Kitsap News Group staff

Island sailors excel in Portland, Bellingham regattas

The Bainbridge High School Sailing team gave impressive showings at two separate regattas last weekend, with the Spartan team racing against other Northwest District Interscholastic… Continue reading


County report notes rise in ‘unsheltered homelessness’

More than 450 people in Kitsap County are homeless and about 170 of them are living in places not meant for human habitation, according to… Continue reading


The sound of Galax: Wild Ponies stampede onto the Treehouse stage

We’ll always be the pinball that bounces between folk, rock and roll, and country.” That’s Telisha Williams, half of the Virginia folk duo Wild Ponies,… Continue reading


BIMA rebuilds ‘Momentum’ in springtime festival offerings

Described as “refreshingly edgy” and a “fresh interdisciplinary concept” when it debuted last year at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, the Momentum Festival will… Continue reading

BHS boys 8th at State in XC, Belkin sprints to historic repeat second

For the second straight year Bainbridge High School senior Sebastian Belkin took second place at the Washington State 3A Cross Country Championship in Pasco, once… Continue reading

Spartans XC stars take second at Districts, set sights on State

The Bainbridge High School cross country team has never made it to the state championship meet two years in a row. Until now. The boys… Continue reading

BI Rowing varsity girls snag ninth at nationals

SACRAMENTO, California — It was a big weekend for Bainbridge Island Rowing, as two crews competed in the USRowing Youth National Championships in Sacramento, California,… Continue reading

Congrats, Class of 2018 | In Our Opinion

We have great expectations for you, Class of 2018. Even though eyes may tear as you prepare to embark on this great new chapter of… Continue reading

Island scribe among scary stars in ‘Best of’ collection

Luciano Marano’s short story “Burnt” was included in the recently published anthology “Year’s Best Hardcore Horror Vol. 3” (Red Room Press). Marano is an Island-based… Continue reading

BHS sax player is State champ once again: Henry Brown snags historical fourth solo award

Fourth time’s still charming for Bainbridge High School’s Henry Brown. The skilled sax-playing senior recently nabbed top honors for the fourth consecutive year — taking… Continue reading

‘State of the Union’ on display at TAP

The new mixed-media series “State of the Union,” by Seattle-based artist Holly Ballard Martz, is on display at The Art Project (formerly Bainbridge Arts &… Continue reading

Helpline begins 2018 with $22K donation

Maria Metzler’s new job as executive director of Helpline House got off to a $22,000 start over the New Year, thanks to Island Fitness, 15… Continue reading

Lace up for love: Cupid returns to Bloedel for fifth romantic walk event

Beautiful sights abound under Cupid’s affectionate gaze at Bloedel Reserve’s fifth Annual Cupid’s Walk, running from Friday, Feb. 9 through Sunday, Feb. 18. This romantic… Continue reading

St. Barnabas to host ‘Salish Sea Early Music’ festival, concert

The eighth annual Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents a baroque flute extravaganza, entitled “Flute Trios,” featuring three internationally celebrated baroque flutists, in a special… Continue reading

Belkin is second at State, BHS takes 8th overall in XC extravaganza

PASCO - Following his victories at the Metro League and SeaKing District Championships, Bainbridge High School junior Sebastian Belkin won second place in the 3A… Continue reading

Repeat winners dominate All-Comers Track Meet No. 3

Six-year-old Charley King had an exceptionally big night at Monday’s Kiwanis All-Comers Meet. Immediately after winning the arduous 400-meters (his fifth win of the evening),… Continue reading

Review newsroom welcomes summer intern

Charlotte Larson Freeman, a Bainbridge High School junior and longtime local, has joined the Review staff as a summer intern. Larson Freeman has worked as… Continue reading

Bainbridge Vineyards marks 40th year of grape growing on Bainbridge Island

This summer marks Bainbridge Vineyards’ 40th year of grape growing on Bainbridge Island, defying the once-commonly held belief that grapes “can’t grow” on this side… Continue reading

Second All-Comers Track Meet draws a crowd of many ages

A lifetime’s worth of speedy experience rounded the track Monday night at the second Kiwanis All-Comers Meet of the summer, as the cheering crowd recognized… Continue reading

Monday meets are taking ‘All-Comers’ once again at BHS track

The eagerly anticipated Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet series resumed Monday evening at the Bainbridge High School track, with nearly 100 kids racing by age groups… Continue reading