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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise to 104 in Kitsap County

Kitsap County now has 104 total confirmed cases of COVID-19, against 1,840 negative results according to a Sunday update from the Kitsap Public Health District.… Continue reading

 

Kiwanis scholarship applications due April 11

By Pat Bennett-Forman At this time of year, high school seniors anxiously await news that they have been accepted by their schools of choice. They… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2020

 

Rotary Club of Silverdale donates food to hungry students

The Rotary Club of Silverdale recently used funds raised from its annual Duck Race to purchase food for distribution to the Central Kitsap School District.… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2020

 

Port of Poulsbo gets its first female commissioner

The Port of Poulsbo recently appointed Jamie Green, as the first female port commissioner to serve the district. Green will fill the seat left vacant… Continue reading

Diesel heater sparks blaze that scorched sailboat in Kingston

A Kingston couple living aboard their sailboat were displaced after a diesel heater sparked a blaze aboard the vessel moored at the Port of Kingston… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2020

Kitsap County moves closer to opening isolation and quarantine sites

A clearer picture has begun to form as to what Kitsap County’s emergency isolation and quarantine sites would look like, which county officials are hoping… Continue reading

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise to 95 in Kitsap County

Kitsap County now has 95 total positive cases against 1,670 negative results according to a Friday update from the Kitsap Public Health District. A total… Continue reading

Governor Inslee extends stay-home order to May 4

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday extended his statewide stay-home order through 11:59 p.m. on May 4, saying it is proving to be an… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2020

Poulsbo Police blotter

Incident and arrest listing for March 23 — March 29, 2020

  • Apr 3, 2020

Despite strong start, Rodeo Drive-In Theatre closes due to coronavirus

Gov. Inslee’s March 23 order prompted the previously-operating theater to close

Rep. Kilmer to host Facebook Live Town Hall on resources for small businesses

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a Facebook Live town hall Thursday with U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Administrator Jeremy Field. The event will be hosted… 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

Gov. Jay Inslee (left) at a news conference in Olympia on Wednesday. (TVW)

Inslee to state businesses: Pivot to make medical equipment

BY Jerry Cornfield & Chuck Taylor Everett Herald OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday said Washington-based companies, including Outdoor Research Inc. in Seattle, are… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee (left) at a news conference in Olympia on Wednesday. (TVW)

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

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)

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