Mark Krulish

Just three new positive COVID-19 results in Thursday’s KPHD update

Kitsap Public Health District confirmed another small batch of positive test results on Thursday afternoon, reporting three more at its 2 p.m. update. The 123… Continue reading

Trails may be closed to vehicular traffic, but exercise is still important to cope with the stress of the uncertainty and anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic. (File photo)

In uncertain times, keeping an eye on mental health is more important than ever, experts say

The coronavirus pandemic has completely interrupted the lives of many people both in Washington State in all across the United States and the world. Folks… Continue reading

Trails may be closed to vehicular traffic, but exercise is still important to cope with the stress of the uncertainty and anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic. (File photo)

Kitsap Public Health District confirms eight new cases, 88 in the past two weeks

Kitsap Public Health District reported eight new positive tests for COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the overall case total to 119. Over the past two weeks,… Continue reading

Kitsap County to launch a limited drive-up testing site Wednesday in Bremerton

Testing is currently limited to healthcare workers and first responders, but could eventually be expanded

The spring sports season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The announcement yesterday from Gov. Jay Inslee that traditional, on-site education would cease for the remainder of the school year put the final nail in… Continue reading

The Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge longship makes its way through Poulsbo’s Front Street during the 2019 Viking Fest parade. Brian Judge / Kitsap News Group.

Viking Fest, Poulsbo’s Scandinavian celebration, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

POULSBO — One of Kitsap County’s biggest events of the year, Viking Fest held each May in Poulsbo, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19… Continue reading

The Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge longship makes its way through Poulsbo’s Front Street during the 2019 Viking Fest parade. Brian Judge / Kitsap News Group.

Port of Bremerton donates $2,500 to Kitsap County Food Bank Coalition

The Port of Bremerton has decided to donate $2,500 to the Kitsap County Food Bank Coalition to help the members of its community during the… Continue reading

WIAA: spring sports could be held if schools return by May 4

Although the prospect of a spring sports season looks bleak, the WIAA is still working on contingency plans to hold “some type of culminating event”… Continue reading

Kitsap Public Health District confirms first death due to COVID-19

The Kitsap Public Health District confirmed Monday that Kitsap County has seen its first death due to the coronavirus outbreak. Officials said in a press… Continue reading

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

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)

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