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Business spotlight

Destination: Fermentation

Two men have designed a special device to turn Mason jars into tiny fermentation systems for preserving vegetables and fruit. Sept. 18, 2016


Iconic Winslow building sold

The former headquarters of American Marine Bank in Winslow changed hands at the end of August, selling to an island businessman for $3.65 million. Sept. 18, 2016(5)


Company that supports Kitsap bases to lay off workers

Chugach Federal Solutions notified 83 employees that they will be laid off Oct. 1. Sept. 20, 2016(1)


The Bremerton Beat blog

East Bremerton Fred Meyer wraps $10.2 million renovation

Since March, construction crews have been gutting the store section by section. Sept. 19, 2016


Turmoil in Bremerton public works

Director Chal Martin will be suspended a week without pay for his role in attempting to fix a street department "in chaos." Sept. 15, 2016(15)


Minding Your Business blog

Purpose Boutique opening at The Trails

Sierra Trading Post, Habit Burger Grill also will open there soon. Sept. 19, 2016


Salad-to-go shop expanding to Silverdale

Barely seven months after opening in Poulsbo, owners of a salad-to-go shop are planning a second location in Silverdale. Sept. 19, 2016


Local food market adding Kingston location

Kitsap Fresh is adding a Kingston location, just in time for the fall harvest. Sept. 12, 2016


Print Editions

KPBJ - September Edition

Tiny homes in Gig Harbor, a port orchard company is using its proximity to Sinclair Inlet to get people on the water, and tax breaks that may be encouraging developers to build in Bremerton and Port Orchard. This and more in the September edition of KPBJ.  Sept. 08, 2016


Spotlight

Minding Your Business

Technology

Google's Allo chat app is clever _ just not all that smart

NEW YORK (AP) - Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats - a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation. Sept. 21, 2016


National Business

Air France workers on trial over ripping off bosses' shirts

BOBIGNY, France (AP) - Fifteen current and former Air France workers went on trial Tuesday for alleged violence during a union protest last year at the airline's headquarters that saw two company executives flee over a fence with their shirts ripped off. | Updated: 1:28 a.m.


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News

Sales of new homes tumbled 7.6 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes retreated in August, one month after surging to the highest level in nearly nine years. Activity fell in all regions of the country except the West. | Updated: Yesterday 7:35 a.m.


Healthcare

Direct primary care appears to be catching on

Providers exprimenting with a model that works mainly outside of insurance companies are a tiny, but growing, segment of the health care market. Sept. 04, 2016(1)


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? Aug. 30, 2016


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

Banana Hammock reopens with new owner

One of the only male "bikini espresso" stands in the state, the shop on Bay Street now is owned by a Stennis sailor. Sept. 18, 2016


Business Briefs

Salad-to-go shop expanding to Silverdale

Barely seven months after opening in Poulsbo, owners of a salad-to-go shop are planning a second location in Silverdale. Sept. 19, 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


Nonprofit

Downtown building one legacy of United Way's Foote

After 13 years, the longtime executive director will retire  July 02, 2016