Kitsap News Group staff

COVID-19 infections continue to rise in Kitsap County

22 active cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap, 267 total infections since March

 

22 active cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County

Countywide positive test rate is 2 percent

 

Public asked to report sightings of Asian giant hornets this summer

As if 2020 hasn’t been hectic enough, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the Washington Invasive Species Council are asking the public all over… Continue reading

 

DSHS to furlough some employees, reduce hours at all statewide agencies

Furloughs and reduced office hours to take effect June 29 through July 20

Clearwater Casino Resort cancels annual summer events amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Casino Resort will instead hold Exclusive Resort Summer Concert series with safety precautions

Blood donors needed as northwest faces shortages

It’s not unusual for blood to be in short supply in the summer, but the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, and the health care system is… Continue reading

224 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap County

June sees the highest number of cases added since March

Law enforcement agencies state they cannot detain, cite or arrest violators of mask order

Both agencies cite Gov. Inslee’s statewide mask mandate as a “public health and safety measure.”

Kitsap Transit extends fare-free policy through July

Extension aims to limit spread of COVID-19 in the county

Kitsap County Solid Waste Division updates for July 4 weekend

The Olympic View Transfer Station will be the only Kitsap County waste and recycling facility open July 4, according to the Solid Waste Division. The… Continue reading

Kitsap County total COVID-19 cases nears 200

KPHD has reported 35 cases in June alone, 24 in the past two weeks

Washington State Parks offer two ‘makeup’ free days

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has announced two additional free days for this year to replace the two lost during the COVID-19 closures.… Continue reading

Drew Crandall is new principal for Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School

Drew Crandall will be the next principal for Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School, according to a Bainbridge Island School District announcement earlier this week. Crandall will… Continue reading

Economic alliance supports racial equity

In a recently published letter from the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance entitled, “Together We Stand in the Fight Against Racial Injustice,” the organization stated it… Continue reading