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Bainbridge council OKs $1.3 million contract for roadside work

Bainbridge city officials approved a $1.3 million contract last week for road shoulder improvements along Miller Road and Fletcher Bay Road. The city council unanimously… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge blotter | Not watching the road

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, JULY 6 7:03 a.m. A 23-year-old University Place man drove his 2006 Chevy Silverado truck… Continue reading

 

BIGS welcomes guest speaker

The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society will welcome a guest speaker at the group’s meeting next week. BIGS meets next from 10 a.m. to noon Friday,… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

 

The view from the Virginia V | Photo of the day 7.15

Visitors aboard the steamship Virginia V enjoy the view from the top deck before the 1898 vessel departs the city dock in Winslow for an… Continue reading

Here’s a look at the conceptual drawings for Highway 305 roundabouts

The Bainbridge Island City Council will get a briefing from state officials at possible improvements to Highway 305 — which include three roundabouts on Bainbridge… Continue reading

Roll with it | Photo of the day 7.14

A player passes the puck during the Jets/Wild matchup in roller hockey Saturday at the Bainbridge Roller Hockey League’s rink at Battle Point Park. The… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Angry contractor

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNEDSAY, JULY 4 4:11 p.m. While backing up, a Bainbridge Island Fire Department ambulance, the driver… Continue reading

Romasco-Kelly earns degree at Whitman College

Evan Romasco-Kelly, who has been a Bainbridge Island resident since 2004 when he was a fourth-grader, has graduated from college. Romasco-Kelly graduated magna cum laude… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2018

Brito named to UNH dean’s list

Cruz Brito of Bainbridge Island has been named to the University of New Hampshire’s Dean’s List for earning High Honors for the spring 2018 semester.… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2018

That’s pretty low | Photo of the day 7.13

The western end of Eagle Harbor disappeared during the -3.7 foot low tide Friday — the lowest of the year so far. (Brian Kelly |… Continue reading

Bainbridge fire commissioners to interview five candidates for board seat

Five islanders have stepped forward to serve in a soon-to-be-vacated seat for the board of commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Fire Department. BIFD Fire Commissioner… Continue reading

The search is on | Photo of the day 7.12

Ignacio Diaz waits with his metal detector while Lili Diaz helps dig for the mystery item that made their detector start beeping during an outing… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Dude, where’s my weed?

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JULY 2 1:01 p.m. An 81-year-old Bainbridge Island man told police his kayak had been… Continue reading

Godfrey graduates with honors

Natalie Quinn Godfrey, a graduate of Bainbridge High School, has earned a degree at Whitman College. Godfrey was presented with a bachelor of arts degree… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

Land transfer on the agenda for Bainbridge parks

Bainbridge park commissioners will meet next week to consider approving the transfer of a portion of Pritchard Park from city ownership to the park district.… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

Three roundabouts on Highway 305 now in WSDOT’s plan for Bainbridge

State officials are eyeing a series of roundabouts on Highway 305 as a possible solution to traffic snarls and safety problems on a stretch of… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for Bainbridge ferry

Drivers departing Seattle for Bainbridge Island on the Bainbridge ferry are facing a one-hour wait for a boat Friday afternoon. Washington State Ferries said the… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

UPDATE | Pair of trees to blame for Wednesday’s power outage on Bainbridge

Two toppled trees were the cause of the power outage late Wednesday afternoon that left nearly half of Bainbridge Island without electricity. Two trees —… Continue reading

Bainbridge council picks Deets for deputy mayor post

Bainbridge Councilman Joe Deets is the new deputy mayor for Bainbridge Island. The Bainbridge Island City Council chose its new deputy mayor at its meeting… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: It’s getting hot, hot, hot! | The Bainbridge Blab

A scorcher! That’s what Bainbridge Island can expect this weekend, weather-wise, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s sizzling… Continue reading