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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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Robbery suspect at the market. Courtesy Photo

Man robs BI market; police seek help

Bainbridge Island police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect. Around 5 p.m. Sept. 23 a man entered Walt’s Lynwood Market on… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2021
Robbery suspect at the market. Courtesy Photo
This building has been the police station since 2001, but it was built in 1945. Courtesy Photo

BI mayor: Video on police-court facility ‘propaganda’

Mayor Rasham Nassar called it “propaganda.” Councilmember Kirsten Hytopoulos said Bainbridge Islanders are “tired of it” and ready to move on. They were talking Tuesday… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2021
This building has been the police station since 2001, but it was built in 1945. Courtesy Photo
Be Bold Be Brave is a workshop that takes a holistic approach to self-defense and teaching women the mental empowerment to believe they are worth defending. (Contributed photo)

BI workshops teach empowerment, self defense

Self-defense classes have been around for decades, and the idea is simple — to teach women how to better physically handle dangerous situations. But there’s… Continue reading

Be Bold Be Brave is a workshop that takes a holistic approach to self-defense and teaching women the mental empowerment to believe they are worth defending. (Contributed photo)
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Art project honors cat killed by coyotes

Nicole Vani was drinking coffee one morning when she heard a “horrible” sound. She responded to find her beloved cat, Max, lying in her driveway… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2021
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Retirements putting pressure on county’s hiring needs

Nearly 7% of the county’s 1,100 positions are unfilled

  • Sep 24, 2021
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The BI Planning Commission is now looking at the Wintergreen Project. Courtesy illustration

Planning panel split on Wintergreen

The Bainbridge Island Planning Commission looks to be split regarding the Wintergreen Townhomes affordable housing project. After 11 months, they finally got to share their… Continue reading

The BI Planning Commission is now looking at the Wintergreen Project. Courtesy illustration
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BI delays decision on expanding Madison project

It seemed like a majority of the Bainbridge Island City Council was interested in putting its money where its mouth is regarding sustainable transportation. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Gese takes reins of Sheriff’s Office

New leader focusing on implementing new police reforms, hiring

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Bainbridge High School National Merit Semifinalists. Courtesy Photo

BI briefs

National Merit Six students from Bainbridge High School and one from Eagle Harbor have been named National Merit Semifinalists based on their 2020 PSAT scores.… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
Bainbridge High School National Merit Semifinalists. Courtesy Photo
The stables, right, would be revitalized first, followed by the barracks, at left, later if the project at Fort Ward is approved. Courtesy Photo

A stable future at Fort Ward

A local company wants to put an architecture business and school where the old stable is at Fort Ward. The Bainbridge Island Design Review Board… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
The stables, right, would be revitalized first, followed by the barracks, at left, later if the project at Fort Ward is approved. Courtesy Photo
Melissa Hudson with two of her children. Courtesy photo

Funds sought for Sluys’ granddaughter’s cancer treatment

Burzynski Clinic in Texas has helped improve her condition

Melissa Hudson with two of her children. Courtesy photo
COVID-19 cases are higher now than ever. Courtesy graphic

COVID deaths as high as ever in Kitsap County

The number of COVID-19 cases are going down a little bit in Kitsap County after skyrocketing earlier this month, but the death rate is still… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
COVID-19 cases are higher now than ever. Courtesy graphic
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Club asks BI parks to stop pool fee

Supporters of the Bainbridge High School water polo team must feel like they are treading water. After being rebuked by the school district, they approached… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2021
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Autumn Salamack

BI hires climate officer

Bainbridge Island city manager Blair King has selected Autumn Salamack as the city’s first Climate Mitigation/Adaptation officer to help the city implement the goals of… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2021
Autumn Salamack

BI briefs

Input sought Bainbridge Island is trying to determine how to use $7 million of federal stimulus funds — formally known as the American Rescue Plan… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2021
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Positive COVID case at Poulsbo Middle School

Close contacts have been notified and advised

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BI pair object to waste of Pfizer vaccine

It could be used to help many in developing countries

  • Sep 16, 2021
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