July Fourth’s 39th BYS Fun Run sees record results

A record 1,209 people registered for this year’s July Fourth Bainbridge Youth Services Fun Run, the traditional start to the… Continue reading

Just use your noodle | Photo of the day 7.19

A participant in the 2018 Bainbridge Island Police Department’s Youth Police Academy tries to knock over inflatable villains with a… Continue reading

Deaf, 10-year-old cyclist rides Seattle to Portland

Bainbridge Island’s Julian Roger, 10, completed his seventh century ride (100 miles or more) Sunday, July 15, when he, accompanied… Continue reading

‘Confront Corruption’ rally occupies Waypoint Park | Photo gallery

A pro-democracy public vigil was held Wednesday evening in Waypoint Park in downtown Winslow, one of many such gatherings slated… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Test-drive trouble

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, JULY 7 10:39 a.m. A 70-year-old Spokane man drove a… Continue reading

Youngsters enjoy action-packed VBS

Some 20 youngsters from the community enjoyed Vacation Bible School recently at Bethany Lutheran Church. Among the learning and fun… Continue reading

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Inaugural Kiwanis All-Comers meet sees big numbers, speedy results

A record-size crowd enjoyed the first Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Monday, July 9, according to event organizers, with multiple heats… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, July 22

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com. Continue reading...

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‘Body Language Experts’: Do They Do A Body Good? | Tyrades!

Nonverbal cues ain’t what they used to be. Once upon a time (unless you were Mr. Oblivious), a little common Continue reading...

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, July 21

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star. Continue reading...

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Some Dare Call It Treason | Mel Gurtov

Is Donald Trump not merely gullible, uninformed, and indifferent but actually treasonous when it comes to Russia? More and more Continue reading...

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Trump’s 27 Loaded Questions | Peter Funt

Question 1: “Do you believe that the media purposely tries to divide Republicans in order to help elect Democrats?” Question… Continue reading

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Mixing Guns and Racism | Robert C. Koehler

In Illinois, as in all the rest of the states, it’s legal to carry a concealed handgun, unless you’re at… Continue reading

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Torres named as new BSO music director

Bainbridge Performing Arts recently announced the appointment of Mario Alejandro Torres as music director and conductor for the Bainbridge Symphony… Continue reading


Best Bets for July 20-22 | The Bainbridge Blab

With temperatures slated to rise once more, here are some cool weekend recreation options for you to explore on Bainbridge… Continue reading



First loss for Slainte in men’s softball

Slainte continued its dominance in the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District’s men’s softball league despite a 1-0 forfeit… Continue reading

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Return to the rink | Photo gallery

Players with the Bainbridge Roller Hockey League returned to the rink at Battle Point Park to restart games that were… Continue reading


Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer



Christian Douglas (Chris) Ericksen

Christian Douglas (Chris) Ericksen died July 3, 2018 in Wenatchee. Born on Oct. 6, 1943, he attended McDonald grade school,… Continue reading

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Helen Merrill

Helen Merrill passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018 at Wyatt House, where she had lived for the past three… Continue reading

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