Public records suit against Bainbridge Island dismissed

A lawsuit filed against the city of Bainbridge Island in Kitsap County Superior Court regarding public records has been dismissed. Residents David Dunn and Brian… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2020


Clues are slow to emerge in overpass shooting investigation

KCSO deputy at center of South Kitsap shooting was involved in two previous shootings


Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

KCSO deputy at center of South Kitsap shooting was involved in Eagle Harbor incident

Best of Kitsap 2020 nominations on now

Nomination phase Aug. 10-23; voting phase starts Aug. 31

BI police chief explains sexual assault protocol

Like other police departments around the country, Bainbridge Island’s is under scrutiny. But instead of police brutality, it is being looked at because of how… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2020

Facebook reports: ’Hi there. K-9 Cooper here …’

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office canine in rigorous training to become a certified K-9 police dog

Want to attend a military service academy?

Kilmer to host a virtual informational session

  • Aug 11, 2020

Finally, a final decision

SKSD board votes to start school online-only

Bainbridge student wins national title in accounting

Even though he’s only a sophomore in high school, AJ JensenLopez of Bainbridge Island is a national champion. Not in a sport - but in… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

Bainbridge Island Race Equity Task Force wants to pick its members

Members of the Bainbridge Island Race Equity Task Force at a recent meeting talked about picking their own members rather than having the mayor do… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2020

Inslee sets rules to open up care facilities

Gov. Jay Inslee and officials from the state Department of Health and Department of Social and Health Services have announced a phased plan that goes… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2020

BI council to discuss police, planning, plastic bags Tuesday

The Bainbridge Island City Council will be discussing its police department, planning commission and plastic bags at its meeting Tuesday night. The council requested time… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2020

7th Kitsap County resident dies of COVID-19

Positive test rate over the last 30 days is nearly 6 percent

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims in Kitsap County continued to decline for a third consecutive week during the week ending Aug. 1, mirroring a larger 13 percent… Continue reading

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee doesn’t want schools in the state’s coronavirus hot spots reopening this fall, but he stopped short Wednesday of ordering their… Continue reading

Community members rail against SKSD’s Flex plan

School district’s board to reconsider its vote on Monday

16 more positive COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County since Thursday

The Kitsap Public Health District Friday reported 16 new positive cases of COVID since Thursday, bringing the countywide total of positive cases to 730 since… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

KCIRT releases more information on Highway 16 overpass shooting

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office deputy who shot man has been placed on leave