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Unemployment fell in October, but new restrictions loom over state economy

It remains to be seen how November’s new restrictions on businesses will affect the state’s economy, but in October, the unemployment rate fell once again… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge High School athletes have been working out on campus since late September, but a sharp rise in positive cases led the district to cancel them for at least two weeks. (Review file photo)

Conditioning sessions end as COVID-19 cases rise

Most Kitsap School Districts have called off student-athlete workouts

 

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Report: Safety measures paramount to reopening schools

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are being uncovered in higher numbers in Washington and schools in Kitsap County have backed off bringing students back to school for… Continue reading

 

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WIAA lays out process for commencing a sports season

The ever-evolving world of high school sports in Washington sprouted a new limb last week, as the WIAA once again provided additional guidance to the… Continue reading

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State officials: COVID-19 could ruin Thanksgiving

COVID-19 has ruined life for many since March, and now it could ruin Thanksgiving. “We know that folks are done with COVID and looking forward… Continue reading

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Seasonal layoffs drive slight increase in initial unemployment claims

Initial unemployment claims rose slightly statewide during the final week of October, driven primarily by upticks in claims in construction, manufacturing and agriculture due to… Continue reading

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EV Works technicians take a look at Joule, the shops electric Volkswagen bus.

Shock and awe: Even muscle vehicles going electric

Imagine a future when old American muscle cars return to the roads - not with big block or flathead engines, but with electric motors. Sure,… Continue reading

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EV Works technicians take a look at Joule, the shops electric Volkswagen bus.
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Initial jobless claims continue to fall in Kitsap, state

Initial unemployment claims in Washington state and Kitsap County have hit a new COVID-19 pandemic low, though levels still remain elevated compared with 2019. In… Continue reading

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State DOH submits first draft of vaccination plan

It remains to be seen when a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available, but the state has completed the first version of its vaccination plan… Continue reading

COVID cases up statewide; school data positive

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Washington state, driven by upticks in some of the state’s largest counties in Western Washington. Department of Health data… Continue reading

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Initial unemployment claims fall after spike the previous week

Initial unemployment claims came back to Earth Oct. 11-17 after a spike the prior week. Kitsap County recorded 417 new initial claims, down from 585… Continue reading

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Unemployment fell in Kitsap County to 6.8 percent in September

Kitsap County had one of the lowest rates of unemployment in Western Washington at the end of September. At 6.8 percent, Kitsap was second only… Continue reading

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Krulish: World Series offers us a David vs. Goliath matchup

I’m a big baseball fan, so I’m always ready to watch every October when the World Series comes around. But the journalist in me doesn’t… Continue reading

Courtesy photoMegan Hyte, a former Poulsbo resident and North Kitsap soccer star, is giving back to her old club, Kitsap Alliance, through her 110 brand and fundraising platform.

Former NK soccer star gives back to her old club team

In order to find the right path in life, Megan Hyte first had to remember what she loved as a child. Hyte, 33, spent years… Continue reading

Courtesy photoMegan Hyte, a former Poulsbo resident and North Kitsap soccer star, is giving back to her old club, Kitsap Alliance, through her 110 brand and fundraising platform.
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Top Kitsap health official wants more testing

Kitsap County is still behind its neighbors in terms of overall testing and access to testing, local health officials say, and the Kitsap Public Health… Continue reading

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COVID cases climbing statewide; tips on gatherings

Coronavirus activity in Washington state is increasing again. After a dip in mid-September likely owing to a relative lack of testing due to wildfire smoke… Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims take huge drop

Initial unemployment claims continued to fall locally and statewide as the calendar flipped to October. Kitsap County recorded 369 new initial claims for the week… Continue reading

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Democrat Tarra Simmons (left) and Republican April Ferguson (right) are the two candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Sherry Appleton.

Simmons, Ferguson vying for Rep. Appleton’s 23rd LD position 1 seat

Two newcomers will square off in the Nov. 3 general election for the 23rd Legislative District’s position 1 representative seat currently held by longtime Rep.… Continue reading

Democrat Tarra Simmons (left) and Republican April Ferguson (right) are the two candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Sherry Appleton.
Mark Krulish | Bainbridge Island ReviewKingston resident Jon Claymore is hoping to win the World Masters Virtual Challenge javelin competition in his age group.

Kingston’s Claymore has top World Masters Virtual Challenge javelin mark so far

At 55 years old, after millions of throws and thousands of competitions, Jon Claymore’s passion for the javelin burns as bright as ever — and… Continue reading

Mark Krulish | Bainbridge Island ReviewKingston resident Jon Claymore is hoping to win the World Masters Virtual Challenge javelin competition in his age group.
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WIAA has new return-to-play guidelines based on county benchmarks

New return-to-play guidelines tied to Kitsap County benchmarks rather than the governor’s “Safe Start” plan were released by the WIAA Tuesday, with the intent of… Continue reading

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