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Kilmer talks about Afghanistan upheaval

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, the Democrat representing the 6th Congressional District in Congress, participated in a roundtable with Kitsap Daily News reporters Aug. 20. One… Continue reading

  • Sep 4, 2021
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COVID cases higher than ever

The highly contagious delta variant and unvaccinated people, along with summer travel and events, have led to the worst COVID-19 numbers in Bainbridge Island and… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2021
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Improvements to the wastewater treatment plant were high on the list of priorities for funding. Courtesy Photo

$7 million? ‘Wish we had $70 million’

It probably sounds like a lot of money to most people, but sometimes $7 million just isn’t enough. “I wish we had $70 million,” Bainbridge… Continue reading

Improvements to the wastewater treatment plant were high on the list of priorities for funding. Courtesy Photo
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Be careful dealing with long-term care

At the same time the state is requiring residents to buy long-term care insurance providers are running away. “Almost all have left the state,” John… Continue reading

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Students at Ordway Elementary line up for their bus after the first day of school Wednesday. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review
Students at Ordway Elementary line up for their bus after the first day of school Wednesday. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge Island briefs

Rec center finalized The formal sale of Bainbridge Athletic Club to the BI’s Metro Park & Recreation District was due to be finalized this week.… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2021
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2 more COVID-related deaths in Kitsap; 135 total

109 new cases in previous 24 hours

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Crash kills woman in Poulsbo

A 68-year-old woman was killed in a crash in Poulsbo Saturday. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 305 and Hostmark… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2021
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Local film curator and essay writer Tova Gannana stands outside the Lynwood Theatre dressed in attire that reflects the times of the movie she’s showing.

Movie curator, writer to teach film critic class

Tova Gannana’s passion for film has provided her with many opportunities, her latest a film critic class she will lead in the fall through the… Continue reading

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Local film curator and essay writer Tova Gannana stands outside the Lynwood Theatre dressed in attire that reflects the times of the movie she’s showing.
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Guitar maestro Carl Verheyen to headline Treehouse Cafe Sept.5

The Supertramp guitarist has made music for many famed movies/tv shows

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Photos by Steve Powell | Bainbridge Island Review
Max Taylor with the kayak he is building.

Make it yourself in the BARN

Max Taylor is just getting into kayaking and thought it would be cool to build one himself. But how do you do that without all… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2021
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Photos by Steve Powell | Bainbridge Island Review
Max Taylor with the kayak he is building.
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How to drive around a roundabout

As an adjective, “roundabout” means “not following a short, direct route.” Don’t treat a traffic roundabout as an adjective. Roundabouts aren’t new, but they’re fairly… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
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Bob Smith | Independent
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer spoke with reporters from the Port Orchard Independent and Kitsap Daily News about issues impacting communities on the Kitsap Peninsula.

Rep. Kilmer talks about local issues

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, the Democrat representing the 6th Congressional District, sat down Aug. 20 for a roundtable discussion with reporters from the Kitsap Daily… Continue reading

Bob Smith | Independent
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer spoke with reporters from the Port Orchard Independent and Kitsap Daily News about issues impacting communities on the Kitsap Peninsula.
Some are afraid the girls water polo team may not survive the cost increase.
Some are afraid the girls water polo team may not survive the cost increase.

Water polo parents drowning in fees

Supporters showed a wave of support for the Bainbridge High School water polo club as they flooded the school board chambers Thursday night. It may… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
Some are afraid the girls water polo team may not survive the cost increase.
Some are afraid the girls water polo team may not survive the cost increase.
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Check out our special section of the Best of Bainbridge Island

The results are in. Find out who you have picked as the Best of …. on Bainbridge Island with our special section. Results include categories… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2021
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Close to 300 people lined the sidewalks around Gateway Fellowship Church in protest of Joseph Backholm, who was invited to speak on Critical Race Theory. Courtesy Photos

Protest at Poulsbo church over anti-LGBTQ speaker

Gateway Fellowship Church in Poulsbo is an integral part of the community. Its parking lot hosts the Farmers Market, its building serves as a warming… Continue reading

Close to 300 people lined the sidewalks around Gateway Fellowship Church in protest of Joseph Backholm, who was invited to speak on Critical Race Theory. Courtesy Photos
Brush and grass fires are within normal rates this summer in Kitsap County, the area’s fire chiefs say, but they are concerned about the tinder-dry branches and brush that line the ground — perfect fuel for fires later this summer. (File photo)

Brushfire season is near-normal — but fire chiefs are concerned

Fuel for ‘serious’ fires is tinder-dry and waiting

  • Aug 26, 2021
Brush and grass fires are within normal rates this summer in Kitsap County, the area’s fire chiefs say, but they are concerned about the tinder-dry branches and brush that line the ground — perfect fuel for fires later this summer. (File photo)
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BISD peak traffic times.

Bainbridge Island briefs

School traffic Bainbridge Island School District reopens its schools Sept. 1 and predicts an increase in traffic during students’ morning arrivals and afternoon dismissals. “While… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2021
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BISD peak traffic times.
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Another COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 131 total

14 new cases confirmed on Bainbridge Island

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New ‘resimercial’ consignment store in Winlsow

Residential, commercial furniture, local art for sale

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