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This I know: Staying active important during virus lockdown

(Noella Rosentrater, a seventh-grader at Woodward Middle School, shares how physical routine has helped her during this stay-at-home period). I believe in staying active. Staying… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

Bainbridge council gets update on green building code

The Bainbridge Island City Council is serious about getting greener. The council received an update about its 13-member Green Building Task Force at a recent… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2020

Poulsbo man dies after Highway 16 overpass shooting

Details about what transpired aren’t known; KCSO deputy involved in shooting

Locals asked to help as COVID-19 drops tourism numbers

First in a series Tourism is down in Bainbridge Island this summer due to COVID-19 restrictions - even at its No. 1 attraction, Bloedel Reserve.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2020

Briefs

Program inspires youth career choices Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Youth Services and FindMino, a local startup and career exploration platform, are launching a… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2020

BISD Board adopts reopening plan

The Bainbridge Island School District Board of Directors affirmed at their regular meeting on July 30 its commitment to starting the school year remotely. As… Continue reading

Pair plan to travel after closing The Traveler

Barbara Tolliver and Susan Taylor are planning to do some more traveling of their own. After 25 years owning The Traveler store in Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2020

Root, Garrido pull ahead in close County Commissioner District 2 race

Republican challenger Oran Root and Democrat incumbent Charlotte Garrido have pulled to the head of the six-candidate pack in the Kitsap County Commissioner District 2… Continue reading

Arms Around Bainbridge swim relay forges ahead Saturday

Additional and enhanced COVID-19 protocols in place to prevent potential virus spread

Primary Election 2020:

PORT ORCHARD — Initial primary election returns in Kitsap County Tuesday night yielded no surprises in the high-profile races in 2020, including contests for the… Continue reading

County health officials: Kitsap seeing big spike in COVID-19 cases

The news wasn’t good at Tuesday’s Kitsap Board of Health meeting, as county health officials laid out the latest data on the rise of local… Continue reading

Kitsap gets new health officer

Dr. Morrow coordinated COVID-19 response in Whatcom

  • Aug 4, 2020

BI Summer Studio Tour going “virtual” due to COVID-19

Each artist has selected a piece for the online sale exclusive to the Studio Tour

Bird study helps indicate health of Puget Sound

Scientists don’t often look for citizen help collecting data for research. That is one of the reasons why Cyndy Holtz and other locals have volunteered… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020

Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

Initial claims fell for a second-consecutive week in Kitsap County after a small spike in weeks prior and declined slightly statewide as well, the latest… Continue reading

Leaders set up Racial Equity and Empowerment Fund

A diverse representation of community leaders is launching a new focus area of the Unity in the Community Kitsap COVID-19 Response Fund called the Kitsap… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2020