Mark Krulish

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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Despite uptick, Inslee cuts back on restrictions

Even though COVID-19 cases are going up in Kitsap and other counties, Gov. Jay Inslee said at a news conference Tuesday that he is relaxing… Continue reading

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Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark

BI chief: How we’re trying to avoid woes of nationwide police

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark has been on the job a few months now, but with COVID-19 restricting meetings, there have not been many… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island Police Chief Joe Clark
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Initial claims in Kitsap, state fall in final full week of September

Unemployment claims were down both locally and statewide during the final full week of September. During the week of Sept. 20-26, the most recent week… Continue reading

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BI schools delay in-person learning until November

BI schools delay in-person learning until November

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in Kitsap County, and the Bainbridge Island School District is ramping up talks about younger students returning for some in-person… Continue reading

BI schools delay in-person learning until November
Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

Initial unemployment claims remained flat through the end of the week of Sept. 19. In Kitsap County, there were 512 initial claims, a number nearly… Continue reading

Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

No asterisks needed as championships still deserved

COVID-19 has changed many things in the sports world. Major League Baseball didn’t get off the ground until late July, the NHL, NBA and WNBA… Continue reading

State economy gains jobs in August

State economy gains jobs in August

The Evergreen State’s economy had another positive month of job gains and industry expansion in August as the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate dipped yet again.… Continue reading

State economy gains jobs in August
Extracurricular activities will likely be on hold as long as most school districts remain in remote learning. Review file photo

WIAA releases next steps for return to play

There has been a groundswell of support for fall athletes returning to play at both the high school and college levels in recent weeks. In… Continue reading

Extracurricular activities will likely be on hold as long as most school districts remain in remote learning. Review file photo
Fiona recreates Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl With the Pearl Earring” for her art class. (Photo courtesy of Jill Queen)

Students duplicate classics in art class

A quote widely attributed to legendary artist Pablo Picasso reads, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” The source of that… Continue reading

Fiona recreates Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl With the Pearl Earring” for her art class. (Photo courtesy of Jill Queen)
BISD discusses students returning as soon as Oct. 12

BISD discusses students returning as soon as Oct. 12

The resumption of in-person learning is dependent upon a number of factors

BISD discusses students returning as soon as Oct. 12
Initial unemployment claims rise in Kitsap, Washington state
Initial unemployment claims rise in Kitsap, Washington state
Contributed photo                                Virgil and his wife, DiAnn, who were together for 63 years and married for nearly 58.

N. Kitsap coaching legend dies at age 80

He was a longtime fixture at high school baseball, football games

Contributed photo                                Virgil and his wife, DiAnn, who were together for 63 years and married for nearly 58.
Bainbridge running back Alex Ledbetter tries to break away from the pile during the Spartans’ 2018 opener against North Kitsap. (File photo)

A look back at some great Week 1 local prep gridiron games

Under normal circumstances, tonight fans would have gathered at high school stadiums all over Kitsap County to celebrate the beginning of the 2020 fall season… Continue reading

Bainbridge running back Alex Ledbetter tries to break away from the pile during the Spartans’ 2018 opener against North Kitsap. (File photo)

Teachers take on challenge of online instruction this year

Whether it’s their first or 30th year teaching, educators in the Bainbridge Island School District were embarking on the same new journey as school resumed… Continue reading

“Strong Like Her” features American powerlifter Megan Gallagher on the cover.
“Strong Like Her” features American powerlifter Megan Gallagher on the cover.