BI ferry terminal 1st to be electrified

June 7, 2023

The Bainbridge Island terminal will be the first of eight to be electrified…read more 

BI making progress on Climate Action Plan 

April 22, 2022

What can you do to prevent climate change…read more 

BI Church finally sees hope for affordable housing

Thursday, January 20, 2022

PSE is proposing a Comprehensive Plan and Rezone for three of its substations…read more

Puget Sound Energy selects route for new Bainbridge ‘missing link’ transmission line 

December 2, 2021

Puget Sound Energy has selected a route for its planned new transmission line on Bainbridge Island…read more

PSE picks ‘Missing Link’ route 

December 1, 2021

For about 30 years Bainbridge Islanders have fought with Puget Sound Energy about putting in a new transmission line…read more

BI wants more information from PSE  

September 9, 2021

Puget Sound Energy doesn’t have to listen. But the Bainbridge Island City Council hopes it does…read more 

BI council to look at PSE transmission line proposal

July 19, 2021

Puget Sound Energy will continue to look for support for a new transmission line on Bainbridge Island by talking to the City Council on Tuesday…read more

BI asked for improved reliability  

February 9, 2021

Puget Sound Energy says it is again looking at budiling a new transmission line on Bainbridge Island…read more

PSE on the B.I. Stander Podcast 

February 2, 2021

Today we welcome Puget Sound Energy…listen here

PSE tries again for BI transmission line 

February 1, 2021

If you read Puget Sound Energy’s website, it sounds like a new transmission line on Bainbridge Island is a done deal…read more

Number of positive COVID-19 cases fall off in Kitsap

April 20, 2020

The numbers in Kitsap County haven’t budged…read more

PSE announces help with bills for customers impacted by COVID-19

April 13, 2020

Puget Sound Energy will make $11 million available to help customers who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its Crisis-Affected Customer Assistance Program…read more

Bainbridge community hunkers down as virus spreads

March 23, 2020, Bainbridge Island Review

There’s no place like home…read more

PSE won’t cut off power or assess late fees during COVID-19 crisis 

March 15, 2020, Bainbridge Island Review 

Puget Sound Energy has announced that it will not be disconnecting power to customers who have not paid their bills during the ongoing 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in Washington State…read more

PSE crews work overnight to restore power; 127 homes and business on Bainbridge still without electricity

Febuary 1, 2020, Bainbridge Island Review 

More than a hundred homes north of Ferncliff lost power early Saturday morning following a night of strong winds and heavy rain on Bainbridge Island…read more

Hundreds lose power on Bainbridge Island

January 31, 2020,Bainbridge Island Review

Nearly 200 homes on Bainbridge Island lost power Friday afternoon as winter rains continue to soak the Puget Sound and a strong wind advisory from the National Weather Service remains in effect…read more

Bainbridge schools reopen

January 16, 2020, Bainbridge Island Review

Sorry, students, it’s time to go back to school…read more

Bainbridge homes lose power Tuesday night 

January 15, 2020, Bainbridge Island Review

Approximately 75 homes were without power Wednesday morning following another night of snow on Bainbridge Island…read more

Snowstorm slams Kitsap County, knocking out power to thousands 

January 13, 2020, King5News

Wide spread power outages hit Bainbridge and Poulsbo early Monday…read more

Serveral inches of snow in parts of Puget Sound region Monday morning, and more on the way

January 13, 2020, The Seattle Times

Residents on the northern end of the Puget Sound region woke up to as much as 9 inches of snow Monday morning — along with school closures and power outages…read more 

More homes on Bainbridge lose power

December 20, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review

Another large power outage has been reported on Bainbridge Island in the wake of continued heavy rain in the region…read more

Bainbridge neighborhood hit by power outage

December 20, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Power outages continued to spread across Puget Sound as heavy rains continue to soal the region Fridayafternoon…read more

See Santa at Winter Wonderland 

December 14, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Winter Wonderland returns to Waterfront Park this weekend, and the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District is inviting the community to come celebrate the holiday season…read more

