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Rally against war planned in Winslow

Indivisible Bainbridge Island is organizing an anti-war demonstration for Friday, Jan. 10 at The Waypoint Park next to Highway 305 and Winslow Way. The “No… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Kitsap Transit selects construction company for Bainbridge Bike Barn makeover

Kitsap Transit has approved a plan for a major makeover of its Bike Barn at the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal in Winslow. The board of… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Unwanted attention

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, DEC. 10 6:18 p.m. A 37-year-old Bainbridge woman reached out to an island synagogue after… Continue reading

Car crash at High School Road necessitates traffic detour

A two-car crash at the intersection of High School Road and Highway 305 late Tuesday morning left at least one person injured. The collision left… Continue reading

The Beach House Bar & Grill shuts down after 8-year run

The Beach House Bar & Grill at Pleasant Beach has closed its doors for good. Officials at Pleasant Beach Village announced the closure Monday, Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2020

Bainbridge Island faces lawsuit over latest development moratorium

The company that wants to build a self-storage facility on Day Road has filed a lawsuit against the city of Bainbridge Island, claiming the city… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee on border detainments: ‘This will not stand’

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said the reports of Iranian-Americans being detained at the U.S.-Canadian border were “deeply alarming” as well as “wrong and rife with… Continue reading

New council faces full agenda at first meeting

Welcome to your first city council meeting of 2020. Now let’s talk about getting sued. That’s the order of business for the Bainbridge Island City… Continue reading

Foundation Fighting Blindness is topic of meeting

The Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group will welcome Mike Hoag as the guest speaker at its next meeting. Bainbridge VIPs will meet from… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2020

State sues Johnson & Johnson, claims it fueled opioid epidemic

SEATTLE — State attorneys sued Johnson & Johnson on Thursday, accusing the internationally known corporation of fueling an opioid epidemic in Washington through the use… Continue reading

Confusion runs deep: Oft debated, island’s water supply is stable, ample according to latest research

There currently exists no credible scientific data that suggests Bainbridge Island is in danger of running out of potable water. And yet, the issue of… Continue reading

Board approves contract for Bainbridge fire chief

The Bainbridge Island Fire Department has inked a new contract for Fire Chief Hank Teran. The board of commissioners for the fire department recently approved… Continue reading

Murray statement on death of Qasem Soleimani by US airstrikes

U.S. Senator Patty Murray said President Trump did not seek approval from Congress when the administration ordered an airstrike to kill Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Just one beer

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. THURSDAY, NOV. 28 3:18 a.m. A 27-year-old Silverdale man was arrested for driving under the influence.… Continue reading

Tyler Moniz Project founder named ‘Community Champion’

Lee Moniz, president of the Bainbridge-based Tyler Moniz Project, was recently recognized as a 2019 Molina Healthcare Community Champion. The Tyler Moniz Project was one… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Hood Canal Bridge reopens

The Hood Canal Bridge has been reopened to vehicle traffic following earlier high winds and improved weather conditions, according to the Washington State Department of… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Hood Canal Bridge closed to high winds

The Washington State Department of Transportation is advising travelers that the Highway 104 Hood Canal Bridge has been closed to traffic due to high winds.… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

Nine-year prison term for man who assaulted BHS teens

The Poulsbo man who sexually assaulted two 16-year-old girls, and spied on another 15-year-old girl in a restroom at Bainbridge High School, before leading police… Continue reading

WMS honors its super students

Woodward Middle School has announced the winners for its Student of the Month program for October. The outstanding students are Camille Zaro, Ben Van Patten,… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

Park board meeting dates to change for January

Bainbridge parks officials have modified their meeting schedule to the upcoming New Year holiday. The meetings in January for the board of commissioners of the… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2019