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At Madison and Wyatt, 13 of the 82 dwellings will be affordable housing. Courtesy illustration

Affordable housing big winner in BI

Affordable housing was the big winner at Tuesday night’s Bainbridge Island City Council meeting. Housing Resources Bainbridge will receive $2 million for its 13-unit project… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021
At Madison and Wyatt, 13 of the 82 dwellings will be affordable housing. Courtesy illustration
Hayride decorations. Courtesy Photo

BI briefs

Haunted Hayride The annual Haunted Hayride will take place Oct. 19-21 at Battle Point Park. Driving times are available between 6-9 p.m. Drive in your… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021
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Kilmer, county commissioners secure grant for defense infrastrcture project

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners recently secured a $10 million federal grant for the Bangor/Keyport Forcemain Replacement project —… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021
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Tents set up outside St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale.

‘This is a dire public health emergency’

COVID-19 cases are as high as ever. Hospitals are overcrowded with patients and understaffed. Emergency vehicles are waiting hours to drop off patients, delaying their… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2021
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Tents set up outside St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale.

In-person BI council candidates forum Oct. 8

A Candidates Forum for Bainbridge Island City Council hopefuls will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the BI Senior Center. Because of COVID-19… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2021
The Bainbridge Island City Council is looking at traffic calming devices. Courtesy photo

Slowing drivers requires traffic calming devices

Bainbridge Island can’t just lower speed limits to get drivers to slow down. Calming devices are needed, City Council members agreed at last week’s meeting.… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
The Bainbridge Island City Council is looking at traffic calming devices. Courtesy photo

Public comments favor affordable housing

Affordable housing was strongly supported during public comments at the Bainbridge Island Planning Commission meeting regarding the Wintergreen Townhomes last week. Dave Shorett, who has… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
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No plastic; starting Oct. 1, bring your own bag

The slow move toward a statewide ban of plastic-bag usage by businesses finally takes effect Oct. 1. The state Department of Ecology said in a… Continue reading

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Protest against NKSD’s handling of sexual abuse cases

A peaceful protest against the North Kitsap School District’s treatment of sexual abuse cases is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Highway… Continue reading

A close-up look at one of the signs. Courtesy photos

Hate symbols against COVID vaccines seen in N. Kitsap

Swastika symbols protesting COVID-19 vaccines were displayed on signs last week in parts of North Kitsap. The signs show a backward swastika design with syringes… Continue reading

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Scenes from past Poulsbo Beer Runs. Courtesy photos

Beer Run limited to 500 due to COVID

After having to cancel its last three events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Poulsbo Beer Run is back Oct. 2 and is already seeing… Continue reading

Scenes from past Poulsbo Beer Runs. Courtesy photos
Protests against NKSD’s treatment of sexual assault cases have already taken place recently. Courtesy photos

Protest Saturday against NKSD’s handling of sexual abuse cases

Starts at 1 p.m. at corner of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston

Protests against NKSD’s treatment of sexual assault cases have already taken place recently. Courtesy photos

BI again looks at how to spend $7 million

At tonight’s Bainbridge Island City Council meeting, it will again discuss how to spend $7.061 million in federal funds. The money comes from the $1.9… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2021
There are fascinating displays at the Navy museum in Keyport. Courtesy Photos

The undersea world of Navy museum

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is one of just 10 museums in the country centered around interpreting the Navy’s history. And it’s free - just… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2021
There are fascinating displays at the Navy museum in Keyport. Courtesy Photos
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BI affordable housing project moves on

Affordable housing on Bainbridge Island is one step closer to becoming a reality after the Planning Commission voted 5-2 last week to approve the Wintergreen… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Brandy Martell by Molly Vaughan. Jonathan Vanderweit Courtesy Photo

BIMA hosts LGBTQ events; 3 new artist exhibits

Molly Vaughan honors the lives of murdered transgender and gender non-conforming Americans in her series of artworks called “Project 42.” The Bainbridge Island Museum of… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Long-anticipated films starting to be released

Just like TV shows, the fall entertainment season also brings many new and long-anticipated films that are set to be released, although some you’ll have… Continue reading

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Larry Devlin runs the local KC HELP program. Volunteers collect, repair and distribute donated hospital equipment all over Western Washington for free. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos

Knights slay high medical equipment prices

These knights wear jeans and t-shirts instead of shining armor but they are heroes to those in need nonetheless. When facing an urgent medical need,… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2021
Larry Devlin runs the local KC HELP program. Volunteers collect, repair and distribute donated hospital equipment all over Western Washington for free. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos
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New Kitsap County clerk appointed

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners recently appointed David Lewis to serve as County Clerk. Lewis fills the vacancy created with the resignation of Alison… Continue reading

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