The Fort Ward Trail System is operated by the Bainbridge Island Metropoliatan Park & Recreation District. Review File Photo

BI, parks to work together to improve trails

This week, the Bainbridge Island City Council approved an agreement with the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District. The… Continue reading


3 more COVID deaths confirmed in Kitsap; 53 total

Half of the 50 deaths are those over 80

BI votes to return to in-person learning

The Bainbridge Island School Board was obviously reluctant but still voted 4-1 Thursday night to return to in-person learning. The… Continue reading

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Byron Bush gives instruction on the shotgun range, prior to COVID. Courtesy photos

Sportsmen’s Club on target with COVID protocols

When you go to the Bainbridge Island Sportsmen’s Club you expect to learn about gun safety. But they also hit… Continue reading

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How to support BI’s Climate Action Plan

The first question asked after a recent Zoom presentation on the Bainbridge Island Climate Change Plan was what can individuals… Continue reading

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BI looking to renew 2 school levies

On the Feb. 9 ballot are two measures from the Bainbridge Island School District. Both the Enrichment and Operations Levy… Continue reading

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No-contact advisory from BI to Kingston after sewage spills

More sewage overflow spills - these two in King County - are causing concerns on shorelines from Bainbridge Island to… Continue reading

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Unite! Then lawmakers disagree on in-person session

By Patric Haerle WNPA News Service Washington state legislative leaders on Jan. 11 took turns delivering upbeat messages that promised Continue reading...

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Pilot COVID testing set to start in BISD

A pilot program for COVID-19 testing was tentatively scheduled to start Jan. 6 in the Bainbridge Island School District. The Continue reading...

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The Seattle Storm again won the WNBA title.

COVID makes it ‘The Longest Year’ for sports

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably seen the movie The Longest Yard. If 2020 was a movie, it would Continue reading...

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Kobe Bryant

Notable sports figures who passed away in 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, many of us will welcome the New Year and put all the troubles and Continue reading...


State prepping to move to next phase of vaccination

The state is preparing to open up the COVID-19 vaccine to the next tier in coming days, though officials have… Continue reading


A photo posted to Bainbridge Island Fire Department's Facebook page shows downed power lines and explains the danger they pose. Courtesy photo

BI withers in wild, windy, wet weather

Landslides, downed trees on lines and power outages caused by windy weather kept emergency crews busy this week. Several areas… Continue reading


Steve Powell

2020 vision: Kitsap fared COVID-19 fairly well

Like the rest of the country, Kitsap County has been learning as it goes regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. But unlike… Continue reading

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Working from home is here to stay

With COVID-19 vaccines being widely dispensed, will an end to this pandemic halt “work from home?” Will workers return to… Continue reading

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WIAA moves fall sports to Feb. 1

Kitsap’s region can start Season 1 if it can move to Phase 2 of Insee’s reopening plan