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Spartans to stay: School district officials decree ‘continued affiliation’ with Metro League is best, for now

They say if it ain’t broke don’t fix it, and Bainbridge Island School District officials recently decided their affiliation with the Metro League was in… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Too close to the weed

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, DEC. 29 2:39 a.m. An 18-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving after consuming… Continue reading

Spartan hoopsters host Ingraham for doubleheader

Both the girls and boys Bainbridge High School varsity basketball teams will play at home Friday, Jan. 31 against the visitors from Ingraham. The night’s… Continue reading

Latest smARTfilm series explores ‘Black Excellence’

The latest iteration of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s regular movie program, smARTfilms, returns Tuesday, Feb. 11. This series, curated by Sade McInnis, highlights… Continue reading

Bainbridge seeks volunteers for Sustainable Transportation Task Force

The city of Bainbridge Island is looking for 15 to 20 community members to serve on the newly formed Sustainable Transportation Task Force. Volunteers should… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | ‘Now what?’

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, DEC. 28 6:29 p.m. A 41-year-old Port Angeles man who had been previously trespassed from… Continue reading

Winner of Something New People’s Choice Award is ‘Daphne’

The Public Art Committee recently announced the winner of the 2019 Something New People’s Choice Award is “Daphne.” Community members were invited to weigh in… Continue reading

Seattle duo to rock Treehouse stage

Seattle songsters Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons will perform a free concert at the Treehouse Café from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. There… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Wick’d crime

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 3:41 p.m. A 58-year-old Bainbridge Island man suspected he’d had a recently delivered… Continue reading

Ballard busts BHS boys 46-35 in b-ball

The Bainbridge High School varsity boys basketball team suffered a 46-35 loss to Ballard on the road Jan. 17. It was the island squad’s third… Continue reading

‘In Search of Identity’ at BIMA auditorium

Karen Vargas, panelist at the recent Bainbridge Island Historical Museum “Handbills of Hate” event, will deliver a presentation about her personal quest to find identity,… Continue reading

Blanchet hobbles island wrestlers 57-22

Bishop Blanchet earned a 57-22 win against the Bainbridge High School varsity wrestling squad Monday, Jan. 13 in Seattle. It was the island squad’s first… Continue reading

Moving out of Metro? Bainbridge High School coaches weigh in on the potential league switch

Give me one reason to stay here, as the great Tracy Chapman sang, and I’ll turn right back around. Bainbridge Island School District officials are… Continue reading

Faith, politics and partisanship: Former congressman’s memoir recounts pursuit of ‘A Higher Calling’

Former congressman Don Bonker is looking back to look ahead. The Bainbridge Island resident’s new memoir, “A Higher Calling,” is a reflection on the man’s… Continue reading

Spartan girls slip past Ballard 57-52

The Bainbridge High School varsity girls basketball team scored a 57-52 win against Ballard on the road Friday, Jan. 17. It was the team’s first… Continue reading

Spartans slog through fourth hoops loss

A 76-38 defeat at the visiting hands of Garfield left the Bainbridge High School varsity boys basketball team with their latest loss Monday, their fourth… Continue reading

State ferry ridership declined by 3 percent in 2019

For the first time in seven years, annual ridership on state ferries declined in 2019, dropping by 800,000 customers, or about 3.2 percent, to 23.9… Continue reading

Spartans squeak to 49-47 win against Lakeside

A win on the road Tuesday stopped a four-game slump as the Bainbridge High School boys varsity basketball team scored a 49-47 win against Lakeside… Continue reading

Best Bets for Jan. 24-26 | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s a varied menu on tap this weekend on Bainbridge, in more ways than one, but with several choice optiosn for those seeking fun. “Next… Continue reading

Bainbridge podcast makes 2019 ‘top 10’ list

The B.I. Stander, a Bainbridge-centric podcast specializing in community issues, current events, sports, politics and culture, was recently included on the Podcast Business Journal’s 2019… Continue reading