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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. 8:37 a.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. Yesterday 5:55 p.m.


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. Yesterday 8:09 a.m.


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. 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


Marijuana grow approved in Kingston

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


Spotlight

Minding Your Business

Technology

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


National Business

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News

KCAA seeking top farmers

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


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

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? 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