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Bainbridge blotter | Not watching the road

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, JULY 6 7:03 a.m. A 23-year-old University Place man drove his 2006 Chevy Silverado truck… Continue reading


Florida author to visit Eagle Harbor Books

Bestselling author Debra Dean (“Madonnas of Leningrad,” “The Mirrored World”) will talk about her new biography, “Hidden Tapestry: Jan Yoors, His Two Wives, and the… Continue reading


Bainbridge blotter | Angry contractor

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNEDSAY, JULY 4 4:11 p.m. While backing up, a Bainbridge Island Fire Department ambulance, the driver… Continue reading


‘Big’ is back on the big screen

“Big,” the 1988 comedy classic directed by Penny Marshall and starring Tom Hanks, will be back up on the big screen for a special 30th… Continue reading

Book, seminar seek to educate, initiate pickleball enthusiasts

Bainbridge Island is known for a lot of things, not the least of which is the peculiarly named sport of pickleball. Never heard of it?… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Dude, where’s my weed?

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JULY 2 1:01 p.m. An 81-year-old Bainbridge Island man told police his kayak had been… Continue reading

Trumpet legend to jazz up the Treehouse

Renowned trumpeter Yvonne McAllister will perform a special free concert at the Treehouse Café in Lynwood at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15. McAllister has been… Continue reading

Tragedy al fresco: BPA brings ’Romeo and Juliet’ outdoors at Bloedel

“Romeo and Juliet” is William Shakespeare’s “Free Bird.” It’s the one everyone knows, the one everyone can quote — the popular personification of one of… Continue reading

Probable arsonist-set blaze can’t keep hockey season from rolling along

The Bainbridge Roller Hockey League summer season recommenced Tuesday after a brief hiatus for rink repairs following a suspicious fire last week. The blaze, set… Continue reading

Best Bets for July 13-15 | The Bainbridge Blab

Two big live shows headline the goings on this weekend, for those feeling theatrical — one inside and one outdoors. Indoors: The upcoming revival of… Continue reading

Ovation! founder caps directing career with playful ‘Pirates’ revival

The upcoming revival of “The Pirates of Penzance” by Ovation! Performing Arts Northwest is the perfect production with which to bookend co-founder/director Ron Milton’s time… Continue reading

All-Comers is all set for summer series | Photo gallery

The annual Kiwanis All-Comers Community Track Meet returned to Bainbridge High School Monday. Attendance is free, and open to runners of all ages. The popular… Continue reading

Here comes the neighborhood | Photo of the day 7.11

A construction worker frames windows of the Bainbridge Landing develpment, slated for completion early next year. The four-story, 115-unit apartment building, located next to Harbor… Continue reading

Countywide burn ban in effect starting Thursday

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office announced that a countywide Phase I burn ban began at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 12. The ban will limit… Continue reading

Nature writer returns to Eagle Harbor Books

Thor Hanson, author of “Feathers” and “The Triumph of Seeds,” will visit Eagle Harbor Book Company at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 13 to discuss his… Continue reading

Sun, swords and Shakespeare | Photo of the day 7.8

Two cast members of the upcoming Bainbridge Performing Arts production of “Romeo & Juliet,” to be staged outdoors at the Bloedel Reserve, rehearse a sword… Continue reading

Ready, set, gone! | Photo of the day 7.9

One eager sprinter leaps ahead before the “go” command is given, much to the confusion of her fellow athletes, at the season’s first Kiwanis All-Comers… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Suspicious woman at the door

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, JUNE 15 6:14 p.m. A report of a suspicious woman brought police to a Broomgerrie… Continue reading

Deaf 10-year-old cyclist survives hit-and-run, eyes sixth century ride

Julian Roger has no problem tuning out the distracting clamor at the finish line as he rides across. He likes the ruckus, but he doesn’t… Continue reading

Brother Dege to rock the Treehouse stage

Dege Legg, aka Brother Dege, will perform at the Treehouse Café at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Born on the bayou, Dege Legg does for… Continue reading