Mark Krulish

Chris Reykdal, state superintendent of public instruction, laid out the state’s guidelines for grading in the final term of this school year.

Students cannot fail, says state superintendent in laying out grading policy

While local school districts will receive plenty of latitude in deciding how to properly evaluate students in the final weeks of the school year, the… Continue reading

Chris Reykdal, state superintendent of public instruction, laid out the state’s guidelines for grading in the final term of this school year.
Kitsap Transit adds extra evening run from Bainbridge ferry

Kitsap Transit adds extra evening run from Bainbridge ferry

The Route 390 bus from the Bainbridge Island Ferry to the North Viking Transit Center has added an extra trip. The bus will now make… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit adds extra evening run from Bainbridge ferry
Washington State Sheriffs Association issues statement on COVID-19 response

Washington State Sheriffs Association issues statement on COVID-19 response

Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson supports the statement and is an active member of the WSSA

Washington State Sheriffs Association issues statement on COVID-19 response
No new COVID-19 cases from KPHD on Wednesday afternoon

No new COVID-19 cases from KPHD on Wednesday afternoon

Kitsap Public Health District had no new cases to report on Wednesday afternoon, keeping Kitsap’s total positive case count at 141. A total of 2,849… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases from KPHD on Wednesday afternoon
State officials: test, trace and isolate will be a key to reopening

State officials: test, trace and isolate will be a key to reopening

In an address to the state yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee laid out a general path to reopening the state. Some restrictions will be lifted sooner… Continue reading

State officials: test, trace and isolate will be a key to reopening
County shuts Bremerton drive-up testing site, citing ample capacity to test in local health care centers
County shuts Bremerton drive-up testing site, citing ample capacity to test in local health care centers
Kitsap Public Health District reports a second COVID-19 related death

Kitsap Public Health District reports a second COVID-19 related death

A second death and two new positive COVID-19 cases were added by the Kitsap Public Health District at 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. The Kitsap… Continue reading

Kitsap Public Health District reports a second COVID-19 related death
Senior care facilities face big challenges in protecting the most vulnerable

Senior care facilities face big challenges in protecting the most vulnerable

Though it seems like ages ago, it’s been just a little over two months since a patient at the Life Care Center in Kirkland was… Continue reading

Senior care facilities face big challenges in protecting the most vulnerable
County resumes normal operating hours with restrictions at Olympic View and Hansville waste facilities

County resumes normal operating hours with restrictions at Olympic View and Hansville waste facilities

The county is moving forward with a plan to allow restricted access to its waste facilities as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The Olympic View Transfer… Continue reading

County resumes normal operating hours with restrictions at Olympic View and Hansville waste facilities
KPHD had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday; just six reported over the past week

KPHD had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday; just six reported over the past week

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections remains 139

KPHD had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday; just six reported over the past week
Kitsap Great Give begins tomorrow, April 21

Kitsap Great Give begins tomorrow, April 21

Donations are also accepted through April 20 if you wish to give early

Kitsap Great Give begins tomorrow, April 21
Washington Employment Service Department website slowed by high-volume of visitors

Washington Employment Service Department website slowed by high-volume of visitors

ESD site flooded by users filing new or on-going unemployment claims

Washington Employment Service Department website slowed by high-volume of visitors
South Kitsap to light up its field Friday night in honor of the Class of 2020

South Kitsap to light up its field Friday night in honor of the Class of 2020

PORT ORCHARD — The South Kitsap School District will participate in a growing trend across Washington State to honor this year’s senior class. Fisher Field… Continue reading

South Kitsap to light up its field Friday night in honor of the Class of 2020
KPHD reports a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday

KPHD reports a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections is now 133

KPHD reports a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday
DOH database adds new data

DOH database adds new data

If you’re curious about the latest numbers regarding COVID-19 in Washington, the Department of Health’s data collection system is now running at full strength. Numbers… Continue reading

DOH database adds new data
No new positive cases reported for a fifth consecutive day in Kitsap

No new positive cases reported for a fifth consecutive day in Kitsap

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections remains at 132

No new positive cases reported for a fifth consecutive day in Kitsap
A crowd gathers on the beach at Silverdale Waterfront Park to watch the Rotary Club Duck Race. This type of gathering still may not be allowed for some time. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State officials unsure when “new normal” will return

It has been a little over three weeks since Gov. Jay Inslee issued his stay-at-home order, which shuttered non-essential businesses and kept most U.S. citizens… Continue reading

A crowd gathers on the beach at Silverdale Waterfront Park to watch the Rotary Club Duck Race. This type of gathering still may not be allowed for some time. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
State updates local data, positive test rate holds steady in Kitsap

State updates local data, positive test rate holds steady in Kitsap

The total number of tests performed in Kitsap had not been available since April 6

State updates local data, positive test rate holds steady in Kitsap
KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases for a fourth straight day

KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases for a fourth straight day

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections remains at 132

KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases for a fourth straight day
County quarantine and isolation center now open in South Kitsap

County quarantine and isolation center now open in South Kitsap

South Kitsap now has a temporary quarantine and isolation care center open for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 or exposed to the virus.… Continue reading

County quarantine and isolation center now open in South Kitsap