Kitsap County Public Works seeks land for new Road Maintenance Facility

(Port Orchard, WA) – Kitsap County Public Works is seeking land to build a new Road Maintenance facility in the north end of the County. Operations and staff have outgrown the current North end road facility and access to and from the facility is an issue. A future facility will include an employee/crew building, a shop for vehicle maintenance, a covered canopy area for vehicles and […] Read more »

SR 305 Corridor Improvement Open Houses

Improvements are coming to SR 305! Kitsap Transit invites you to attend open houses this October to learn about proposed strategies! The Suquamish Tribe, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), City of Bainbridge Island, City of Poulsbo, Kitsap County, and Kitsap Transit have partnered to identify the key transportation issues within the SR 305 corridor. Kitsap Transit is hosting open houses in October to learn […] Read more »

Decision Makers II explores Kitsap’s Tech Economy

DMII 2017: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT? will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on nurturing a healthy tech economy in Kitsap County. The program which features renown technology leaders and innovators who will explore issues and progress surrounding workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can keep up with tech in YOUR business! (Click here […] Read more »

City of Bainbridge Island Site Assessment Review Will be Required starting in October

NOTICE: Beginning October 1, 2017, a completed Site Assessment Review (SAR) will be required prior to the submission of most Land Use or Building applications. In December 2016, the City Council adopted new stormwater regulations and policies related to Low Impact Development (LID) techniques, as required through the National Pollutant  Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. The required SAR process (Chapter 15.19 of the BIMC) gives […] Read more »

Biz Opps: More contracting opportunities

Market Research Services:  Washington – General Administration Goods and Services https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/webs/bidcalendar.asp PO Box 41000; Olympia, WA 98504; (360) 902-7300  A – Market Research Services SOL Ref #: 6900-GC25025 Due Date: 09/01/17 Market research consulting to support of new initiatives in online education; including degrees, certificates, and various non-credit continuing and corporate education programs. For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly. Seattle Center Monorail […] Read more »

Register now: KITSAP-the next tech HOTSPOT?

DMII 2017 informs & inspires with a focus on technology developments in Kitsap    REGISTER NOW! Join us Thursday, October 26th – 3:00-6:00pm at Kiana Lodge for KEDA’s signature Fall event; Decision Makers II. Registration ends October 18th! DMII 2017 will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can […] Read more »

Phone scam targeting PSE customers sees recent spike

PSE is working with customers and enforcement agencies By Janet Kim, janet.kim@pse.com BELLEVUE, Wash. (July 18, 2017) – Puget Sound Energy warns of a recent spike in a phone scam that targets residents and small businesses.  Since the start of July, PSE has received  nearly 200 reports of scammers trying to get money from customers, with six of those customers paying the thieves’ demands. Scammers use […] Read more »

Olympic College purchase will ease parking crunch

Michaela Roman, Kitsap Sun As enrollment at Olympic College rises, parking at the Bremerton campus becomes more of an issue. To the college’s surprise, they have an opportunity to ease the problem. New Beginnings Church, just west of campus on the 1400 block of Ohio Avenue, sold their property to the school in June. The church building, previously First Baptist Church of Bremerton, sits between […] Read more »

Business & government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Puget Sound delegation tour Kitsap economic drivers on two-day study mission cosponsored by Puget Sound Regional Council and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Terry Asla  •  Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — “Puget Sound is [no longer] a division, it’s a connection.” With those words at the July 5 inaugural celebration for the fast ferry, Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent defined what she called the new thinking […] Read more »

Home buyers seeking relief from skyrocketing house prices look to Bremerton

Q13 Fox by Hana Kim BREMERTON, Wash. — Directly west of Seattle across the Puget Sound, developers are buzzing about Bremerton. “It’s becoming more desirable,” said Wes Larson, with Sound West Group. That’s why brokers such as Ben Hoefer, with John L. Scott Realty, is spending more time in Bremerton lately, showing homes to both first-time home buyers and investors. Hoefer showed us a waterfront […] Read more »