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Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

KCSO deputy at center of South Kitsap shooting was involved in Eagle Harbor incident

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

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

Health District confirms 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Countywide total of positive cases since March is 856

Health District confirms 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

32 cases are considered “active” with 225 “active contacts”

Poulsbo officer cleared in shooting death, to be reinstated

Poulsbo police officer Craig Keller will be going back to work after an independent investigation shows his actions in the shooting death of Stonechild Chiefstick… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2020

Deputy involved in fatal shooting also part of 2017 BI case

KCSO deputy at center of South Kitsap shooting was involved in Eagle Harbor incident

COVID brings families together at parks

Second in a series As horrible as COVID-19 has been, in some instances it has helped bring some families together. Bainbridge Island parks director Terry… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2020

BI police chief explains sexual assault protocol

Like other police departments around the country, Bainbridge Island’s is under scrutiny. But instead of police brutality, it is being looked at because of how… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2020

Bainbridge student wins national title in accounting

Even though he’s only a sophomore in high school, AJ JensenLopez of Bainbridge Island is a national champion. Not in a sport - but in… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2020

Bainbridge Island Race Equity Task Force wants to pick its members

Members of the Bainbridge Island Race Equity Task Force at a recent meeting talked about picking their own members rather than having the mayor do… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2020

Inslee sets rules to open up care facilities

Gov. Jay Inslee and officials from the state Department of Health and Department of Social and Health Services have announced a phased plan that goes… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2020

BI council to discuss police, planning, plastic bags Tuesday

The Bainbridge Island City Council will be discussing its police department, planning commission and plastic bags at its meeting Tuesday night. The council requested time… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2020

7th Kitsap County resident dies of COVID-19

Positive test rate over the last 30 days is nearly 6 percent

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

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee doesn’t want schools in the state’s coronavirus hot spots reopening this fall, but he stopped short Wednesday of ordering their… Continue reading

16 more positive COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County since Thursday

The Kitsap Public Health District Friday reported 16 new positive cases of COVID since Thursday, bringing the countywide total of positive cases to 730 since… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020