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Some blood donations could help COVID patients

Some blood donations could help COVID patients

Plasma from whole blood donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help coronavirus patients in need of… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2020
Some blood donations could help COVID patients
Here’s the straight skinny on voting

Here’s the straight skinny on voting

Ballots to be mailed out by Oct. 16

  • Oct 2, 2020
Here’s the straight skinny on voting
Chief detective retires after record 40 years Kitsap sheriff’s office

Chief detective retires after record 40 years Kitsap sheriff’s office

Kitsap County Chief of Detectives David White retired after 40 years with the sheriff’s office Oct. 1. The announcement that White was going to retire… Continue reading

Chief detective retires after record 40 years Kitsap sheriff’s office
County seeks survey input for sales tax fund treatment strategy

County seeks survey input for sales tax fund treatment strategy

Deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 15

County seeks survey input for sales tax fund treatment strategy
Audio killed the video star during COVID

Audio killed the video star during COVID

Sound-only plays a way to bring theater to BI

  • Oct 1, 2020
Audio killed the video star during COVID
Residential, commercial property value notices going out Monday

Residential, commercial property value notices going out Monday

‘Change of value’ notifications being distributed by Kitsap County

Residential, commercial property value notices going out Monday
Injured soldier moves into new SK home

Injured soldier moves into new SK home

Nonprofit builds a specially equipped residence for the veteran

Injured soldier moves into new SK home

Naval Base Kitsap Marine charged with second-degree rape

Elijah M. Galindo, a member of the U.S. Marine Corp. stationed at Naval Base Kitsap, has been charged with second-degree rape after being identified by… Continue reading

Icons visiting art gallery in Poulsbo, well, sort of

Icons visiting art gallery in Poulsbo, well, sort of

When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But when the art is of celebrity icons, it’s easy for anyone… Continue reading

Icons visiting art gallery in Poulsbo, well, sort of
Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000

Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000

Unity in Community, Kitsap’s COVID-19 Response Fund, has brought in about $450,000 since its inception a little more than six months ago. That amount includes… Continue reading

Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000
Shocking? Electric transportation in our near future

Shocking? Electric transportation in our near future

It’s electric - here, there and everywhere. Electric-run transportation was a key topic at a recent Sustainable Transportation Task Force online meeting. John Clauson of… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2020
Shocking? Electric transportation in our near future
BI schools delay in-person learning until November

BI schools delay in-person learning until November

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in Kitsap County, and the Bainbridge Island School District is ramping up talks about younger students returning for some in-person… Continue reading

BI schools delay in-person learning until November

BI man arrested on meth, heroin charges

A 32-year-old Bainbridge Island man was charged with two felony counts concerning controlled substances Monday in Kitsap County Superior Court. Kyle Kurtz Bateman was arrested… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2020
Tribal Leaders Congress touches on hot-button issues

Tribal Leaders Congress touches on hot-button issues

Two state lawmakers touched on some hot button issues at a recent online meeting of the Tribal Leaders Congress. Sen. Lisa Wellman, D-Mercer Island, showed… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2020
Tribal Leaders Congress touches on hot-button issues
Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2

Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2

Multiple methods to make payments to county

Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2
No surprise: no city cleanup this fall

No surprise: no city cleanup this fall

COVID-19, limited city staff necessitates cancellation

No surprise: no city cleanup this fall
City seeks public input on community events center

City seeks public input on community events center

Citizen comments to help shape SKCEC design

City seeks public input on community events center
Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

Initial unemployment claims remained flat through the end of the week of Sept. 19. In Kitsap County, there were 512 initial claims, a number nearly… Continue reading

Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits
BI council set to extend building moratorium, but in a smaller area

BI council set to extend building moratorium, but in a smaller area

The Bainbridge Island City Council approved a six-month extension of the development moratorium and directed staff to narrow the scope of it at a recent… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2020
BI council set to extend building moratorium, but in a smaller area

Stop sign now a yield sign for bicyclists

A new law aimed at making intersections safer for people riding bicycles goes into effect Oct. 1. The “Safety Stop” law allows people on bicycles… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2020