Best Bets for Dec. 13-15 | The Bainbridge Blab 

December 12, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Even though tickets are sold out for the Bainbridge Performing Arts production of “Matlida The Musical” there is still plenty of fun to be found on the Rock this weekend…read more

Budget grows for Olympic Drive non-motorized project

November 29, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

The city of Bainbridge Island’s Olympic Drive non-motorized improvement project will cost $90,000 more than expected…read more

PSE outlines plan to reduce power outages on island

October 25, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Andy Wappler has led a relatively charmed life when it comes to power outages…read more

PSE proposes new transmission link to improve Bainbridge power reliability

October 18, 2019, Kitsap Sun

Puget Sound Energy is proposing a new link in its transmission system on Bainbridge Island, creating a loop that the utility says will create dramatically more reliable electric service for islanders…read more

PSE hosts meeting to detail future projects on Bainbridge Island 

October 15, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Puget Sound Energy will host a discussion on future projects that the power company has planned to improve electric reliability on Bainbridge Island…read more

TRAVEL ADVISORY | Section of Hidden Cove Road to be closed for two days

July 22, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review

A section of Hidden Cove Road will be closed on Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24 so crews from Puget Sound Energy can remove trees along the roadway…read more

Bainbridge blotter | Problems with cable 

July 15, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Monday, June 17 6:42 p.m. A representative of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District reported somebody had damaged the door and lock of a barn, located in Grand Forest Park, to gain entrance to an upper loft…read more

Bainbridge road closed after driver hit power pole

July 11, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Miller Road was closed to traffic for nearly two hours Thursday morning after a driver went off the road and struck a power pole…read more

Remind PSE of importance of clean energy | Letter to the editor 

May 20, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

To the editor: Thank you 23rd Legislative District…read more

Climate and Energy Forum searches for solutions | Guest Viewpoint

May 8, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review

As climate change rings alarm bells throughout our society, Bainbridge Islanders are mobilizing to do something about our piece of the planet…read more

Bainbridge city council upholds ethics complaint against Councilman Peltier

March 5, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

The Bainbridge city council has agreed with the opinion of its Ethics Board that Councilman Ron Peltier violated the city’s Code of Ethics when Peltier called a Bainbridge resident a liar during a council meeting last year…read more

SNOW AND TELL: Bainbridge buried in biggest snow in a generation 

February 17, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Back-to-back snowstorms left Bainbridge Island buried under the thickest blanket of snow in a generation…read more

UPDATE | 879 homes still without power on Bainbridge

February 13, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review

Hundreds of residents on Bainbridge Island are still waiting for power to be restored in the aftermath of a winter snowstorm that hammered Western Washington in the past week…read more

UPDATE | Thousands lose power on Bainbridge Island during Monday night snowstorm 

February 11, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Heavy snowfall on Bainbridge Island has knocked down power lines and put more than 2,000 customers of Puget Sound Energy in the dark just before 6 p.m. Monday…read more 

UPDATE | Power restored for most on Bainbridge, but more snow is coming 

February 10, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Utility crews made significant progress in restoring electricity overnight to homes and businesses on Bainbridge Island…read more

Winter storm leaves thousand without power on Bainbridge Island 

February 9, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Thousands of homes and businesses on Bainbridge Island were without electricity Saturday morning following a heavy snowstorm that hit Western Washington Friday afternoon…read more 

Snow closes schools, city hall on Bainbridge Island 

February 4, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

Schools on Bainbridge Island– and across Kitsap County– were closded Monday following a Sunday snowstorm that blanketed much of Western Washington…read more

Bainbridge blotter | DUI driver causes power outage 

January 24, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review

An 84-year-old Bainbridge Island man, driving a silver Toyota RAV4, was arrested for driving under the influence after he ran a stop sign and struck a power line pole…read more

Thousands lose power during Wednesday outage on Bainbridge Island

January 9, 2019, Bainbridge Island Review 

More than 4,500 homes and businesses lost power on Bainbridge Island Wednesday afternoon…read more