Mark Krulish

Port of Poulsbo officials discuss reopening

POULSBO — The Port of Poulsbo discussed its phased-in reopening at a commissioner’s meeting last Thursday, which would see the port follow along with the… Continue reading

West Sound Academy prepares for the possibility of an online summer program

Poulsbo’s West Sound Academy has had to cancel its popular June term and TREC travel opportunities for the year of 2020 due to the COVID-19… Continue reading

County to extend restaurant permits for at least 30 days

Food permits have been temporarily extended for restaurants in Kitsap County in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Each May, the Kitsap Public Health Department… Continue reading

No early reopening for Kitsap yet, says KPHD

While there have only been a handful of new positive cases of the disease in recent weeks, the county does not yet meet the criteria… Continue reading

Johnson Parkway Project could begin as soon as late August or September

The City of Poulsbo has provided flexibility for the project to start anytime between the end of the summer and March of 2021.

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced beginning May 5, trails and paths in city parks would reopen. (File photo)

Bremerton to reopen trails and paths in city parks May 5

BREMERTON — All parks in the city of Bremerton will be partially reopened this week, coinciding with the recent decision made by Gov. Jay Inslee… Continue reading

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced beginning May 5, trails and paths in city parks would reopen. (File photo)

Work on Poulsbo library progresses despite shipping delays

POULSBO — While COVID-19 hasn’t brought work at the Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library to a halt, there have been some shipping delays.… Continue reading

Formation flight will pay tribute to area hospital workers Friday afternoon

Make sure to look up to the skies Friday afternoon if you’re in or near Silverdale and Bremerton. The Northwest BeechBoys Formation Demonstration Team will… Continue reading

Frank Wilson, Kitsap Regional Manager for John L. Scott, helps collect donations for the John L. Scott Poulsbo office’s recent food drive. In all, the five-hour drive amounted to 1,485 pounds of food and $2,710 in cash donations. (Photo courtesy of John L. Scott)

John L. Scott collects over 8,000 pounds of food, $15,000 in local food drives

What started as a small way to collect money and food for those in need during the coronavirus pandemic has snowballed into a much greater… Continue reading

Frank Wilson, Kitsap Regional Manager for John L. Scott, helps collect donations for the John L. Scott Poulsbo office’s recent food drive. In all, the five-hour drive amounted to 1,485 pounds of food and $2,710 in cash donations. (Photo courtesy of John L. Scott)
Ducks float along during the annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race at Whaling Days on the Silverdale water front. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Silverdale Rotary Duck race canceled for 2020

Silverdale Rotary Club will pivot to COVID-19 relief efforts

Ducks float along during the annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race at Whaling Days on the Silverdale water front. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Paul Robinson from the Home Made Cafe delivers meals to the Retsil Veterans Home, received by staff members Debbie Narducci (center) and Kelly Vickers (right). (Photo courtesy of Steve Sego)

Full Circle Meals project is feeding the community and the economy, one delivery at a time

The COVID-19 crisis is unlike anything this country has seen in generations. Take a walk down Main Street; any one will do. Traffic, both car… Continue reading

Paul Robinson from the Home Made Cafe delivers meals to the Retsil Veterans Home, received by staff members Debbie Narducci (center) and Kelly Vickers (right). (Photo courtesy of Steve Sego)
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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