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Kitsap County looks to enter phase two of Safe Start plan

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that more counties are now eligible to apply for a variance under an expanded criteria to move directly to phase… Continue reading

Kitsap County COVID-19 infections remain at 161

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 remained at 161 after Kitsap Public Health District’s Thursday afternoon update. Kitsap County has had just eight new… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2020

Council moves forward with PERC feasibility study; mayor addresses economic recovery

The Poulsbo City Council moved forward with the next step in the proposed Poulsbo Event and Recreation Center as officials approved a contract for a… Continue reading

Some park amenities, off leash dog parks set to return at month’s end

With the reopening of Kitsap County parks earlier this month, county officials have had to modify operations in order to stay within state and federal… Continue reading

Kitsap County COVID-19 infections hold at 161 Wednesday

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have risen to 161 in Kitsap County, according to a Tuesday afternoon update by the Kitsap Public Health District. Since last… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Kitsap County legal notices | May 15, 2020

Kitsap County legal notices for May 15, 2020… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

COVID-19 expected to complicate wildfire season for state officials

Wildfire season has already started in Washington and relatively dry and warm conditions expected this summer combined with the COVID-19 pandemic could cause complex problems… Continue reading

Kitsap County COVID-19 infections hit 161 Tuesday

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have risen to 161 in Kitsap County, according to a Tuesday afternoon update by the Kitsap Public Health District. Since last… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Poulsbo council to discuss multi-million dollar events center, business recovery plan

POULSBO — The mayor and city council will meet Wednesday night to discuss the latest on the Poulsbo Events and Recreation Center (PERC) and a… Continue reading

Two Kitsap 911 employees win Public Safety Communications Awards

Two Kitsap 911 employees were singled out for special recognition this year, winning Public Safety Communications Awards and Technology Leadership Awards from the Association of… Continue reading

State rules enable dental and medical practices to resume

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee cleared the way Monday for teeth cleanings, annual physicals and elective surgeries to resume throughout Washington. The governor issued much-anticipated… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2020

Bremerton to present affordable housing study virtually

A study of affordable housing in Kitsap County and the City of Bremerton was set to be presented to the public earlier this year, but… Continue reading

Kitsap County COVID-19 infections hit 160 on Monday

Confirmed cases if COVID-19 have risen to 160 in Kitsap County, according to a Monday afternoon update by the Kitsap Public Health District. Since last… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2020

Kitsap candidates file for 2020 elections

Kitsap County will have a number of competitive primary elections in 2020, with several candidates filing for open seats in both the U.S. Congress and… Continue reading

County to open Olympic View Transfer Station on Memorial Day

Kitsap County has released its Memorial Day schedules for waste facilities, with the Olympic View Transfer Station remaining open on Monday, May 25, while Silverdale… Continue reading

Stabbing victim summoned police during domestic violence attack

A Bremerton police officer interrupted a stabbing in progress in the early morning hours on Tuesday after the victim was able to activate her iPhone’s… Continue reading

Bremerton man charged with shooting his wife in the leg

In yet another domestic violence case, a Bremerton man was charged with several offenses after shooting his wife in the leg during an argument in… Continue reading

No new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap County Friday

No new cases if COVID-19 were reported by the Kitsap Public Health District Friday. Confirmed infections of COVID-19 in Kitsap County remain at 158. A… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2020

Unemployment claims still at record levels in Washington

Despite a drop from the week before, the claims for unemployment benefits in Washington state have stayed at record levels according to the most recent… Continue reading

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

OLYMPIA — The state is dropping plans to require that customers provide their name and contact information when restaurants reopen for dining. “I think where… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2020