Bainbridge Island

BISD Board adopts reopening plan

The Bainbridge Island School District Board of Directors affirmed at their regular meeting on July 30 its commitment to starting the school year remotely. As… Continue reading

 

Q&A with local sound composer and musician Alan Jones

Jones recently composed a piece using sounds from the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

 

BIPD Chief Joe Clark reviews use of force protocols, council discusses defunding the police

Police use of force is a hot topic in the U.S. right now in the wake of the death of George Floyd, which touched off… Continue reading

 

Car Cruise set to tour Bainbridge Island

This month’s event will take place July 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)

WIAA to move most fall sports to March 2021

Friday night lights won’t be returning in 2020 for high school sports fans in Kitsap. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association made it official Tuesday that… Continue reading

The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)

Islanders can become a part of pickleball history

The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation is building a pickleball center at Battle Point Park, and residents have an opportunity to become a part of history.… Continue reading

Washington State Parks ‘roofed accommodations’ now available for rent

Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Parks & Recreation District cabins also available for rent

Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island School District | Construction began on the new Captain Johnson Blakely Elementary, in March 2018.
Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island School District | Construction began on the new Captain Johnson Blakely Elementary, in March 2018.

A sweet new treat: Pleasant Beach Donuts thrives despite pandemic

Bainbridge Island’s only donut-devoted shop recently opened for business mid-pandemic

Knights of Columbus to host peninsula-wide food drive Sunday

Churches from around the Kitsap Peninsula will simultaneously hold a “peninsula-wide” food drive this weekend to collect canned goods and other non-perishables for local food… Continue reading

Attainable island hikes for an approaching summer

As Bainbridge Island slowly reopens for business and operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, so are many parks and trails for folks to start getting out,… Continue reading

Burglary suspect caught in Suquamish

Police: suspect burglarized at least one Port Madison area residence

Agate Pass Bridge painting ramps up after winter break

As winter comes to a close, the Washington Department of Transportation crews resumed work finishing the paint job on the Agate Passage Bridge on Monday,… Continue reading

Camie Yeik Devitt receives her Hall of Fame award from Kitsap Athletic Roundtable President Noah Garguile. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Memories old and new created at KAR Hall of Fame induction

POULSBO — It’s tough to top being inducted into your local sports hall of fame, but Camie (Yeik) Devitt managed to do just that this… Continue reading

Camie Yeik Devitt receives her Hall of Fame award from Kitsap Athletic Roundtable President Noah Garguile. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Joel Wright

Feb. 27, 1951 – Dec. 20, 2019

Paula Ensign

June 27, 1951 – Dec. 30, 2019

Yaroslavna Adams

March 21, 1971 – Dec. 20, 2019

Blair Crimmins. (photo courtesy of Blair Crimmins)

Blair Crimmins to bring Dixieland to Bainbridge’s Treehouse Café

All the way from Atlanta comes Blair Crimmins and The Hookers, bringing their Dixieland and 1920s Ragtime stylings to the Treehouse Café on Bainbridge Island,… Continue reading

Blair Crimmins. (photo courtesy of Blair Crimmins)
The “Thom” passes by Waterfront Park in Poulsbo. “Thom” was the winning eight in the inaugural Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Liberty Bay hosts first-ever Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage

POULSBO — Liberty Bay got its first K.I.S.S. on Sunday. Boats of various sizes raced around took on the 4.8 kilometer course thanks to the… Continue reading

The “Thom” passes by Waterfront Park in Poulsbo. “Thom” was the winning eight in the inaugural Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
As many as 13 vessels could be replaced by 2040. (WSDOT/Courtesy photo)

State plans for increase in Kitsap ferry usage

Ridership on Washington State Ferries is expected to grow by 30 percent by 2040, and that means changes are expected for all Kitsap routes. The… Continue reading

As many as 13 vessels could be replaced by 2040. (WSDOT/Courtesy photo)