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State returns Phase 3 application to Kitsap, six other counties

State returns Phase 3 application to Kitsap, six other counties

All counties that had pending applications to move on to the next phase of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start” reopening plan will likely have to… Continue reading

State returns Phase 3 application to Kitsap, six other counties
Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July

Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July

Initial unemployment claims continued somewhat of a resurgence for the week of July 5 through July 11, the most recent week for which data is… Continue reading

Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July
Poulsbo City Council agrees to make Fjord Drive one-way, gives nod to Summer Fair

Poulsbo City Council agrees to make Fjord Drive one-way, gives nod to Summer Fair

As part of the city’s COVID-19 response plan, the Poulsbo City Council approved this month changes to Fjord Drive and Mayor Becky Erickson’s voluntary “Summer… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council agrees to make Fjord Drive one-way, gives nod to Summer Fair
Study: schools may be able to safely reopen with measures in place

Study: schools may be able to safely reopen with measures in place

Schools are not islands — that’s the conclusion scientists at the Bellevue-based Institute for Modeling Disease came to in a recently released study of the… Continue reading

Study: schools may be able to safely reopen with measures in place
Outbreaks a concern for board of health as cases rise in Kitsap

Outbreaks a concern for board of health as cases rise in Kitsap

For the moment, Kitsap County is managing the COVID-19 pandemic, but worries on the horizon, from outbreaks in long-term care facilities and increased movement among… Continue reading

Outbreaks a concern for board of health as cases rise in Kitsap
WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

The WIAA Executive Board voted this month to delay the start of the fall sports season to Sept. 5 for football and Sept. 7 for… Continue reading

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5
Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week

Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week

Initial unemployment claims rose ever-so-slightly in Kitsap County for the third consecutive week during the week ending on June 27, the most recent week for… Continue reading

Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week
Inslee orders businesses to require masks, halts phase advancement applications

Inslee orders businesses to require masks, halts phase advancement applications

With a spike in COVID-19 case counts across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee has announced a statewide order mandating businesses to require face coverings for… Continue reading

Inslee orders businesses to require masks, halts phase advancement applications
Initial unemployment claims up slightly in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims up slightly in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims are up slightly both in Kitsap County and statewide as some areas of Washington are still struggling with a rising number of… Continue reading

Initial unemployment claims up slightly in Kitsap
Kitsap Phase 3 application placed on hold until July 9

Kitsap Phase 3 application placed on hold until July 9

Kitsap County’s application to move on to phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start” program has been placed on hold for at least a… Continue reading

Kitsap Phase 3 application placed on hold until July 9
State hits pause button on counties moving into phase 4

State hits pause button on counties moving into phase 4

Kitsap’s application to move to phase 3 should not be affected

State hits pause button on counties moving into phase 4

Poulsbo council to discuss Summer Fair, Fjord Drive, CARES grants Wednesday evening

Mayor Becky Erickson will seek city council approval Wednesday evening to establish the Poulsbo Cares Grant Program and Summer Fair Concepts as well as modifications… Continue reading

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports

While it’s still unknown exactly what the fall sports season will look like for high schools across Kitsap County, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has… Continue reading

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports
Knights of Columbus to host peninsula-wide food drive Sunday

Knights of Columbus to host peninsula-wide food drive Sunday

Churches from around the Kitsap Peninsula will simultaneously hold a “peninsula-wide” food drive this weekend to collect canned goods and other non-perishables for local food… Continue reading

Knights of Columbus to host peninsula-wide food drive Sunday
Unemployment declines slightly in Kitsap as county continues to slowly reopen

Unemployment declines slightly in Kitsap as county continues to slowly reopen

Initial unemployment claims declined for a fourth straight week in Kitsap County for the week of June 7 through 13, though numbers remain at about… Continue reading

Unemployment declines slightly in Kitsap as county continues to slowly reopen
Putting in the miles: routes to help you complete your virtual summer races

Putting in the miles: routes to help you complete your virtual summer races

Normally at this time of year, racing season for professionals, amateurs and beginners alike would be in full swing. The spring and summer months in… Continue reading

Putting in the miles: routes to help you complete your virtual summer races
Kitsap Board of Health, Commissioners approve phase 3 application

Kitsap Board of Health, Commissioners approve phase 3 application

Kitsap County will submit an application to the State Department of Health on Friday after the Board of Health and Board of Commissioners signed off… Continue reading

Kitsap Board of Health, Commissioners approve phase 3 application
Poulsbo council approves contract for phase one of the Johnson Parkway project

Poulsbo council approves contract for phase one of the Johnson Parkway project

The city council has approved the contract with Active Construction Inc. to begin the first phase of the Johnson Parkway project, which could begin as… Continue reading

Poulsbo council approves contract for phase one of the Johnson Parkway project
Bainbridge park district prepares for a move to Phase 3

Bainbridge park district prepares for a move to Phase 3

With forecasts indicating the Northwest’s rainy “Juneuary” weather will subside for the most part heading into next week, local parks and outdoor spaces will inevitably… Continue reading

Bainbridge park district prepares for a move to Phase 3
Poulsbo council to discuss Summer Fair, speed limits Wednesday

Poulsbo council to discuss Summer Fair, speed limits Wednesday

The mayor and council will continue their discussion of the “Poulsbo: A Summer Fair” concept as well as look at the speed limit on Viking… Continue reading

Poulsbo council to discuss Summer Fair, speed limits Wednesday