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City addresses affordable housing, trees, and the hotel project

City addresses affordable housing, trees, and the hotel project

Are you allowed to cut down your tree? What is a tiny home and can I have one on my property? What is the status of the hotel going into downtown Winslow? Listen here for answers to these and more questions from city hall staff.  […]

Girl Up comes to Bainbridge Island

Girl Up comes to Bainbridge Island

GirlUp is a chapter of the global United Nations Foundation which gives girls the resources they need to impact change in the world. Listen here as Bainbridge high school student Merrill Keating explains why she started a GirlUp club at the high school and what […]

Working together to reduce your risk of falling

Working together to reduce your risk of falling

BIFD’s Janine Courtemanche and Fire Chief Hank Teran Our Fire Department’s Community Risk Reduction program is not just about preventing fires; it’s also about preventing falls — and not just for the elderly, but for people of all ages. Listen here to learn what you […]

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 […]