Coronavirus

State working to get more personal protection equipment to Washington

Healthcare workers have been on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis, and like many other states in the country, Washington has been working to… Continue reading

 

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer

Rep. Kilmer holds telephone town hall on CARES Act, coronavirus

The worst is yet to come, but action taken this week by Congress will help families and workers who have been hit hard by the… Continue reading

 

Bremerton expands rental assistance program to include those affected by COVID-19

Eligible Bremerton residents will have the opportunity to have a portion of their rent paid as a result of their reduced income or job losses… Continue reading

KPHD releases directives for employers, employees and the public

As testing continues to ramp up and more cases of COVID-19 are being found in Kitsap County, the Kitsap Public Health District released a letter… Continue reading

NKF&R Firefighters Charlie Hough and Hayden Smallbeck wearing personal protective equipment. Photo courtesy NKF&R.

Emergency responders are fighting COVID-19 on the front lines

Amidst the continually-changing COVID-19 pandemic, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue is still out serving on the front lines while implementing some additional measures and safety… Continue reading

NKF&R Firefighters Charlie Hough and Hayden Smallbeck wearing personal protective equipment. Photo courtesy NKF&R.

Commercial and residential construction suspended for two weeks statewide

All construction, outside of emergency repairs, will have to cease for two weeks, the Department of Community Development announced Wednesday morning after receiving clarification from… Continue reading

WSF to remain on winter schedule through at least April 25

Spring season, which includes increased service on some routes, was expected to begin March 29

Retired Navy Vice Admiral takes new role as head of Washington’s health care response team

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed retired Navy Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono as the state director for COVID-19 Health System Response Management. The former… Continue reading

Port of Poulsbo staff self-quarantine after coming into contact with COVID-19

The Port of Poulsbo offices closed Tuesday after two employees were reported to have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.… Continue reading

Two women arrested for spitting on people amid COVID-19 outbreak

As people the world over take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, two women were recently arrested after allegedly spitting on people, one of… Continue reading

Volunteer responder with NKF&R tests positive for COVID-19

Individual has not been in contact with any other department personnel since March 10

KCSO Corrections Division Officer tests positive for COVID-19

A Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division officer has tested positive for COVID-19 after falling ill with symptoms of the virus. Kitsap County Sheriff Gary… Continue reading

County waste facilities closed after Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order

Olympic View Transfer Station is open only to commercial account holders

Kitsap Mall to close Monday night through April 5

Mall restaurants, other retailers may be open at various hours for essential services

Four cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Naval Base Kitsap

All four are first-class petty officers assigned to Naval Special Warfare

NK restaurants still providing delivery and takeout

Following an announcement by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this week banning dine-in service at Washington restaurants and bars for two weeks, many Kitsap County dining… Continue reading

Kitsap County limits face-to-face services

Commissioner Garrido: “We’re leveraging technology to continue to provide public services”