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August 10, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Sewage spill closes Bainbridge Island beaches

Officials have closed the beaches at Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island to swimming and shellfish harvesting after a sewage spill. KIRO-TV reports that the spill began about 10:30 a.m. Sunday when there was a break in a sewer main on the Eagle Harbor shoreline near the state ferry terminal. The spill was stopped by 1:30 p.m. The…


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March 11, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Ferry service out of Seattle delayed after low-speed chase

UPDATE, 10:48 p.m. | Ferry service out of Seattle has resumed at Colman Dock, WSDOT said on its website. The low-speed chase has ended and the driver has been arrested.   ORIGINAL POST | Ferry service to Bainbridge Island and Bremerton is delayed tonight because of police activity at Seattle’s Colman Dock, according to…


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January 24, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Water advisory issued for Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor

Kitsap Public Health District has issued an advisory to avoid human and pet contact with Eagle Harbor waters off Bainbridge Island because of a sewage spill reported Thursday evening. Sewage flow to the beach was stopped around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Bainbridge Island Public Works, but the amount spilled into Eagle Harbor is unknown. The flow…


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December 26, 2013 at 3:18 PM

State may take custody of boat that sank in Bainbridge Island harbor

The Associated Press BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Washington state officials may take custody of a boat that sank in a Bainbridge Island harbor. The Kitsap Sun reported Thursday that officials are taking action because they say the owner hasn’t taken responsibility of the tugboat Chickamauga. The state Department of Natural Resources intends to take custody of the boat in mid-January….


Comments | More in General news | Topics: Bainbridge Island, sunken boat, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

September 27, 2013 at 9:56 AM

Police: Restaurant manager hid camera in bathroom

The Associated Press BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — A Bainbridge Island restaurant manager has been charged with voyeurism after authorities said he hid a camera in a bathroom. The Kitsap Sun reports that Scott Fuchs was arrested and charged this week. The newspaper says Fuchs was previously charged with voyeurism under similar circumstances in 2007 while he worked…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County, voyeur

September 10, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Woman pulled from water after jumping from Bainbridge ferry

UPDATE 2:45 P.M. | The U.S. Coast Guard says the woman they rescued is in good condition after a 25-foot Seattle-based Coast Guard boat spotted her in the water. Coast Guard spokesman Nathan Littlejohn said the woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center. The Seattle Fire Department says she is in stable condition. A 45-foot Coast Guard boat, Coast Guard…


| More in The Blotter | Topics: Bainbridge Island, ferry, WSDOT

May 27, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Coast Guard rescues man off Bainbridge Island

The U.S. Coast Guard spent four hours early Monday searching for a 60-year-old man who apparently blacked out while taking his 8-foot boat home from a funeral. Rescuers took him to the hospital because he was slightly disoriented when they found him at 5:50 a.m. Monday. According to U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan…


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March 22, 2013 at 5:22 PM

6 young musicians selected for prestigious national orchestra

Six young musicians from Washington state have been chosen for the first National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a group that Carnegie Hall assembled to represent the best teenage musicians in the country. The orchestra has a total of 120 members from 42 states, all aged 16-19.  They will attend a two-week summer…


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