Coronavirus

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BI has 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours

On Monday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 40 new positive COVID-19 cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total since the pandemic began… Continue reading

 

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Washington’s unemployment rate rose in December

After a few months of falling unemployment rates, the state’s numbers rose in December. New COVID-19 restrictions once again hit some of Washington’s industry sectors… Continue reading

 

Vaccines offer hope on anniversary of 1st COVID case

One year ago Wednesday, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was found in Snohomish County, putting Washington in the national spotlight. Since that time, the… Continue reading

 

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Supply not meeting demand for Kitsap COVID vaccinations

Kitsap Public Health asks for patience upon receiving “extremely high volume” of vaccine inquiries

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State trying to make it easier to get COVID-19 vaccine

Washington is moving to the next phase of vaccine distribution, the state announced Monday. The Department of Health has expanded access to the Pfizer/BioNTech and… Continue reading

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WIAA sports: When does spring come before winter?

Winter and spring sports have swapped places in the latest iteration of the WIAA high school sports calendar. With the pathway to high-risk indoor sports… Continue reading

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Another COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 54 total

About half of COVID deaths linked to long-term care facilities

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Bainbridge will participate in the Olympic League for the first time since 2001. (Review file photo)

Olympic League expands for rest of school year

South Kitsap, Bainbridge and Central Kitsap will be part of a 13-team Olympic League

Bainbridge will participate in the Olympic League for the first time since 2001. (Review file photo)
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Initial jobless claims fall 8.4%

Initial unemployment claims fell during the first full week of January, but unemployment claims as a whole remain high as a spike in December has… Continue reading

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State prepping to move to next phase of vaccination

The state is preparing to open up the COVID-19 vaccine to the next tier in coming days, though officials have not yet given a date.… Continue reading

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The Puyallup completes its Wednesday morning run from Seattle to Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island. Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review

Pandemic causes ferry ridership to sink 41%

With more folks working from home and domestic and international travel dropping off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ferry traffic has dropped 59 percent to… Continue reading

The Puyallup completes its Wednesday morning run from Seattle to Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island. Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review
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50 new cases of COVID confirmed in Kitsap

Over the past two weeks, the county’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 234

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5 new COVID-19 related deaths in Kitsap County

On Sunday, the Kitsap Public Health District reported five new COVID-19 related deaths in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 48 since the… Continue reading

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Bleak jobs news: Many industry sectors see hike in unemployment

Initial unemployment claims continued to rise as the calendar flipped to 2021 as many industry sectors saw some growth in unemployment. During the week spanning… Continue reading

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State releases next phase of vaccine prioritization

Washington state is still in Phase 1A for administering the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, but state officials explained this week the next groups of… Continue reading

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WIAA moves fall sports to Feb. 1

Kitsap’s region can start Season 1 if it can move to Phase 2 of Insee’s reopening plan

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Vaccine distribution has been challenging, but Kitsap has fared well

The vaccine effort is underway in Kitsap County, and that comes with numerous challenges; but officials have made the best of a tough situation thus… Continue reading

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Inslee announces new roadmap to reopening

With statewide restrictions on indoor gatherings set to expire Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new phased plan for Washington to reopen businesses. The plan,… Continue reading

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Initial claims rise slightly heading into the new year

Week 51 and the final full week in December saw a slight rise in initial regular unemployment claims as numbers continue to fluctuate heading into… Continue reading

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