Bainbridge Island

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WIAA has new return-to-play guidelines based on county benchmarks

New return-to-play guidelines tied to Kitsap County benchmarks rather than the governor’s “Safe Start” plan were released by the WIAA Tuesday, with the intent of… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark

BI chief: How we’re trying to avoid woes of nationwide police

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark has been on the job a few months now, but with COVID-19 restricting meetings, there have not been many… Continue reading

 

Icons visiting art gallery in Poulsbo, well, sort of

When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But when the art is of celebrity icons, it’s easy for anyone… Continue reading

 

Kitsap/Bainbridge Island Back-to-School Photo Contest!

Submit photos through Sept. 20; vote for your favorites Sept. 21-27

Sounders goalie building ‘dream home’ in Blakely Harbor

Stefan Frei uses art as therapy from the stresses of being a goalkeeper

Teachers take on challenge of online instruction this year

Whether it’s their first or 30th year teaching, educators in the Bainbridge Island School District were embarking on the same new journey as school resumed… Continue reading

Market forecast? There’s never been a better time to sell your home!

Low supply, high demand and great mortgage rates make Bainbridge Island a seller’s market

White Horse, Meadowmeer seeing an uptick in golf interest during pandemic

Many have gravitated toward the game to supplement other COVID-restricted activities

Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With community encouragement, Greg Nance completes his run around Bainbridge Island

For the rare few among us who enjoy putting ourselves through the rigorous training required to complete great physical feats, life can be lonely. Long… Continue reading

Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Photo courtesy Pete Saloutos
                                Greg Nance, a 2007 Bainbridge High School graduate, will run the island’s entire shoreline on Aug. 18 to raise awareness for mental health issues.

BHS grad Greg Nance to run island shoreline for mental health and addiction support

On the surface, just about anyone would be envious of Greg Nance. He grew up in a loving family and attended Bainbridge High School, where… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Pete Saloutos
                                Greg Nance, a 2007 Bainbridge High School graduate, will run the island’s entire shoreline on Aug. 18 to raise awareness for mental health issues.

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