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Trump’s 145th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump as president continues with a look back at the stable genuis’ 145th week in the White House. This… Continue reading


Bainbridge council OKs paper-bag fee increase, 25 cent fee for paper cups may be next

The city of Bainbridge Island is looking to raise the cost for paper bags on Bainbridge. And more fees for disposable single-use consumer items may… Continue reading


Weekend weather report: More of the lame | The Bainbridge Blab

This week’s rainy weather will continue into the weekend and beyond on Bainbridge Island. That’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on the island… Continue reading


Analysis of Bainbridge vote shows tsunami of opposition to I-976

Study shows split results in council races.

Bainbridge council approves property tax increase

Assessed value of property on island climbs to $9.2 billion.

Teen unhurt in Highway 305 crash

A Bainbridge teen escaped injury after he rear-ended another vehicle on Highway 305 Wednesday afternoon south of Poulsbo. The crash occurred on Highway 305 near… Continue reading

Bainbridge announces three finalists for police chief job

Bainbridge Island city officials have announced the three finalists for police chief. One candidate is from Washington, while the other two finalists are from Virginia… Continue reading

Trump’s 144th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 144th week in the White House. This week’s contributing… Continue reading

Bainbridge’s LTAC committee says no city money should go to restarting Fourth of July fireworks show

It’s looking like the city of Bainbridge Island won’t help revive the popular fireworks show over Eagle Harbor that has long capped the island’s Fourth… Continue reading

Turnout improves in Kitsap after latest vote tally

Turnout in Kitsap County for the 2019 General Election is nearly at 40 percent, according to the Kitsap County Elections Division. Ballot counting at the… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to consider putting off road repairs after passage of I-976

Bainbridge city councilmembers will get an update at their meeting Tuesday on impacts to the city’s budget due to the passage of Initiative 976, the… Continue reading

Bainbridge school officials to add three days to school year for Blakely students

Bainbridge school officials are looking at extending the school year for students at Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary. The school year needs to be lengthened, officials… Continue reading

Developers to detail plans for new Bainbridge hotel at planning commission meeting

Developers of a proposed 40-room hotel in downtown Winslow will present their plans to the public at this week’s Bainbridge Island Planning Commission meeting. The… Continue reading

City hires outside investigator to look into allegations against employee who complained about unpermited development

Councilwoman Nassar, husband claim harassment following complaint of tiny home on couple’s property.

Bainbridge to raise fee for paper bags on island

The city of Bainbridge Island is looking to raise the cost for paper bags on Bainbridge. Merchants on the island currently charge 5 cents for… Continue reading

Schneider has won another term on the Bainbridge Island City Council

City Councilwoman Leslie Schneider will retain her seat on the Bainbridge Island City Council. In Thursday’s update of the vote tally in the council’s District… Continue reading

Schneider still winning in bid to retain Bainbridge council seat

Incumbent Bainbridge Councilwoman Leslie Schneider maintained her lead over challenger Grayson William Wildsmith in the third tally of votes in the race for the District… Continue reading

Wednesday was banner day for Kitsap ballot returns

Turns out, the votes were in the mail. Wednesday was the biggest day of ballot returns, by far, in the November election. According to the… Continue reading

Breaking down the ballot: Our analysis of the Bainbridge council races so far

The Kitsap County Elections Division announced a new vote tally late Wednesday for the 2019 General Election. Here’s our takeaways from a breakdown of the… Continue reading

More than two dozen sign up to vote on Election Day in Kitsap

There are last-minute voters, and then there are last-minute voters. Kitsap County has 28 in the second category. Under Washington state’s new elections law, residents… Continue reading