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New owners rejuvenate Kingston Ale House

Former patrons updated the menu and renovated the building Aug. 22, 2016


Belfair landmark makes way for new chapter

Owner of old Belfair Café building wants to develop apartments at site.  | Updated: Yesterday 4:47 p.m.(1)


Bremerton Marina now 85 percent full

Boats filled 187 of 221 permanent moorage slips in the downtown marina in July. 8:14 a.m.


Port awards contract to clean up contaminated building

Toxins were discovered after metal-plating shop moved out. Yesterday 4:59 p.m.(2)


Sport Clips opens Monday in Silverdale

A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday with a grand opening celebration continuing until 6. Yesterday 8:19 a.m.


Tax break was ‘absolutely critical’ to Bremerton apartment project

The developer of the 606 Apartments in Bremerton said that the apartments couldn't have been build without tax incentives from the city of Bremerton.  Aug. 22, 2016


Paddle board shop offers a different view

Jim and Shannon Baurichter have opened Black Ball Board Co. in Port Orchard to provide people the gear to reach some sandy gems hidden along the county's coast. Aug. 21, 2016(1)


Development

Incentive program for new apartments a boon to builders

The mayors of Bremerton and Port Orchard are among those who already believe the benefits of the tax exemptions far outweigh any unrealized tax revenue. Aug. 20, 2016(26)


Print Editions

KPBJ August Edition

A new Gig Harbor business matches homes with vacationers, Northwest's many beer festivals keep breweries hopping and a new vegetarian restaurant opens in Manette. This and more in the August edition of KPBJ. Aug. 10, 2016


Spotlight

Minding Your Business

Technology

National Business

Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

WASHINGTON (AP) - Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say. | Updated: 8:57 a.m.


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News

Port awards contract to clean up contaminated building

Toxins were discovered after metal-plating shop moved out. Yesterday 4:59 p.m.(2)


Healthcare

Judge finds Yakima hospital violated laws on charity care

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A judge has determined that a Yakima hospital violated the state Consumer Protection Act by failing to provide adequate financial help to low-income patients. July 19, 2016


Columnists

DAN WEEDIN | Family Matters, Part 1

The corporate conundrum Aug. 09, 2016


Banking and Finance

Fed gives OK to 30 banks to up dividends, buy back shares

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday gave the green light to plans by major banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn.  June 30, 2016


More Top Stories

JCPenney is back in the appliance business

JCPenney is returning to its department store roots this year with the rollout out of appliance showrooms in 500 stores. That will include their Silverdale location. Aug. 18, 2016


Business Briefs

Federal grant will help Bremerton improve science education

The school district will get $1.25 million from the Department of Defense  Aug. 06, 2016


Real Estate

Wave of home listings buoyed market in July

A wave of new listings hit Kitsap’s real estate market in July, helping to replenish — if only slightly — the county’s scant supply of homes for sale. Aug. 09, 2016


Nonprofit

Downtown building one legacy of United Way's Foote

After 13 years, the longtime executive director will retire  July 02, 2016