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Reconsideration of Long-Term Care Act Asked for by Association of Washington Business

UPDATE 12/07/21: After receiving a letter from State Democratic leaders, Governor Jay Inslee has entered into discussions around delaying the funding of the WA Cares program until 2023. At a press conference, the Governor explained, “I do not have the authority to take some unilateral …

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Health Insurance Covid Update

Health Insurance Update: COVID could cost you your life, or your house

Over the first year of the pandemic most health insurance companies voluntarily waived the cost of co-pay and deductible payments for COVID patients, largely because they expected the Federal Government to eventually require them to do so. However, that never actually happened, and so, now …

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Wintergreen Townhomes Project

Wintergreen Townhomes Project: Affordable Housing Considered By Planning Commission

[UPDATED September 7, 14 – after each Special Planning Commission Meeting] [UPDATED September 28 – after third Special Planning Commission Meeting] The much discussed Wintergreen Project has finally passed enough muster with the Island’s Planning Commission to be approved on a split 5-2 vote. A …

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Bainbridge Island City Council Talks Ethics Program

Revisions to City Council Ethics Program Discussed, Shelved

After being the subject of much discussion as a potential agenda item over multiple Bainbridge Island City Council meetings in recent weeks, the future of the Ethics Board took center stage at the latter stages of August 10 business meeting. Passionate debate centered on a …

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City of Bainbridge Island

Ethics Board Discussions Take Center Stage At August 10th Council Meeting

A series of ongoing discussions about the members, format and even existence of the City of Bainbridge Island’s Ethics Board have run rampant through recent City Council meetings and study sessions, even without specific agenda items actually dedicated to them, so it is with great …

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Hunting-Bigfoot-Poster

Hunting Bigfoot – New Film from Bainbridge Director Also Stars Islander, Raises Money For Historic Lynwood Theatre

Did he really see it… or was it only in his mind? Directed by Bainbridge’s own Taylor Guterson, and starring Islander John Green, the documentary-style film Hunting Bigfoot opens at the Lynwood Theatre on Friday August 13. Tickets also go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday August …

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City of Bainbridge Island

Questions for the Candidates – North Ward

We at the Chamber asked all of the City Council primary candidates for a bio, their website and answers to the same two questions. Here are the responses from North Ward candidates. We will publish those from the Central and South Wards in our next …

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