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SKSD averts a transportation crisis but is still short of drivers

Just one bus driver refuses COVID vaccination

  • Oct 7, 2021
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QA: Port Orchard City Council candidates

Candidates answer questions about growth, livability and transparency

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COVID now hitting younger generation

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is not being kind to Kitsap County youth. Along with that, deaths are higher than ever, with 36 in September… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2021
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Concept of what the sportsbook area will look like at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. Courtesy illustration

PME, FanDuel partner to bring sports betting to Clearwater Casino

Sportsbook will open this fall; no specific date set

Concept of what the sportsbook area will look like at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. Courtesy illustration
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Updated design of community events center draws favorable reviews

Architectural layout emphasizes Sinclair Inlet views from expansive deck

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Crowning achievement for Fathoms float

Fathoms float, royalty court win Sweepstakes at Leavenworth

  • Oct 6, 2021
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81 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 81 new COVID cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the countywide total to 15,473 since the… Continue reading

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Deputy Fire Marshal Greg Gentile examines the scene and photographs key elements after a fire gutted a travel trailer Tuesday.

Kingston couple displaced when trailer burns

A woman sleeping inside only had moments to escape but no one was injured when a Kingston couple’s 30-foot travel-trailer home and most of their… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2021
Deputy Fire Marshal Greg Gentile examines the scene and photographs key elements after a fire gutted a travel trailer Tuesday.
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It’s time to vote in the ‘Best of Kitsap’ contest

Who are the ‘Best of the Best’ in Kitsap? Let us know by voting!

  • Oct 1, 2021
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Scenes from past Poulsbo Beer Run's. Courtesy photos

Poulsbo Beer Run on tap for Saturday

Event is limited to 500 participants due to rising COVID rates

Scenes from past Poulsbo Beer Run's. Courtesy photos
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Tents set up outside St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale.

‘This is a dire public health emergency’

COVID-19 cases are as high as ever. Hospitals are overcrowded with patients and understaffed. Emergency vehicles are waiting hours to drop off patients, delaying their… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2021
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Tents set up outside St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale.
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Redistricting commission proposes big legislative district changes

GOP wants to balance competitive field; Democrats seek more representation for underserved

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More roundabouts planned to combat traffic accidents

Old Clifton Road roundabout work almost competed

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Citizen input on city’s parks being analyzed by consultant

Results will help shape parks and recreation plan for city

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Protests against NKSD’s treatment of sexual assault cases have already taken place recently. Courtesy photos

Protest Saturday against NKSD’s handling of sexual abuse cases

Starts at 1 p.m. at corner of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston

Protests against NKSD’s treatment of sexual assault cases have already taken place recently. Courtesy photos
The scene of the crash on Columbia Street early Saturday morning. Courtesy photo

Alleged drunken driver injures 4 in crash

Four people were taken to the hospital Saturday after an 18-year-old Bremerton woman suspected of being drunk crashed her car in North Kitsap. Kitsap County… Continue reading

The scene of the crash on Columbia Street early Saturday morning. Courtesy photo
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No plastic; starting Oct. 1, bring your own bag

The slow move toward a statewide ban of plastic-bag usage by businesses finally took effect Oct. 1. The state Department of Ecology said in a… Continue reading

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