Coronavirus

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Initial jobless claims fall slightly in last week of January

Unemployment claims were up in the final week of January, but initial claims were down in the latest numbers released by the Employment Security Department.… Continue reading

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Vaccines lacking; new metric hurts smaller counties

COVID-19 activity is falling in Kitsap County and a vaccine effort is underway, but there is still a long road to the finish line as… Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims fall again in late January

Initial unemployment claims in Washington and Kitsap County fell by 14 percent in the third week of January. In the week of Jan. 17-23, there… Continue reading

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New mass vaccination clinic opens at Kitsap Transit’s Gateway Center

Another large vaccination clinic has opened in Kitsap County at Kitsap Transit’s Gateway Center in west Bremerton. Operated by Peninsula Community Health Services, the clinic… Continue reading

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3 new COVID-related deaths confirmed in Kitsap, 62 total

Kitsap County nearing 5,000 total cases since pandemic began

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Vaccines offer hope on anniversary of 1st COVID case

Last week marked the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was found in Snohomish County, putting Washington in the national spotlight. Since that time, the state… 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

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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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