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So What’s That Big Cruise Ship Doing Anchored off of South Bainbridge?

It’s not uncommon to see Cruise Ships ply the waters of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound most of the spring, summer and fall months. Although, there was a distinct absence of these humongous floating hotels during most of 2020 and …

Sick of Bad Roads on the Island? Help is on the Way

If you’ve driven your car or rode your bike around the island during the summer months, you’ve probably noticed a whole bunch of necessary road work being done by work crews.

In the not-too-distant past, city contractors completed the Wyatt …

Days of the Future Passed: Mandatory Masks, COVID-19 Shots Return

Depending on your age, you may remember the Moody Blue’s classic album, “Days of the Future Passed”. Well, we may be slipping into that alternate reality sooner than we think.

Earlier this week, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that face masks …

Why are so many cargo ships anchored off Bainbridge these days?

Ever since Captain George Vancouver laid anchor off of Restoration Point in 1792, Bainbridge Island has had an association with the maritime industry.

The famed “Mosquito Fleet,” a small flotilla of private boats, sailed between Seattle, Bainbridge Island and other …

School innovations, and schools in general, are why many people move to Bainbridge

What causes people to move to our bucolic, little rock? Every transplant – and that now includes the vast majority of Bainbridge Islanders – has a different story. It could be our proximity to Seattle, our semi-rural environment, or our …

In the Court of Public Opinion, Bainbridge’s first Roundabout was no Slam Dunk!

Bainbridge Island’s newest roundabout – on the corner of Wyatt Way and Madison Avenue – will open to thru traffic soon. But if you’re a long-time islander like me, you might recall the big dust up over Bainbridge’s first roundabout …

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