Kitsap County

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7th Kitsap County resident dies of COVID-19

Positive test rate over the last 30 days is nearly 6 percent

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims in Kitsap County continued to decline for a third consecutive week during the week ending Aug. 1, mirroring a larger 13 percent… Continue reading

Root, Garrido pull ahead in close County Commissioner District 2 race

Republican challenger Oran Root and Democrat incumbent Charlotte Garrido have pulled to the head of the six-candidate pack in the Kitsap County Commissioner District 2… Continue reading

County health officials: Kitsap seeing big spike in COVID-19 cases

The news wasn’t good at Tuesday’s Kitsap Board of Health meeting, as county health officials laid out the latest data on the rise of local… Continue reading

Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

Initial claims fell for a second-consecutive week in Kitsap County after a small spike in weeks prior and declined slightly statewide as well, the latest… Continue reading

Inslee, Department of Health issue new orders in response to COVID-19 surge

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee and the state Department of Health have issued a number… Continue reading

Annual Kitsap Brain Injury event to be virtual in September

Event sheds light on people living with traumatic brain injuries and how to cope with it

KPHD: 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap since yesterday

311 infections confirmed in July, marking more cases this month than all other months combined.

Nathan Adrian joined the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable in July for a talk on swimming in the Olympics, battling cancer, and growing up in Kitsap. (Kitsap Athletic Roundtable video screengrab)

Nathan Adrian talks Olympics, cancer and training during COVID-19 in Kitsap Athletic Roundtable chat

Every year Kitsap County sends a significant number of swimmers to state. The area is in a renaissance period. The Bainbridge boys won three consecutive… Continue reading

Nathan Adrian joined the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable in July for a talk on swimming in the Olympics, battling cancer, and growing up in Kitsap. (Kitsap Athletic Roundtable video screengrab)

KPHD confirms fourth COVID-19 related death in Kitsap

Positive test rate has increased to just under 3 percent

67 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap by health district

Positive test rate has recently increased to just over 2.5 percent

Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July

Initial unemployment claims continued somewhat of a resurgence for the week of July 5 through July 11, the most recent week for which data is… Continue reading

State returns Phase 3 application to Kitsap, six other counties

All counties that had pending applications to move on to the next phase of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start” reopening plan will likely have to… Continue reading