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Incumbent faces challenge for new term in Bainbridge’s North Ward

There’s one thing you can bet on when it comes to the outcome of the race for the Bainbridge Island City Council’s North Ward seat… Continue reading

Councilwoman Nassar, husband claim harassment following complaint of tiny home on couple’s property

Public records released this week by the city of Bainbridge Island show the husband of Bainbridge Island City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar filed an ethics complaint… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: A Saturday soaked with sunshine | The Bainbridge Blab

The weekend’s so bright, you’ll have to wear shades. That’s the latest forecast for this weekend’s weather on Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service… Continue reading

Two candidates eye another term on Bainbridge Island City Council

Two candidates are seeking another term on the Bainbridge Island City Council, but with a big difference. Sarah Blossom is the incumbent in the race… Continue reading

Most Kitsap voters still waiting to fill out ballot

Fewer than 17 percent of eligible voters in Kitsap County have already sent back in their ballots, according to ballot return statistics provided by the… Continue reading

Individual vote tally for Bainbridge write-in candidates won’t be posted – unless

Voters won’t get an early look at the vote tallies for two Bainbridge Island write-in candidates on Election Night. Until it matters. Cynthia Bellas is… Continue reading

New studio units in Winslow Hotel would be dedicated to low-income workers

The 11 new studio apartments that have been added to the Winslow Hotel project won’t be available exclusively to hotel workers, according to an environmental… Continue reading

Revised plan for Winslow Hotel includes 11 new studio units for hotel workers

The plans for the Winslow Hotel have been changed to include 11 studio units in the hotel for employee housing and 11 new parking spots,… Continue reading

Hulet seeks first full term, faces committed challenger in race for Bainbridge school district seat

Two qualified candidates are squaring off in a refreshingly amenable race for the Director District 4 seat of the board for the Bainbridge Island School… Continue reading

Congressman Kilmer on impeachment vote: Inquiry needs to be ‘transparent and fair’

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer said the congressional inquiry into the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump should be “transparent and fair.” The 6th District Democrat… Continue reading

Bainbridge council race heats up over ‘Hillary for Prison’ photo

A race for the Bainbridge Island City Council took a surprise turn Monday after a photograph of council candidate Grayson William Wildsmith wearing a 2016… Continue reading

Kitsap readers lining up for next Trump tell-all

The author is a mystery. But here’s something that’s no surprise: Kitsap readers are eager to crack the cover of “A Warning,” a behind-the-scenes account… Continue reading

TED event seeks youth speakers

An independently organized TED (technology, entertainment, design) event, the upcoming 2020 TEDxYouth@Bainbridge Island Conference is seeking young speakers and currently accepting applications. The deadline is… Continue reading

Poulsbo man arrested after alleged burglary on Bainbridge park property

Bainbridge police tracked down an alleged home burglar — literally — Sunday after the suspected thief broke into the residential home on the Bainbridge park… Continue reading

Schneider and Wildsmith battle for Central Ward seat

The newest member of the Bainbridge Island City Council is facing an election challenge from another relative newcomer on the island’s political scene. Councilwoman Leslie… Continue reading

Kitsap firefighters head to Southern California to fight raging wildfires

Firefighters from across Kitsap County, including Bainbridge Island, left early Monday to join the massive firefight in Southern California. Kitsap crew members are part of… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2019

PSE outlines plan to reduce power outages on island

Andy Wappler has led a relatively charmed life when it comes to power outages. At least compared to folks on Bainbridge, that is. Wappler, a… Continue reading

Bainbridge fly fishers hold annual meeting

Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers will host its annual meeting next week at Seabold Hall. The meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. All are welcome… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2019

Fire commissioner candidates both boast experience, differ on details

Both candidates vying for the Bainbridge Island Fire Department Commissioner Position 2 spot boast a wealth of experience in fire service and emergency response. In… Continue reading

Work session planned for Bainbridge parks comp plan

Bainbridge park officials will meet next week for another work session n the park district’s comprehensive plan. The board of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2019