18 arrested for suspected DUI last week

Big Island police arrested 18 motorists for suspected drunken driving Sept. 6 and Sunday. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21.

State ponders Roth’s request

The state is evaluating a proposal from Mayor Mitch Roth to publicly identify individuals who opt to quarantine after arriving on the island, Gov. David Ige said.

Obituaries: September 14, 2021

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Island Life: A royal welcome

Calotropis procera, a type of milkweed and food source for Monarch butterflies, grows on the coastline at Honoka’ope Bay, (Terri Brache/Community Contributor)

Democrats seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5 trillion plan

WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled a sweeping proposal Monday for tax hikes on big corporations and the wealthy to fund President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan, as Congress speeds ahead to shape the far-reaching package that touches almost all aspects of domestic life.

Carr’s overtime TD leads Raiders past Ravens

LAS VEGAS — After a premature bench-clearing celebration and a couple of blunders that almost cost the Raiders the game, the party could finally begin for real after the first game with fans in Las Vegas.