Kitsap County

Rep. Kilmer to host Facebook Live Town Hall on resources for small businesses

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a Facebook Live town hall Thursday with U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Administrator Jeremy Field. The event will be hosted… Continue reading


Kitsap added six new cases in Thursday afternoon update

As officials clear through the backlog after a high volume of tests caused reporting delays, Kitsap Public Health District added six more positive cases to… Continue reading


Residents to get limited access to Olympic View Transfer Station this weekend

Self-haul waste customers will have limited access to the Olympic View Transfer Station in Bremerton this weekend. Kitsap County Public Works is moving forward with… Continue reading


City Public Works employee Tom Barnes holds up a clog caused by “flushable” wipes from one of Poulsbo’s nine lift stations. (Photo courtesy of Mike Lund)

“Flushable” wipes causing clogs and chaos in Poulsbo

POULSBO — With a higher number of people staying home and a shortage of toilet paper gripping the area, public works crews are spending extra… Continue reading

City Public Works employee Tom Barnes holds up a clog caused by “flushable” wipes from one of Poulsbo’s nine lift stations. (Photo courtesy of Mike Lund)

Thursday morning update shows 77 COVID-19 cases in Kitsap

Technical difficulties and a high volume of tests has been the cause of delays in reporting the latest coronavirus numbers at the local level, but… Continue reading

High volume of tests results is overwhelming DOH reporting system, causing a delay in statewide counts

A surge in testing for COVID-19 in Washington has uncovered hundreds of new cases over the past couple of weeks, but that increase has created… Continue reading

Kitsap COVID-19 positive count increases to 74

Kitsap County now has 74 positive COVID-19 cases after Kitsap Public Health District’s latest update, which revealed that 11 more residents had tested positive. To… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit to reduce bus routes beginning April 1

With total boardings down more than 80 percent this past month, Kitsap Transit has announced that services will be cut by more than 30 percent… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County now at 63; positive test rate remains four percent

Testing has revealed seven confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Kitsap Public Health District announced Monday afternoon. Kitsap County now has 63 positive cases;… Continue reading

Kitsap County Public Works to restore limited access to waste facilities for essential businesses

Kitsap County Public Works is currently working on a plan that would allow some customers to have access to some of its facilities. Following Gov.… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer

Rep. Kilmer holds telephone town hall on CARES Act, coronavirus

The worst is yet to come, but action taken this week by Congress will help families and workers who have been hit hard by the… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer

Commercial and residential construction suspended for two weeks statewide

All construction, outside of emergency repairs, will have to cease for two weeks, the Department of Community Development announced Wednesday morning after receiving clarification from… Continue reading

WSF to remain on winter schedule through at least April 25

Spring season, which includes increased service on some routes, was expected to begin March 29

County waste facilities closed after Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order

Olympic View Transfer Station is open only to commercial account holders

Kitsap Mall to close Monday night through April 5

Mall restaurants, other retailers may be open at various hours for essential services

Three confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Kitsap

Kitsap County now has 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Great Peninsula Conservancy postpones upcoming events

Annual Spring Dinner will be made up in October