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Rep. Kilmer announces he will vote to impeach Trump

Congressman Derek Kilmer said he will vote to impeach President Donald Trump when the U.S. House of Representatives votes later this week on two articles… Continue reading

Impeachment rally planned on Bainbridge on eve of historic vote

Activists on Bainbridge Island will join thousands of others across the country in a “Nobody Is Above the Law” protest Tuesday on the eve of… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Unexpected off-road trip

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SUNDAY, NOV. 17 9:39 a.m. Police were alerted to a motorcycle crash on Sunrise Drive, near… Continue reading

Congressman Kilmer hosts two town halls this week

Congressman Derek Kilmer will host a pair of town halls this week, and residents in Washington’s 6th Congressional District can participate in both — without… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks comprehenisve plan gets another review

Bainbridge park officials will take another look at the draft parks comprehensive plan at their meeting next week. Commissioners will also consider a resolution to… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2019

Council appears willing to increase funding for new police station to make it ‘greener’

Bainbridge Island officials hope to begin construction on the makeover of CHI Franciscan’s medical clinic building on Madison Avenue into a new police station and… Continue reading

Public hearing on Winslow Hotel pushed back until January

Bainbridge city officials announced Friday the hearing scheduled for the controversial Winslow Hotel project has been postponed to Thursday, Jan. 23. The change in date… Continue reading

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to host Walking Tour Nativity

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a Walking Tour Nativity from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Boundy… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Get off the phone

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. FRIDAY, NOV. 15 3:08 p.m. Three adult men got into a scuffle at an island theater… Continue reading

Bainbridge police will add patrols for DUI drivers

Bainbridge police will join with law enforcement agencies across Kitsap County in launching DUI emphasis patrols during the holiday season. The stepped-up enforcement effort starts… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

TRAVEL ADVISORY | New temporary sailing schedule for Bainbridge, Bremerton coming in January

A temporary sailing schedule for the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route will be launched in January due to construction at Colman Dock in Seattle. Washington State… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Speeding while DUI

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, NOV. 14 10:12 p.m. A 20-year-old Bainbridge Island man was arrested for driving under the… Continue reading

Whistleblower on Councilwoman Nassar’s permit problems worried about retaliation after ‘bogus’ claims

The city hall employee behind the code compliance complaint that ensnared City Councilwoman Rasham Nassar in legal trouble with the city of Bainbridge Island said… Continue reading

Senator Rolfes talks transportation funding in the wake of I-976

Senator Christine Rolfes of Washington’s 23rd Legislative District met with her constituents at the Village Green Community Center in Kingston last week to hear the… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit: Recruiting campaign debuts

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap Transit has kicked off a campaign designed to enhance the recruitment of new bus drivers for the transit agency. The campaign,… Continue reading

Bainbridge city hall reaches agreement on new union contract with employees

Bainbridge Island city employees are expected to get a new three-year contract. The Bainbridge council will consider giving City Manager Morgan Smith the green light… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Bummer burnout, dude

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 8:19 p.m. A 27-year-old Bainbridge Island man crashed his 2019 Ford Mustang into… Continue reading

Bainbridge VIPs meets for holiday desserts

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will host its Holiday Dessert Social at its next meeting. Bainbridge VIPs will meet from 1 to… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2019

Painting project on Highway 305 bridge wraps up for winter

Drivers across the Agate Pass Bridge may have noticed that all the tarps have been tucked away. That’s because the painting project has been put… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2019

No one hurt in four-vehicle crash on Highway 305

A four-vehicle fender-bender on Highway 305 was slowing southbound traffic Tuesday morning. No one appeared injured in the crash, which happened just north of the… Continue reading