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 »

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 »

Bremerton’s Critical Informatics raises $1.1M to expand cybersecurity platform that blends human expertise and software

Garrett Silver, CEO of Critical Informatics, told GeekWire in an interview that as hackers have devised more sophisticated ways to attack companies and institutions, much of the cybersecurity industry has responded by trying to create better software. Cyberattacks have started to include not just rogue hackers, but state-sponsored perpetrators, and as a result, the need for strong security teams, in addition to great software, has […] 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 »

Bremerton ranked No. 9 in College Destination Index

Bremerton is getting a lot of attention recently, and it’s easy to see why. Nature surrounds the city, which has strong employers like Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, excellent public transportation with Kitsap Transit, and award winning Olympic College. The American Institute for Economic Research recently ranked Bremerton No. 9 in the nation among small metropolitan areas in its College Destinations Index. It was […] 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 »

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 »

Reservations now available for cross-sound fast ferry

Ed Friedrich , ed.friedrich@kitsapsun.com BREMERTON — Kitsap Transit began to accept reservations Monday for its cross-sound fast ferry service that begins July 10. Seats can be reserved on all but one of the dozen daily weekday sailings — the 6:15 a.m. from Seattle. Reservations won’t be available for the 20 Saturday trips because they’re not expected to be needed. Eighty-eight of the Rich Passage 1’s […] Read more »

Bremerton’s SuperCritical Technologies wins Washington DOC award

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced five projects awarded matching grants from the state’s Clean Energy Fund to advance research and development in clean power technologies. They include innovative wave energy technology, a hybrid aircraft, bioenergy and small-scale electric power generation. The grants total just over $2.3 million, matched by another $33.2 million in non-state funding. “Washington state is committed […] Read more »

Ferry schedules changing for Colman Dock work

Ed Friedrich  The Kitsap Sun “To safely and efficiently unload all of the sailings and maintain on-time performance, we need to modify the sailing schedules to provide more space between afternoon sailings where we have boats arrive and depart right next to each other.” Of the two routes’ 9.2 million riders last year, 4.9 million walked on.   The proposed schedule shifts the current 4:20 p.m. […] Read more »