Coronavirus

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

Over the past two weeks, Kitsap County’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 44.5

 

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Initial unemployment claims fall after spike the previous week

Initial unemployment claims came back to Earth Oct. 11-17 after a spike the prior week. Kitsap County recorded 417 new initial claims, down from 585… Continue reading

 

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Quarantine O’Ween an option to supplement trick-or-treating

Virtual variety show being put on by nonprofit Vitalize Kitsap

 

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Unemployment fell in Kitsap County to 6.8 percent in September

Kitsap County had one of the lowest rates of unemployment in Western Washington at the end of September. At 6.8 percent, Kitsap was second only… Continue reading

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COVID cases climbing statewide; tips on gatherings

Coronavirus activity in Washington state is increasing again. After a dip in mid-September likely owing to a relative lack of testing due to wildfire smoke… Continue reading

The Historic Lynwood Theatre will be reopening at 25 percent capacity Friday after being closed for over seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review

Get your popcorn ready! Bainbridge movie theaters reopen Friday at limited capacity

Both Bainbridge Cinemas and Historic Lynwood Theatre have been closed for over seven months

The Historic Lynwood Theatre will be reopening at 25 percent capacity Friday after being closed for over seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tyler Shuey/Bainbridge Island Review
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Council approves COVID-19 testing site proposal

Testing site is expected to start Nov. 2 at City Hall in BI

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Initial jobless claims take huge drop

Initial unemployment claims continued to fall locally and statewide as the calendar flipped to October. Kitsap County recorded 369 new initial claims for the week… Continue reading

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Despite uptick, Inslee cuts back on restrictions

Even though COVID-19 cases are going up in Kitsap and other counties, Gov. Jay Inslee said at a news conference Tuesday that he is relaxing… Continue reading

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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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Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000

Unity in Community, Kitsap’s COVID-19 Response Fund, has brought in about $450,000 since its inception a little more than six months ago. That amount includes… Continue reading

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

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

Health District investigating 4 CHI Franciscan employees with COVID-19

Cases came from 2 Kitsap facilities and are not related to initial St. Michael outbreak

BHS band director utilizing software to enhance virtual learning

Chris Thomas has been the BHS band director since 2012-13.

Ovation Performing Arts to introduce Teen Tap program

Program will be taught by local dance and choreographer expert Scott Breitbarth

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)

Council discusses “digital general store” to help island businesses

Intent is for businesses to use eCommerce to sustain in altered COVID-19 economy

9 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by health district

Total number of positive cases since March is 1,116

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