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Review removes paywall for online COVID-19 coverage

The Bainbridge Island Review announced Monday the newspaper is providing free access to online stories on the coronavirus outbreak. “We want to keep our community… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020

Inslee to offer details Monday on statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and limit on size of gatherings

Gov. Jay Inslee will give more details today on his statewide shutdown of restaurants and bars due to the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).… Continue reading

Bainbridge council cancels meeting due to COVID-19

The Bainbridge Island City Council meeting scheduled for this week has been canceled due to the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The city announced… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020

Housing Resources Bainbridge closes doors to walk-in visitors

Housing Resources Bainbridge has announced its office will be closed for all walk-in appointments. The closure started Monday, March 16. Phedra Elliott, executive director of… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020

Kilmer hosts telephone town hall Monday on COVID-19

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall regarding the federal government’s response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rep. Kilmer, a 6th… Continue reading

Two new cases of COVID-19 identified in Kitsap County

Total confirmed cases rises to five

PSE won’t cut off power or assess late fees during COVID-19 crisis

Puget Sound Energy has announced that it will not be disconnecting power to customers who have not paid their bills during the ongoing 2019 novel… Continue reading

State Department of Health officials warn against hoarding

Officials with the Washington State Department of Health are urging residents not to buy more than what they need as people stock up on hand… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2020

40 have died in Washington from COVID-19

Three more people in Washington state have died from the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Washington State Department of Health reported Saturday. The total number… Continue reading

Bainbridge bakery closes due to workers in self quarantine

Pane d’Amore Artisan Bakery announced Saturday it was closing its three stores amid concerns over the spread of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington state.… Continue reading

Bainbridge public schools announce meal program during closure

Bainbridge Island public schools will begin offering free meals to all island youth between the ages of 2 to 18 starting Wednesday, March 18. Officials… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2020

Kitsap Regional Library will close library branches on Tuesday

Kitsap Regional Library will close Tuesday, March 18 in response to coronavirus pandemic, officials with the library system have announced. Local library branches — including… Continue reading

Bainbridge park district cancels mEGGa Hunt

Bainbridge’s biggest annual Easter egg hunt has been canceled. The free event — which typically attracts a massive crowd of kids and families every April… Continue reading

City of Bainbridge Island announces three-day closure of city hall, police station

City of Bainbridge Island officials announced late Friday that city hall and the police station will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16… Continue reading

Bainbridge senior center shuts down amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Bainbridge Senior Community Center has shut down, prompted by the continuing spread of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington state. The center posted a… Continue reading

Bainbridge park district shuts down, but parks to remain open

The Bainbridge parks district is shutting down through the end of the month due to a shortage of employees, officials announced Friday. The Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Bainbridge to close city hall to public next week

Bainbridge Island City Hall will be closed to the public from Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18. This is a developing story; additional details… Continue reading

37 have died in Washington from COVID-19

A total of 37 people in Washington state have died from 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Washington State Department of Health. In a… Continue reading

Student absenteeism was climbing in Bainbridge schools before shutdown

Absentee rates have climbed in Bainbridge schools over the past week as concern grows over the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington state.… Continue reading

Senator Cantwell supports National Emergency Declaration

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell welcomed President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to help fight the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020