Business

Aaron Fishel opened his store Oficial Jewelry in Nov. but has been working in the industry since 1999.

Family business hits a home run with the bling in Poulsbo

Aaron Fishel has been involved in the North Kitsap community both as a business owner and a board member of the North Kitsap Little Leauge… Continue reading

 

City Council passes ordinance to curb illicit massage businesses

The ordinance will make it difficult for illicit businesses to meet state license requirements

 

Holly Duncan helps promotes Small Business Saturday at ISH Vintage Costumes and Clothing, located at 249 4th St., Bremerton. ISH has been put on the market by owner Collette Jones.
                                (Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo)

ISH Vintage Clothing for sale after 13 years in business

Collette Jones wants to find the right person to take over and ‘give it the time and energy it needs.’

 

Learn about Bitcoin, Blockchain on Feb. 20

What will these technologies mean to your life?

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Creating the right kind of conflict | Lesli Dullum-Tutterrow

In most business environments, you have people with differing experience in dealing with conflict

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Renew your purpose … mission … vision

If we own a business or work for one, we all have a “why.” Do you know yours?

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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

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

WWU joins Vibe Coworks as founding member POULSBO — Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is the latest to join the founding members of Vibe… Continue reading

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

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>
<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

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

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

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