Richard D. Oxley

Fixing Highway 305: North Kitsap leaders discuss solutions to ease congestion on the Highway 305 corridor

A meeting between community leaders in Poulsbo, Suquamish Tribe and Bainbridge Island Tuesday was an opportunity to discuss mutual challenges with cooperative law and Highway 305 traffic.


Bainbridge councilwoman presses PSE to phase out coal

Councilwoman Kirsten Hytopoulos joins other Washington cities and asks PSE to move away from using coal-based energy.


Alleged burglar awaiting new date in court

The man accused of stealing nearly everything from inside a south Bainbridge Island home remains in legal limbo after his status hearing was pushed back this week.


UPDATE | Bainbridge Island City Council slashes water rates

The city council approved a 30-percent reduction on water rates Wednesday by a 5-2 vote.

City manager wants island to be ready for legal marijuana

Bainbridge City Manager Doug Schulze is urging the city to consider crafting its own island-based regulations for the emerging legal-marijuana industry.

Moody’s gives city A ratings

The city of Bainbridge Island has received an Aa3 rating from Moody’s, a leading investor service that’s considered one of the top three credit rating agencies.

City council honors Bainbridge mobile home park community

The Bainbridge Island City Council officially proclaimed Aug. 24 as Islander Mobile Home Park Day, in honor of the residents successful refinancing of the property.

Alleged Bainbridge burglar faces charges throughout region

Island suspect charged with identity theft, drug possession and selling stolen property.

Bainbridge Island City Council slashes water rates

The Bainbridge Island City Council approved a 30-percent rate reduction to its water utility Wednesday evening.

UPDATE | Senior center burglars entered through rear window

Bainbridge detectives are continuing to investigate a theft at the island's senior center where computers and a TV were stolen.

Bainbridge senior center broken into, computers and TV stolen

Thieves broke into Bainbridge Island's senior center recently and stripped the place of its public-access computers and TV.

Bainbridge council could pass water rate cut Wednesday

The Bainbridge Island City Council could slash the city's water utility rates this week as it discusses a proposed cut at its Wednesday meeting.

Man airlifted to Harborview after rolling car near Agate Pass Bridge

Bainbridge Island firefighters had to extricate a man from his car after it crashed into a ditch off Highway 305 Saturday evening.

Bainbridge embarks on search for new judge

Bainbridge Island has launched its search for its next municipal judge, and there is no time to waste.

Voicemail system goes down at Bainbridge Island City Hall

The voicemail system at Bainbridge Island City Hall went on the fritz sometime before noon Monday.

City may open up marina for more liveaboards

It’s been nearly two years since Bainbridge Island established its open water marina for liveaboards in Eagle Harbor. On Wednesday, the city council checked in on how the system was fairing. Deputy City Manager Morgan Smith briefed council members on the status of the moorage system.

Town & Country remodel plan hits snag

Design Review Board gives market officials another shot to meet city’s design guidelines.

BoatHouse coffee shop perks up at Pleasant Beach Village

The BoatHouse at Pleasant Beach Village in Lynwood has quickly become a local hang.

Curtains will close on Bainbridge Island’s Silver Screen video rental store

Bainbridge Island's only video rental store will close on its 25th anniversary.

City council to talk police at Wednesday’s meeting

After a week hiatus, the Bainbridge Island City Council will have a full agenda Wednesday.