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Parks department to launch Comprehensive Plan — and you can help!

Parks department to launch Comprehensive Plan — and you can help!

What will the future of island parks and recreation hold for you? The BI Metro Park & Recreation District is currently updating their Comprehensive Plan, which will forecast trends and identify priorities from 2020 to 2026. You can contribute your own ideas by answering their […]

City Hall speaks out on sign regulations, affordable housing, and more

City Hall speaks out on sign regulations, affordable housing, and more

BCB host Christina Hulet with Morgan Smith and Aaron Pool What progress is being made on the new sign regulations? What actions are being taken in response to the Affordable Housing Task Force report? These are just two of the topics considered in this month’s […]

You, too, can be a philanthropist!

You, too, can be a philanthropist!

Bainbridge Community Foundation’s Lynn Agnew (L) and Debbie Kuffel Have you ever wanted a quick and easy way to contribute to your community’s wellbeing?  Open from May 15-June 16, the Bainbridge Community Foundation’s online Giving Page provides the perfect opportunity for you to help support […]

Interim Chief Horn speaks on National Police Week, Safety, and more

Interim Chief Horn speaks on National Police Week, Safety, and more

K-9 Officer Whitney and four police corporals will be sworn in May 14 at City Hall In this, his second in a series of podcasts with BCB, Interim Police Chief Jeff Horn invites us to a swearing-in ceremony for local officers May 14, discusses safe […]

COBI Speaks: <br>The new police station and transportation projects

COBI Speaks:
The new police station and transportation projects

City Manager Morgan Smith (L) and Public Works Director Barry Loveless Join us as the City of Bainbridge and BCB kick off a regular podcast series to share information about what’s happening at City Hall. In this first episode, City Manager Morgan Smith and Public […]

BI Fire Department shares wildfire prevention tips

BI Fire Department shares wildfire prevention tips

Deputy Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Jared Moravec (L) and Fire Chief Hank Teran Due to an unusually dry March, there have already been over 50 wildfires in Western Washington; several in Kitsap County. So what can we do here on Bainbridge Island to help prevent the […]

Meet Interim Police Chief Jeff Horn

Meet Interim Police Chief Jeff Horn

Bainbridge Island Interim Police Chief Jeff Horn From traffic and homelessness to recruiting challenges and the new police station, interim Police Chief Jeff Horn has a lot on his plate. Learn more about Chief Horn and his background here. In this first in a regular […]

High school cadets learn firefighting, EMT skills at the BI Fire Department

High school cadets learn firefighting, EMT skills at the BI Fire Department

Fascinated by fire trucks? BHS students get firsthand experience in fire fighting and emergency medical services from the Bainbridge Island Fire Department thanks to the BHS Career In program: Learn more here! In this podcast BIFD Fire Chief Hank Teran, BIFD Volunteer Program Coordinator Jay […]

A Facelift for Battle Point’s KidsUp Playground

A Facelift for Battle Point’s KidsUp Playground

Curious about the new playground at Battle Point Park? Hear what’s in store for the children of Bainbridge, and how you can help it come to pass. In this podcast, BCB host Christina Hulet sits down with Barbara Trafton, Executive Director of the Bainbridge Island […]

The heartwarming story behind the Bainbridge Island Rotary’s defibrillator grant

The heartwarming story behind the Bainbridge Island Rotary’s defibrillator grant

Rotarians Tom Lindsley and Jack Sutherland installing an AED at Ace Hardware Over 40 defibrillators have been installed around our island since Islander Jack Sutherland’s cardiac arrest at a Rotary meeting. Listen here as BIFD Fire Chief Hank Teran, Rotary president Robin Goldston, and Jack […]