Local cellist is guest speaker at next SWERV meeting

All women are invited to attend Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views to hear local cellist Priscilla Jones, along with her cello, explain how a wooden… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2019

BLG announces help for One Call

Bainbridge Lending Group has made its ninth quarterly #GiveBackBainbridge program donation to One Call for All. The 2019 third and fourth quarter amounts totaled $2,750,… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2019

Bainbridge staff lay out restrictions on Winslow Hotel: Shuttle for hotel guests, bicycle program, monitoring of special events, staggered check-in times

The proposed Winslow Hotel will not need a comprehensive environmental study before its review by Bainbridge Island’s hearing examiner, the city’s planning staff said Monday.… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: There will be rain, maybe | The Bainbridge Blab

Time to break out the umbrella. Or just chance it. That’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island from the National Weather… Continue reading

Absent board member resigns from DRB, city council to fill post

Peter Perry has resigned from Bainbridge’s Design Review Board. Perry had earlier asked for a six-month leave of absence from the board, and moved to… Continue reading

Daugs eyes Appleton’s House seat

Bremerton City Councilwoman Leslie Daugs said she wants to run for the 23rd Legislative District seat now held by state Rep. Sherry Appleton. Appleton previously… Continue reading

Input sought for climate plan at upcoming workshops

Bainbridge Island’s Climate Change Advisory Committee is developing the island’s first-ever Climate Action Plan and is seeking community input. Michael Cox, co-chair of the committee,… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2019

Islanders get close-up look at preliminary hotel plans

A string of four historic storefronts on Winslow’s main drag sole shot at survival hinges on the construction of a new hotel behind the buildings.… Continue reading

Bainbridge council considers ‘Bill of Rights’ for nature, ecosystems

The Bainbridge Island City Council will get another look at a proposed “Bill of Rights” for nature at its meeting this week. Councilman Ron Peltier… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Rude awakening

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, NOV. 12 7:45 a.m. A 37-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for violating a no-contact… Continue reading

Bainbridge considers retractable canopy for Town Square

Project to keep farmers market visitors dry during the rainy season to cost approximately $170K

Bainbridge blotter | A call for quiet

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 10 8:13 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint about loud construction activities occurring… Continue reading

Pet the police: Island cop uses furry friends in new community outreach program

Freeze, it’s the fuzz-y. It seems Bainbridge Island Police Department K9 Officer Whitney has some new competition for the honor of cutest cop these days.… Continue reading

Bainbridge park officials review draft comp plan

Bainbridge park officials will gather at their next meeting for an initial review of entire draft of the park district’s comprehensive plan. The board of… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Messy situation

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, NOV. 2 7:15 p.m. A 64-year-old Bainbridge Island woman called police to report a problem… Continue reading

Island citizenry, cops meet and greet trio of police chief finalists

First dates can be made less awkward if they’re group events. It’s true in matters of romance, and, apparently, city government as well. Residents of… Continue reading

Conflicts, frost prompt cancelation of Bainbridge farmers market for Saturday

The Bainbridge Island Farmers Market announced early Friday that it was canceling the Saturday farmers market planned for Saturday, Nov. 30. Officials said the cancelation… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2019

Bainbridge severe weather shelter opens Friday night

Bainbridge Island’s severe weather shelter will open Friday night at the Bainbridge Island Senior Center, 370 Brien Ave. SE. Officials said check-in will be from… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2019

Budget grows for Olympic Drive non-motorized project

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Olympic Drive non-motorized improvement project will cost $90,000 more than expected. The city council was presented with fourth-quarter amendments to… Continue reading

Ometepe calendars now on sale

Fifth-graders and second-graders at The Island School have teamed up to produce the calendar that Bainbridge Islanders love to support each year at this time.… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019