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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


Business spotlight

Butcher and baker join forces at Port Gamble restaurant

Butcher & Baker Provisions is part market, part café. Yesterday 5:44 p.m.


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. April 29, 2016


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)


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

Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself _ well, maybe

The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he? | Updated: 3:28 p.m.


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News

Advocates: High court signals it won't stop $15 minimum wage

SEATTLE (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. | Updated: 2:25 p.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 | 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.  8:32 a.m.


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

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)


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