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Kitsap transportation projects to receive federal funds

Kitsap County has been awarded nearly $4.5 million in grants from the federal Surface Transportation Program. The grants, combined with other state, regional and local… Continue reading

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KCIRT turns over Howell case investigation to prosecutor

Murder suspect died a week after jail incident

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Artist rendering of the roundabout.

City partners with WSDOT on roundabout construction

The city of Poulsbo approved a construction administration agreement with the state Department of Transportation to construct the Johnson Road/ SR305 roundabout. The city formed… Continue reading

Artist rendering of the roundabout.
The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are partnering for the Fire CARES program starting in January.

CARES responds to mental health, abuse issues

The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are coming together to participate in the Fire CARES program, a mobile unit responsible for responding… Continue reading

The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are partnering for the Fire CARES program starting in January.
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SKSD, other districts tread lightly on liability

Officials say their emphasis is on creating safe environment for staff, students

  • Nov 6, 2020
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SKSD to delay start of in-class instruction for kindergarten, first-grade students

School district cites a ‘steady increase’ in COVID-19 cases in county

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Among the cars set to be converted to electric at EV Works on Bainbridge Island is this Volkswagen. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Shock and awe: Even muscle vehicles going electric

Imagine a future when old American muscle cars return to the roads - not with big block or flathead engines, but with electric motors. Sure,… Continue reading

Among the cars set to be converted to electric at EV Works on Bainbridge Island is this Volkswagen. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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Kilmer predicts COVID help coming soon

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer told the Bainbridge Island Community Center recently by Zoom that he expects some type of funding to help those hurt by… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020
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Clearwater Casino. Courtesy photo

Casino takes extra precautions after worker gets COVID

An employee at Clearwater Casino in Suquamish has tested positive for COVID-19. Port Madison Enterprises, which owns the casino, received a call Oct. 31 that… Continue reading

Clearwater Casino. Courtesy photo
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COVID cases up statewide; school data positive

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Washington state, driven by upticks in some of the state’s largest counties in Western Washington. Department of Health data… Continue reading

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Board of Health Zoom discussion.

Kitsap’s efforts to ramp up testing gaining steam

Kitsap County’s new test site in Bremerton is rapidly expanding testing, county health officials said during Tuesday’s monthly Kitsap Board of Health meeting, as the… Continue reading

Board of Health Zoom discussion.
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11th hour decision delays NKSD students to January

The North Kitsap School District will not be welcoming students back Nov. 9 - it won’t be until Jan. 11, 2021. NKSD Superintendent Laurynn Evans… Continue reading

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Health District confirms 22 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

The past 2 weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 3.4%

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2020 Election: Kitsap incumbents leading, state races predictable

Garrido, Gelder to return to Kitsap Board of Commissioners

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Kitsap County election results

(initial results Tuesday night)

  • Nov 3, 2020
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Election 2020 results at 8:15 p.m.

Initial returns to come from Kitsap County Elections Division

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Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District

Health District confirms 21 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

The past 2 weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 3.3%

Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District

School comments sought

Editor’s note: It has come to our attention that some parents in the North Kitsap School District are not in favor of the online curriculum… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020
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Initial jobless claims continue to fall in Kitsap, state

Initial unemployment claims in Washington state and Kitsap County have hit a new COVID-19 pandemic low, though levels still remain elevated compared with 2019. In… Continue reading

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