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Second case of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap, linked to first case

The second individual was described as a Bainbridge Island Resident in their 70s

Sex education becomes a requirement for state public schools

Opponents fear the content could be graphic and the material too mature for children

Legislature bans single-use plastic bags in state

SB 5323 banning retailers from giving out single-use plastic bags for free passed in legislation

Kitsap County issues proclamation of emergency amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners affirmed an emergency proclamation on Monday which will authorize the Department of Emergency Management to suspend certain regulations on… Continue reading

Nine COVID-19 tests for Kitsap residents returned negative

As of Monday morning, the Kitsap Public Health District announced that nine negative results of COVID-19 have been confirmed by the state public health lab… Continue reading

Multi-agency HIVE patrol on Thursday to focus on SR 16, 160

Day-long patrol to focus on SR 16 near Gorst and SR 160 at Sedgwick Road

Agate Pass Bridge painting ramps up after winter break

As winter comes to a close, the Washington Department of Transportation crews resumed work finishing the paint job on the Agate Passage Bridge on Monday,… Continue reading

Legislature promotes timber industry as carbon-negative

Forestry advocate says the industry reduces state’s net carbon emissions by 12%

First Kitsap resident shows positive test for COVID-19

The “presumptive positive” was returned for a Bainbridge Island resident in their 60s

Kitsap Transit making efforts to limit spread of COVID-19

Reusable plastic fast ferry boarding passes will be replaced with single-use paper passes

Survey asks community preferences for Southworth fast-ferry service

Kitsap Transit to offer Saturday service to downtown Seattle

The table is set for March 13 community meal

The next Kingston Community Meal will be held on March 13, at the Village Green Community Center from 5 to 6:30 p.m. On the second… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2020

Vinland Elementary gets a visit from a monster truck

Big rig dubbed “Identity Theft” revved its engine and took a couple spins to students amusement

American socialism

If you’ve tuned into politics during this presidential primary season, you’ve probably heard the scaremongering about socialism being the monster that will bring down our… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council considers canceling July 3 fireworks display

Date would mark one-year anniversary of police shooting that killed Stonechild Chiefstick

Vice President Mike Pence, center and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, to his left with state and federal officials addressed discussed a cooperative response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Cameron Sheppard | WNPA News Service)

Vice president arrives with federal health experts to ‘epicenter’ of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

On the day Washington state recorded its 11th death from the COVID-19 virus, Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Pierce County to meet with Gov.… Continue reading

Vice President Mike Pence, center and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, to his left with state and federal officials addressed discussed a cooperative response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Cameron Sheppard | WNPA News Service)

New laws enacted affect courthouse arrests, hairstyles and domestic worker treatment

HB 2567 prohibits warrantless arrests within one mile of a court facility

Level III sex offender to reside in Bremerton

Joshua N. Hensley will be residing in the 900 block of Washington Avenue