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BI Winter Studio Tour reinvented

The Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour is announcing an online, virtual experience this year, connecting visitors with regional artists in new and innovative ways. The… Continue reading

Courtesy of the BI Winter Studio Tour
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Unemployment fell in October, but new restrictions loom over state economy

It remains to be seen how November’s new restrictions on businesses will affect the state’s economy, but in October, the unemployment rate fell once again… Continue reading

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Courtesy of BISD
Courtesy of BISD
KCSO has provided a photo of the suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run in Suquamish.

Man, 75, arrested in hit-and-run fatality

A 75-year-old man has been arrested on Friday Nov. 13 in connection with the fatal hit and run in Suquamish. The man, identified as Magne… Continue reading

KCSO has provided a photo of the suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run in Suquamish.
Kol Medina

BI Council says goodbye to longtime member

The Bainbridge Island City Council gave an at-times emotional sendoff to Kol Medina at its last meeting. Medina, who had been on the council longer… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2020
Kol Medina

Briefs

No meals at club Due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen’s Club will not be able to host its Thanksgiving and Christmas… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2020
Bruciato in downtown Winslow is one of the eateries affected by the lockdown.

Locals try to keep going amid COVID lockdown

Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement of a return to stricter guidelines due to an uptick in COVID-19 has local businesses scrambling in an effort to stay… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020
Bruciato in downtown Winslow is one of the eateries affected by the lockdown.
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Health District confirms 41 new cases of COVID in Kitsap

Over the past two weeks, Kitsap County’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 5.2 percent

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Voting turnout around 80%; no close races

Other than the national race for president, there really were no close races for local voters in the General Election. The closest race in the… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2020
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Work on Agate Bridge causing delays both ways

If you can avoid going across Agate Bridge Monday you probably should. State Department of Transportation crews are working there, causing miles of backups and… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2020
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Health District confirms another record with 52 new cases of COVID-19

On Sunday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed a record 52 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive tests to 1,999 since… Continue reading

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Report: Safety measures paramount to reopening schools

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are being uncovered in higher numbers in Washington and schools in Kitsap County have backed off bringing students back to school for… Continue reading

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The Bainbridge Performing Arts Center. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review

BPA additions, renovations presented to Design Review Board

5,000-square-foot, 2-story addition would provide more space for performing arts

The Bainbridge Performing Arts Center. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review
Bainbridge Performing Arts voice actors wear masks and keep their distance during the recording of one of the podcasts. Courtesy Photo

BPA podcasts a hit during pandemic

Virtual programming supplements in-person events

Bainbridge Performing Arts voice actors wear masks and keep their distance during the recording of one of the podcasts. Courtesy Photo
KCSO has provided a photo of the suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run in Suquamish.

Woman dies in hit and run; driver at large

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has found a vehicle possibly involved in a fatal hit and run collision in Suquamish Tuesday night. KCSO found a maroon… Continue reading

KCSO has provided a photo of the suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run in Suquamish.
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Bainbridge council passes ‘historic’ Climate Action Plan

Approval culmination of 3 years work by Climate Change Advisory Committee

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County Commissioners approve mental health tax funding recommendations

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners recently approved the allocation of $5.5 million in funds generated from the 1/10th of 1 percent sales and use… Continue reading

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Clearwater Casino. Courtesy photo

Casino takes extra precautions after worker gets COVID

An employee at Clearwater Casino in Suquamish has tested positive for COVID-19. Port Madison Enterprises, which owns the casino, received a call Oct. 31 that… Continue reading

Clearwater Casino. Courtesy photo
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Pastor Paula Burchill

Ex-BI pastor now in Poulsbo

And other briefs

  • Nov 11, 2020
Pastor Paula Burchill