Category: Bainbridge Island

Honoring Local History Heroes and a New Look – The Bainbridge History Museum

Honoring Local History Heroes and a New Look – The Bainbridge History Museum

Each year, the Bainbridge History Museum (BHM) honors and recognizes those individuals, businesses, and organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions to the fulfillment of the Museum’s mission to “preserve and share the stories of Bainbridge Island to promote …

The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour Youth Art Award is Back! Call for Artists 2024

The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour Youth Art Award is Back! Call for Artists 2024

Bainbridge High School Juniors and Seniors are eligible for cash awards from the Bainbridge Island Studio Tour. For outstanding work in visual arts, a grand prize of $400, first place of $250, and two $100 honorable mention cash prizes …

Award-winning screenwriter, actor and filmmaker, Rachel Noll James on empowering and supporting female filmmakers through her new philanthropic initiative, and upcoming screenings of her film INGRESS

Award-winning screenwriter, actor and filmmaker, Rachel Noll James on empowering and supporting female filmmakers through her new philanthropic initiative, and upcoming screenings of her film INGRESS

Bainbridge Island screenwriter, actor and filmmaker, Rachel Noll James knows a lot about the struggles women face in the film industry. In 2022, a total of 111 directors were hired across the 100 top fictional films, of these, 91% were …

Are You a Manhattan Short Fan? It’s That Time of Year Again to Watch the Online Film Festival and Make Your Pick

Are You a Manhattan Short Fan? It’s That Time of Year Again to Watch the Online Film Festival and Make Your Pick

Bainbridge film fans love the Manhattan Short’s “live” festival that sells out nearly every September at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.  During the winter months, the worldwide organization holds its annual on-line film festival from now until Midnight February

Cast Your Vote For The Something New VI People’s Choice Award!

Cast Your Vote For The Something New VI People’s Choice Award!

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (AHB) is pleased to announce that online voting is now underway for the People’s Choice Award for Something New VI. Every year the People’s Choice Award gives our community a chance to decide which sculpture …

Powering Up in an Emergency

Powering Up in an Emergency

By Jenn Hemmingsen

When the lights go out on Bainbridge Island, local amateur radio operator and Bainbridge Prepares volunteer Jim Henderson wants residents to be prepared.

That’s why he designed a portable emergency backup power supply capable of keeping phones, …

The City of Bainbridge Island’s First Mayor and Long-Time Local Businessman Sam Granato Passes Away

The City of Bainbridge Island’s First Mayor and Long-Time Local Businessman Sam Granato Passes Away

Long-time Bainbridge businessman and the City’s first Mayor, Sam J. Granato, passed away recently at the age of 87 after suffering from congestive heart failure. Granato was co-owner of the Historic Lynwood Theatre and later Bainbridge Cinemas, and …

From Pizza to Small Business Ownership – Samantha and Doug Christopherson on their business, Bainbridge Event Rentals

From Pizza to Small Business Ownership – Samantha and Doug Christopherson on their business, Bainbridge Event Rentals

If you’re planning an event on Bainbridge Island or the Kitsap Peninsula, the go-to place for all your needs is Bainbridge Event Rentals (BER), which was founded in 2019, but for owners Samantha and Doug Christopherson, who purchased …

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

New Ferry Terminal Pedestrian Walkway Open

After a nearly a year and a half of construction, the new overhead pedestrian walkway at the Bainbridge terminal finally opened this past week.

Work has been underway since the Summer of 2022 to …

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) Broadens Its Commitment to Grief Support with the Launch of the Grievers Library: A Source of Healing and Hope

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) Broadens Its Commitment to Grief Support with the Launch of the Grievers Library: A Source of Healing and Hope

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) continues to expand its mission of aiding those in our community dealing with grief. Recently, IVC proudly introduced the Grievers Library, a project that extends its commitment to supporting individuals on their grief journey. In …

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