Station 22 flag raising marks end of BIFD building spree

The American flag was raised for the first time this week above the rebuilt Bainbridge Island Fire Department’s Station 22, thus marking it as operational… Continue reading


Bainbridge council to oppose ‘$30 car tab’ initiative

Bainbridge city officials are warning that the potential passage of Initiative 976 — the “Bring Back Our $30 Car Tabs” initiative — by voters this… Continue reading


Bainbridge may put cameras on school bus ‘Stop Paddles’ to catch bad drivers

Go around and it will come around. Bainbridge city and school district officials may install cameras on school buses to bust motorists who drive past… Continue reading


Bainbridge Rotary hosts Attorney General as guest speaker

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island dinner meeting on Monday, Sept. 9 at Wing Point Country… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2019

Corinne Wolffe is new KiDiMu Development Director

Corinne Wolffe has joined the ranks of the Kids Discovery Museum staff as the nonprofit’s new development director. “Corinne is a seasoned and creative fundraising… Continue reading

No problems in Kitsap with same-day voter registration

There was no rush and no crush. Kitsap County election workers had less than a dozen people show up on Election Day to take advantage… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: That 70s show | The Bainbridge Blab

See you later, heat wave. Scattered sunshine and temperatures in the low 70s — that’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Study looks at potential traffic impacts from Winslow Hotel

The traffic will ruin downtown. That’s been one of the biggest concerns generated by the proposed Winslow Hotel project, and one of the main factors… Continue reading

Analysis of Primary Election precinct vote shows Seabold, Rolling Bay and Lovgren instrumental to Medina victory

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Kol Medina won six of eight precincts to win last week’s Primary Election battle for the North Ward, District 2 council… Continue reading

Readers still waiting for Mueller appearance

We all know the plot by now. Even so, copies of the Mueller report remain in high demand for Kitsap County readers. Officially called the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Off-island visitors driving badly

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JULY 22 12 p.m. An unoccupied 2002 Chevy Trailblazer was parked along the driveway of… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Crash and dash

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, JULY 22 8:10 a.m. A 51-year-old man from Annapolis, Maryland, driving a 2019 Subaru Crosstrek… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | We’ve been looking for you

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, JULY 20 2:33 a.m. An 18-year-old woman from Queets, Washington was picked up by Bainbridge… Continue reading

Opthalmologist is guest speaker at VIPs meeting

It’s just what the doctor ordered. The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will host Dr. Todd Schneiderman as its guest speaker at the… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2019

Bainbridge museum officials to meet with city to talk about expansion of historical museum

Officials with the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum are hoping to add onto the museum and extend the facility on both of its eastern and western… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks officials talk about comp plan update

Bainbridge parks officials will talk about the update to the comprehensive plan for island parks at their meeting next week. The board of commissioners for… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

Famed plantsman is guest speaker at next SWERV meeting

Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views welcomes Dan Hinkley next week for his presentation, “The World in My Garden.” Hinkley — billed as “America’s most famous… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

Bainbridge Island seeking proposals to fund projects that bolster tourism

The city of Bainbridge Island is seeking proposals for tourism projects and activities to take place next year. Approved projects would be funded by the… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Off the road, off to jail

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, JULY 18 11:17 a.m. A 23-year-old Seattle man was ultimately arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Wet weekend | The Bainbridge Blab

Bainbridge Island may see some rainy weather this weekend. That’s the latest forecast for the island from the National Weather Service in Seattle. Friday’s partly… Continue reading