Brian Kelly

At-large Bainbridge council seat features a wide-open race

A newcomer to Bainbridge politics, and a returning veteran to the island’s political scene. That’s the matchup in the race for the Bainbridge Island City… Continue reading

Clarification on story on Bainbridge candidate’s ‘Hillary for Prison’ controversy

A story on www.bainbridgereview.com, “Bainbridge council race heats up over ‘Hillary for Prison’ photo,” (published online Tuesday, Oct. 29, may have left some confusion with… Continue reading

Incumbent faces challenge for new term in Bainbridge’s North Ward

There’s one thing you can bet on when it comes to the outcome of the race for the Bainbridge Island City Council’s North Ward seat… Continue reading

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

Public records released this week by the city of Bainbridge Island show the husband of Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar filed an ethics complaint… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: A Saturday soaked with sunshine | The Bainbridge Blab

The weekend’s so bright, you’ll have to wear shades. That’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service… Continue reading

Two candidates eye another term on Bainbridge Island City Council

Two candidates are seeking another term on the Bainbridge Island City Council, but with a big difference. Sarah Blossom is the incumbent in the race… Continue reading

Most Kitsap voters still waiting to fill out ballot

Fewer than 17 percent of eligible voters in Kitsap County have already sent back in their ballots, according to ballot return statistics provided by the… Continue reading

Individual vote tally for Bainbridge write-in candidates won’t be posted – unless

Voters won’t get an early look at the vote tallies for two Bainbridge Island write-in candidates on Election Night. Until it matters. Cynthia Bellas is… Continue reading

New studio units in Winslow Hotel would be dedicated to low-income workers

The 11 new studio apartments that have been added to the Winslow Hotel project won’t be available exclusively to hotel workers, according to an environmental… Continue reading

Revised plan for Winslow Hotel includes 11 new studio units for hotel workers

The plans for the Winslow Hotel have been changed to include 11 studio units in the hotel for employee housing and 11 new parking spots,… Continue reading

Bainbridge council race heats up over ‘Hillary for Prison’ photo

A race for the Bainbridge Island City Council took a surprise turn Monday after a photograph of council candidate Grayson William Wildsmith wearing a 2016… Continue reading

Kitsap readers lining up for next Trump tell-all

The author is a mystery. But here’s something that’s no surprise: Kitsap readers are eager to crack the cover of “A Warning,” a behind-the-scenes account… Continue reading

Poulsbo man arrested after alleged burglary on Bainbridge park property

Bainbridge police tracked down an alleged home burglar — literally — Sunday after the suspected thief broke into the residential home on the Bainbridge park… Continue reading

Schneider and Wildsmith battle for Central Ward seat

The newest member of the Bainbridge Island City Council is facing an election challenge from another relative newcomer on the island’s political scene. Councilwoman Leslie… Continue reading

PSE outlines plan to reduce power outages on island

Andy Wappler has led a relatively charmed life when it comes to power outages. At least compared to folks on Bainbridge, that is. Wappler, a… Continue reading

Swolgaard is strong advocate for trees, trails | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I support Tom Swolgaard in his bid for another term as Bainbridge Island Park District Commissioner. As a current commissioner, Tom has… Continue reading

Trump’s 142nd week in office | In cartoons

Using our great and unmatched wisdom, we present our continuing cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House. Here’s Week 142. This week’s… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Here comes the sun | The Bainbridge Blab

Sun, sun, sun, here it comes. Or so says the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service in… Continue reading

BIFD Pancake Breakfast | Photo gallery

Hundreds of islanders packed Fire Station 21 for the annual Bainbridge Island Fire Department pancake breakfast. Bainbridge Fire Chief Hank Teran said firefighters and volunteers… Continue reading

Bainbridge vs. Garfield | Photo gallery

The Bainbridge Spartans hosted the Garfield Bulldogs for a girls swim meet recently at the Bainbridge Aquatic Center. The Review’s Brian Kelly was there, and… Continue reading