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Humane Society raises over $317,000 during virtual gala

Funds will provide lifesaving care and support for over 6,000 animals

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Scarecrows will be out on Bay Street this Halloween

Visitors can vote for their favorite at a downtown business

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Kitsap Transit gives go-ahead to launch Southworth fast-ferry service this year

Kitsap residents strongly support starting service to downtown Seattle without a backup vessel

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Top Kitsap health official wants more testing

Kitsap County is still behind its neighbors in terms of overall testing and access to testing, local health officials say, and the Kitsap Public Health… Continue reading

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Live feed: Kitsap County Auditor’s Office Elections Division

Logic and accuracy testing of Kitsap County’s election ballot counting equipment - Thursday (2 p.m.)

COVID cases climbing statewide; tips on gatherings

Coronavirus activity in Washington state is increasing again. After a dip in mid-September likely owing to a relative lack of testing due to wildfire smoke… Continue reading

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Requests for COVID funds costs more than Poulsbo has

As Poulsbo sorts out what to do with the remainder of its Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds, the Historic Downtown Poulsbo… Continue reading

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SKSD facing a revenue loss of $7 million due to COVID-19

School district has lost 858 students, putting a dent in state funding projections

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In our COVID world, don’t forget about getting a flu shot

Kitsap Public Health warns that the winter flu can add to health care woes

  • Oct 15, 2020
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SKSD presents ‘Return to Campus’ road map to school board

Selected special-ed students return Monday, youngest students come back Nov. 9

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Wind gusts create havoc with power outages in South Kitsap

Port Orchard has more than 18,000 customers without power, PSE says

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Fathoms royals are out and about, despite the virus

Shielded by masks, the girls have fun while raising dollars

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Olympic College instruction to be mostly online for winter quarter

College president says student and staff safety is top priority

Shred docs to benefit SK Helpline

Event at Kitsap Bank will take place Saturday

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Kilmer co-sponsors Federal Worker Leave Fairness Act

Bill allows federal workers to carry over accrued leave when a pandemic prevents use

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Suspect arrested after South Kitsap car chase

Second suspect reportedly still at large; Eastbound Highway 16 reopens

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Initial jobless claims take huge drop

Initial unemployment claims continued to fall locally and statewide as the calendar flipped to October. Kitsap County recorded 369 new initial claims for the week… Continue reading

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Harry Turnbull, extra help lead with the Kitsap County Elections Division, sends a batch of ballot envelopes through a processing reader prior to counting the ballots inside. (Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group 2018)

Kitsap’s auditor isn’t losing sleep over election count process

Experience, safeguards ensure a smooth process next month, Andrews says

Harry Turnbull, extra help lead with the Kitsap County Elections Division, sends a batch of ballot envelopes through a processing reader prior to counting the ballots inside. (Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group 2018)
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Gelder, Henden face off for County Commission District 1 seat

Two candidates are vying to represent District 1 on the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners: incumbent Robert Gelder (D) is facing newcomer Scott Henden (R)… Continue reading

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