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At least 230 SKSD employees facing COVID-19 furlough

Virtual learning negates the need for their services this fall

Health District confirms 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Countywide total of positive cases since March is 954

Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

Washington has been added to the list of states approved for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association under its Lost Wages Assistance program.… Continue reading

Health District confirms 45 COVID-19 cases at St. Michael

30 of the cases are from staff and 15 cases are from patients

  • Aug 25, 2020

UPDATE: Health District confirms 45 cases of COVID-19 from hospital outbreak

30 of the cases are from staff and 15 cases are from patients

  • Aug 24, 2020

Health District confirms 2 COVID-19 related deaths in Kitsap over the weekend

Both community members were described as “older adults with underlying health conditions.”

Kitsap fire strike team heads to fight California fires

Firefighters and paramedics from South Kitsap makes trip for second year in a row

Port Orchard resident wanted in crime spree

Tiffany Doll one of several charged in post office burglaries

Package found at elementary school an ‘explosive device’

SUQUAMISH — A suspicious package was found Thursday in the parking lot of Suquamish Elementary School, authorities reported. A call came into the Kitsap County… Continue reading

White Horse, Meadowmeer seeing an uptick in golf interest during pandemic

Many have gravitated toward the game to supplement other COVID-restricted activities

SKSD directors approve school budget … and then weirdness ensues

Hacker breaks into Zoom webcast and disrupts board meeting

Public records suit against Bainbridge Island dismissed

A lawsuit filed against the city of Bainbridge Island in Kitsap County Superior Court regarding public records has been dismissed. Residents David Dunn and Brian… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2020

State releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Schools in Kitsap County have decided to delay any in-person instruction for at least the first nine weeks of the school year, but eventually a… Continue reading

They’re not whining but COVID has caused problems for BI vintners

Local breweries, distilleries also have faced costly restrictions

  • Aug 20, 2020

Monthlong decline in unemployment in Kitsap claims continue

A monthlong decline in initial unemployment claims continued into early August as both Washington state and Kitsap County have now recorded at least three consecutive… Continue reading

State officials: Trends encouraging, but don’t let your guard down

Kitsap County has shown only a small decline in disease activity in recent weeks, but state officials are overall cautiously optimistic about the latest statewide… Continue reading

Health District confirms 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Countywide total of positive cases since March is 856

Virus notwithstanding, golfers are heading to the links

South Kitsap golf courses are seeing an outpouring of golfers during warm, sunny days

Suquamish Tribe upset Poulsbo officer reinstated; protests set

The Suquamish Tribe and ex-wife of Stonechild Chiefstick, who was shot to death last July by Poulsbo officer Craig Keller, said Tuesday that they are… Continue reading