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July 26 meeting: Final opportunity to ask ‘tough questions’ about Kingston’s future

July 26 meeting: Final opportunity to ask ‘tough questions’ about Kingston’s future

KINGSTON — On July 26, Kingston residents will have one more opportunity to help shape their community’s future. That’s when Heartland, LLC, will present its… Continue reading

July 26 meeting: Final opportunity to ask ‘tough questions’ about Kingston’s future
Port Orchard QFC to close in August

Port Orchard QFC to close in August

PORT ORCHARD — QFC’s presence in Port Orchard will disappear late next month with the closure of the Kroger-owned grocery store at South Park Village.… Continue reading

Port Orchard QFC to close in August
From left, longtime shop employee and friend Kathy Sagdahl, Nordic Maid owner Jeanne Snouwaert, and Snouwaert’s grand-nephew, Cameron Sabo. The shop’s last day is July 29.                                (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)

Farvel, Nordic Maid

Longtime downtown Poulsbo business is closing as owner retires

From left, longtime shop employee and friend Kathy Sagdahl, Nordic Maid owner Jeanne Snouwaert, and Snouwaert’s grand-nephew, Cameron Sabo. The shop’s last day is July 29.                                (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)
Stewart will share her experiences as a pro golfer

Stewart will share her experiences as a pro golfer

Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon July 13 at McCormick Woods Golf Club

Stewart will share her experiences as a pro golfer

Kitsap Bank’s edge3 FUND competition now open

PORT ORCHARD – Kitsap Bank is taking applications for its 2017 edg3 FUND small business competition. Applications will be accepted through July 28 via the… Continue reading

Slicing through the red tape | St. Vincent de Paul finally open

Slicing through the red tape | St. Vincent de Paul finally open

PORT ORCHARD — If you were to ask the general manager of St. Vincent de Paul’s new Bethel Avenue thrift store and headquarters about its… Continue reading

Slicing through the red tape | St. Vincent de Paul finally open
Ciyona Fowler-Taylor                                 Courtesy
Ciyona Fowler-Taylor                                 Courtesy
Laura Kneib, owner of F.R.O.G. Soap, won the 2017 Recycler of the Year Award from the Washington State Recycling Association.  Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

F.R.O.G. Soap named Washington recycler of the year

BREMERTON — “I gotta tell ya, I felt as giddy as the ‘Ugly Duckling’ when he swam into the next pond over and found all… Continue reading

Laura Kneib, owner of F.R.O.G. Soap, won the 2017 Recycler of the Year Award from the Washington State Recycling Association.  Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Waldo can be hidden anywhere in participating businesses, so long as he is mostly visible. Some stores will allow kids to rehide Waldo after they’ve found him (ask first), and some, like Liberty Bay Books, will change his location on a daily basis throughout the month of July.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Waldo can be hidden anywhere in participating businesses, so long as he is mostly visible. Some stores will allow kids to rehide Waldo after they’ve found him (ask first), and some, like Liberty Bay Books, will change his location on a daily basis throughout the month of July.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Melissa Dylan, owner of Dylan Fabrics, said she’s ‘really excited, and sad at the same time’ to change the location of her business from downtown Bremerton to Silverdale.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Dylan Fabrics is moving to Silverdale

Owner says she’s ‘losing business’ because of lack of parking in downtown Bremerton

Melissa Dylan, owner of Dylan Fabrics, said she’s ‘really excited, and sad at the same time’ to change the location of her business from downtown Bremerton to Silverdale.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Ashley Martinez, owner of Ashley’s Pub: Boardom’s End, dressed as her favorite comic book character Wonder Woman for the grand opening of her bar. Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Ashley Martinez, owner of Ashley’s Pub: Boardom’s End, dressed as her favorite comic book character Wonder Woman for the grand opening of her bar. Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Julie Krucek, owner of Jaks Cafe and Espresso in Poulsbo Place, received a surprise party on the 10th anniversary of her business, May 19. (P5Photography/Courtesy)

Liberty Bay Gallery open for ‘the foreseeable future,’ accepting new artists | Business Roundup

Downtown Poulsbo Two downtown Poulsbo galleries have closed this year — Magal &Louis at 18961 Front St., and the Native American Marketplace at 18827 Front… Continue reading

Julie Krucek, owner of Jaks Cafe and Espresso in Poulsbo Place, received a surprise party on the 10th anniversary of her business, May 19. (P5Photography/Courtesy)

Lice? The Lice Girls can help with that

SILVERDALE — Head lice cause stress and embarrassment for millions of parents whose children get infested each year. Thanks to the relocation of a Lice… Continue reading

Olympic College seeks employer input in survey

BREMERTON — Olympic College is conducting an Employer Satisfaction Survey to gauge its effectiveness in providing programs that are relevant to the employers in Kitsap.… Continue reading

Career moves in North Kitsap | Business

Bakke, Jackson join staff of Kitsap Physical Therapy POULSBO — Jarel Bakke, DPT, is Kitsap Physical Therapy Sports Clinics’ newest physical therapist. Bakke, a doctor… Continue reading

Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May 1. (Contributed photo)

Peninsula Community Health Services’s goal with Kingston clinic: 850 patients

KINGSTON — Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May… Continue reading

Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May 1. (Contributed photo)
Port Orchard’s St. Vincent de Paul sets June 24 for grand opening

Port Orchard’s St. Vincent de Paul sets June 24 for grand opening

PORT ORCHARD — Port Orchard’s St. Vincent de Paul general manager Sean Jeu is literally on the run these days. With his non-profit’s new building… Continue reading

Port Orchard’s St. Vincent de Paul sets June 24 for grand opening
Scarsella bid for Tremont project doesn’t add up; ACI instead is apparent winner

Scarsella bid for Tremont project doesn’t add up; ACI instead is apparent winner

PORT ORCHARD — When does an apparent winning contractor bid on a Tuesday drop to also-ran status on a Thursday? It happens when your bean… Continue reading

Scarsella bid for Tremont project doesn’t add up; ACI instead is apparent winner

Does Kitsap County have slide areas? | Just Ask Jan

Dear Jan: We are looking at waterfront homes, many of which are high bank. With Whidbey Island having had slides, how do we know if… Continue reading

Port Orchard Public Market to have Alzheimer’s awareness event June 21

PORT ORCHARD — The Port Orchard Public Market is participating in National Alzheimer’s Month activities this month with its own promotion, called “Port Orchard Cares,”… Continue reading