Kitsap County

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

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

County health officials: Kitsap seeing big spike in COVID-19 cases
5th person in county dies of COVID-19, Kitsap Health District confirms
5th person in county dies of COVID-19, Kitsap Health District confirms
KPHD: 25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap since yesterday
KPHD: 25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap since yesterday
Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

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

Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

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

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

Annual Kitsap Brain Injury event to be virtual in September
Stage 1 burn ban goes into effect tomorrow morning
Stage 1 burn ban goes into effect tomorrow morning
KPHD: 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap since yesterday

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.

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

KPHD confirms fourth COVID-19 related death in Kitsap

Positive test rate has increased to just under 3 percent

KPHD confirms fourth COVID-19 related death in Kitsap
67 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap by health district

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

Positive test rate has recently increased to just over 2.5 percent

67 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap by health district
Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July

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

Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July
State returns Phase 3 application to Kitsap, six other counties

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

State returns Phase 3 application to Kitsap, six other counties
56 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap County
56 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap County
Poulsbo City Council agrees to make Fjord Drive one-way, gives nod to Summer Fair

Poulsbo City Council agrees to make Fjord Drive one-way, gives nod to Summer Fair

As part of the city’s COVID-19 response plan, the Poulsbo City Council approved this month changes to Fjord Drive and Mayor Becky Erickson’s voluntary “Summer… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council agrees to make Fjord Drive one-way, gives nod to Summer Fair
Kitsap Pride to hold drive-thru celebration Saturday

Kitsap Pride to hold drive-thru celebration Saturday

Celebration takes place noon-2 p.m. at Pendergast Park in Bremerton

Kitsap Pride to hold drive-thru celebration Saturday
Study: schools may be able to safely reopen with measures in place

Study: schools may be able to safely reopen with measures in place

Schools are not islands — that’s the conclusion scientists at the Bellevue-based Institute for Modeling Disease came to in a recently released study of the… Continue reading

Study: schools may be able to safely reopen with measures in place
Health District adds a third COVID-19 death in Kitsap County

Health District adds a third COVID-19 death in Kitsap County

CDC confirmed adult Kitsap resident with underlying health conditions died in March

Health District adds a third COVID-19 death in Kitsap County
Shore Friendly event encourages shoreline bulkhead removal

Shore Friendly event encourages shoreline bulkhead removal

Shore Friendly Kitsap is offering a free event next weekend, July 24 and 25, for shoreline property owners in Kitsap County to get a site… Continue reading

Shore Friendly event encourages shoreline bulkhead removal