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What Is That Red Streak in the Water off of Bainbridge Island?

In late summer to early fall, you can see a red streak in the waters of Bainbridge…

How Many People Live on Bainbridge Island?

According to the 2020 census, Bainbridge Island’s population is now 24,825.…

Rocket Man // Family Legacy Takes Flight

As a boy, Erik Lindbergh had a vivid recurring dream. “If I flapped my arms hard…

The Convocation

“Our children were young when we moved here, the youngest was 5,” said photographer…

How Many Nonprofits Are on Bainbridge Island?

Online research reveals 245 nonprofit organizations in our 98110 zip code, which…

Our Day in Court // Bainbridge’s Native Pickleball Gains Momentum

A few things have put Bainbridge Island on the national map. Our high-profile governor…

Meant to Be // Finding Their Place in Rolling Bay

The Chymiys’ forever home on Bainbridge Island is many miles—and many years—from…

What Are the General Rules for Cutting Trees on Your Property?

The short answer: it’s complicated. The longer answer is that you might need a permit…

HeArt & Soul // Beauty from Brokenness

Lori Blevins-Schilling is no stranger to major lifestyle adjustments. She founded…

Ten Minutes With Dominique Cantwell // Steward of the Stage & Community Servant

Dominique Cantwell is no stranger to the spotlight. Recently named an Island Treasure,…

Birds I View // Bainbridge’s Birds of Summer

We islanders love our avian friends (except possibly that territorial owl on the…

Par for the Course // Disc Golf on Bainbridge Island

If pickleball has a cousin in the golf world, it might be disc golf. The rapidly…

How Do You Like Them Apples? // Bainbridge’s Fruit Farmers

Picture an apple. The shine of its skin, the star of seeds at its center.…

Writing the Ship // New Ventures for Our New Time

Suzanne Selfors excitedly forged ahead early this year with two new ventures: a book…

Till We Meet Again // The Resurgence of the Victory Garden

If you’ve noticed more gardens popping up around the island (and on your friends’…

Something for Every Tongue // Groups Share Language, Culture and Community

Ken Stern grew up surrounded by languages. His grandparents spoke Yiddish and his…

Hand in Hand // BIPD Behavioral Health

Sgt. Trevor Ziemba, a police officer for nearly 30 years, recalls a time when he would…

Love Thy Neighbor // Roving Peacock Steals Hearts

Bainbridge Island has been lauded for being the only place in the world where the…

Ten Minutes With Rachel Turnbull

Rachele Turnbull was one of a handful of women in her Oregon State classes while…

Rooted in History // Saving Blakely’s Japanese Maple

By Alorie Gilbert When students and teachers file through the doors into the…

Snowbird

The school district might have had to cancel school for four days due to snow, but…

Why Does It Take Two Years to Paint the Agate Pass Bridge?

It only takes a few moments to cross the Agate Pass Bridge, but maintenance to ensure…

Speak Easy // All in a Day’s Discourse and Dialogue

Google “the art of conversation” and you’ll find more than 1.7 million results for…

Empathy in Action // Local Nonprofit Sends First Responders Worldwide

Great Abaco Island, located in the northern Bahamas, lies just under 3,000 miles…

The Sport Spot // Meet The Island’s Oldest Community Organization

At the start, Bainbridge Island Rod and Gun Club members fished for salmon in the…

Who Were Bainbridge Island’s Original Inhabitants?

For thousands of years, the land we know as Bainbridge Island, and the greater South…

Back to Black // A Designer’s Singular Point of View in Eagledale

By Alli Schuchman Perched on a north-facing hillside—across Eagle Harbor from the…

Down to Earth // Bainbridge Ramps up for Earth Month in April

The headlines are somber—wildfires rampaging, polar ice melting, glaciers vanishing,…

Rotary Auction

Takes place at Woodward Middle School every year. Since 1960, the annual Rotary…

Pumpkin Walk

The Bainbridge Island Pumpkin Walk annual event benefiting the Boys & Girls Club…

Oktoberfest After Hours

The annual Oktoberfest After Hours will be at the Village Shopping Center area…

Martin Luther King Sing Out!

Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir return to Bainbridge for the annual…

Harvest Fair

Friends of the Farms sponsors and organizes the annual Harvest Fair at Johnson Farm on…

Halloween Walk

On October 31st, downtown Bainbridge Island merchants will close Winslow Way at 3:30…

Grand Old 4th of July

You’re invited to attend and participate in the Grand Old Fourth of July Parade and…

BIFD Pancake Breakfast

Annual pancake breakfast and fire truck ride to benefit the local fire department on…

Concerts In The Park

They are back, still free, and better than ever! Concerts run from Wednesdays from…

Chief Seattle Days

The third weekend of August is reserved for the Chief Seattle Days annual celebration.…

Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival

The Celluloid Bainbridge festival invites the Bainbridge Island community to take a…

Bainbridge Quilt Festival

Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild organizes the Bainbridge Island Quilt Festival,…

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour

The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour invites you to celebrate the beauty and…

A Taste of Lynwood

Taste of Lynwood is a celebration of a historic neighborhood. This is a special place…

Bainbridge Island Recycling and Yard Waste Schedule

The Bainbridge Island touring map promotes Bainbridge island as a vacation, getaway…

Bainbridge Island FREE Must-Do Experiences

From parks to beaches, painted rocks to spray painted walls, Bainbridge Island has so…

Bainbridge Island Nature & Birding Itinerary

Map? Check. Boots? Check. Binoculars? Check. Now grab your hiking stick and prepare to…

Bainbridge Island Senior Set Itinerary

Once the grandkids have been thoroughly bounced, sample these special selections for…

Bainbridge Island Foodie Itinerary

Food lovers, wear something loose fitting. You’re going to have your plate full trying…

Bainbridge Island Bike & Kayak Itinerary

If a fast pace is optional, but exercise a given, here’s a lineup for you. Tailor it…

Bainbridge Island Tides

On this page is the tide information for Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island, Puget Sound,…

Bainbridge Island Art Lovers Tour Itinerary

Building an art viewing itinerary for your next trip to Bainbridge Island can be…

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