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Overseas sales key to SAFE Boats growth

Half of the Bremerton manufacturer's boats shipped overseas last year. Feb. 09, 2016


7 Seas brewers barrel into beer history

Unable to expand at Gig Harbor site, 7 Seas building big facility in Tacoma Feb. 05, 2016


Business Spotlight

Poulsbo business offers greens on the go

Greens On Your Way applies coffee-stand concept to salads. Feb. 07, 2016


Port Orchard Pavilion to close in March

Negotiations with property owner Mansour Samadpour for a discounted lease have stalled, Pavilion owner Delilah Rene Luke said. Feb. 07, 2016(3)


Complimentary coffee: Old KFC building given to Coffee Oasis

The nonprofit will renovate the long-vacant building for its fourth Coffee Oasis café, and plans to relocate its drive-thru operation to the site. Feb. 05, 2016


Cups Espresso expands to Bainbridge space vacated by Roosters

Owners of Poulsbo coffee shop opening a second location in Feb. Feb. 05, 2016


Longtime CPA firms see new opportunities in merger

Larry Hurley began his accounting career in Bremerton in the same building where Dennis Treger's worked for more than three decades.  Feb. 04, 2016


Private hands may mold public land

State parks is considering a plan that would allow private development and management at some parks. Feb. 03, 2016(3)


Print Editions

KPBJ February 2016 Edition

Two CPA firms that both have been in Bremerton a long time are merging into one office, Gig Harbor’s 7 Seas Brewery is undertaking a major expansion and a long-vacant building that once was a Kentucky Fried Chicken has been donated to The Coffee Oasis. This and morning in the February edition of the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal. Feb. 09, 2016


Spotlight

Minding Your Business

Technology

National Business

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - State and local governments would be permanently barred from taxing access to the Internet under a bipartisan compromise that Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama. | Updated: 12:43 a.m.


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News

State AG files $400K tax theft case against restaurant owner

OLYMPIA — State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed charges Feb. 5 against a Bellevue restaurant owner accused of using “sales suppression software” to hide cash transactions, pocketing nearly $395,000 in sales tax collected from her patrons. Feb. 05, 2016


Healthcare

Kitsap leads state in health coverage

County has lowest percentage of uninsured residents. Feb. 05, 2016


Columnists

Don Brunell | Washington getting close to tipping point

Lawmakers meeting in Olympia must be cautious to insure our state has a business climate that encourages reinvestments in Washington. Those investments create jobs and economic activity and generate state and local tax revenues.  Feb. 05, 2016


Banking and Finance

Drowning in oil: How it will impact economy

SAN DIEGO — The price of oil just keeps on crashing, leaving consumers around the world with trillions of extra dollars to spend. Jan. 26, 2016


More Top Stories

New shop caters to meat and seafood lovers

When Ricardo "Benny" Topete was ready to venture on his own and open a business, a meat market — a business he grew up around — seemed like the best choice. He only knew Gig Harbor in passing, but at the advice of a co-worker he decided this "beautiful place" would be the right fit. Feb. 03, 2016


Business Briefs

Technology group hosts panel discussion on Windows 10

West Sound Technology Association’s Quarterly briefing on Feb. 25 will feature a panel discussion on Windows 10: Microsoft Awakens.  Feb. 05, 2016


Real Estate

Hungry buyers find lean inventory in real estate

'For every house that comes on the market you have four or five buyers waiting for it.'  Jan. 24, 2016


Nonprofit

Nominations open for YWCA Achievement Awards

Nominations open for YWCA Achievement Awards Feb. 05, 2016