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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

Protestors rally in Winslow in wake of Minneapolis killing

A rally was held at the intersection of Highway 305 and Winslow Way Sunday to protest police violence in the wake of George Floyd’s death… Continue reading

Kitsap County elected officials denounce Floyd’s death in letter

An Open Letter to the Community: At the same time we are dealing with a crisis of health and its impacts on our economy, mental… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2020

Local NAACP leader calls on law enforcement to ban knee holds

Peaceful protests and demonstrations along with rioting and looting are taking place in cities across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd… Continue reading

Island fire department’s upgrades earn improved ranking from state bureau

Bainbridge Island is measurably safer these days and that could soon save property owners money. The Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau recently notified Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Police warn islanders of ongoing scourge of identity theft

Amidst the many underlying crises wrought by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Bainbridge Island Police Department is warning of one particularly insidious danger: identity theft.… Continue reading

Coroner asks public for help with unclaimed remains

Kitsap County Coroner Jeff Wallis announced his office is in possession of the unclaimed remains of 10 individuals considered indigent or abandoned. The coroner’s office… Continue reading

Island teen completes Eagle Scout project

A new kiosk at the main entrance of the Grand Forest on Miller Road signifies for most the start of a journey. But the Bainbridge… Continue reading