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2 face off for BI fire commission post

BAINBRIDGE FIRE COMMISSION POSITION 5 Tim Carey Education, work and political experience that qualifies you for the job? BA, University of Puget Sound. Incumbent fire… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021

Biggest BI debate division on police-courthouse

Comments about the police station-court facility at the old Harrison medical building showed some of the biggest differences between Bainbridge Island City Council candidates at… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021

Nov. 2 election to decide Bainbridge fire spot

BAINBRIDGE FIRE COMMISSION POSITION 3 Andrea Chymiy Education, work and political experience that qualifies you for the job? My educational background includes a B.S. in… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021
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Youth still slammed by COVID

Youth continue to be slammed by the COVID-19 epidemic. While the case rate overall per 100,000 people is declining at 188, it’s 306 for those… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2021
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Neighbors make peace over access road

Since we’re neighbors let’s be friends. What started out like the Hatfields and McCoy’s ended up more like John Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance.” It… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Rasham Nassar

BI council election heats up at debates

A couple of the Bainbridge Island City Council races became downright nasty at the online debate hosted by the Bainbridge Island Review Monday night. In… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2021
Rasham Nassar
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Two newcomers face off for South Ward council seat

As the Nov. 2, general election inches closer and with folks receiving their ballots Oct. 15, two newcomers will face off for the Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

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43 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 43 new COVID cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the countywide total to 15,946 since the… Continue reading

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Review, Herald win 22 WNPA awards

The news and advertising departments at the Bainbridge Island Review and North Kitsap Herald combined to win 22 awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2021
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Stephens reopens to help those with special needs

Isolation caused by COVID-19 restrictions has been tough on everyone, but especially those with special needs. Monique Fox’s son David, 31, had been going to… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2021
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BI briefs

Blood needed Bloodworks Northwest is having a pop-up blood drive Oct. 7-8 and 14-15 at Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church. The location is 11042 Sunrise Dr.… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021
Steven Powell | Bainbridge Island Review
Fewer workers at Bainbridge sometimes means only one toll booth is open.

Lack of workers means more BI ferry cancellations today

Since spring, Washington State Ferries crew shortages have led to numerous sailing cancellations between Bainbridge Island and Seattle. Last Saturday was one of the worst… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021
Steven Powell | Bainbridge Island Review
Fewer workers at Bainbridge sometimes means only one toll booth is open.
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Pair run for position on BI parks board

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND METRO PARKS & RECREATION DISTRICT POSITION 5 Tom Goodlin Education, work and political experience that qualifies you for the job? B.S. Geology, Stanford… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021
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Brenda Fantroy-Johnson

Smith takes on Fantroy-Johnson for BI council

A former Army captain is taking on incumbent Brenda Fantroy-Johnson for Bainbridge Island City Council. Ballots will be mailed out Oct. 15. The election is… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021
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Kitsap youths hit hard by Delta variant

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is not being kind to Kitsap County youth. Along with that, deaths are higher than ever, with 36 in September… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021
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Newspaper, others put on BI council forums

The Bainbridge Island Review is putting on a Candidates Forum for all eight BI City Council hopefuls that will take place online Monday from 6-8… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021
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Report shows BI vulnerabilities

Bainbridge Community Foundation has provided a snapshot of Bainbridge Island that is a selfie of what it looks like from the standpoint of nonprofits. Dana… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021
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Concept of what the sportsbook area will look like at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. Courtesy illustration

PME, FanDuel partner to bring sports betting to Clearwater Casino

Sportsbook will open this fall; no specific date set

Concept of what the sportsbook area will look like at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. Courtesy illustration
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81 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 81 new COVID cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the countywide total to 15,473 since the… Continue reading

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Protesters gather at the ferry terminal in Bainbridge Island. Photo courtesy of Holly Brewer

100 in BI protest Texas abortion law

About 100 people protested Saturday in Bainbridge Island about the new abortion law in Texas. The Women’s March by the state ferries terminal regarded the… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2021
Protesters gather at the ferry terminal in Bainbridge Island. Photo courtesy of Holly Brewer