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Hot, dry conditions will increase wildfire risk this weekend

With weekend temperatures expected to soar into the high 70s this weekend and possibly even breaking into 80 degrees in certain areas, including western Washington,… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23

Sen. Rolfes will sit on COVID-19 economic recovery committee

Washington State Sen. Christine Rolfes, representing Kitsap’s 23rd legislative district, will be part of the bipartisan Special Committee on Economic Recovery, which will guide the… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23

Silverdale and Olalla waste facilities reopen today

Beginning today, the Silverdale and Olalla Recycling and Garbage Facilities will open to the public. The Silverdale facility will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4… Continue reading

First COVID-19 case in the month of May reported Thursday

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Kitsap Public Health District, including the first in the month of May, which brings the… Continue reading

No early reopening for Kitsap yet, says KPHD

While there have only been a handful of new positive cases of the disease in recent weeks, the county does not yet meet the criteria… Continue reading

Eldergrow launches Farm-to-Fork gardening kits

Eldergrow, a Seattle-based company with ties to Kitsap County that offers senior living residents a therapeutic connection to nature via mobile gardens, is launching a… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2020

Anthony’s at Sinclair Inlet reopens for takeout

Anthony’s at Sinclair Inlet in Bremerton is reopening this week for takeout with a special offer for Mother’s Day. Takeout began, May 6 and Anthony’s… Continue reading

Spanaway man struck trying to stop his own vehicle from rolling backwards near Chico boat ramp

A Spanaway man was struck by his own car after a mishap on Chico Beach Drive at a boat ramp. The 22-year-old male exited his… Continue reading

Kitsap Great Give raises record-breaking $2.2 million

The seventh annual Kitsap Great Give, held in April this year, brought in a record-breaking amount of donations despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event,… Continue reading

Kitsap County goes five days without any new cases of COVID-19

No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Kitsap Public Health District since one case was confirmed last Friday, leaving the tally of… Continue reading

Partial closure of Agate Pass Bridge starts this week

The Agate Pass Bridge repainting project will restart later this week, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, May… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2020

Additional money now available for Bremerton’s rental assistance program

BREMERTON — Additional money for the Bremerton COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program has been made available, said Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler in a press release Tuesday.… Continue reading

Golfing and hiking return but a hair cut is out until June

Phase one begins today; barber shops, hair salons and limited restaurant dining coming next month.

  • May 5, 2020

Johnson Parkway Project could begin as soon as late August or September

The City of Poulsbo has provided flexibility for the project to start anytime between the end of the summer and March of 2021.

Kitsap County legal notices: May 1

Kitsap County legal notices for May 1, 2020… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2020

Candidate Filing Week is coming soon

Candidate Filing Week is coming soon for people interested in running for public office. The 2020 General Election includes candidates for federal, statewide, and multi-county… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2020

County appraisers to resume physical inspections Monday

While the Kitsap County Assessor’s office remains closed to the general public, appraisers will resume physical property inspections this week. Appraisers, who will return to… Continue reading

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced beginning May 5, trails and paths in city parks would reopen. (File photo)

Bremerton to reopen trails and paths in city parks May 5

BREMERTON — All parks in the city of Bremerton will be partially reopened this week, coinciding with the recent decision made by Gov. Jay Inslee… Continue reading

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced beginning May 5, trails and paths in city parks would reopen. (File photo)

Work on Poulsbo library progresses despite shipping delays

POULSBO — While COVID-19 hasn’t brought work at the Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library to a halt, there have been some shipping delays.… Continue reading

Unemployment claims rise again in Kitsap in the week of April 19 to 25

Unemployment claims continued to rise in Kitsap County as residents filed 1,888 new initial unemployment claims in the week of April 19 through April 25,… Continue reading