Cho retains fire commissioner spot against Peterson

Incumbent Bainbridge Island Fire Department Commissioner YongSuk Cho has apparently been granted another term in the Position 2 spot, according to the preliminary results of… Continue reading

Hulet earns first full term in school district race

Incumbent Christina Hulet appears to have been granted a full term in the Director District 4 seat of the board for the Bainbridge Island School… Continue reading

How Bainbridge candidates are spending their last campaign day

The last day on the campaign trail marked a day off, or a regular day at work, for some of the Bainbridge candidates running for… Continue reading

Developers of Winslow Hotel drop plan to add low-cost studio units

The developers of the proposed Winslow Hotel have abandoned plans to add 11 workforce housing units to the facility. Bruce Anderson, an architect for the… Continue reading

Kitsap County turnout surpasses 20 percent

Turnout in Kitsap County inched up to 21.05 percent Monday after another 5,704 ballots were received by the county’s Elections Division. At the end of… Continue reading

Bainbridge ferry gets fuzzy for ‘Movember’

Things have just gotten a bit more hairy on the ferry M/V Tacoma. For the third year in a row, Washington State Ferries is partnering… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | When buses collide

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, OCT. 18 8:30 a.m. Two buses slightly collided while passing by each other on Fletcher… Continue reading

BI seniors laugh all the way to the bank

Cindy McGregor photo The Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center has been named the winner of the $1,000 Buxton-Ellis award for the most humorous entry in… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2019

Kitsap County says voter turnout on Election Day to likely be around 40 percent

Turnout for the 2019 General Election in Kitsap County is expected to hover around 40 percent of eligible registered voters. Another 2,495 ballots were received… Continue reading

Bainbridge council candidates pull in more than $67K in donations

Candidates for the Bainbridge Island City Council have raised more than $67,000 this election year, according to reports on file with the Washington State Public… Continue reading

Washington State Ferries plans for an electric-hybrid fleet

As the ferry boat pulls away from the dock, the rumble from the engine grows louder and vibrations rattle passengers on the sun deck. A… Continue reading

Tuesday’s election features a ballot full of consequences: Initiative 976 and Referendum 88

Voters on Tuesday have a couple interesting decisions to make. And some pretty darn important ones for their community as well. There are two high-profile… Continue reading

Sign-ups start for Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot

Registration has started for the Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot. The 10th annual Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot — a benefit for Bainbridge Island’s Helpline House —… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019

Councilwoman Nassar details destruction of cell phone in court case

Attorney in public records lawsuit notes that councilwoman responded ‘I don’t recall’ no fewer than 110 times during deposition.

Catholic school students conduct interfaith field trip

Fifth- and sixth-graders from Saint Cecilia Catholic School visited Congregation Kol Shalom to learn about the history and traditions of the Jewish community on Oct.… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Caught on camera

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2 7:59 a.m. A vehicle was broken into and a backpack stolen from inside… Continue reading

Climate forum to examine carbon offsets

A special free presentation from BI Climate & Energy Forums will be held from 10 to noon on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Eagle Harbor Congregational… Continue reading

At-large Bainbridge council seat features a wide-open race

A newcomer to Bainbridge politics, and a returning veteran to the island’s political scene. That’s the matchup in the race for the Bainbridge Island City… Continue reading

Clarification on story on Bainbridge candidate’s ‘Hillary for Prison’ controversy

A story on, “Bainbridge council race heats up over ‘Hillary for Prison’ photo,” (published online Tuesday, Oct. 29, may have left some confusion with… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | One-hour wait for Bainbridge boat

Washington State Ferries is advising travelers on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route that there is an estimated one-hour wait for drivers departing Bainbridge. The advisory was… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019