Ecology director criticizes changes to Clean Water Act

EPA’s new rule would prevent states from protecting water quality within their borders

Bainbridge blotter | Outboard outlaws, graffiti and missing car parts

Selected items from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. SATURDAY, MAY 30 3 p.m. Police located an outboard engine that had been reported stolen in… Continue reading

Gallery | Youth-led memorial demonstration takes to Winslow streets

A tribute to George Floyd, the man killed by Minneapolis police on May 25, was held in downtown Winslow June 6, organized by Bainbridge Youth… Continue reading

Confirmed COVID-19 cases at 166, KPHD says

Kitsap County positive test rate is about two percent, four new cases reported in the last two weeks

Sheriff’s office reopens for public business with safety guidelines in place

KCSO headquarters in Port Orchard will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. five days a week

County health officials talk Phase 3 application

After a successful application moved Kitsap County from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of Washington’s “Safe Start” last week, the Kitsap Board of Health discussed… Continue reading

Bainbridge blotter | Shouting, sausages and seizures

Selected items from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter. TUESDAY, MAY 26 8:22 p.m. An official with the Safeway on High School Road informed police… Continue reading

Is visit to dentist now a treat? Apparently so in this COVID-19 world

By Mike De Felice, Special to Kitsap Daily News A routine trip to the dentist’s office isn’t typically viewed as a fresh change of pace,… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2020

Climate and energy forum goes online

Climate Action Bainbridge will host a special online Climate & Energy Forum from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. The subject of the presentation… Continue reading

Dr. Nathan Gibson Morrow to take over as next public health officer

Dr. Nathan Gibson “Gib” Morrow will serve as the next Kitsap Public Health District’s health officer, taking over later this summer for the retiring Dr.… Continue reading

Gallery | Demonstrators gather in Winslow to call for racial equity

Hundreds of demonstrators filled the sidewalks on all four corners of the Highway 305-Winslow Way intersection on Bainbridge Island Thursday, in response to the May… Continue reading

Madison-Wyatt intersection rebuild begins next week

Construction of the new Wyatt Way-Madison Avenue intersection is slated to begin Monday, June 8, a project which will add a new roundabout, sidewalks and… Continue reading

Bainbridge city council considers mandating facial coverings in public

Discussion at this week’s meeting of the Bainbridge Island City Council regarding a potential mandate for people to wear face masks in public resulted in… Continue reading

Burglary suspect caught in Suquamish

Police: suspect burglarized at least one Port Madison area residence

Student-led rally to memorialize George Floyd Saturday

A group of local students will lead a rally memorializing George Floyd, the man killed by Minneapolis police on May 25, at the intersection of… Continue reading

State increases testing efforts at long term care facilities

The state is putting together an effort to test thousands of staffers and residents at long term care facilites over the next two weeks, and… Continue reading

Unemployment claims fall statewide as officials tout fraud prevention measures

Initial unemployment claims fell sharply both in Washington and Kitsap County during the week of May 17 through May 23, the most recent week that… Continue reading

Call for Justice protests scheduled for Poulsbo and Bainbridge

Protests will occur in Poulsbo on Tuesday and Bainbridge on Thursday