Coronavirus

Work on Poulsbo library progresses despite shipping delays

Work on Poulsbo library progresses despite shipping delays

POULSBO — While COVID-19 hasn’t brought work at the Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library to a halt, there have been some shipping delays.… Continue reading

Work on Poulsbo library progresses despite shipping delays
Unemployment claims rise again in Kitsap in the week of April 19 to 25

Unemployment claims rise again in Kitsap in the week of April 19 to 25

Unemployment claims continued to rise in Kitsap County as residents filed 1,888 new initial unemployment claims in the week of April 19 through April 25,… Continue reading

Unemployment claims rise again in Kitsap in the week of April 19 to 25
Kitsap Transit to require face coverings on Worker/Driver service

Kitsap Transit to require face coverings on Worker/Driver service

Beginning Monday, May 4, Kitsap Transit will be requiring all Worker/Driver passengers to wear a face covering until further notice on this service. The new… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit to require face coverings on Worker/Driver service
No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap County Thursday

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap County Thursday

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Kitsap Public Health District Thursday during its 2 p.m. update. One case of COVID-19 was added… Continue reading

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap County Thursday
Today is the final day to take the county’s COVID-19 survey

Today is the final day to take the county’s COVID-19 survey

The Kitsap Public Health District is inviting all residents to participate in a survey about COVID-19, and the last day to take the survey is… Continue reading

Today is the final day to take the county’s COVID-19 survey
Formation flight will pay tribute to area hospital workers Friday afternoon

Formation flight will pay tribute to area hospital workers Friday afternoon

Make sure to look up to the skies Friday afternoon if you’re in or near Silverdale and Bremerton. The Northwest BeechBoys Formation Demonstration Team will… Continue reading

Formation flight will pay tribute to area hospital workers Friday afternoon
COVID-19 cases rise to 151 in Kitsap County

COVID-19 cases rise to 151 in Kitsap County

Kitsap Public Health District added another case of COVID-19 for Kitsap County Wednesday, bringing the countywide total to 151. A total of 3,371 residents have… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases rise to 151 in Kitsap County
COVID-19 cases rise to 150 in Kitsap County

COVID-19 cases rise to 150 in Kitsap County

Kitsap Public Health District added another two more cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County on Tuesday, bringing the countywide total to 150. A total of… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases rise to 150 in Kitsap County
Paul Robinson from the Home Made Cafe delivers meals to the Retsil Veterans Home, received by staff members Debbie Narducci (center) and Kelly Vickers (right). (Photo courtesy of Steve Sego)

Full Circle Meals project is feeding the community and the economy, one delivery at a time

The COVID-19 crisis is unlike anything this country has seen in generations. Take a walk down Main Street; any one will do. Traffic, both car… Continue reading

Paul Robinson from the Home Made Cafe delivers meals to the Retsil Veterans Home, received by staff members Debbie Narducci (center) and Kelly Vickers (right). (Photo courtesy of Steve Sego)
COVID-19 cases rise to 148 in Kitsap County

COVID-19 cases rise to 148 in Kitsap County

Kitsap Public Health District added two more cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County on Monday, bringing the countywide total to 148. A total of 3,237… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases rise to 148 in Kitsap County
Chris Reykdal, state superintendent of public instruction, laid out the state’s guidelines for grading in the final term of this school year.

Students cannot fail, says state superintendent in laying out grading policy

While local school districts will receive plenty of latitude in deciding how to properly evaluate students in the final weeks of the school year, the… Continue reading

Chris Reykdal, state superintendent of public instruction, laid out the state’s guidelines for grading in the final term of this school year.
Kitsap Transit adds extra evening run from Bainbridge ferry

Kitsap Transit adds extra evening run from Bainbridge ferry

The Route 390 bus from the Bainbridge Island Ferry to the North Viking Transit Center has added an extra trip. The bus will now make… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit adds extra evening run from Bainbridge ferry
Washington State Sheriffs Association issues statement on COVID-19 response

Washington State Sheriffs Association issues statement on COVID-19 response

Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson supports the statement and is an active member of the WSSA

Washington State Sheriffs Association issues statement on COVID-19 response
No new COVID-19 cases from KPHD on Wednesday afternoon

No new COVID-19 cases from KPHD on Wednesday afternoon

Kitsap Public Health District had no new cases to report on Wednesday afternoon, keeping Kitsap’s total positive case count at 141. A total of 2,849… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases from KPHD on Wednesday afternoon
State officials: test, trace and isolate will be a key to reopening

State officials: test, trace and isolate will be a key to reopening

In an address to the state yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee laid out a general path to reopening the state. Some restrictions will be lifted sooner… Continue reading

State officials: test, trace and isolate will be a key to reopening
County shuts Bremerton drive-up testing site, citing ample capacity to test in local health care centers
County shuts Bremerton drive-up testing site, citing ample capacity to test in local health care centers
Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4

Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4

BY Jerry Cornfield & Rachel Riley Everett Herald OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday mapped a course for reopening the state and reviving the… Continue reading

Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4
Kitsap Public Health District reports a second COVID-19 related death

Kitsap Public Health District reports a second COVID-19 related death

A second death and two new positive COVID-19 cases were added by the Kitsap Public Health District at 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. The Kitsap… Continue reading

Kitsap Public Health District reports a second COVID-19 related death
Senior care facilities face big challenges in protecting the most vulnerable

Senior care facilities face big challenges in protecting the most vulnerable

Though it seems like ages ago, it’s been just a little over two months since a patient at the Life Care Center in Kirkland was… Continue reading

Senior care facilities face big challenges in protecting the most vulnerable
County resumes normal operating hours with restrictions at Olympic View and Hansville waste facilities

County resumes normal operating hours with restrictions at Olympic View and Hansville waste facilities

The county is moving forward with a plan to allow restricted access to its waste facilities as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The Olympic View Transfer… Continue reading

County resumes normal operating hours with restrictions at Olympic View and Hansville waste facilities