Kitsap County

Dr. Nathan Gibson Morrow to take over as next public health officer

Dr. Nathan Gibson “Gib” Morrow will serve as the next Kitsap Public Health District’s health officer, taking over later this summer for the retiring Dr.… Continue reading

 

Unemployment claims fall statewide as officials tout fraud prevention measures

Initial unemployment claims fell sharply both in Washington and Kitsap County during the week of May 17 through May 23, the most recent week that… Continue reading

 

Sports officials release COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics

A three-phase plan endorsed by the National Federation of High School Associations and its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee was released earlier this month to provide… Continue reading

Harrison Medical Center changing its name

Silverdale and Bremerton facilities will now be called St. Michaels Medical Center

Unemployment claims fall statewide as officials tout fraud prevention measures

Initial unemployment claims fell sharply both in Washington and Kitsap County during the week of May 17 through May 23, the most recent week that… Continue reading

Call for Justice protests scheduled for Poulsbo and Bainbridge

Protests will occur in Poulsbo on Tuesday and Bainbridge on Thursday

KPHD confirms one new COVID-19 case in Monday update

Countywide confirmed cases stand at 163, positive test rate is about two percent

Sen. Murray calls for more testing, small business help

As Sen. Patty Murray sees it, a nation stymied by the COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t have to choose between improving public health and re-opening the economy.… Continue reading

Kitsap County releases ‘playbook’ for phased reopening

Guidelines detail best practices for businesses and employees during phased reopening

State gives Kitsap County the ‘OK’ to move on to Phase 2

The Washington State Department of Health has quickly approved Kitsap County’s variance application to move on to Phase 2 of the governor’s “Safe Start” plan.… Continue reading

Commissioners, Public Health Board approve move to phase two

Kitsap County is moving forward with an application to enter phase two of Washington’s “Safe Start” plan as both the Kitsap Board of Health and… Continue reading

Kitsap County coroner asks public for help with unclaimed remains

Kitsap County Coroner Jeff Wallis has announced that his office is in possession of the unclaimed remains of ten individuals considered indigent or abandoned. The… Continue reading

State expands its roster of contact tracers

As the state slowly moves through phases to reopen, the Washington State Department of Health is quickly training new personnel to help with contact tracing,… Continue reading

Rayonier takes the reins from Pope Resources in Kitsap County

Rayonier’s acquisition of Pope Resources earlier this month marked the end of the latter’s 167-year history in North Kitsap, but officials said in a conference… Continue reading

KEDA Executive Director John Powers

KEDA Executive Director to retire

SILVERDALE — The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance has announced that Executive Director John Powers will retire this year. Powers, who had held the post for… Continue reading

KEDA Executive Director John Powers

Kitsap County looks to enter phase two of Safe Start plan

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that more counties are now eligible to apply for a variance under an expanded criteria to move directly to phase… Continue reading

Council moves forward with PERC feasibility study; mayor addresses economic recovery

The Poulsbo City Council moved forward with the next step in the proposed Poulsbo Event and Recreation Center as officials approved a contract for a… Continue reading

Some park amenities, off leash dog parks set to return at month’s end

With the reopening of Kitsap County parks earlier this month, county officials have had to modify operations in order to stay within state and federal… Continue reading