Coronavirus

KPHD had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday; just six reported over the past week

KPHD had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday; just six reported over the past week

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections remains 139

KPHD had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday; just six reported over the past week
Kitsap Great Give begins tomorrow, April 21

Kitsap Great Give begins tomorrow, April 21

Donations are also accepted through April 20 if you wish to give early

Kitsap Great Give begins tomorrow, April 21
Washington Employment Service Department website slowed by high-volume of visitors

Washington Employment Service Department website slowed by high-volume of visitors

ESD site flooded by users filing new or on-going unemployment claims

Washington Employment Service Department website slowed by high-volume of visitors
Brunell: Thank the Truckers

Brunell: Thank the Truckers

As we get deeper into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finding more Americans to thank. Until recently, truckers have been behind the scenes just doing… Continue reading

Brunell: Thank the Truckers
KPHD reports two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

KPHD reports two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections is now 138

KPHD reports two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday
South Kitsap to light up its field Friday night in honor of the Class of 2020

South Kitsap to light up its field Friday night in honor of the Class of 2020

PORT ORCHARD — The South Kitsap School District will participate in a growing trend across Washington State to honor this year’s senior class. Fisher Field… Continue reading

South Kitsap to light up its field Friday night in honor of the Class of 2020
KPHD reports a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday

KPHD reports a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections is now 133

KPHD reports a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday
DOH database adds new data

DOH database adds new data

If you’re curious about the latest numbers regarding COVID-19 in Washington, the Department of Health’s data collection system is now running at full strength. Numbers… Continue reading

DOH database adds new data
Inslee signs order to free hundreds of nonviolent prisoners

Inslee signs order to free hundreds of nonviolent prisoners

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a proclamation and a commutation order Wednesday, clearing the way for the state to free up to 950 inmates, in response… Continue reading

Inslee signs order to free hundreds of nonviolent prisoners
Inslee: testing the key to lifting restrictions

Inslee: testing the key to lifting restrictions

As governor warns the lockdown may last awhile, builders offer path to freeing their industry now

Inslee: testing the key to lifting restrictions
No new positive cases reported for a fifth consecutive day in Kitsap

No new positive cases reported for a fifth consecutive day in Kitsap

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections remains at 132

No new positive cases reported for a fifth consecutive day in Kitsap
A crowd gathers on the beach at Silverdale Waterfront Park to watch the Rotary Club Duck Race. This type of gathering still may not be allowed for some time. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State officials unsure when “new normal” will return

It has been a little over three weeks since Gov. Jay Inslee issued his stay-at-home order, which shuttered non-essential businesses and kept most U.S. citizens… Continue reading

A crowd gathers on the beach at Silverdale Waterfront Park to watch the Rotary Club Duck Race. This type of gathering still may not be allowed for some time. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The Monroe Correctional Complex. (Kevin Clark/The Everett Herald)

Up to 950 inmates to be let out early amid COVID-19 concern

After a protest at the Monroe prison, the state says it will take immediate steps to thin populations.

The Monroe Correctional Complex. (Kevin Clark/The Everett Herald)
State updates local data, positive test rate holds steady in Kitsap

State updates local data, positive test rate holds steady in Kitsap

The total number of tests performed in Kitsap had not been available since April 6

State updates local data, positive test rate holds steady in Kitsap
KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases for a fourth straight day

KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases for a fourth straight day

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections remains at 132

KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases for a fourth straight day
County quarantine and isolation center now open in South Kitsap

County quarantine and isolation center now open in South Kitsap

South Kitsap now has a temporary quarantine and isolation care center open for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 or exposed to the virus.… Continue reading

County quarantine and isolation center now open in South Kitsap
County’s testing site reopens today with expanded criteria

County’s testing site reopens today with expanded criteria

Kitsap’s drive-up coronavirus testing site reopens today at the Washington National Guard Armory and more residents are now eligible for testing. The test site, which… Continue reading

County’s testing site reopens today with expanded criteria
The Washington State Employment Security Department received 4,860 initial claims for unemployment benefits during the week of March 29-April 4, down from 4,941 initial claims that were made during the prior week (March 22-March 28). (Graph courtesy of the Washington State Employment Security Department)

Jobless claims continue at historically high pace

Initial claims for unemployment benefits stayed at their historical highs for the third week in a row, according to officials with the Washington State Employment… Continue reading

The Washington State Employment Security Department received 4,860 initial claims for unemployment benefits during the week of March 29-April 4, down from 4,941 initial claims that were made during the prior week (March 22-March 28). (Graph courtesy of the Washington State Employment Security Department)
KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases in Monday afternoon update

KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases in Monday afternoon update

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections stands at 132

KPHD reports no new positive COVID-19 cases in Monday afternoon update
North Olympic Discovery Marathon cancels June 7 race, goes virtual

North Olympic Discovery Marathon cancels June 7 race, goes virtual

The Olympic Peninsula race sees plenty of participation from runners in Kitsap County

North Olympic Discovery Marathon cancels June 7 race, goes virtual