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

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


Parks, schools look for lights solution

Bainbridge Islanders can be thankful this Thanksgiving that parks and schools leaders are talking about possibly working together to establish… Continue reading


Your best COVID defense during the holidays:

‘Mask up’ and take precautions, infectious disease specialists say

Bijou pop-up

‘Little jewel in your closet’: Bainbridge pop-up offers quality, timeless, vintage clothes

Personalized shopping experience and beautiful clothes curated to spread joy

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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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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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...

7 Spartans make All-Olympic League

Seven Bainbridge High School Spartans made the All-Olympic League football team. Bainbridge wide receiver Luke Lavigne and offensive lineman Sasha 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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Artists’ creativity pours out at BI winery

The Bainbridge Island Wednesday Watercolor group has created a unique art exhibit of and at the Rolling Bay Winery. It… 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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