School districts countywide cancel classes because of snow

POULSBO – Schools in the Bremerton, Central Kitsap, North Kitsap, and South Kitsap school districts are closed today because of snow and ice. All after-school activities are also cancelled, the districts announced.

All Olympic College campuses are closed. Gateway Christian Schools – Gateway, Crosspoint, NKPS, and Learning Center – are closed. After-school athletics are to be announced by coaches.

Kitsap County Courthouse and all county offices are operating on a two-hour delay because of overnight snow. Regular operations are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Kitsap Transit has implemented snow routes on one or more Kitsap Transit bus routes. Go to or call 800-501-7433 for snow route information.

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The National Weather Service’s winter storm warning for our region, issued over the weekend, continues through 4 p.m. Feb. 6.

The weather service predicted possible snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches. Snow is expected to continue off and on through afternoon Feb. 6.

“Roads and sidewalks will be snow covered and very slippery,” the weather service reported. “Travel will be very difficult, especially duringthe Monday morning commute. Delays may be significant.”

The weather service recommends traveling only in emergencies. “If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in yourvehicle in case of emergency.”

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Snow on trees, by Judith Ryan of Kingston

Snow on trees, by Judith Ryan of Kingston