Tag: Gov. Jay Inslee

City News Bytes: Fix our Ferries Town Hall this Saturday, HRB Grant will Reduce Affordable Housing Costs, Guv’s Housing Victory

City News Bytes: Fix our Ferries Town Hall this Saturday, HRB Grant will Reduce Affordable Housing Costs, Guv’s Housing Victory

Rep. Nance to Hold Town Meeting to Fix Our Ferries

Whether you’re a regular commuter or an occasional rider or driver, the Washington State Ferries are our lifeline to the mainland. Before the Pandemic in 2020, the Bainbridge-Seattle ferry was …

Nearly Three Decades in the Making, City Finally Unveils New Police Station and Muni Court Center

Nearly Three Decades in the Making, City Finally Unveils New Police Station and Muni Court Center

After decades of wrangling, the City of Bainbridge Island has finally completed the new home of its police department, municipal court offices, and emergency services on the site of the former Harrison Hospital Medical Clinic site – at 8804 Madison …

Island Pickleballers and Tennis Players Face Off at Park Board Meeting over Courts and Playing Time

Island Pickleballers and Tennis Players Face Off at Park Board Meeting over Courts and Playing Time

Pickleball vs. Tennis. It’s a conflict that’s playing out in communities big and small all over the country, and it’s now coming to a head right here on our little island, where Pickleball was founded nearly five decades ago.

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The Governor Showed Up at Pickleball’s Special Moment, But the Day Belonged to Clay Roberts!

The Governor Showed Up at Pickleball’s Special Moment, But the Day Belonged to Clay Roberts!

Clay Roberts is Bainbridge Island’s Mr. Pickleball. That moniker was emphatically reinforced on Monday afternoon when Gov. Jay Inslee presented Roberts with the Governor’s Pin in recognition of his yeoman contributions to the game on Bainbridge Island and elsewhere. Not …

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

On a rainy day in late February, I met with Clarence Moriwaki, Bainbridge Island City councilman and past president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) and the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association (BIJAEM), at …

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