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It’s blooming all over on Bay Street

But nature’s beauty comes at a cost, POBSA says

 

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Soul-crushing COVID-19

A lonely, difficult - and educational - journey these 12 months for Kitsap’s small-business owners

  • Apr 13, 2021

 

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State delays hearing on That One Place fines

That One Place levied $132,000 fine for violating COVID-19 proclamation

  • Apr 5, 2021

 

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Kitsap Credit Union given award for PPP loans

To date, Kitsap Credit Union has provided 385 SBA PPP loans

  • Mar 29, 2021
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Restaurants, fitness centers relieved with loosened COVID-19 restrictions

Governor’s Phase 2 shift throughout the state allows for limited indoor dining and small gatherings

  • Feb 17, 2021
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Initial jobless claims fall slightly in last week of January

Unemployment claims were up in the final week of January, but initial claims were down in the latest numbers released by the Employment Security Department.… Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims fall again in late January

Initial unemployment claims in Washington and Kitsap County fell by 14 percent in the third week of January. In the week of Jan. 17-23, there… Continue reading

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Port Orchard restaurant at in-dining standoff with state over COVID restrictions

State attorney general seeking temporary restraining order against That One Place

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Bleak jobs news: Many industry sectors see hike in unemployment

Initial unemployment claims continued to rise as the calendar flipped to 2021 as many industry sectors saw some growth in unemployment. During the week spanning… Continue reading

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Sound offers grants to help local businesses with advertising

EVERETT — Sound Publishing has launched a local stimulus program to help businesses adapt in a rapidly evolving economic environment. Based in Everett, Sound publishes… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2021
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That One Place penalized by state board for COVID-19 infractions

Port Orchard restaurant has its liquor license suspended for 180 days

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Sweet memories greet visitors to Port Orchard’s The Candy Shoppe

Nostalgic candies and seasonal fudge smells are part of store’s alluring treats

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Fred Meyer store reports having nine employees with COVID-19

Business says it is taking ‘extensive measures’ to keep store safe for employees, shoppers

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Gingerbread House contest, Senior Giving Tree at Port Orchard Market

… and Santa will visit downtown Port Orchard location later in December

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Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.

Fundraiser Saturday for Christmas Child Program

Grab a pint and do some good at Rainy Daze Brewing in Poulsbo on Nov. 28, where $1 for every pint will go to Fishlines… Continue reading

Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.
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Downtown businesses are bracing for a harrowing holiday season

COVID-19 fear, state-mandated restrictions will likely gouge holiday profits

  • Nov 23, 2020
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Sylling’s Elderberry wins edg3 FUND’s Innovation Award

Campfire Coffee of Tacoma wins grand prize of $25,000

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Scarecrows will be out on Bay Street this Halloween

Visitors can vote for their favorite at a downtown business

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Two Port Orchard businesses named edg3 FUND finalists

Winning small business will be awarded $25,000

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City extends CARES business rental relief funding

City extends CARES business rental relief funding

Almost $100,000 delivered already to more than 20 local businesses

City extends CARES business rental relief funding