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Bucklin Hill Road reopens Friday

The busy Silverdale thoroughfare has been closed for nearly 13 months. July 21, 2016(16)


Poulsbo YMCA study presented

"Your particular study wasn't unusual in the way that it was presented, but it was unusual in how excited people got," market researcher says. July 21, 2016(1)


Corner Bakery opening in Silverdale as part of Washington expansion

A Corner Bakery Cafe opening in Silverdale on Aug. 1 will be the second Washington location for the rapidly growing chain. July 21, 2016


Kingston is getting a marijuana store

Kingston is in line for its first recreational marijuana store after the state gave approval this week to a shop called Green Tiki Cannabis. July 21, 2016


Plan would ban boats from releasing sewage into Puget Sound

State petitions to make Puget Sound a 'no discharge zone,' even for treated sewage. July 21, 2016


Another big apartment sale in Silverdale

An LLC affiliated with Benedict Canyon Equities bought the Silverdale Ridge Apartments for $20.05 million. Benedict Canyon’s portfolio now includes three complexes in the Ridgetop area. July 19, 2016


Average apartment rent now $1,134 in Kitsap

Average rent for an apartment in Kitsap County climbed to $1,134 in the second quarter of 2016, while vacancies dropped below 4 percent. July 19, 2016


Washington state invalidates common mortgage provision

SEATTLE (AP) — Laura Jordan came home from work one day to find herself locked out. She had missed two mortgage payments, and the company servicing her loan had changed the locks without warning. July 18, 2016


Print Editions

KPBJ July 2016

The city of Bainbridge Island and the nonprofit Friends of the Farm have worked with local farmers to preserve land farmed by the Suyematsu family for nearly a decade, some of Kitsap's newer farmers are getting their start, and a couple now own Eagle Harbor Book Company, the place where they first met.  July 08, 2016


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Starbucks cuts sales forecast after growth slows

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks trimmed its sales forecast Thursday after revenue came in lighter than expected in the most recent quarter.  July 22, 2016


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

Don Brunell | Bumper car therapy

Over the last 35 years our family has vacationed at the same place on the beach. While the buildings have been refurbished, the complex remains largely unchanged.  July 18, 2016


Banking and Finance

Fed gives OK to 30 banks to up dividends, buy back shares

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday gave the green light to plans by major banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn.  June 30, 2016


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Port Orchard City Council approves $20 car tab fees

The council votes 6-1 in favor of adding $20 to vehicle license registration fees for improvement and maintenance of city roads and sidewalks. July 14, 2016


Business Briefs

AWOB event will discuss dangers of groupthink

Author, international consultant and Alliance of Women Owned Businesses board member Shirley Hansen, PhD, will facilitate a discussion on “The Dangers of Group Think" at an AWOB event on Tuesday, July 26. July 20, 2016


Real Estate

Another big apartment sale in Silverdale

An LLC affiliated with Benedict Canyon Equities bought the Silverdale Ridge Apartments for $20.05 million. Benedict Canyon’s portfolio now includes three complexes in the Ridgetop area. July 19, 2016


Nonprofit

Downtown building one legacy of United Way's Foote

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