Who will win the $20,000 edg3 FUND?

Kitsap Bank realizes one of the biggest barriers for entrepreneurs is lack of funding, so they are offering $20,000 through its edg3 FUND small business competition to help entrepreneurs dedicated to growing our local community economically, socially and environmentally. Thursday November 17, 5:30pm Kitsap Conference Center 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton, WA Register now through Brown Paper Tickets   Congratulations 2017 edg3 FUND Finalists:   Who will win […] Read more »

Last day to register! Sign up now for: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT?

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 »

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 »

SAFE Boats: From garage to global force

Tad Sooter, Kitsap Sun BREMERTON — Off the arid coast of Tunisia they patrol for smugglers and terrorists. In Alaska they help wildlife troopers regulate a rowdy fishery on Bristol Bay. They’ve been seized in Iran and taken fire in Iraq. When United Airways Flight 1549 splashed down in the Hudson River in 2009, they were among the first vessels on scene. Around here, SAFE Boats are […] Read more »

KEDA and WWU partner to produce 2016 Kitsap County Top Employers List

New! KEDA releases 2016 Kitsap Top Employers Lists The most often requested data sheet from the KEDA office is the Top Employers list.  Website stats for any given month show near daily downloads. This data is utilized by public and private partners, potential real estate investors and companies considering expansion or relocation for inclusion in market analysis, industry cluster analysis, competitive analysis and workforce analysis […] Read more »

Events, biz opps & 2016 Top Employers! Read it now!

Read KEDA’s latest newsletter for the latest biz opps, 2016 Top Employers results, and  information on great events happening this fall! Including: October 26th 3:00-6pm Decision Makers II: KITSAP- the next tech HOTSPOT? September 6th 7:30-9am Contracting Coffee Hour September 12th 7:30-9am  Kitsap Business Forum: FUELING MOTIVATION When You’re in the Driver’s Seat September 27th 11am-2:30pm  NW Maritime Defense Luncheon Read more »

Classroom wing provides West Sound’s first new STEM space

The 14,000-square-foot addition offers an open, flexible space where middle schoolers in a struggling community can prepare to get ahead By IVI GABALES  – Rice Fergus Miller In a school district where over 60 percent of the student population is on free or reduced-price lunch and less than 60 percent meet national testing standards, a STEM school is a definite lifeline for its students. The West […] 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 »

NBK earns 2017 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award

By Silvia Klatman, Naval Base Kitsap Public Affairs SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) — The Commander-in-Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who>operate and maintain Department of Defense (DOD) installations. The award is presented to the top military bases in each of the services and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). NBK was recognized as the top Navy base in […] Read more »