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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

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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

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Bremerton Bottling Company is now Bridge 2 Bridge Beverages

BREMERTON — After more than 70 years, Bremerton Bottling Company has changed its name to Bridge 2 Bridge Beverages to reflect its growing beverage and… Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib

Lt. Gov. Habib visits Kitsap County to promote economic development

BREMERTON — Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib will visit Kitsap County Oct. 26 for a series of meetings and events focused on regional economic development. In… Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib
Dan Ryan, standing, of Tim Ryan Construcxtion visits with guests in one of the workspaces at Vibe Lab. Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo gets a taste of Vibe

Coworking ‘lab’ opens, full-scale site expected to open in spring

Dan Ryan, standing, of Tim Ryan Construcxtion visits with guests in one of the workspaces at Vibe Lab. Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group
Dr. Kaylee Wonder

It’s now Wonder Family Dental & Dentures | Business Update

Poulsbo Village: Anderson Denture and Dental Center is now Wonder Family Dental & Dentures (www.wonderdentaldentures.com). Bruce and Wanda Anderson sold their practice of 24 years… Continue reading

Dr. Kaylee Wonder

Sound Publishing purchases Pacific County Press

EVERETT — Sound Publishing, owner of Kitsap News Group, has purchased the Pacific County Press, a weekly newspaper based in South Bend, the company announced… Continue reading

From left, Kelsey Hanson and Emily Young prepare to open their shop Sept. 2. (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)

Black Eyed Rascals is an office, and a gift shop

KINGSTON — Local illustrator and graphic designer Kelsey Hanson was looking for a new office/studio space when she stumbled across a location in downtown Kingston,… Continue reading

From left, Kelsey Hanson and Emily Young prepare to open their shop Sept. 2. (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)
Nathan Abbott, general manager of the Bay Street Bistro, mixes three signature cocktails.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Dining at Bay Street Bistro is ‘like going to a friend’s house for dinner’

PORT ORCHARD — Eating at the Bay Street Bistro “is like going to a friend’s house for dinner where they are both a good chef… Continue reading

Nathan Abbott, general manager of the Bay Street Bistro, mixes three signature cocktails.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
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
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

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

4/20 celebration at Destination Highway 420 | Slideshow

4/20 celebration at Destination Highway 420 | Slideshow

Annex 420 held a 4/20 celebration, hosted by Destination Highway 420. The celebration, for those 21 and older, included games with prizes, a raffle, food,… Continue reading

4/20 celebration at Destination Highway 420 | Slideshow
West Hills Kia is one of 30 dealers globally and one of six in the U.S. to receive the carmaker’s 2016 international Dealer of the Year award. West Hills Kia is also one of 10 U.S. recipients of Kia’s Platinum Prestige Award for 2016. (Contributed photo)

West Hills Kia receives top national, world honors

BREMERTON — West Hills Kia is one of 30 dealers globally and one of six in the U.S. to receive the carmaker’s 2016 international Dealer… Continue reading

West Hills Kia is one of 30 dealers globally and one of six in the U.S. to receive the carmaker’s 2016 international Dealer of the Year award. West Hills Kia is also one of 10 U.S. recipients of Kia’s Platinum Prestige Award for 2016. (Contributed photo)
U.S. withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership may cost state’s wheat farmers

U.S. withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership may cost state’s wheat farmers

OLYMPIA — President Donald Trump’s order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership was issued with the promise of saving American jobs, but it… Continue reading

U.S. withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership may cost state’s wheat farmers