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School days are all about skills at West Sound Tech

At West Sound Tech, a typical school day might involve welding a lumber rack onto a pickup, designing a 3D computer game or building a water purifier out of common household items. Yesterday 12:19 p.m.


Engineers trained in WSU’s program at OC are in demand

Regional hiring is strong for grads with four-year degree in mechanical engineering. Yesterday 12:42 p.m.


Shipyard flush with workers, but experience hard to find

PSNS will start hiring another crop of "helper" trainees later in May. Yesterday 12:43 p.m.


House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from new Food and Drug Administration rules if House Republicans have their way. The effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Yesterday 8:09 a.m.


Big apartment complexes are selling in Kitsap

Kitsap’s rental housing market is hot and investors have taken notice. May 03, 2016


Assessed values push rents higher in Bremerton

The average assessed value of apartments in the Bremerton area increased by more than 20 percent for 2016, leading landlords to push up rents. April 30, 2016(1)


Two pot stores approved for same Port Orchard shopping center

Soon shoppers will be able to look out the window of one Port Orchard marijuana store and see another marijuana store across the parking lot. May 03, 2016


Business spotlight

Butcher and baker join forces at Port Gamble restaurant

Butcher & Baker Provisions is part market, part café. May 01, 2016


Print Editions

KPBJ April 2016 Edition

Two builders who have a reputation for making affordable homes, housing developments that are keeping construction crews busy, and a former Starbucks executive launches a new business venture at Olympic Towne Center in Gig Harbor. This and more in the April 2016 edition of the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal. April 07, 2016


Spotlight

Minding Your Business

Technology

Move over drones, driverless cars — unmanned ship up next

The Pentagon on Monday showed off the world's largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132-foot ship able to travel up to 10,000 nautical miles on its own to hunt for stealthy submarines and underwater mines. May 03, 2016


National Business

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News

Bremerton clinic lands $1 million renovation grant

Peninsula Community Health will overhaul its busy Sixth Street clinic. | Updated: Yesterday 4:07 p.m.


Healthcare

For members, the doctor is in

Dr. Blain Crandell spent a year finding out what health care is like in another country. Now that he's back, he still isn't working in a family practice that's typical of the U.S. medical system, but that suits him just fine. Yesterday 1:36 p.m.


Columnists

Don Brunell | It’s time to recognize farmers’ contributions to Washington

The Washington Policy Center (WPC) recently published a report detailing agriculture’s value to our economy. It is a joint effort with the Washington Farm Bureau to bolster support for farmers, ranchers and food processors.  May 02, 2016


Banking and Finance

Want to sue your bank? Regulators push to make it easier

NEW YORK (AP) — If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank. Yesterday 8:12 a.m.


More Top Stories

Kitsap retail sales up 10 percent in fourth quarter

Kitsap retailers had cause to celebrate during the 2015 holiday season. April 29, 2016


Business Briefs

Boeing Co. drone unit to open office at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A unit of Chicago-based Boeing Co. is opening an office in Starkville to work with Mississippi State University's unmanned aircraft center. | Updated: Yesterday 1:18 a.m.


Real Estate

Nonprofit

Kitsap Great Give shooting for $1.5 million

The online giving event, benefiting 254 nonprofits, runs all day Tuesday. May 02, 2016(1)