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Hitchock’s pizzeria spinoff opens in November

A popup pizzeria on Bainbridge Island will become a permanent restaurant in November. Sept. 28, 2016

U-Haul closes Port Orchard store

U-Haul closed its Port Orchard location on Sept. 8, just a few months after it opened. Sept. 28, 2016

PUD forum focuses on internet access

Access to broadband internet access was the hot topic for Kitsap County Public Utility District commissioner candidates at a forum Tuesday morning in Bremerton. Sept. 27, 2016

More green puts Gold Mountain in black

Bremerton officials and the company managing the golf club say a once-troubling debt load has become manageable. Sept. 27, 2016(1)

New ferry food contract begins Saturday

Bainbridge, Bremerton and Kingston routes could be without service for a couple of weeks during transition. Yesterday 8:29 a.m.(5)

Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club

Judge: Gun club may remain open after refiling paperwork

The judge opts to allow the club to stay open while work continues to get a county permit. Yesterday 5:27 p.m.(5)

Titus' plans for dealership reviewed at hearing

Bruce Titus plans an expansion of his Ford dealership on Port Orchard's waterfront. Sept. 28, 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


Minding Your Business


BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own

TORONTO (AP) - BlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology. Sept. 28, 2016

National Business

IMF leader cites 'historic milestone' for China

WASHINGTON (AP) - Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is calling the inclusion of China's renminbi as the fifth currency in an elite group of the world's reserve currencies an "important and historic milestone" for the international financial system. 2:22 p.m.

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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. Sept. 26, 2016


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)


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


Downtown building one legacy of United Way's Foote

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