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Suspect arrested after South Kitsap car chase

Second suspect reportedly still at large; Eastbound Highway 16 reopens

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Initial jobless claims take huge drop

Initial unemployment claims continued to fall locally and statewide as the calendar flipped to October. Kitsap County recorded 369 new initial claims for the week… Continue reading

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Harry Turnbull, extra help lead with the Kitsap County Elections Division, sends a batch of ballot envelopes through a processing reader prior to counting the ballots inside. (Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group 2018)

Kitsap’s auditor isn’t losing sleep over election count process

Experience, safeguards ensure a smooth process next month, Andrews says

Harry Turnbull, extra help lead with the Kitsap County Elections Division, sends a batch of ballot envelopes through a processing reader prior to counting the ballots inside. (Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group 2018)
Robert Gelder

Gelder, Henden face off for County Commission District 1 seat

Two candidates are vying to represent District 1 on the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners: incumbent Robert Gelder (D) is facing newcomer Scott Henden (R)… Continue reading

Robert Gelder
Incumbent Drew Hansen is running to maintain his pos. 2 seat for the  23rd Washington Legislative District

Gonzalez- Blanton challenges incumbent Hansen for LD23 seat

Incumbent Drew Hansen and newcomer Elaina Gonzalez-Blanton are running for the 2nd position of Washington’s 23rd Legislative District, which encompasses Kitsap County. Hansen has played… Continue reading

Incumbent Drew Hansen is running to maintain his pos. 2 seat for the  23rd Washington Legislative District
Charlotte Garrido

Republican newcomer faces Democratic incumbent in District 2

Two candidates are vying to represent District 2 on the Kitsap County Board of Commission: incumbent Charlotte Garrido, a Democrat, is facing challenger Oran R.… Continue reading

Charlotte Garrido
Democrat Tarra Simmons (left) and Republican April Ferguson (right) are the two candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Sherry Appleton.

Simmons, Ferguson vying for Rep. Appleton’s 23rd LD position 1 seat

Two newcomers will square off in the Nov. 3 general election for the 23rd Legislative District’s position 1 representative seat currently held by longtime Rep.… Continue reading

Democrat Tarra Simmons (left) and Republican April Ferguson (right) are the two candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Sherry Appleton.
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County’s auditor isn’t losing sleep over the election count process

Experience, safeguards ensure a smooth process next month, Andrews says

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Legislative races in the 26th

Incumbent representatives facing strong challenges

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Two Port Orchard businesses named edg3 FUND finalists

Winning small business will be awarded $25,000

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Despite uptick, Inslee cuts back on restrictions

Even though COVID-19 cases are going up in Kitsap and other counties, Gov. Jay Inslee said at a news conference Tuesday that he is relaxing… Continue reading

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Bayliner all by its lonesome

Yacht is found stranded on shoreline east of Ross Point

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New rapid COVID-19 tests being distributed by state health department

The first distribution of 149,000 kits will increase access to diagnostic testing

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City completes environmental re-evaluation process for pedestrian pathway project

Right-of-way phase, property acquisition to resume

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WSP hosts free hazardous materials disposal

Event set for Saturday, Oct. 17 in Bremerton

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Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark

BI chief: How we’re trying to avoid woes of nationwide police

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark has been on the job a few months now, but with COVID-19 restricting meetings, there have not been many… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark
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Initial claims in Kitsap, state fall in final full week of September

Unemployment claims were down both locally and statewide during the final full week of September. During the week of Sept. 20-26, the most recent week… Continue reading

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When to launch Southworth’s fast ferry? Kitsap Transit wants to know

When to launch Southworth’s fast ferry? Kitsap Transit wants to know

Agency is surveying residents who plan to use the route

When to launch Southworth’s fast ferry? Kitsap Transit wants to know
Garrido, Root face off for District 2 Kitsap County Commissioner seat

Garrido, Root face off for District 2 Kitsap County Commissioner seat

Republican newcomer faces Democratic incumbent in the election race

Garrido, Root face off for District 2 Kitsap County Commissioner seat
Kitsap County seeks survey input for sales tax treatment strategy

Kitsap County seeks survey input for sales tax treatment strategy

Deadline to complete survey is Oct. 15

Kitsap County seeks survey input for sales tax treatment strategy