Mark Krulish

Kitsap added six new cases in Thursday afternoon update

As officials clear through the backlog after a high volume of tests caused reporting delays, Kitsap Public Health District added six more positive cases to… Continue reading

 

City Public Works employee Tom Barnes holds up a clog caused by “flushable” wipes from one of Poulsbo’s nine lift stations. (Photo courtesy of Mike Lund)

“Flushable” wipes causing clogs and chaos in Poulsbo

POULSBO — With a higher number of people staying home and a shortage of toilet paper gripping the area, public works crews are spending extra… Continue reading

 

Residents to get limited access to Olympic View Transfer Station this weekend

Self-haul waste customers will have limited access to the Olympic View Transfer Station in Bremerton this weekend. Kitsap County Public Works is moving forward with… Continue reading

 

Thursday morning update shows 77 COVID-19 cases in Kitsap

Technical difficulties and a high volume of tests has been the cause of delays in reporting the latest coronavirus numbers at the local level, but… Continue reading

Community Connect adds COVID-19 section to aid First Responders

The platform has been implemented throughout Kitsap County

Sprouts to open in Silverdale on April 8

SILVERDALE — While Kitsap County has not experienced any measurable shortages in local grocery stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a situation of that nature… Continue reading

High volume of tests results is overwhelming DOH reporting system, causing a delay in statewide counts

A surge in testing for COVID-19 in Washington has uncovered hundreds of new cases over the past couple of weeks, but that increase has created… Continue reading

Kitsap COVID-19 positive count increases to 74

Kitsap County now has 74 positive COVID-19 cases after Kitsap Public Health District’s latest update, which revealed that 11 more residents had tested positive. To… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit to reduce bus routes beginning April 1

With total boardings down more than 80 percent this past month, Kitsap Transit has announced that services will be cut by more than 30 percent… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County now at 63; positive test rate remains four percent

Testing has revealed seven confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Kitsap Public Health District announced Monday afternoon. Kitsap County now has 63 positive cases;… Continue reading

State working to get more personal protection equipment to Washington

Healthcare workers have been on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis, and like many other states in the country, Washington has been working to… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer

Rep. Kilmer holds telephone town hall on CARES Act, coronavirus

The worst is yet to come, but action taken this week by Congress will help families and workers who have been hit hard by the… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer

Grub Hut shutting down for two weeks due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Grub Hut closed Tuesday and will remain so until April 6

North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian was one of three Vikings name to the AP’s 2A All-State team. McMillian and Jonas La Tour were first-team selections and Shaa Humphrey was an Honorable Mention. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Three Vikings named to Associated Press All-State teams

Sportswriters and editors from the Associated Press have selected three Vikings for the 2A All-State teams. Two were first-team selections and a third was an… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian was one of three Vikings name to the AP’s 2A All-State team. McMillian and Jonas La Tour were first-team selections and Shaa Humphrey was an Honorable Mention. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Retired Navy Vice Admiral takes new role as head of Washington’s health care response team

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed retired Navy Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono as the state director for COVID-19 Health System Response Management. The former… Continue reading

Like all others around Kitsap, North Kitsap High School’s baseball field has no activity in its future. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Local athletic fields left empty as schools shutter for weeks

At a time when Kitsap County athletic fields should be beehives of activity, all is silent as the coronavirus crisis has shut down sporting activity… Continue reading

Like all others around Kitsap, North Kitsap High School’s baseball field has no activity in its future. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Spectator at 2A state hoops championships tested positive for COVID-19

The WIAA was notified Tuesday that a spectator in attendance on one day at the Hardwood Classic at the Yakima SunDome has tested positive for… Continue reading

Shaa Humphrey

Athlete of the Week: Shaa Humphrey, North Kitsap boys basketball

North Kitsap captured its first ever boys hoops championship this past weekend, and leading the way was Shaa Humphrey. The senior forward averaged 16.2 points… Continue reading

Shaa Humphrey
Logan Chmielewski, playing for Team Cascade, opened the 18th Annual West Sound All-Star game with a pair of 3-pointers, but Team Puget Sound prevailed 90-83. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan Chmielewski, playing for Team Cascade, opened the 18th Annual West Sound All-Star game with a pair of 3-pointers, but Team Puget Sound prevailed 90-83. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The North Kitsap Vikings are the 2019-2020 2A boys basketball state champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings reign! NK captures first-ever boys hoops title

North Kitsap defeated Clarkston 56-53 in the championship game

The North Kitsap Vikings are the 2019-2020 2A boys basketball state champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)