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Poulsbo council approves contract for phase one of the Johnson Parkway project

The city council has approved the contract with Active Construction Inc. to begin the first phase of the Johnson Parkway project, which could begin as… Continue reading

Bainbridge park district prepares for a move to Phase 3

With forecasts indicating the Northwest’s rainy “Juneuary” weather will subside for the most part heading into next week, local parks and outdoor spaces will inevitably… Continue reading

Poulsbo council to discuss Summer Fair, speed limits Wednesday

The mayor and council will continue their discussion of the “Poulsbo: A Summer Fair” concept as well as look at the speed limit on Viking… Continue reading

KPHD: Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Kitsap Tuesday

Countywide total of virus cases hits 181, 17 added in last two weeks

NK, Kingston seniors make the best of virtual graduation

Graduation ceremonies for high school seniors in the North Kitsap School District looked quite different this year due to restrictions on large gatherings resulting from… Continue reading

Public ceremony to bury unclaimed remains will be held July 11

Kitsap County Coroner Jeff Wallis recently announced that the unclaimed remains of six individuals considered indigent or abandoned at the time of their death, have… Continue reading

Silverdale restaurant owner apologizes for confrontation during peaceful protest

One week after confronting a peaceful protester while holding a Taser, J.J. Meland, owner of Silverdale’s Maynard’s Restaurant, recently held a community conversation to apologize… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County rise to 178

Twelve cases reported in the last two weeks

Kitsap Board of Health, commissioners expected to consider Phase 3 variance Friday

The Kitsap Board of Health and the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners will meet this week to discuss and consider a variance application to move… Continue reading

Attainable island hikes for an approaching summer

As Bainbridge Island slowly reopens for business and operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, so are many parks and trails for folks to start getting out,… Continue reading

Video | Central Kitsap High School seniors cruise through graduation

Amid new social distancing guidelines surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, graduating seniors from Central Kitsap High School had an opportunity to celebrate their first step… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2020

State will provide additional food benefits during school closures

The Pandemic EBT will be made available to those with free or reduced-price meal programs

Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer
                                Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer

Demonstrators gather in Winslow to stand up for racial equity

Across the nation, protests have taken place to call for justice and police reform in the wake of the May 25 death of George Floyd… Continue reading

Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer
                                Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer

Some park amenities reopen in Bremerton

In a Thursday statement, Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced that the City of Bremerton is reopening tennis courts at Lions and Mannette Parks today, June… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2020

COVID-19 still looms despite relaxing restrictions in Washington

It may feel like the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided in Kitsap with all counties in the West Sound area now into Phase 2 of the… Continue reading

Kitsap County legal notices | June 12, 2020

Kitsap County legal notices for the week of June 12, 2020… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2020

Unemployment claims continue to decline statewide

Both the initial and total unemployment claims continued its fall during the week of May 24 to May 30, the most recent week that has… Continue reading

Poulsbo Mayor, council revisit Summer Fair concept

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson and the city council revisited the concept of a “Summer Fair” in Poulsbo’s commercial cores this year in order to quite… Continue reading