Category: Businesses and Community Resources

The Island Wanderer Blog – A New Look for the New Year

The Island Wanderer - Exploring Bainbridge Island and BeyondIn business as in life, change is inevitable. Just pause for a moment and look around the economic landscape. There are new products and services being hatched daily, or upgrades and refinements being made to existing offerings, practically hour by …

City Council Postpones Public Hearing on Next Phase of the Grow Community

A public hearing seeking comments on the next construction phase of the Grow Community has been rescheduled until March. It was originally slated for this coming Tuesday, Feb. 22. The new date is March 22. Jonathan Davis, the principal architect

Looking for a Wonderful Equestrian Property? Wacky Nut Farm is on the Selling Block

Bainbridge Island is known for its beautiful shorelines and vistas of Downtown Seattle, Mount Rainier (when the mountain is out!), the Cascades and, of course, the Olympic Mountains to the west. We also have a reputation for stunning homes, incredible …

PNW Bainbridge – Yesterday, today, tomorrow

From the moment you first arrive on Bainbridge, you realize the island is an exceptional place. Glimpses of unrivaled natural beauty span the island from its mountains, forests, open spaces, parks and trails to the glistening waters of the Puget …

How to Order an At-Home Covid-19 Rapid-Test Kit, Plus Island Testing

1/18/22 Update – 2:32 pm – USPS is taking orders today, click here for details.

Starting tomorrow – Wednesday Jan. 19 – islanders, along with millions of other Americans, can begin to order free at-home rapid COVID tests through a …

Omnicron Variant Spikes in Kitsap County; BISCC Reduces In-Person Activities

Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center logo“We may be done with COVID, but it’s clearly not done with us,” said Reed Price, executive director of the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center (BISCC), who recently made some significant changes to BISCC’s “participation policies” in light of …

Coyote and Other Wildlife Sightings all Part of Our Ongoing Winter Event

Depending on where you live on the island, or in Kitsap County, Coyotes are part of the natural landscape. We usually hear them at night yipping and yapping somewhere in the distance. That sound should be a gentle reminder to …

New Business Regs – Going into Effect Jan. 1 – Aim to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, Bainbridge Island restaurants, coffee shops and other businesses that deal directly with food and beverages will have to follow stricter guidelines –  new regulations – in  disposing of food service products. The new regs are part …

Bainbridge’s Oatmeal Club is the Home of Stimulating Conversation, ‘Intellectual’ Presentations, and before Zoom – Real Oatmeal

If you like breakfast and conversation, Bainbridge Island’s Oatmeal Club might be just what the doctor ordered.

Comprised primarily of retirement-aged men (although you don’t have to be retired to join), the club has been around in one form or …

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