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WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

The WIAA Executive Board voted this month to delay the start of the fall sports season to Sept. 5 for football and Sept. 7 for… Continue reading

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5
Outbreaks a concern for board of health as cases rise in Kitsap

Outbreaks a concern for board of health as cases rise in Kitsap

For the moment, Kitsap County is managing the COVID-19 pandemic, but worries on the horizon, from outbreaks in long-term care facilities and increased movement among… Continue reading

Outbreaks a concern for board of health as cases rise in Kitsap
COVID-19 infections continue to rise in Kitsap County

COVID-19 infections continue to rise in Kitsap County

22 active cases of COVID-19, 267 total infections since March

COVID-19 infections continue to rise in Kitsap County
NKSD will use hybrid learning model next school year

NKSD will use hybrid learning model next school year

Each school will split students into two groups for remote and in-person learning

NKSD will use hybrid learning model next school year
Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week

Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week

Initial unemployment claims rose ever-so-slightly in Kitsap County for the third consecutive week during the week ending on June 27, the most recent week for… Continue reading

Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week
Inslee orders businesses to require masks, halts phase advancement applications

Inslee orders businesses to require masks, halts phase advancement applications

With a spike in COVID-19 case counts across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee has announced a statewide order mandating businesses to require face coverings for… Continue reading

Inslee orders businesses to require masks, halts phase advancement applications
22 active cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

22 active cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Positive test rate remains just above 2 percent

22 active cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
DSHS to furlough some employees, reduce hours at all statewide agencies
DSHS to furlough some employees, reduce hours at all statewide agencies
Chiquiti Fireworks sales boom in absence of organized displays

Chiquiti Fireworks sales boom in absence of organized displays

Tribal stand also introduced a new online pick-up option amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Chiquiti Fireworks sales boom in absence of organized displays
Initial unemployment claims up slightly in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims up slightly in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims are up slightly both in Kitsap County and statewide as some areas of Washington are still struggling with a rising number of… Continue reading

Initial unemployment claims up slightly in Kitsap
Kitsap Phase 3 application placed on hold until July 9

Kitsap Phase 3 application placed on hold until July 9

Kitsap County’s application to move on to phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start” program has been placed on hold for at least a… Continue reading

Kitsap Phase 3 application placed on hold until July 9
State hits pause button on counties moving into phase 4

State hits pause button on counties moving into phase 4

Kitsap’s application to move to phase 3 should not be affected

State hits pause button on counties moving into phase 4
Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Casino Resort will instead hold Exclusive Resort Summer Concert series with safety precautions

Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty
11 new COVID-19 cases reported by health district Tuesday
11 new COVID-19 cases reported by health district Tuesday
224 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap County

224 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap County

June sees the highest number of cases added since March

224 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap County
Law enforcement agencies state they cannot detain, cite or arrest violators of mask order

Law enforcement agencies state they cannot detain, cite or arrest violators of mask order

Both agencies cite Gov. Inslee’s statewide mask mandate as a “public health and safety measure.”

Law enforcement agencies state they cannot detain, cite or arrest violators of mask order
A sweet new treat: Pleasant Beach Donuts thrives despite pandemic

A sweet new treat: Pleasant Beach Donuts thrives despite pandemic

Bainbridge Island’s only donut-devoted shop recently opened for business mid-pandemic

A sweet new treat: Pleasant Beach Donuts thrives despite pandemic
Kitsap Transit extends fare-free policy through July

Kitsap Transit extends fare-free policy through July

Extension aims to limit spread of COVID-19 in the county

Kitsap Transit extends fare-free policy through July
WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports

While it’s still unknown exactly what the fall sports season will look like for high schools across Kitsap County, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has… Continue reading

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports
Kitsap County total COVID-19 cases nears 200

Kitsap County total COVID-19 cases nears 200

KPHD has reported 35 cases in June alone, 24 in the past two weeks

Kitsap County total COVID-19 cases nears 200