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

CNB February 9, 2024 Photo courtesy of WSDOTNew 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 …

City News Bytes: Fix our Ferries Town Hall this Saturday, HRB Grant will Reduce Affordable Housing Costs, Guv’s Housing Victory

Rep. Nance to Hold Town Meeting to Fix Our Ferries

Whether you’re a regular commuter or an occasional rider or driver, the Washington State Ferries are our lifeline to the mainland. Before the Pandemic in 2020, the Bainbridge-Seattle ferry was …

As School District Wobbles Due to Future Budget Woes, School District Super Peter Bang-Knudsen Resigns for Medical Reasons

Parents of Bainbridge public school students received a bit of a jolt over the Christmas holiday season when Schools Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen announced that he is taking a medical leave of absence for the remainder of the school year, and …

City News Bytes: 2024 List of Compostable Products, Climate Challenge, King Tides and More

Council Adopts 2024 Home Compostable Product List

If you’re like me, you probably find it a bit challenging to figure out what’s a compostable item you just purchased at a local coffee shop or restaurant from one that’s not. It …

City New Bytes: Winslow Subarea Plan, New Justice Center Grand Opening, Road Work Updates, including new Roundabouts on 305

Open House for Winslow Subarea Plan – Nov. 9 – Join City officials Thursday Nov. 9 for an Open House to learn more about the Alternatives for the Winslow Subarea Plan. In Person

Open House
Hosted by the Planning Commission…

City News Bytes: Wyatt & Madison Project Unfolding, Grow Community Nearing Completion, Comp Plan Update Meetings

Wyatt & Madison Apartment Development Taking Shape 

The City of Bainbridge Island is taking another stab at creating more affordable housing on the island with the approval of the Wyatt & Madison Apartments. Perhaps you’ve noticed bulldozers moving dirt …

City New Bytes: Visioning Workshops on Tap, Alternative ‘D’, $400,000 in Lodging taxes, to Shade or not Too Shade, Electric Tools?

COBI Community Visioning Workshops - CNB July 20, 2023WINSLOW COMMUNITY VISIONING WORKSHOPS

The City of Bainbridge Island is holding two “visioning workshops” to elicit feedback from the public on the future of the greater Downtown Winslow area. The sessions will be held:

Tonight, Thursday, July 20 6-8 …

City News Bytes: Boaters Fair Saturday, Ferries Want to Hear From You, Cast Your Vote for BI Reads, New Charging Stations, Rolfes Now a County Commissioner, Japanese Memorials gets Funding, Beach Explorations and Ask a Master Gardener

City News BytesDON’T MISS THE ANNUAL BOATERS’ FAIR AT EAGLE HARBOR WATERFRONT PARK THIS COMING SATURDAY – A slew of local organizations will be on hand this coming Saturday June 10 at Waterfront Park at the annual Boaters Fair. Representatives from the …

City News Bytes: How Volunteers Make a Difference, More Improvements for Madison Ave., Adjust Your Thermostat – Work Ready Bainbridge, Grand Old 4th and BIMA’s BRAVA Awards!

City News BytesVolunteers are the heart blood of most of the island’s successful non-profit organizations and institutions, such as the City of Bainbridge Island, the Metro Parks District, our schools and the Fire Department.

April is National Volunteer Month, and we …

City News Bytes: Join Climate Smart Challenge, Cooking Smart, Recreation Catalog, Island Survey, Parodies! online


With the start of the new year comes new Climate Smart goals! In 2022, the City of Bainbridge Island almost met its goal of signing up 250 …

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