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Sen. Randall elected by Democrats as Majority Whip

26th LD lawmaker reelected chair of Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee

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Unemployment claims fall, but still elevated after restrictions

Initial unemployment claims leveled out somewhat in the final full week of November, but remained higher than the weeks before the governor’s office reimplemented COVID-19… Continue reading

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Sweet memories greet visitors to Port Orchard’s The Candy Shoppe

Nostalgic candies and seasonal fudge smells are part of store’s alluring treats

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Fred Meyer store reports having nine employees with COVID-19

Business says it is taking ‘extensive measures’ to keep store safe for employees, shoppers

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<em>ShareNet thrift store and food bank is off United Road in Kingston.</em>

Bellringer donations help ShareNet food bank

As one of the four charities that receive funds from the Poulsbo Lions Club Bellringer Campaign, ShareNet spends most of that money on food purchases… Continue reading

<em>ShareNet thrift store and food bank is off United Road in Kingston.</em>
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SKSD board approves replacement levy for February ballot

Operations replacement levy would remain at $2.50 per $1,000 of assessed value

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Poulsbo City Hall to become Covid-19 test site

At the request of Kitsap County, Poulsbo City Hall will be converting its parking garage into a temporary COVID-19 testing site. The county had originally… Continue reading

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Vaccine likely coming soon to Kitsap County

The bad news is COVID-19 rates have continued to increase in Kitsap County heading into the final month of 2020; the good news is a… Continue reading

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State unveils COVID-19 notification app

Washington state is launching a smartphone app designed to let users know if they have been in close proximity to a person who has tested… Continue reading

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13 tribal members get COVID; 10% face quarantine

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe reported Dec. 1 that at least 13 community members had tested positive for COVID-19 following Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. On its… Continue reading

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Health District confirms 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

KPHD and hospital officials are urging action to prevent strain on the healthcare system.

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Gingerbread House contest, Senior Giving Tree at Port Orchard Market

… and Santa will visit downtown Port Orchard location later in December

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SK Helpline food bank: Feeding families during COVID and the holiday

South Kitsap community is stepping up to help, Hardison says

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A 46 lot subdivision along the Northeast edge of Poulsbo city limits has been approved for development by the city. Courtesy photos

City OKs 46-lot Poulsbo Meadows subdivision

The city has approved the final plat for Poulsbo Meadows, the newest single-family housing subdivision located on the east side of city limits. Poulsbo Meadows… Continue reading

A 46 lot subdivision along the Northeast edge of Poulsbo city limits has been approved for development by the city. Courtesy photos
Poulsbo Parks and Recreation is preparing for 2021 and a post COVID-19 world. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

Poulsbo parks down, but preparing to play ball again

Like most things, COVID-19 has raised havoc on the Poulsbo Parks Department. Heading into the last month of the year, the department has lost $300,000… Continue reading

Poulsbo Parks and Recreation is preparing for 2021 and a post COVID-19 world. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
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Restrictions lead to unemployment spike in latest job numbers

Unsurprisingly, initial regular unemployment claims skyrocketed during the week of Nov. 15-21, the first week during which restrictions on businesses were reimplemented in Washington. There… Continue reading

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Health district: 50 more positive cases of COVID-19

On Monday, the Kitsap County Health District confirmed 50 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive tests to 2,476 since March. South… Continue reading

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Pair suspected of BMX business burglaries

Men are still at large; warrants issued for their arrest

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The sidewalks are lit up at night with decorations.

Pleasant Beach Village to offer holiday events through December

Gingerbread House Parties, Wintergarden, Holiday Loop among events

The sidewalks are lit up at night with decorations.
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KCIRT’s investigation of jail inmate’s death completed

Investigators found no evidence of criminal intent by corrections officers

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