against Bainbridge Councilman Peltier, Councilwoman Nassar

Two ethics complaints have been filed against Bainbridge Island Councilman Ron Peltier, and a third has been filed against his… Continue reading

First day of school at Sakai | Photo of the day 9.5

Students at Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School listen as Sakai Principal Jim Corsetti gives a welcome-back pep talk to students on… Continue reading

Trump’s 85th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at the disasters (man-made, each one) that marked Continue reading...

Hurricane Trump, Season 2 | Wim Laven

A year ago I wrote about the problems in Houston, I wrote with great frustration about political expedience, poor planning Continue reading...

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Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 18

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle. Continue reading...

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Hunger Walk helps those without | Guest Viewpoint

I have never been hungry. Well, let me be more specific — I have never been hungry enough to put Continue reading...

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News

Test results for Bainbridge students come in higher than statewide average

School testing results released last week show Kitsap County students in line with state averages, but a wide discrepancy exists… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge blotter | Rowdy rider on the ferry

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, AUG. 21 11:25 p.m. A call to assist the Washington… Continue reading

 

Opinion

We need to pass Initiative 1631 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was raised in Washington state, third generation. My family lived in eastern Washington, where the summers… Continue reading

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Ballots still arrive late for many | The Petri Dish

Even with the postage paid, thousands of Washington voters didn’t get their ballots in on time for the August primary.… Continue reading

 

Sports

Spartans edge Olympic for win

The Spartans snapped back from a season-opening loss in girls varsity volleyball to take out Olympic in three straight sets… Continue reading

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Spartan boys suffer Lakeside loss in golf

The Bainbridge High School boys varsity golf team suffered their second straight loss Monday, at home, in a 140-129 match… Continue reading

 

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