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BI Parks may buy Bainbridge Athletic Club

The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District said in a news release Wednesday that it plans to discuss the potential purchase of the Bainbridge… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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COVID rates continue to fall in Kitsap, 21 new cases

County no longer at ‘high level’ as rate drops to 74.9

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What makes a landmark tree? Bainbridge Island Review File Photo

Planners wonder, ‘What makes a landmark tree?’

The root of the issue is saving trees. The developing Landmark Tree Ordinance does that, but some members of the Bainbridge Island Planning Commission wonder… Continue reading

What makes a landmark tree? Bainbridge Island Review File Photo
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How secretive should Ethics Board process be?

If you file a complaint it shouldn’t be a secret, but much of the rest of the process should be. That’s the overall message that… Continue reading

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Layout of the wastewater treatment plant on Bainbridge Island. Courtesy Photos

BI Council studies wastewater plant, lodging tax

The Bainbridge Island City Council looked at its wastewater treatment plant and hotel-motel tax last week. The council expressed concerns about the wastewater treatment plant… Continue reading

Layout of the wastewater treatment plant on Bainbridge Island. Courtesy Photos
Sidney Mais

BI man no longer missing

A 69-year-old Bainbridge Island man is no longer missing. Sidney Mais, 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, was last seen at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Wyatt and Madison… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2021
Sidney Mais

Housing, trees, plastics, transportation on BI’s agenda tonight

Public hearings on the Bainbridge Island multifamily tax exemption areas and extending the Landmark Tree Ordinance will be discussed at tonight’s City Council meeting on… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2021
Deputy fire marshal Kristi Wlodarchak photographs the area of origin of the fire that displaced five and severely damaged a home.

Dog awakens residents of house fire in Kingston

Smoke alarms reportedly did not go off

  • Jun 8, 2021
Deputy fire marshal Kristi Wlodarchak photographs the area of origin of the fire that displaced five and severely damaged a home.
Michael Chick and a cider press. Courtesy Photos

Community Cider Release Party Sunday

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away what does hard apple cider bring? You can find out from 1-5 p.m. June 13 at… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2021
Michael Chick and a cider press. Courtesy Photos

Best of Kitsap 2021 voting on now!

The nominations are in, and now it’s time to vote for Best of Kitsap 2021! In separate Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap ballots, voters will… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2021
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COVID vaccine gets you entered in Lottery

Inslee tries to get more people to get their shots

  • Jun 7, 2021
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Traffic improvements will be discussed at two upcoming online Open Houses. Courtesy Photo

2 Open Houses on traffic calming on BI

Two virtual open houses on traffic safety improvements at four locations around Bainbridge Island will take place in an effort to slow down traffic and… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2021
Traffic improvements will be discussed at two upcoming online Open Houses. Courtesy Photo
Part of the ferry structure at the playground is put into place. Courtesy Photos

Things are looking up for KidsUp! playground

Things are looking up for KidsUp! Playground at Battle Point Park. The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Parks Board again approved the same $50,000 in funding for… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2021
Part of the ferry structure at the playground is put into place. Courtesy Photos
Courtesy drawing of the project.

Work to begin on Eagle Harbor Drive

Work is expected to start next week on improvements to Eagle Harbor Drive. Roughly one mile, running north from McDonald Avenue to the shoreline segment… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2021
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An example of the new electric bus. Courtesy Photo

KT to acquire 6 electric buses for $6.35 million

Kitsap Transit decided this week to purchase six more electric buses to add to the two is already has. KT executive director John Clauson said… Continue reading

An example of the new electric bus. Courtesy Photo
Sheriff Gary Simpson

Kitsap County Sheriff Simpson to leave office June 30

Public announcement has yet to be made by second-term official

Sheriff Gary Simpson

BI briefs

Trails improved Celebrate the opening of the new Blakely Hill Trails on National Trails Day June 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2021
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COVID rates continue to drop in Kitsap, 21 new COVID cases confirmed

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents has dropped to 90

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Grads line up to receive their diplomas in 2019. Bainbridge Island Review File Photo

Supe: Change ‘culture of nope’ to ‘island of hope’

Peter Bang-Knudsen wants to change Bainbridge Island from a “Culture of nope” to an “Island of hope.” The BI School District superintendent is referring to… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2021
Grads line up to receive their diplomas in 2019. Bainbridge Island Review File Photo
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BI man, 73, dies in single-car crash

A Bainbridge Island man died following a crash Wednesday in the Meadowmeer neighborhood. The Bainbridge Island Police Department responded to a report of a single-car… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
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