Mark Krulish

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.
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.