Government

Experts expect economy to improve

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service Though unemployment and consumer uncertainty remain high, state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council officials told legislators March 3 they… Continue reading

 

House sets private detention center for closure

By Patric Haerle WNPA News Service Washington’s only private detention center is proposed for closure. House Bill 1090 prohibits any person, business or government from… Continue reading

 

House bill extends curbside drinks until 2023

By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Services People will continue to be able to get a mixed drink with their takeout food until 2023 under a… Continue reading

 

House passes bill to limit law enforcement tactics

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service A ban on the use of chokeholds, military equipment and most types of car chases by law enforcement passed… Continue reading

Low-carbon fuel bill passes state House

By Joseph Claypoole WNPS News Service A low carbon fuel bill passed the state House of Representatives Feb. 27 in a 52-46 vote with every… Continue reading

Bill would help renters, but hurt landlords

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service An extension of an eviction moratorium for another two years and free attorneys for tenants who face eviction are… Continue reading

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Harrison Medical Center building.

Emails show more concerns about Harrison

A snapshot of some of dozens of city emails from a two-week period shows that the public has a lot more questions and opinions about… Continue reading

File photo | Bainbridge Island Review
Harrison Medical Center building.
Blair King

Development, helping council key issues for city manager

Development and helping the Bainbridge Island City Council be more functional were two main topics for community questions at an online meeting with incoming city… Continue reading

Blair King

Year-round school for some in Washington

The summer months are coming to an end, children are heading back to school, but they are experiencing summer learning loss and now require remedial… Continue reading

BI OKs affordable housing extensions

The Bainbridge Island City Council approved a change in an ordinance in an effort to extend affordable housing. But a few people who spoke during… Continue reading

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