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Hitchock’s pizzeria spinoff opens in November

A popup pizzeria on Bainbridge Island will become a permanent restaurant in November. 8:44 a.m.

U-Haul closes Port Orchard store

U-Haul closed its Port Orchard location on Sept. 8, just a few months after it opened. 8:46 a.m.

PUD forum focuses on internet access

Access to broadband internet access was the hot topic for Kitsap County Public Utility District commissioner candidates at a forum Tuesday morning in Bremerton. Yesterday 5:51 p.m.

More green puts Gold Mountain in black

Bremerton officials and the company managing the golf club say a once-troubling debt load has become manageable. Yesterday 7:23 p.m.(1)

Local food market adding Kingston location

Kitsap Fresh is adding a Kingston location, just in time for the fall harvest. Sept. 12, 2016

Banana Hammock reopens with new owner

One of the only male "bikini espresso" stands in the state, the shop on Bay Street now is owned by a Stennis sailor. Sept. 18, 2016

Business spotlight

Destination: Fermentation

Two men have designed a special device to turn Mason jars into tiny fermentation systems for preserving vegetables and fruit. Sept. 18, 2016

Minding Your Business blog

Dick's Sporting Goods to open by end of month

"Preview Days" set for Sept. 28 and 29. Sept. 14, 2016

Print Editions

KPBJ - September Edition

Tiny homes in Gig Harbor, a port orchard company is using its proximity to Sinclair Inlet to get people on the water, and tax breaks that may be encouraging developers to build in Bremerton and Port Orchard. This and more in the September edition of KPBJ.  Sept. 08, 2016


Minding Your Business


Google's Allo chat app is clever _ just not all that smart

NEW YORK (AP) - Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats - a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation. Sept. 21, 2016

National Business

California suspends some Wells Fargo business amid scandal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's treasurer said Wednesday that he's suspending some of the state's most profitable lines of business with Wells Fargo amid allegations bank employees opened millions of accounts without customers' permission. | Updated: 3:55 p.m.

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Sales of new homes tumbled 7.6 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes retreated in August, one month after surging to the highest level in nearly nine years. Activity fell in all regions of the country except the West. Sept. 26, 2016


Direct primary care appears to be catching on

Providers exprimenting with a model that works mainly outside of insurance companies are a tiny, but growing, segment of the health care market. Sept. 04, 2016(1)


JULIE TAPPERO | Help, don't hurt, in your hiring process

The latest report on unemployment claims revealed that new claims have dropped again, and have actually held at a low level now for 76 straight weeks. The unemployment rate is holding steady, and economists are telling us we are basically at full employment. This means the talent pool our businesses rely on for success is shrinking. If you ask almost any business owner or manager to name a major issue they struggle with, they are likely to tell you it has something to do with finding good employees. The early bird gets the worm, right? How can we speed up our hiring processes and grab the best worms — oops, workers — before someone else snaps them up? Aug. 30, 2016

Banking and Finance

Kitsap Bank reports record earnings

Port Orchard-based company had the best six-month period of its 108-year-old history in 2016. Aug. 25, 2016

More Top Stories

Company that supports Kitsap bases to lay off workers

Chugach Federal Solutions notified 83 employees that they will be laid off Oct. 1. Sept. 20, 2016(1)

Business Briefs

Salad-to-go shop expanding to Silverdale

Barely seven months after opening in Poulsbo, owners of a salad-to-go shop are planning a second location in Silverdale. Sept. 19, 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


Downtown building one legacy of United Way's Foote

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