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Chiquiti Fireworks across from the Clearwater Casino sells fireworks that can only be shot off on Suquamish land. Tyler Shuey/North Kitsap Herald photos

Few fireworks on the 4th

While it is illegal to shoot off fireworks anywhere on Bainbridge Island, you don’t have to go too far to enjoy that 4th of July… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2021
Chiquiti Fireworks across from the Clearwater Casino sells fireworks that can only be shot off on Suquamish land. Tyler Shuey/North Kitsap Herald photos
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BI has many transportation needs

Bainbridge Island has a large number of sustainable transportation needs. Maybe too many. “I want to put a man on the moon by a certain… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2021
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30 new cases of COVID confirmed in Kitsap

18 of the cases were in South Kitsap

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Firefighters work to put out the blaze at the house fire on Bainbridge Island Saturday. Bainbridge Island Fire Department Courtesy Photo

BBQ grill said to be start of house fire in BI

A two-alarm accidental fire at a home in southwest Bainbridge Island late Saturday night started from a propane barbecue grill. BI Deputy Chief Jared Moravec… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2021
Firefighters work to put out the blaze at the house fire on Bainbridge Island Saturday. Bainbridge Island Fire Department Courtesy Photo
Lin McJunkin talks about Fossil II, the sculpture that she and collaborator Milo White made. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review

Sculpture duo wins BI’s Something New title again

Lin McJunkin, Milo White have been working together for over 10 years

Lin McJunkin talks about Fossil II, the sculpture that she and collaborator Milo White made. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review
Sailing classes took place in the morning but not the afternoon on the super hot Monday. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photographs

Trying to keep cool when it’s hot, hot, hot

The Bainbridge Island Senior Center canceled many of its classes Monday due to temperatures over 100 degrees, but it stayed open as a City Cooling… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2021
Sailing classes took place in the morning but not the afternoon on the super hot Monday. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photographs

Hydroplane flips onto Poulsbo driver, killing him

A Poulsbo man was killed during the opening races of the Richland hydroplane Regatta June 25. The man was identified as Matt Mattson, the driver… Continue reading

Lino Tagliapietra Inc. has expanded its footprint to Bainbridge Island and is being run in a small residential studio. Courtesy of Andrew Giammarco

Famed Venetian glass artist’s work now displayed on Bainbridge

Lino Tagliapietra’s grandson runs the small gallery in his residential studio

Lino Tagliapietra Inc. has expanded its footprint to Bainbridge Island and is being run in a small residential studio. Courtesy of Andrew Giammarco
Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., attends a House Armed Services Committee meeting. (Tom Williams Courtesy Photo)

Kilmer: Constituent COVID pain is foremost on his mind

It goes without saying but U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer of the 6th Congressional District said it anyway. “Not to be Captain Obvious here, but this… Continue reading

Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., attends a House Armed Services Committee meeting. (Tom Williams Courtesy Photo)
Jamie Walkowski at Town & Country.

Local students write about essential workers

Editor’s note: The Bainbridge Island Rotary Club has an internship program for high school students. The goal is to promote an interest in journalism by… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2021
Jamie Walkowski at Town & Country.
Before living room.

Home makeover rivals any reality show

Molly McCabe participated in her first home remodel when she was only 12, renovating an 1895 farmhouse on Lopez Island. Now she could win any… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2021
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David Grant saws a piece of wood for the tiny house. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos

BARN volunteers build a Tiny House

Bainbridge Island is on record for wanting to provide more affordable housing. It’s hard to find housing more affordable than Tiny Houses with the Low… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2021
David Grant saws a piece of wood for the tiny house. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review photos

BCF hands out $420K to local nonprofits

Bainbridge Community Foundation has awarded more than $420,000 in Community Grants to 52 projects. BCF provided the first $50,000, and the rest came from donors… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2021
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Know your zones in case a wildfire breaks out

With summer arriving the city of Bainbridge Island is again warning residents and visitors alike about the potential for wildfires. Over the past several summers,… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2021
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Businesses get BI to scale back plastic law

Objections by local business owners have led the Bainbridge Island City Council to back off its plastics ordinance — for now. David Shaw, owner of… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2021
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A group of church members digs up gravel into wheelbarrows.

Mission accomplished: Youth at home due to COVID

New playground built, sand volleyball court refurbished on church property

A group of church members digs up gravel into wheelbarrows.
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Kitsap County burn ban starts Saturday

Due to rising fire danger, the Kitsap County fire marshal is imposing a ban on most outdoor burning starting at 12:01 a.m. June 26. Under… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2021
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A Pride flag hangs at Cafe Hitchock in honor of Pride Month.
Folks enjoy the summer weather at Doc’s Marina Grill in Winslow.

Sweltering summer

It just officially turned summer, and temperatures are expected to be sweltering this weekend, hitting as high as 100 degrees in some areas. This week,… Continue reading

A Pride flag hangs at Cafe Hitchock in honor of Pride Month.
Folks enjoy the summer weather at Doc’s Marina Grill in Winslow.
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3 ethics complaints delayed due to lawsuit

Ethics complaints have been filed against three Island Center Committee members. Resident Lisa Neal filed the complaints, saying the three didn’t make others aware of… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2021
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About 25 people gathered last Saturday on the beach at Pritchard Park on Bainbridge Island to remember Krista Murphy. Many were Realtors she worked with on the island. Participants spelled out her name, made a heart around it with flowers and then stood in a circle to say goodbye. Jeff Coupland/Courtesy Photo
About 25 people gathered last Saturday on the beach at Pritchard Park on Bainbridge Island to remember Krista Murphy. Many were Realtors she worked with on the island. Participants spelled out her name, made a heart around it with flowers and then stood in a circle to say goodbye. Jeff Coupland/Courtesy Photo