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Ferry Wenatchee pulled from Bainbridge route after damage to propeller

The ferry M/V Wenatchee was pulled from the Bainbridge Island-Seattle route Wednesday night after the crew discovered the vessel had a bent propeller. Ian Sterling… Continue reading

LaCroix is academic standout in Spokane Falls

Connor LaCroix of Bainbridge Island has earned a place on the academic honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College for winter quarter 2020. LaCroix was… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2020

Thanks for caring

Heidi Mainwaring-Pickering and Lori Flanders, both medical assistants at Member Plus Family Health, were celebrated at the Bainbridge clinic on May 12, International Nurses Day.… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2020

Bainbridge blotter | It started with a sandwich

Selected items from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, MAY 2 4:31 a.m. An officer was driving home when he saw a white Ford… Continue reading

Two students get BAC scholarships

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts has awarded two college scholarships to graduating seniors who plan on studying art in college. This year’s awardees are Helen Gu… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2020

State rules enable dental and medical practices to resume

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee cleared the way Monday for teeth cleanings, annual physicals and elective surgeries to resume throughout Washington. The governor issued much-anticipated… Continue reading

Milander named college’s Outstanding Freshman

Marianne Milander of Bainbridge Island has been awarded the Outstanding Freshman award by the University of Idaho College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Milander is… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2020

Two new COVID-19 cases found in Kitsap County

Two new confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Kitsap County on Sunday by the Kitsap Public Health District. The total… Continue reading

Bainbridge forum to focus on reducing your carbon footprint

The Bainbridge Island Climate & Energy Forum discussion series will continue at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 21 with the topic, “How to Reduce Your Carbon… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2020

Bainbridge blotter | Snapped

Selected items from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 4:30 p.m. A Bainbridge Island man told police he went for a walk… Continue reading

Bainbridge parks officials to get virus update

Bainbridge park commissioners will meet next week to get an update of the COVID-19 outbreak. The board of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2020

State to deploy brigade of contact tracers to box in virus

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday said the state is ready to deploy a “very highly trained” brigade of men and women to help… Continue reading

Islanders earn degrees at BSU

Two students from Bainbridge Island have been awarded degrees from Boise State University. Kolin Hawkins graduated with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2020

Kilmer discusses CARES Act 2.0 during telephone town hall

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer checked in with constituents Monday evening in a telephone town hall where he discussed updates on the federal government’s response to… Continue reading

Bainbridge chamber seeks new CEO

The Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce has announced it is looking for a part-time interim president and CEO. In an email newsletter sent last week,… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2020

Bainbridge blotter | Wanted man – and woman

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, APRIL 27 9:21 p.m. Police observed a 2003 Ford Taurus pass by a patrol car… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Another wet one | The Bainbridge Blab

It’s going to be another rainy weekend on the Rock, according to the latest forecast for Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service in Seattle.… Continue reading

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

OLYMPIA — The state is dropping plans to require that customers provide their name and contact information when restaurants reopen for dining. “I think where… Continue reading

More candidates line up for 23rd District, Kitsap races

Kitsap County voters will see a crowded ballot for several races in the 2020 Primary Election. Candidate Filing Week began Monday, and by Wednesday afternoon,… Continue reading

One new COVID-19 case discovered in Kitsap County – in Bremerton

Kitsap County public health officials said an additional confirmed case of COVID-19 has been discovered in the county. The Kitsap Public Health District reported the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2020