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Port Orchard welcomes back Safeway

A line of eager customers stood at the doors Wednesday as the store reopened after a year of corporate transitions. April 28, 2016


Shipyard innovation cuts costs, keeps workers safer

They're cutting steel without sparks, fumes flying. April 28, 2016(4)


Kitsap retail sales up 10 percent in fourth quarter

Kitsap retailers had cause to celebrate during the 2015 holiday season. Yesterday 7:48 a.m.


Nintendo plans sale of Mariners' majority stake

SEATTLE (AP) — Nintendo of America plans to sell its controlling stake in the Seattle Mariners to a group of minority owners led by John Stanton, who would become the team's chairman and chief executive officer. April 28, 2016


High product, labor costs lead to decline in Boeing's profit

CHICAGO (AP) — Aerospace giant Boeing Co. saw its quarterly earnings plunge 9 percent compared to last year, with the Chicago-based company posting $1.2 billion in profits. April 27, 2016


Port Orchard developer fined for creek pollution

The developers of the Horstman Heights housing development in Port Orchard were fined $53,000 for polluting a stream and Sinclair Inlet with muddy runoff. April 26, 2016(2)


Downtown Bremerton boom puts pinch on parking

The city will cut the maximum parking time as a first step toward a larger solution  April 23, 2016(9)


Manette businesses hope to connect to downtown

The owners of the Manette Saloon and the Boat Shed Restaurant are opening a Bremerton boardwalk bar, which will offer a water taxi to Manette. April 24, 2016(2)


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

Smartphone health: Apple releases software for medical apps

CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression. April 28, 2016


National Business

Berkshire Hathaway's 1Q profit up 8 percent on paper gain

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Berkshire Hathaway's first-quarter profit grew 8 percent largely because of the way it had to account for its Duracell acquisition on paper, but profits fell at its BNSF railroad and at its insurance units. 11:43 a.m.


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News

Exxon's 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices

DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent. Yesterday 7:56 a.m.


Healthcare

Smartphone health: Apple releases software for medical apps

CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression. April 28, 2016


Columnists

Don Brunell | Kirk Adams taking his skills to the Big Apple

Kirk Adams has earned the reputation as a visionary leader who gets things done for people with disabilities. Those qualities coupled with hard work and determination rewarded him with the nation’s top job advocating for the blind. April 25, 2016


Banking and Finance

Fed will likely keep rates unchanged in face of global slump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is healthy. The stock market is up. Home prices are rising. Yet as the Federal Reserve prepares to meet this week, it seems in no mood to resume raising interest rates from ultra-lows. April 26, 2016


More Top Stories

Can YMCA work out in Poulsbo?

The City Council approved a $20,500 contract for a feasibility study regarding a Y near Olympic College. April 21, 2016(4)


Business Briefs

FTC rules Amazon is liable for in-app charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014. April 27, 2016


Real Estate

Nonprofit

Coffee Oasis buying Kingston Community Center

Proceeds from the sale will help pay for the new Village Green community center. March 29, 2016