Business

Handmade crafts find a home on Bainbridge

Katie Butler has five young children so you know she’s a little short of idle time. But not initiative nor determination, which is why she… Continue reading

Workshop finds economic upside

Everyone hates the economy right now; everyone, that is, but Steve Motenko. He’s excited about it and is coming to Bainbridge Island to tell us… Continue reading

Workshop finds economic upside

Everyone hates the economy right now; everyone, that is, but Steve Motenko. He’s excited about it and is coming to Bainbridge Island to tell us… Continue reading

Kitsap Sun: Bainbridge architects to sell home designs online

BC&J Architecture, Planning and Construction Management owners of Bainbridge Island is now selling home designs online. The Kitsap Sun has more details on the new service.

  • Oct 29, 2009

Electric ride

Have you parked your fancy bike because you’ve grown weary of the pain experienced when climbing the island’s many hilly roads?Dedicated bicyclists may easily traverse… Continue reading

Banker turned landscaper whistles while he works

It took Jeff Goller a long time to finally escape what he was born into and then replace it with his passion.Goller, the second son… Continue reading

Composting without any heavy lifting

While most islanders are looking for ways to get rid of their garbage, Michael Bryan-Brown is helping them keep it.He runs the West Coast branch… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2009

Making way for a new Winslow corner

The northwest corner of Winslow Way and the highway feeding downtown is about ready to undergo a dramatic change.A development called Island Gateway is still… Continue reading

Butch & Beechers: More than just another pet shop

Steve Parsons was overcome by grief when he lost his life partner last year to cancer. Their retail store, Bill McKnight Design, had already been shuttered and Parsons was at a loss as to what to do next with his life.

Arnold’s to rebuild after fire

Owners of Arnold's Home Furnishings in Bremerton, a Kitsap County business since 1951, say they plan to rebuild after a fire destroyed the store on… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2009

Bainbridge handmade items get a boost from entrepreneur’s website

Tara Powers-Hausmann was an editor in a past life, but now, as she puts it: “I’m a stay-at-home mom and a champion of handmade things… Continue reading

AMB announces retirement of President Rex Townsend

Bainbridge Island-based American Marine Bank Thursday announced the retirement of Rex Townsend, president and CEO of the bank for the last for 10 years. Townsend… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2009

Bainbridge Island real estate market showing signs of recovery

After a difficult year, potential home buyers on Bainbridge Island and much of Western Washington are beginning to re-enter the real estate market, according to… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2009

BITV goes mobile with new van

When news breaks somewhere on Bainbridge Island, the local TV station no longer has to worry about how to get there.Less than a year after… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2009

Esther’s Fabrics: Still going strong after 50 years

Jenn Rhoads might be the ideal person to run Esther’s Fabrics. Well, other than Esther Fox herself, who opened the shop on Winslow Way 50 years ago, then owned it for more than 20 years. But it’s her legacy that has kept the store open continuously since 1959.

Wineries on tour

This weekend is the official launch of the all-island wine tour coordinated by the Winery Alliance of Bainbridge Island (WABI).Tastings among the island's six wineries… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2009

Bainbridge product designers with a bias for green

For Chelsea Green and James Minola, life is meant to be forever green.The island couple – Northwest products and East Coast college graduates – have… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009