Bainbridge GOP to caucus at WMS

The Kitsap County Republican Party will be holding its Republican Caucus on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Bainbridge Caucus will be at Woodward Middle School. Check-in… Continue reading


Bainbridge named fifth safest city by national home security council

Bainbridge Island was recently ranked fifth on the 2020 list of safest cities in Washington State by, the website of the National Council for… Continue reading


Bloom earns academic honors at the University of Hartford

Ethan Bloom of Bainbridge Island has been named to its dean’s list at the University of Hartford for fall 2019. The University of Hartford is… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2020


Bainbridge parks board seat draws a crowd

There’s only one vacant seat on the board of commissioners for the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District. But so many people have volunteered… Continue reading

Sen. Rolfes: Revenue forecast is positive sign for state’s economy

Good news, but not great. Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee, greeted the revised estimate of revenue collections… Continue reading

Bainbridge Public Library hosts program on stormwater solutions

WSU Kitsap Master Gardeners/Rain Garden Mentors will be presenting many low-impact options for dealing with stormwater runoff, including rocked creek beds, planting options, bioswales, and… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2020

Lawmakers flinch on proposed ban of for-profit detention facilities | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Washington lawmakers elected to prohibit the transfer of inmates to out-of-state private prisons, except for specific reasons, after the Senate voted 30 to… Continue reading

Family research is meeting topic for BIGS

The Bainbridge Island Genealogy Society will get a presentation on the website at the group’s meeting this week. BIGS will meet from 10 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2020

Quinn receives academic honors at Northeastern University

Bainbridge Island resident Dylan Quinn, a Northeastern University student majoring in economics, was recently named to the university’s dean’s list for the fall semester, which… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020

Islanders excel at Carroll College

Two students from Bainbridge Island have been honored for academic excellence at Carroll College in Helena, Montana. The college has announced the names of students… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020

Bainbridge blotter | Adult language

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, JAN. 7 8:58 p.m. Police responded to the home of a Bainbridge couple who were… Continue reading

WGU bestows business degrees to island students

Two students from Bainbridge Island have earned their degrees from Western Governors University. Cindee Berry was awarded a master of business administration degree. Corey Williams… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2020

Blocks to the Bush: Island quilt guild joins international effort to aid Australia fire victims

As bad as you’ve heard, it actually might be worse. According to BBC news sources, several serious wildfires in the Land Down Under, exacerbated by… Continue reading

House passes bill to expand court-ordered gun confiscation | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Courts could be one step closer to ordering people subject to vulnerable adult protection orders to surrender their firearms after the House voted… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Lame excuse

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, JAN. 7 3:24 p.m. The Bainbridge Island Fire Department requested police assistance in responding to… Continue reading

BI students earn academic honors

Seven students from Bainbridge Island have earned academic honors at Montana State University. MSU has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2019, and… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2020

Helpers needed at community event at Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

Bainbridge Island will commemorate the 78th anniversary of the signing of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 with a community event on Wednesday, Feb.… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2020

Picklecourts bids, board finalists are on next park board agenda

Bainbridge park officials are expected to approve a bid on a contract to build the new pickleball courts at Battle Point Park at their meeting… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2020

Registration starts for youth mental health course

Bainbridge Youth Services is offering a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training course later this month. The event is called “CPR for the Mind.” Organizers… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2020

Woodward honors its super students

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for January. The outstanding students are Riley Becker, Clare Willmes, Abi Koon, and Luca Scheltens.… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2020