Bremerton schools get $1 million grant for math education

by Michelle Beahm, Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — The Bremerton School District was awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity, the district announced Jan. 5. Linda Hupka, BSD director of career, technical and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, said the grant will go toward further developing math education. “What we wrote the grant [application] for was to […] Read more »

You can still register for our 2018 Economic Forecast

Registration ends January 22nd at noon! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response to […] Read more »

KRL makes lynda.com online learning free and accessible to KRL members!

Kitsap Regional Libraries is pleased to announce that lynda.com is now free and accessible to anyone with a Kitsap Regional Library card! What is Lynda.Com? Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses and 130,000 instructional videos delivered by expert instructors. Brush up on popular professional computer applications like Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite or master a […] Read more »

Seattle Magazine story explores Bremerton and the impact of the Seattle Boom

Seattle Magazine As the Seattle Boom Continues to Spread, This Quaint Maritime Town Could be Destined for Change The next decade could be the high-water mark for Bremerton. What gets swept away? BY: STEVE SCHER | FROM THE PRINT EDITION | DECEMBER 2017 Bremerton is a maritime town, 14 miles as the crow flies from Seattle or a 30-minute ride on the new fast ferry. Bremerton’s boosters think […] Read more »

Early Bird registration ends tomorrow at noon! Sign up now for the 2018 Economic Forecast!

Early Bird Registration ends January 10th at noon! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response […] Read more »

Community invited to share ideas on new Poulsbo park

Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — A new survey released Jan. 8 gives residents the chance to weigh in on what they would like to see included in a new destination park proposed near the heart of Poulsbo. The proposed park is currently referred to as “Poulsbo Skate+Park.” The survey can be found online at surveymonkey.com/r/PoulsboPark and will remain open through midnight Jan. 22. Survey input […] Read more »

Bremerton’s Art Anderson Associates highlighted

Quietly building on big engineering ideas Kevin Dwyer, For Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal BREMERTON — Art Anderson Associates may be one of Kitsap County’s most successful companies that nobody has heard of. The naval architectural and marine engineering firm — which passed its 60th anniversary in business this year — is holed up in a non-descript two-story brick building at 200 Pacific Ave., across the […] Read more »

Entering 2018 Kitsap’s Future is Bright – Role in Robust Region Expanding

A message from KEDA  Executive Director, John Powers Business leaders across the Country, and around the Globe, are keenly aware of the Seattle market’s red-hot economy, and the historic rate at which our regional population and economy are growing. Seattle is undergoing an urban technology expansion of historic proportions. Every major technology company maintains operations in the Seattle market . . . or has plans […] Read more »

Kitsap’s Growing Role in a Robust Region

by: John Powers, Executive Director Regional Economy, Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal Business leaders across the country, and even around the globe, are keenly aware of Seattle’s red-hot economy and the historic rate at which our regional population and economy are growing. Seattle is undergoing an urban technology expansion of historic proportions. Every major technology company maintains operations in the Seattle market … or has plans to […] Read more »

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas Seeks Opinions from Peninsula-Area Residents

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is seeking opinions from adults living on Washington’s Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas regarding higher education. The survey is sponsored through Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research as an effort to conduct research related to experiences with higher education. The research seeks to better understand Peninsula residents’ familiarity with local higher educational programs, as well as how […] Read more »