Kitsap County

U.S. Rep. Kilmer discusses CARES Act 2.0 and other relief in Monday town hall

U.S. Congressional Rep. Derek Kilmer checked in with constituents Monday evening in a telephone town hall where he discussed updates on the federal government’s response… Continue reading

A screen capture of the map available on the state Department of Commerce’s website showing hot spot areas in Kitsap County as well as nearby counties.

Public “drive-up” WiFi hot spots now available across the state, including Kitsap County

A statewide effort is underway to ensure all Washingtonians, whether they live in urban or rural areas, have access to broadband WiFi while maintaining appropriate… Continue reading

A screen capture of the map available on the state Department of Commerce’s website showing hot spot areas in Kitsap County as well as nearby counties.
Bremerton junior Te’Caela Wilcher is one of two remaining members of the two-time defending 2A 4x100 relay champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Krulish: What the spring sports season might have brought us

It’s early May, and the high school sports scene in Kitsap is usually buzzing with activity as teams get ready for the postseason. But this… Continue reading

Bremerton junior Te’Caela Wilcher is one of two remaining members of the two-time defending 2A 4x100 relay champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port of Poulsbo officials discuss reopening

POULSBO — The Port of Poulsbo discussed its phased-in reopening at a commissioner’s meeting last Thursday, which would see the port follow along with the… Continue reading

Kingston Rotary postpones June golf tournament

The Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Club has postponed its annual Swing for Rotary Golf Tournament to June 2021. This was to be the club’s 14th… Continue reading

West Sound Academy prepares for the possibility of an online summer program

Poulsbo’s West Sound Academy has had to cancel its popular June term and TREC travel opportunities for the year of 2020 due to the COVID-19… Continue reading

County to extend restaurant permits for at least 30 days

Food permits have been temporarily extended for restaurants in Kitsap County in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Each May, the Kitsap Public Health Department… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases in KPHD’s Friday update

No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Kitsap Public Health District after adding one new case on Thursday. The countywide number of… Continue reading

Kingston Rotary to serve free community meal tonight

Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Club will be providing and serving the Community Meal in Kingston this evening. The free “drive-by/curbside pickup” meals will be available… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23

Sen. Rolfes will sit on COVID-19 economic recovery committee

Washington State Sen. Christine Rolfes, representing Kitsap’s 23rd legislative district, will be part of the bipartisan Special Committee on Economic Recovery, which will guide the… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23

Silverdale and Olalla waste facilities reopen today

Beginning today, the Silverdale and Olalla Recycling and Garbage Facilities will open to the public. The Silverdale facility will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4… Continue reading

First COVID-19 case in the month of May reported Thursday

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Kitsap Public Health District, including the first in the month of May, which brings the… Continue reading

No early reopening for Kitsap yet, says KPHD

While there have only been a handful of new positive cases of the disease in recent weeks, the county does not yet meet the criteria… Continue reading

Anthony’s at Sinclair Inlet reopens for takeout

Anthony’s at Sinclair Inlet in Bremerton is reopening this week for takeout with a special offer for Mother’s Day. Takeout began, May 6 and Anthony’s… Continue reading

Spanaway man struck trying to stop his own vehicle from rolling backwards near Chico boat ramp

A Spanaway man was struck by his own car after a mishap on Chico Beach Drive at a boat ramp. The 22-year-old male exited his… Continue reading

Kitsap Great Give raises record-breaking $2.2 million

The seventh annual Kitsap Great Give, held in April this year, brought in a record-breaking amount of donations despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event,… Continue reading

Kitsap County goes five days without any new cases of COVID-19

No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Kitsap Public Health District since one case was confirmed last Friday, leaving the tally of… Continue reading

Additional money now available for Bremerton’s rental assistance program

BREMERTON — Additional money for the Bremerton COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program has been made available, said Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler in a press release Tuesday.… Continue reading

Johnson Parkway Project could begin as soon as late August or September

The City of Poulsbo has provided flexibility for the project to start anytime between the end of the summer and March of 2021.

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced beginning May 5, trails and paths in city parks would reopen. (File photo)

Bremerton to reopen trails and paths in city parks May 5

BREMERTON — All parks in the city of Bremerton will be partially reopened this week, coinciding with the recent decision made by Gov. Jay Inslee… Continue reading

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler announced beginning May 5, trails and paths in city parks would reopen. (File photo)