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Ethics Board to Councilman Peltier: ‘Stop this harassing behavior’

Latest ethics review blasts councilman for ‘campaign of harassment’ against former city manager

 

Bainbridge police host prescription drug take back event

Old, unused or expired prescription drugs filling your medicine cabinet? The Bainbridge Island Police Department has an answer: Officers are hosting a “Prescription Drug Take… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2019

 

Man found dead after downtown Bainbridge fire | UPDATE

An elderly man was found dead after a fire in downtown Winslow Thursday night. Emergency responders were called to Winslow Green at 8 p.m. April… Continue reading

 

One person dead in Winslow fire | DEVELOPING

A nighttime fire in downtown Winslow has claimed the life of one person, authorities said late Thursday. Bainbridge firefighters were called to a fire in… Continue reading

Firefighters respond to blaze in downtown Winslow | DEVELOPING

Bainbridge firefighters knocked down a late evening blaze that was threatening an anchor downtown development in Winslow Thursday. Photos posted on social media showed large… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Fire reported in downtown Winslow | DEVELOPING

Emergency crews were called to downtown Winslow for a two-alarm commercial fire just before 8 p.m. Thursday, according to posts on social media. First responders… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | A stranger at the door

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, MARCH 22 12:57 p.m. A 60-year-old Bainbridge Island woman told police that sometime during the… Continue reading

Bainbridge school board president resigns from board

Sheila Jakubik has resigned from the Bainbridge Island School Board. But she may not be stepping entirely away from Bainbridge schools. Jakubik, the president of… Continue reading

Bainbridge Climate Change Advisory Committee to talk about work plan

Bainbridge Island’s Climate Change Advisory Committee will meet this week to talk about updates to the committee’s work plan for 2019-2020. The two-year work plan… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | DUI to the max

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, MARCH 18 10:50 a.m. A 54-year-old Bremerton woman driving a 2006 Dodge was backing up… Continue reading

At Risk: The Idea of America | Mel Gurtov

Perhaps the most damaging legacy of the Trump years is the disservice he and his associates are doing to Americans’ sense of self and nation.… Continue reading

Climate/energy series continues at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

The topic for the next talk in the Climate and Energy Forum series is “100 percent Clean Energy for BI by 2040.” The series continues… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Pearl-Sacks named to honor roll at OSU

Caroline E. Pearl-Sacks of Bainbridge Island has earned academic honors at Oregon State University. Pearl-Sacks, a sophomore who is majoring in marketing, was named to… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Bainbridge parks board to honor former member

Bainbridge park commissioners will hold a joint work session with the board of the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation before the start of the commissioners’ regular… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Boynton earns bachelor’s degree at Western

Mary Lisa Boynton, a member of Bainbridge High’s Class of 2014, is a winter quarter 2019 graduate of Western Washington University. Boynton majored in philosophy,… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Rocky relationship

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, MARCH 18 3:29 a.m. A 59-year-old Suquamish man “blacked out” while driving and went into… Continue reading

WMS announces its award winners

Woodward Middle School has announced its Students of the Month. The outstanding students for March 2019 are Sarah Dunham, Ryan Sturham, Iris Lin and Josh… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2019

Bainbridge city council OK budget change for purchase of medical center building

The Bainbridge Island City Council approved a budget amendment at its meeting this week that will earmark $6.9 million toward the purchase of the Harrison… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island’s new city manager gets $10k raise after first six months

Bainbridge Island City Manager Morgan Smith has received a glowing evaluation after her first six months on the job as Bainbridge’s city manager. And a… Continue reading

Bainbridge council agreeable to lower speed limit on Fletcher Bay Road

Residents along Fletcher Bay Road have petitioned the city of Bainbridge Island to have the speed limit lowered to 25 mph from 35 mph on… Continue reading