The Buzz

Bite-size, behind-the-scenes editorials about local personalities, businesses and nonprofits.

Love Thy Neighbor // Roving Peacock Steals Hearts

By Christy Carley Bainbridge Island has been lauded for being the only place in the…

Hand in Hand // BIPD Behavioral Health

By Valerie Reinke Sgt. Trevor Ziemba, a police officer for nearly 30 years, recalls a…

Rooted in History // Saving Blakely’s Japanese Maple

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

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

By Maureen Gregory Google “the art of conversation” and you’ll find more than 1.7…

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

By Connie Bye At the start, Bainbridge Island Rod and Gun Club members fished for…

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

By Connie Bye The headlines are somber—wildfires rampaging, polar ice melting,…

Rescues on the Rock // Saving One Poochie at a Time

By Juliet Shields Did you know that we have an animal shelter with a nationally…

Fades and Blades // Bainbridge Island’s Barber Shops

By Wendy Wallace Bainbridge may be host to waves of big-city style growth, but when…

Bridging the Gap // Businesses Serve Both Sides of Agate Pass

By Maureen Gregory While shuttling between her home in Suquamish and her jobs in…

Picture This // Island Artist Draws on Her Singular Point of View

By Valerie Reinke Cameron Snow admits she sees the world differently than most. That…

A Range of Experience // Local Nonprofit Supports Teen Global Goals

By Nanda Olney Imagine you’ve just spent a long day painting a school in Pokhara and…

Globe Plotters // Local Business Creates Travel Immersion

By Connie Bye Through their company Earthbound Expeditions, islanders Matthew and…

Devant et Derriere // Bainbridge Fitness Studio Inspires Devoted Following

By Alorie Gilbert It’s no easy feat showing up for a 5:30 a.m. fitness class…

Do You 💛 Bainbridge Island?We hunt down the best stories and deliver them to your inbox or mailbox quarterly.

Sign up for the best of Bainbridge Island, right here 👇