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Utility work on Highway 305 may delay traffic

The Washington State Department of Transportation is warning travelers who use Highway 305 between Suquamish and Bainbridge Island that they may encounter delays on Monday,… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2019

 

Lawmakers propose new watercraft restrictions to save southern resident orcas | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA – Lawmakers, whale watchers and environmentalists reached a rare consensus at a hearing on a proposed speed limit for boats operating near Puget Sound’s… Continue reading

 

SNOW AND TELL: Bainbridge buried in biggest snow in a generation

There’s snow easy way to say it. Back-to-back snowstorms left Bainbridge Island buried under the thickest blanket of snow in a generation. The wicked winter… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge blotter | Writing on the wall

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, JAN. 29 9:43 a.m. Somebody spray painted graffiti onto an exterior wall of city hall.… Continue reading

Attorney General Ferguson reviewing border wall ‘emergency’

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson vowed to legally challenge President Trump’s declaration of a state of emergency on the southern border if Trump’s controversial… Continue reading

Senator Murray: Border emergency is ‘based on lies and a manufactured crisis’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray blasted President Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency and circumvent Congress to get funding for a wall on the southern… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee: Trump’s emergency declaration is ‘abuse of power’

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee said President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the southern border Friday was an “abuse of power” and an… Continue reading

Owen initiated into honor society

Jonathan Owen of Bainbridge Island was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Mo’ snow: Photos of the final days of ‘Snowmageddon’ on BI | Photo gallery

A second serving of snowy images from the Review’s Luciano Marano documenting the recent historic winter storm on Bainbridge. Stay warm and drive safe, folks!… Continue reading

Quinn receives academic honors

Dylan Quinn of Bainbridge Island has earned academic honors at Northeastern University. Quinn, a Northeastern University student majoring in economics, was recently named to the… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Drunk and combative

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, JAN. 27 3:18 a.m. A 64-year-old homeless man was arrested for assault and unlawful transit… Continue reading

Proposed legislation would vacate some marijuana convictions | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Some convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession may be able to apply to have the crime vacated from their records. Individuals would qualify to… Continue reading

Proposed legislation would make tiny-home zoning easier | 2019 Legislative Session

BY EMMA EPPERLY WNPA Olympia News Bureau OLYMPIA - Tiny houses are a trendy new housing option that are often considered affordable; however zoning requirements… Continue reading

Bainbridge schools open two hours late Thursday

Schools in the Bainbridge Island School District will open two hours later than usual Thursday due to icy road conditions. Buses will also run on… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Journalists criticize proposal giving the Legislature exemptions to public disclosure laws | 2019 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Media organization representatives from across Washington lambasted proposed legislation that exempts the Legislature from portions of the Public Records Act. As the proposed… Continue reading

UPDATE | 879 homes still without power on Bainbridge

Hundreds of residents on Bainbridge Island are still waiting for power to be restored in the aftermath of a winter snowstorm that hammered Western Washington… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019

Bainbridge voters say yes to permanent EMS, school improvements

Bainbridge voters were giving a big thumbs up to two propositions that would raise property taxes to pay for permanent EMS services, and school improvements… Continue reading

UPDATE | Bainbridge schools to open two hours late Wednesday

Public schools in the Bainbridge Island School District will open two hours late on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary will be closed, however,… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019

UPDATE | Islanders endure another day without electricity

Thousands of Bainbridge Islanders are spending another day without electricity following the winter snowstorms earlier this week. Puget Sound Energy said Tuesday that 1,091 separate… Continue reading

UPDATE | PSE says Kitsap, Thurston hardest hit by snowstorm; COBI says stay off roads

Snow continues to fall in Kitsap County and more families are finding themselves without electricity as a winter windstorm sweeps through the Puget Sound region… Continue reading