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Protected farmland may be developed for construction of Highway 305/Day Road roundabout

Potential plans for the construction of a roundabout at Highway 305 and Day Road could involve the development of an iconic piece of open space… Continue reading


Trump’s 137th week in office | In cartoons

That suspicious stroke of a Sharpie? Yeah, that’s going to leave a mark. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump as president continues with a… Continue reading


Multiple-vehicle crash brings Highway 305 commute to a halt

Southbound traffic on Highway 305 came to a dead stop during the Tuesday morning commute after a multiple-vehicle collision just south of Koura Road. Details… Continue reading


Bainbridge sued by wife of former city manager

The wife of Bainbridge’s last city manager has filed a lawsuit against the city of Bainbridge Island. Lisa Schulze, a former island resident who moved… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Rainy days ahead | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s starting to look like another wet weekend on the Rock. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle.… Continue reading

Trump’s 136th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with a look back at his 136th week as president. This week’s contributing… Continue reading

Close/Not-so-close | Photo gallery

Bainbridge rallied to beat Kingston in girls varsity soccer during the Spartans’ season-opener Saturday at Bainbridge High’s Memorial Stadium. Brian Kelly of the Review was… Continue reading

City staff, fire chief ask council to abandon allowing RVs as full-time homes on Bainbridge

The Bainbridge city council is considering a change in its development rules that would allow recreational vehicles, or RVs, to be used as permanent, year-round… Continue reading

Bainbridge VIPs will host guest speakers at next meeting

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will welcome Reed Price from the Bainbridge Island Senior Center and Robin Gaphni from IVC (Island Volunteer… Continue reading

Visconsi has plans for two apartment buildings at shopping center property on Bainbridge

The Ohio-based company that built the Wintergreen Shopping Center on High School Road hopes to change its development plan for the commercial complex and build… Continue reading

President has a very fragile ego to protect | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Trump made sure everyone knew that he was donating his salary to the government — repeatedly! A great president would have donated… Continue reading

Has Trump Lowered the Bar for Biden’s Serial Gaffes? | Dick Polman

Do you long for the days when the only outbursts our delicate ears had to worry about were the Z word (“Zoinks!”) and the J… Continue reading

Island’s first Winslow Hotel was packed and popular

If the Winslow Hotel ever gets built, it won’t be the first time a downtown lodging establishment has carried that name. And it won’t be… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Cloudy skies ahead | The Bainbridge Blab

So long, blue skies. Bainbridge Island will have a weekend of mostly cloudy weather. Or so says the latest forecast for the island from the… Continue reading

Bainbridge ferry delayed after report of assault on M/V Tacoma

A Thursday sailing of the ferry M/V Tacoma was delayed at the Bainbridge dock after an alleged assault was reported aboard the vessel. According to… Continue reading

First day of school | Photo gallery

There were smiles, hugs and high-fives aplenty as Bainbridge teachers and staff welcomed kids back for the first day of school Wednesday. At Ordway Elementary,… Continue reading

Sounds like trouble: A look back at two years of noise complaints on Bainbridge

Congratulations, downtown Winslow. You’re the noisiest place to live on Bainbridge Island. The issue of noisy neighborhoods has been front-and-center in recent months during the… Continue reading

Trump’s 135th week in office | In cartoons

Let’s make a deal, Greenland! You can keep your island, as long as you take Trump, too. In fact, take two Trumps, or three. Add… Continue reading

Bainbridge to look at council salaries

Bainbridge Island will reform the city’s salary commission. The commission — which sets compensation levels for elected officials — has not been active since 2011,… Continue reading

Demolition of 100 Building planned for September

Bainbridge High’s 100 Building is expected to come down in September. Officials with the Bainbridge Island School District said that demolition inside the building has… Continue reading