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Kitsap Audobon Society to host Senator Christine Rolfes

Senator Christine Rolfes has been invited as a special guest to the Kitsap Audubon Society meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | No plates, no license and no interlock device

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, OCT. 22 8:04 p.m. A 35-year-old Bainbridge man was cited for driving without a license… Continue reading

Bainbridge’s LTAC committee says no city money should go to restarting Fourth of July fireworks show

It’s looking like the city of Bainbridge Island won’t help revive the popular fireworks show over Eagle Harbor that has long capped the island’s Fourth… Continue reading

Kitsap County honors veterans with Monday ceremony

Roughly 1,800 local community members came out Monday morning to the county’s only Veterans Day ceremony at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds to reflect and remember… Continue reading

Turnout improves in Kitsap after latest vote tally

Turnout in Kitsap County for the 2019 General Election is nearly at 40 percent, according to the Kitsap County Elections Division. Ballot counting at the… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to consider putting off road repairs after passage of I-976

Bainbridge city councilmembers will get an update at their meeting Tuesday on impacts to the city’s budget due to the passage of Initiative 976, the… Continue reading

Genealogy Q&A sessions kick off at Bainbridge Public Library

The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society is partnering with the Bainbridge Public Library to present a new series of evening drop-in sessions at the library from… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Nutritionist is guest speaker at next Bainbridge VIPs meeting

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will host nutritionist Stephanie Dalton as guest speaker at the group’s meeting next week. Bainbridge VIPs will… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Bainbridge school officials to add three days to school year for Blakely students

Bainbridge school officials are looking at extending the school year for students at Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary. The school year needs to be lengthened, officials… Continue reading

Developers to detail plans for new Bainbridge hotel at planning commission meeting

Developers of a proposed 40-room hotel in downtown Winslow will present their plans to the public at this week’s Bainbridge Island Planning Commission meeting. The… Continue reading

Senator Murray statement on Veterans Day: ‘The effects of war do not end on the battlefield or after the Veterans Day parades…’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray, a senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee and Washington state’s senior senator, released the following statement on Veterans Day:… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Time to go

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 21 5:40 p.m. A 39-year-old transit locked himself in the bathroom of an island… Continue reading

Speaker shares best gift books at next SWERV meeting

All women are invited to Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views (SWERV) to hear retired librarian Martha Bayley once again help with our holiday gift lists.… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

City hires outside investigator to look into allegations against employee who complained about unpermited development

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

Island man faces possible life sentence for assaulting neighbor

A Bainbridge Island man was arrested and charged with second-degree assault after allegedly attempting to douse his neighbor with a harsh-smelling liquid chemical. James Raymond… Continue reading

Bainbridge to raise fee for paper bags on island

The city of Bainbridge Island is looking to raise the cost for paper bags on Bainbridge. Merchants on the island currently charge 5 cents for… Continue reading

Schneider has won another term on the Bainbridge Island City Council

City Councilwoman Leslie Schneider will retain her seat on the Bainbridge Island City Council. In Thursday’s update of the vote tally in the council’s District… Continue reading

Schneider still winning in bid to retain Bainbridge council seat

Incumbent Bainbridge Councilwoman Leslie Schneider maintained her lead over challenger Grayson William Wildsmith in the third tally of votes in the race for the District… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Souvenirs from a night out: Pizza sauce, food crumbs and a DUI

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, OCT. 21 1:17 a.m. A 48-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Wednesday was banner day for Kitsap ballot returns

Turns out, the votes were in the mail. Wednesday was the biggest day of ballot returns, by far, in the November election. According to the… Continue reading