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Bainbridge blotter | Struck from behind

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, NOV. 26 3:20 p.m. A 23-year-old Seattle woman was cited for failing to yield the… Continue reading

AG Ferguson asks court to block EPA’s attempt to repeal Clean Water Rules

Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently filed a lawsuit to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule that defines what waters qualify… Continue reading

Turkey Trot leaves Helpline House stuffed with donations

More than 1,200 Turkey Trot participants, a dozen local businesses and volunteers raised a record $35,000 from the Thanksgiving Day event to benefit Helpline House… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2019

Joint birthday bash planned for Kay Sakai Nokao and Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School

It’ll be two big birthdays in one. Kay Sakai Nakao will be honored at an upcoming birthday celebration at Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School on Jan.… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2019

BIPD sergeant receives award for mental illness work

The city of Bainbridge Island recently announced that Bainbridge Island Police Department Sergeant Trevor Ziemba was selected to receive the 2019 National Alliance on Mental… Continue reading

Pollock resigns from Bainbridge park board

Michael Pollock resigned his position on the board of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District via an email sent Thursday, Dec. 19 to… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: Rinse and repeat | The Bainbridge Blab

Wet weather is expected to continue through the weekend on Bainbridge Island. That’s the latest forecast for the Rock from the National Weather Service in… Continue reading

Hiring of new Bainbridge police chief to stretch into 2020

Bainbridge Island’s next police chief won’t be known until next year, according to city officials. Bainbridge officials said earlier that city hall had hoped to… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Someone raised a cane

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 25 5:15 p.m. A 20-year-old Bainbridge Island man reported he’d been assaulted by an… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Land Trust announces fourth parcel in ongoing acquisition campaign

The latest property acquired by the Bainbridge Island Land Trust as part of their ongoing “Stand for the Land” campaign is the Springbrook Creek Preserve,… Continue reading

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Bainbridge ferry to run on holiday schedule for Christmas, New Year’s Day.

The Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route will follow a Saturday holiday schedule on Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Wednesday, Jan. 1, according to Washington State Ferries. WSF… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | Not really a friend after all

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 18 4:43 p.m. An 85-year-old Bainbridge Island man was the victim of an online… Continue reading

Bainbridge official to resign with severance package

A key official in the city of Bainbridge Island’s Public Works Department who has been on paid administrative leave since Dec. 9 has signed a… Continue reading

Sailing times will change for Bainbridge ferry

Travel times for riders on the Bainbridge Island ferry from Seattle will be changed for a two-week period in early January to accommodate continuing construction… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2019

Councilwoman Blossom finished term with explosive and emotional plea

It wasn’t a farewell filled with flattery or a parting plumped by her own personal praise. Instead, Bainbridge Councilwoman Sarah Blossom put an explosive exclamation… Continue reading

More homes on Bainbridge lose power

Another large power outage has been reported on Bainbridge Island in the wake of continued heavy rain in the region. Puget Sound Energy said Friday… Continue reading

Bainbridge neighborhood hit by power outage

Power outages continued to spread across Puget Sound as heavy rains continue to soak the region Friday afternoon. Two outages were reported on Bainbridge Island,… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

Bainbridge blotter | It was just venting

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. MONDAY, NOV. 18 2:03 p.m. Police were called to a verbal domestic dispute between a landlord… Continue reading

Trump impeachment rally draws big crowd | Photo gallery

Protesters packed Bainbridge Island’s main downtown intersection Tuesday to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump on the eve of the historic vote in… Continue reading

National Weather Service issues flood watch

The National Weather Service is Seattle has issued an area “flood watch” for Kitsap, King, Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston,… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2019