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Application filed for Bainbridge Landing development

Plans are moving ahead for a 140-unit housing development near the Winslow ferry terminal. Yesterday 8:37 a.m.

Harrison's Silverdale hospital expansion pegged at $500M

The parent company of Harrison Medical Center expects to spend more than a half-billion dollars expanding the hospital's Silverdale campus. Yesterday 6:57 p.m.

Ferry food contract signed

Connecticut-based hospitality company Centerplate has signed a 10-year deal to provide galley and vending services aboard the ferries. It takes effect Oct. 1. Aug. 29, 2016

Group offers a new vision for Fourth Street

'Quincy Square' would honor a music legend with Bremerton roots. Aug. 27, 2016(2)

New brewery planned in West Bremerton

The former Grainger building across from Safeway could soon be home to Bremerton’s fifth brewery. Aug. 29, 2016

JOHN POWERS | Plan in hand, how will we grow?

The future of Silverdale and its economic potential are key parts of the new county document to guide growth. Yesterday 11:49 a.m.

Signs to guide Port Orchard visitors

The City Council has awarded a contract for the installation of the signs, which should be in place by November. Aug. 28, 2016(3)

Business spotlight

Fabric store adds new texture to downtown Bremerton

Dylan Fabrics on Pacific Avenue offers plenty of satin, sofknit, oil cloth, nylon and a rainbow of other materials.  Aug. 28, 2016

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


Minding Your Business


WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook friend suggestions on Facebook based on WhatsApp information - although not on the messaging service itself. Aug. 25, 2016

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KCAA seeking top farmers

Members will be allow to vote on nominees for the annual Kitsap Community and Agricultural Alliance awards. Yesterday 11:41 a.m.


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


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? Yesterday 11:40 a.m.

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

Marijuana grow approved in Kingston

The state approved a fourth recreational marijuana grow for North Kitsap this week. Aug. 25, 2016

Business Briefs

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

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