Nick Twietmeyer

Senator Rolfes talks transportation funding in the wake of I-976

Senator Christine Rolfes of Washington’s 23rd Legislative District met with her constituents at the Village Green Community Center in Kingston last week to hear the… Continue reading


Police respond to woman in crisis on bridge

Multiple law enforcement and emergency response agencies sprang into action in response to a possibly suicidal woman standing outside the railing of the Agate Passage… Continue reading


WSDOT lays out roundabout plan for Highway 305

The latest look at the preliminary plans to construct a series of roundabouts and other traffic improvements along the Highway 305 corridor between Poulsbo and… Continue reading


Government shutdown could have impact on ferry service

Marine inspectors with the U.S. Coast Guard are working overtime, weekends and nights, without pay amid the federal government shutdown, to ensure vessel inspections are… Continue reading

23rd District candidates face off at League of Women Voters forum

Candidates seeking to represent Washington’s 23rd Legislative District came to Poulsbo City Hall last week and answered questions from the public about where they stand… Continue reading

Kitsap candidates meet in Hansville for pie and questions

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson and incumbent state Rep. Sherry Appleton went head to head on Tuesday, Oct. 2 during the Greater Hansville Community Center’s annual… Continue reading

M/V Suquamish welcomed to the ferry fleet

Washington State Ferries welcomed everyone aboard for a tour of their newest vessel, the M/V Suquamish, on Saturday, Sept. 22 during a community celebration at… Continue reading

Taxes, guns among topics at town hall with 23rd District lawmakers

POULSBO — Questions at the 23rd District state legislators’ Town Hall meeting Feb. 17 ran the gamut from “Why do we have to pay taxes?”… Continue reading

Bainbridge grapplers wrestle to fifth place at 2018 Island Invitational | Photo gallery

What threatened to be a disappointing day actually turned into an occasion worthy of celebration Saturday as, despite several no-shows by usual contenders, the scrappy… Continue reading

Plunging into 2018: Test your mettle with this cold-water tradition

Voluntarily jumping into freezing water in the middle of winter — while seemingly indicative of a death wish, or at the very least a strong… Continue reading

New contract for BISD educational support staff gets OK from Bainbridge school board

The Bainbridge Island School District has approved a collective bargaining agreement for non-certificated staff. The Bainbridge Island Educational Support Professional Association presented the school board… Continue reading

Eldridge named interim executive director of Helpline House

Matt Eldridge, the former senior vice president of IslandWood, will be taking a new seat as the interim executive director of Helpline House. Eldridge is… Continue reading

Bainbridge library receives landmark gift

The late Marjorie Moore made local library history when her bequest was announced in August by Loyal, Moore’s husband of 65 years. The great gift:… Continue reading

Longtime BIJAC board member becomes memorial ranger

The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial has a new park ranger. The memorial serves as a reminder of an ugly bit of local history,… Continue reading

First Federal to open new branch on Bainbridge

First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles will be opening a new bank branch on Bainbridge Island next year. The new branch will… Continue reading

Annual Bainbridge beach cleanup day | Photo gallery

By sea and shore, Bainbridge volunteers spent last Saturday removing trash, garbage and tiny bits of plastic from the island’s beaches. Nick Twietmeyer of the… Continue reading

Annual cleanup day: Beaches benefit from benevolent Bainbridge volunteers

What a load of garbage. But isn’t it great? Bainbridge’s beach cleanup has once again succeeded in bringing volunteers together in order to gather trash… Continue reading

Bainbridge park commissioners vote to build new pool at aquatic center

The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park &Recreation District Board of Commissioners has decided the park district will not be renovating the Ray Williamson Pool, nor constructing… Continue reading

Bainbridge fish farm to be protested by Wild Fish Conservancy

A protest “flotilla” led by the Wild Fish Conservancy will be setting its sights on a Bainbridge fish farm. Between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Islanders go deep to save sea life | Photo gallery

A team of Bainbridge volunteers recently worked together to relocate an armada of sea stars and other marine life from the city dock at Waterfront… Continue reading