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Vaccine could be here soon if FDA approves it this week

This week could prove to be a pivotal turning point in the globe’s yearlong battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Food and Drug Administration is… Continue reading

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Unemployment claims fall, but still elevated after restrictions

Initial unemployment claims leveled out somewhat in the final full week of November, but remained higher than the weeks before the governor’s office reimplemented COVID-19… Continue reading

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Vaccine likely coming soon to Kitsap County

The bad news is COVID-19 rates have continued to increase in Kitsap County heading into the final month of 2020; the good news is a… Continue reading

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State unveils COVID-19 notification app

Washington state is launching a smartphone app designed to let users know if they have been in close proximity to a person who has tested… Continue reading

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Health District confirms 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

KPHD and hospital officials are urging action to prevent strain on the healthcare system.

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Restrictions lead to unemployment spike in latest job numbers

Unsurprisingly, initial regular unemployment claims skyrocketed during the week of Nov. 15-21, the first week during which restrictions on businesses were reimplemented in Washington. There… Continue reading

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Health district: 50 more positive cases of COVID-19

On Monday, the Kitsap County Health District confirmed 50 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive tests to 2,476 since March. South… Continue reading

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WIAA moves winter season to Feb. 1

Virus activities continue to trend upward all across Washington state and COVID-19 restrictions are in place until at least Dec. 14, putting in doubt the… Continue reading

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26th COVID-19 related death confirmed in Kitsap

Community member was older adult (65 or older) with underlying health conditions

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Unemployment fell in October, but new restrictions loom over state economy

It remains to be seen how November’s new restrictions on businesses will affect the state’s economy, but in October, the unemployment rate fell once again… Continue reading

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Bainbridge High School athletes have been working out on campus since late September, but a sharp rise in positive cases led the district to cancel them for at least two weeks. (Review file photo)

Conditioning sessions end as COVID-19 cases rise

Most Kitsap School Districts have called off student-athlete workouts

Bainbridge High School athletes have been working out on campus since late September, but a sharp rise in positive cases led the district to cancel them for at least two weeks. (Review file photo)
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Health District confirms 41 new cases of COVID in Kitsap

Over the past two weeks, Kitsap County’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 5.2 percent

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Health District confirms another record with 52 new cases of COVID-19

On Sunday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed a record 52 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive tests to 1,999 since… Continue reading

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Report: Safety measures paramount to reopening schools

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are being uncovered in higher numbers in Washington and schools in Kitsap County have backed off bringing students back to school for… Continue reading

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WIAA lays out process for commencing a sports season

The ever-evolving world of high school sports in Washington sprouted a new limb last week, as the WIAA once again provided additional guidance to the… Continue reading

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State officials: COVID-19 could ruin Thanksgiving

COVID-19 has ruined life for many since March, and now it could ruin Thanksgiving. “We know that folks are done with COVID and looking forward… Continue reading

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State officials: COVID-19 could ruin Thanksgiving

COVID-19 has ruined life for many since March, and now it could ruin Thanksgiving. “We know that folks are done with COVID and looking forward… Continue reading

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