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Inmate accused of murder dies after altercation with corrections officers

An inmate at the Kitsap County Jail who was left in critical condition following a physical confrontation with officers died Friday morning, authorities said. The… Continue reading

One new case of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap County Thursday

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County rose to 158, according to the Kitsap Public Health District’s Thursday afternoon update. A total of 4,856 residents… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2020

Kitsap Transit will not operate services on Memorial Day

Kitsap Transit will not operate any service on Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 25. Buses and ferries will not operate in order to help… Continue reading

State to deploy brigade of contact tracers to box in virus

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday said the state is ready to deploy a “very highly trained” brigade of men and women to help local health… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2020

U.S. Rep. Kilmer discusses CARES Act 2.0 and other relief in Monday town hall

U.S. Congressional Rep. Derek Kilmer checked in with constituents Monday evening in a telephone town hall where he discussed updates on the federal government’s response… Continue reading

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

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County rose to 157, according to the Kitsap Public Health District’s Tuesday afternoon update. A total of 4,765 residents… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020
A screen capture of the map available on the state Department of Commerce’s website showing hot spot areas in Kitsap County as well as nearby counties.

Public “drive-up” WiFi hot spots now available across the state, including Kitsap County

A statewide effort is underway to ensure all Washingtonians, whether they live in urban or rural areas, have access to broadband WiFi while maintaining appropriate… Continue reading

A screen capture of the map available on the state Department of Commerce’s website showing hot spot areas in Kitsap County as well as nearby counties.

Gov. Inslee sets out rules for restaurants to restart dine-in service

Restaurants that open their doors during Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start” plan for reopening Washington will need to need to limit capacity… Continue reading

Kitsap County Legal notices May 8, 2020

Kitsap County Legal Notices for May 8, 2020… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County hit 157

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County rose to 157 , according to the Kitsap Public Health District’s Tuesday afternoon update. A total of 4,639… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2020

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

Gelder announces run for another term on Kitsap County Board of Commissioners

Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder will seek re-election to the District 1 position on the county board of commissioners. Gelder made the announcement Sunday. Candidate… Continue reading

Inmate facing murder charges in critical condition after altercation with corrections officers

KCIRT is investigating the incident per the Law Enforcement and Community Safety Act

No new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County since last Thursday

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County hit 155 over the weekend, although the case added by the Kitsap Public Health District, was for May… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2020

Health care authority receives over $4 million in grants to respond to mental health issues from COVID-19

Adjusting to the terms of a post-COVID-19 world has been difficult for people the world over. Social distancing and staying at home often means losing… 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

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer to host coronavirus telephone town hall Monday evening

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer will host a telephone town hall meeting with constituents on Monday evening and provide information about Congress’s efforts to respond to… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases in KPHD’s Friday update

No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Kitsap Public Health District after adding one new case on Thursday. The countywide number of… Continue reading

Kingston Rotary to serve free community meal tonight

Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Club will be providing and serving the Community Meal in Kingston this evening. The free “drive-by/curbside pickup” meals will be available… Continue reading