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Only one new COVID-19 case found in Kitsap County

The number of newly confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has dropped off dramatically, the Kitsap Public Health District announced Wednesday. Just one new… Continue reading


Interest still lacking in council appointment

Don’t everyone jump up at once. Bainbridge Island City Hall has yet to see a single application come in from anyone interested in an appointment… Continue reading


COVID-19 may come back to Kitsap in future waves, health officer warns

Though there are strong signs that social distancing and other preventative measures have helped slow the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Kitsap Public… Continue reading


Bainbridge resident tests positive for COVID-19

Another resident of Bainbridge Island has been infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Kitsap Public Health District announced Tuesday. The new case of… Continue reading

COVID-19 worse in other areas on Kitsap than Bainbridge, based on population

Bainbridge Island is no longer the per-capita epicenter of the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Kitsap County, according to a new… Continue reading

Bainbridge endures: Hopeful voices rise amid the challenge

Grounded for life. That’s what it feels like for some folks as the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has left us isolated in our… Continue reading

A lost season: WIAA declares spring sports season won’t happen

The spring sports season is officially over — earlier and emptier than ever expected. Following Gov. Jay Inslee’s proclamation that public and private schools will… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee orders all Washington schools closed for the rest of the school year

Gov. Jay Inslee has closed all public and private K–12 schools in Washington for the rest of the 2019–20 school year. Inslee made the announcement… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Frosted over

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, MARCH 9 9:11 a.m. A 44-year-old woman was driving east on High School Road when… Continue reading

104 residents in Kitsap County test positive for COVID-19

The number of Kitsap County residents who have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has now topped 100, according to statistics released Sunday by the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | About last night

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, MARCH 6 4 a.m. A 37-year-old Bainbridge man in a 2017 Audi Q7 was driving… Continue reading

Bainbridge hopes to quash public records lawsuit

Bainbridge Island is asking Kitsap County Superior Court to dismiss the lawsuit against the city that’s being pursued by the wife of Bainbridge’s last city… Continue reading

Bainbridge council struggles with postponing policy work amid crisis

Bainbridge Island City Manager Morgan Smith promised a “hard conversation” during last week’s council meeting. And she got one. With officials at city hall nearly… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County approach 100 mark

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County shot up to 95 Friday, according to Kitsap County health officials. That’s an increase of… Continue reading

Most COVID-19 cases in Kitsap found in those age 50 to 59

The age group of people 50 to 59 has been the hardest hit in Kitsap County by the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington,… Continue reading

Temporarily apart, together forever: Bainbridge responds to COVID-19 outbreak

The Bainbridge Island Review site has lifted the paywall on this developing story to provide readers with critical information. To support vital reporting such as… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Crash and dash

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, MARCH 3 1:27 p.m. A Kitsap Transit driver reported a hit-and-run accident after a woman… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: A little tease | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island will get a preview of coming attractions on Saturday, with the weather turning a bit warmer and sunnier. That’s the latest weekend weather… Continue reading

Bainbridge teen arrested for burglary after destroying apartment

An 18-year-old Bainbridge Island man was charged with first-degree burglary Tuesday in Kitsap Superior Court after he allegedly tried to smash his way into his… Continue reading

83 Kitsap County residents now have COVID-19

There are now 83 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County, including another case of coronavirus on Bainbridge Island, the Kitsap Public Health District announced… Continue reading