Business

Guitar Café offering culinary and auditory treats

Patrons fill their bellies with food and their souls with music

 

Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

At Gigi’s, family comes first

New Port Orchard consignment and boutique business has sister location in North Carolina

 

Jan Zufelt

Get to know your homeowners association | Just Ask Jan

Dear Jan: We are selling our home on acreage and moving into town where we will have less property to maintain. We know what neighborhood… Continue reading

 

<em>Poulsbo Work-Eat-Drink, under </em>
                                <em>construction on 8th Avenue, is on its way to being one of three LEED-certified </em>
                                <em>buildings in Poulsbo.			 </em>
                                Contributed photo

Poulsbo Work-Eat-Drink on its way to being LEED-certified

POULSBO — Poulsbo Work-Eat-Drink, under construction on 8th Avenue, is on its way to being one of three LEED-certified buildings in Poulsbo. LEED, or Leadership… Continue reading

<em>Poulsbo Work-Eat-Drink, under </em>
                                <em>construction on 8th Avenue, is on its way to being one of three LEED-certified </em>
                                <em>buildings in Poulsbo.			 </em>
                                Contributed photo

Mural artist Cory Bennett enlivens the commercial scene

This feature leads our regular coverage of entrepreneurship and innovation in Kitsap.

Phone-drying technology now available locally

KINGSTON — Dropped your phone in the sink or, worse, the toilet? New technology can now bring your liquid-damaged devices back from the dead. Revive… Continue reading

WWU joins Kitsap’s newest coworking space as a founding member

POULSBO — Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is the latest to join the line-up of founding members of Vibe Coworks, a coworking and event… Continue reading

A-1 Auto Transport offers scholarships for students interested in auto logistics

BREMERTON – Deadline is March 10 to apply for a scholarship from A-1 Auto Transport. Three scholarships worth $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded.… Continue reading

Most of Platypus Marine contract will be fulfilled in Kitsap

BREMERTON — Platypus Marine Inc. of Port Angeles was awarded on Oct. 18 a share of a $75 million federal contract set aside for small… Continue reading

Kilmer plan securing OT for shipyard workers on assignment signed into law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Overtime for shipyard workers on assignment overseas will continue to be paid through Sept. 30, 2019, thanks to an extension secured by… Continue reading

OC Workforce Development helps students pay for tuition, fees, books, child care

BREMERTON — The Workforce Development & Basic Studies Division at Olympic College has received $1.7 million for student financial support from Washington state and various… Continue reading

The Coffee Oasis operates six businesses, three drop-in centers and a homeless youth shelter, as well as an in-house barista and culinary job training program. (Kitsap Daily News/File photo)

Coffee Oasis receives Silver Award from Seattle Business magazine

BREMERTON — The Coffee Oasis received a Silver Award in Workforce Development from Seattle Business in the magazine’s annual Community Impact Awards. “For 20 years,… Continue reading

The Coffee Oasis operates six businesses, three drop-in centers and a homeless youth shelter, as well as an in-house barista and culinary job training program. (Kitsap Daily News/File photo)

Adams receives advanced training in canine knee-surgery technique

POULSBO — Craig Adams, DVM, of Poulsbo Animal Clinic, now performs canine cruciate ligament repair, providing an advanced surgical technique previously available only in Seattle.… Continue reading

Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Day Planner

Edward Jones open house supports Toys for Tots BREMERTON – Edward Jones, 1100 Wheaton Way Suite C, Bremerton, is hosting a holiday open house beginning… Continue reading

More homes are under construction at Snowberry Bungalows, a neighborhood of Craftsman-style homes off Caldart Avenue in Poulsbo. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Statshot: Home prices in Kitsap County

The median closing price of a home in Kitsap County was $314,500 in November, up from $280,000 in November 2016. That’s according to the Northwest… Continue reading

More homes are under construction at Snowberry Bungalows, a neighborhood of Craftsman-style homes off Caldart Avenue in Poulsbo. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Statshot: Employment and Jobs in Kitsap County

The jobless rate in Kitsap County was 4.4 percent in October, tied for 13th lowest of Washington’s 39 counties. According to the state Employment Security… Continue reading

Statshot: Hourly Wages in Kitsap County

Hourly wages, and number of full-time equivalent workers earning those wages, in Kitsap. The number of full-time equivalent positions — 48,982 — includes all non-federal… Continue reading

<em>Lesli Dullum-Tutterrow</em>

Feeling and dealing with holiday stress | Lesli Dullum-Tutterrow

’Tis the season when rain is interspersed with falling snow, tiny tots have their eyes all aglow, and Santas are heard bellowing “Ho Ho Ho.”… Continue reading

<em>Lesli Dullum-Tutterrow</em>

Port Orchard’s A&W closes, future in doubt

PORT ORCHARD — The decision to close the doors on Port Orchard’s A&W fast-food restaurant for good came quickly, but not surprisingly to property owner… Continue reading

Amy’s is open, but still for sale

PORT ORCHARD — Two questions seem to be uppermost on the minds of South Kitsap fine diners: “Has Amy’s On The Bay been sold?” And,… Continue reading