Nick Twietmeyer

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

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

Bainbridge grapplers wrestle to fifth place at 2018 Island Invitational | Photo gallery
Plunging into 2018: Test your mettle with this cold-water tradition

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

Plunging into 2018: Test your mettle with this cold-water tradition
New contract for BISD educational support staff gets OK from Bainbridge school board

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

New contract for BISD educational support staff gets OK from Bainbridge school board
Eldridge named interim executive director of Helpline House

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

Eldridge named interim executive director of Helpline House
Bainbridge library receives landmark gift

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

Bainbridge library receives landmark gift
Longtime BIJAC board member becomes memorial ranger

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

Longtime BIJAC board member becomes memorial ranger
First Federal to open new branch on Bainbridge

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

First Federal to open new branch on Bainbridge
Annual Bainbridge beach cleanup day | Photo gallery

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 Bainbridge beach cleanup day | Photo gallery
Annual cleanup day: Beaches benefit from benevolent Bainbridge volunteers

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

Annual cleanup day: Beaches benefit from benevolent Bainbridge volunteers
Bainbridge park commissioners vote to build new pool at aquatic center

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 park commissioners vote to build new pool at aquatic center
Bainbridge fish farm to be protested by Wild Fish Conservancy

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

Bainbridge fish farm to be protested by Wild Fish Conservancy
Islanders go deep to save sea life | Photo gallery

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

Islanders go deep to save sea life | Photo gallery
Sea stars spared thanks to island effort

Sea stars spared thanks to island effort

A gaggle of marine aficionados have rescued a multitude of marine life from the soon-to-be-replaced Bainbridge city dock. The underwater mission wrapped up late last… Continue reading

Sea stars spared thanks to island effort
Bainbridge school board approves 2017-2018 budget

Bainbridge school board approves 2017-2018 budget

The Bainbridge Island School District’s board of directors has given their final approval for the coming school year’s budget. With last year’s deficit spending and… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board approves 2017-2018 budget
Hurricane donations being accepted at Current Dental

Hurricane donations being accepted at Current Dental

Islanders are being asked to do their part to help out the victims of Hurricane Harvey down in Houston, Texas by donating various hygiene items.… Continue reading

Hurricane donations being accepted at Current Dental
School district set to finalize budget following major deficit

School district set to finalize budget following major deficit

The Bainbridge Island School District board of directors is expected to give their final approval late last week for the coming year’s budget. With last… Continue reading

School district set to finalize budget following major deficit
Cabins at Fay Bainbridge Park nearly complete

Cabins at Fay Bainbridge Park nearly complete

Two cabins made from reclaimed wood are well on their way to being completed at Fay Bainbridge Park. And a bigger cabin is on its… Continue reading

Cabins at Fay Bainbridge Park nearly complete
Quilt festival returns to Winslow

Quilt festival returns to Winslow

Downtown Winslow will soon be blossoming into a patchwork of creativity with the return of the annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival. The outdoor exhibition, organized by… Continue reading

Quilt festival returns to Winslow
Bainbridge Island School District bus routes available online

Bainbridge Island School District bus routes available online

Students and parents won’t be able to find a hard copy of the coming school year’s bus routes, after a switch to online routing by… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island School District bus routes available online
Bainbridge Island School District gets a fresh, new look

Bainbridge Island School District gets a fresh, new look

While it isn’t exactly a new 100 Building, it’s definitely a new look: the Bainbridge Island School District has recently re-developed its logo and are… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island School District gets a fresh, new look