Scouts Henrik Zapf, Adrian Meidell, Ethan Meidell, Nathan Cole, Jason Arul selling trees to support the Bainbridge Island Boy Scout Troop 1565. The Christmas Tree lot is located next to Ace Hardware on High School Road.

Scouting out Christmas trees on BI? They’re shorter

Because of the financial crisis of 2008, it’s going to be hard to find a tall Christmas tree this year.… Continue reading

Cecily Deramo and Eric Olivares from San Diego were in Seattle visiting family for Thanksgiving and made a day trip to Bainbridge Island for wine tasting and to celebrate their third wedding anniversary. Deramo said she was drawn to BI for a day to “escape from the city and to see the trees.”

Holiday shopping on BI more like usual this year

Heavy rains were not enough to deter locals and tourists from shopping on Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday on… Continue reading


52 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Friday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 52 new COVID cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the countywide… Continue reading

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New transmission wires would be located above the distribution ones already in place. Courtesy illustration

PSE picks ‘Missing Link’ route

Transmission lines would be above distribution lines already in place

Cliff Hennessey was one of Bainbridge’s top players last spring. File Photo

Winter prep sports previews

Bainbridge wrestling

Joanne Maher

IVC names executive director

Interim director Joanne Maher has been named the new executive director for Island Volunteers Caregivers. She became interim director in Continue reading...

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Dixie Armfield’s ‘Frilly Lace’ fused glass vase creation. Courtesy Photos

Winter Studio Tour on BI this weekend

The free 38th annual Winter Studio Tour on Bainbridge Island takes place Dec. 3-5. With 40 juried artists, the event Continue reading...

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BPA plans holiday events this month

Bainbridge Performing Arts closes out 2021 with some music and comedy at a new venue — Bainbridge Cinemas. Holiday Variety Continue reading...

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It's free to go to Bloedel Reserve on Gratitude Day. Courtesy Photo

Bainbridge Island briefs

Free at Bloedel Dec. 11 is Gratitude Day at the Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island. Entry is free thanks to… Continue reading

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BISD getting back to its traditions

With things going on despite COVID-19 this year, traditions are returning in the Bainbridge Island School District. Schools superintendent Peter… Continue reading


Jared Hernandez of Seattle and Shannon Dowling of Bainbridge Island are stars in the movie. Courtesy Photo

Local holiday Rom-Com at Lynwood Theatre

A new Pacific Northwest holiday movie, “A Match Made at Christmas,” will be shown at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at… Continue reading

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The library is a favorite spot for students. Courtesy Photos

BI school wins award for learning environment design

Blakely Elementary School was honored with the Association for Learning Environments 2021 James D. MacConnell Award at the recent LearningSCAPES… Continue reading

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BI adds to waste ordinance

The Bainbridge Island City Council last week adopted a law to further reduce plastic waste from food service and lodging… Continue reading


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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It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas – in November

These days, we’re all used to walking through retail stores in October and dodging Christmas displays of inflatable Baby Yoda… Continue reading

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Give thanks; gratitude makes us happy

Because life is mostly made up of little experiences, occasionally interrupted by big events, it’s easy to take the little… Continue reading

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All 3 local schools win boys, girls games

Bainbridge, North Kitsap and Kingston all won their opening games this week. The Spartans, Vikings and Buccaneers each won their Continue reading...

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Spartans make VB all league

Allie Wildsmith has been named the Most Valuable Player of the Olympic League. Teammate Florencia Olivera was named the Defensive Continue reading...

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