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Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

Washington has been added to the list of states approved for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association under its Lost Wages Assistance program.… Continue reading

Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

State releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Schools in Kitsap County have decided to delay any in-person instruction for at least the first nine weeks of the school year, but eventually a… Continue reading

Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With community encouragement, Greg Nance completes his run around Bainbridge Island

For the rare few among us who enjoy putting ourselves through the rigorous training required to complete great physical feats, life can be lonely. Long… Continue reading

Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Monthlong decline in unemployment in Kitsap claims continue

Monthlong decline in unemployment in Kitsap claims continue

A monthlong decline in initial unemployment claims continued into early August as both Washington state and Kitsap County have now recorded at least three consecutive… Continue reading

Monthlong decline in unemployment in Kitsap claims continue

State officials: Trends encouraging, but don’t let your guard down

Kitsap County has shown only a small decline in disease activity in recent weeks, but state officials are overall cautiously optimistic about the latest statewide… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Pete Saloutos                                Greg Nance, a 2007 Bainbridge High School graduate, will run the island’s entire shoreline on Aug. 18 to raise awareness for mental health issues.

BHS grad Greg Nance to run island shoreline for mental health and addiction support

On the surface, just about anyone would be envious of Greg Nance. He grew up in a loving family and attended Bainbridge High School, where… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Pete Saloutos                                Greg Nance, a 2007 Bainbridge High School graduate, will run the island’s entire shoreline on Aug. 18 to raise awareness for mental health issues.
ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims in Kitsap County continued to decline for a third consecutive week during the week ending Aug. 1, mirroring a larger 13 percent… Continue reading

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

BISD Board adopts reopening plan

The Bainbridge Island School District Board of Directors affirmed at their regular meeting on July 30 its commitment to starting the school year remotely. As… Continue reading

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
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
Krulish: Release the Kraken

Krulish: Release the Kraken

What’s in a name? When it comes to professional sports teams, not much, provided it isn’t offensive to or doesn’t make light of any particular… Continue reading

Krulish: Release the Kraken
Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)

Moving fall sports to spring provides a glimmer of hope for coaches and athletes

There’s nothing quite like combining the crisp, damp Autumn air of the Pacific Northwest with the bright lights of the gridiron. The fall weather here… Continue reading

Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)

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

BISD to pivot to online learning for at least the first nine weeks

BISD to pivot to online learning for at least the first nine weeks

Back to school won’t actually mean going back to a school building this fall. Bainbridge Island students who opted to return to school in person… Continue reading

BISD to pivot to online learning for at least the first nine weeks
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)
Bainbridge Island City Council pushes ADU ordinance discussion to Aug. 11

Bainbridge Island City Council pushes ADU ordinance discussion to Aug. 11

The Bainbridge Island City Council will continue discussion surrounding an ordinance that would modify standards and regulations for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) at its Aug.… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island City Council pushes ADU ordinance discussion to Aug. 11
BIPD Chief Joe Clark reviews use of force protocols, council discusses defunding the police

BIPD Chief Joe Clark reviews use of force protocols, council discusses defunding the police

Police use of force is a hot topic in the U.S. right now in the wake of the death of George Floyd, which touched off… Continue reading

BIPD Chief Joe Clark reviews use of force protocols, council discusses defunding the police
The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)

WIAA to move most fall sports to March 2021

Friday night lights won’t be returning in 2020 for high school sports fans in Kitsap. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association made it official Tuesday that… Continue reading

The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)
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