Kitsap County

Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District

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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Humane Society raises over $317,000 during virtual gala

Funds will provide lifesaving care and support for over 6,000 animals

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Vote now in the Kitsap County Pet Photo Contest!

Submit photos through Oct. 18; vote for your favorites Oct. 19-24

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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

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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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Democrat Tarra Simmons (left) and Republican April Ferguson (right) are the two candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Sherry Appleton.

Simmons, Ferguson vying for Rep. Appleton’s 23rd LD position 1 seat

Two newcomers will square off in the Nov. 3 general election for the 23rd Legislative District’s position 1 representative seat currently held by longtime Rep.… Continue reading

Democrat Tarra Simmons (left) and Republican April Ferguson (right) are the two candidates hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Sherry Appleton.
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Kingston resident Jon Claymore is hoping to win the World Masters Virtual Challenge javelin competition in his age group.

Kingston’s Claymore has top World Masters Virtual Challenge javelin mark so far

At 55 years old, after millions of throws and thousands of competitions, Jon Claymore’s passion for the javelin burns as bright as ever — and… Continue reading

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Kingston resident Jon Claymore is hoping to win the World Masters Virtual Challenge javelin competition in his age group.
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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

Second-half 2020 property taxes are due Nov. 2

Multiple methods to make payments to county

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

9 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by health district

Total number of positive cases since March is 1,116

Census needs to be completed by Sept. 30

Almost 75 percent in Kitsap County have self-reported

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