Congratulations to KEDA Economic Development Champion award winners!

  Economic Development Champion Lifetime Achievement Dr. David Mitchell, president of Olympic College, was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his longtime collaboration with business leaders in creating relevant academic programs that prepare young people and those who are changing direction in midlife. His unflagging leadership brought WSU and WWU to Kitsap as part of their 2+2 programs Economic Development Champion – Public Sector Congressman Derek […] Read more »

KEDA Annual Meeting presentations available now!

The 36th Annual Meeting of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance draws record crowd! KEDA Board Chair Ben Anderson, CEO of Art Anderson Associates Naval Architects, welcomed nearly 2oo business and community leaders to hear Congressman Kilmer speak to the intersection of KC & DC, and the dynamics of  The 115th Congress. Executive Director, John Powers and Business Development Director reviewed the KEDA 2016 Annual Report and […] Read more »

Kitsap’s top business leaders attend KEDA’s 36th Annual Meeting

Press Release Business is booming in Kitsap, due in great part to the strategic, guiding efforts of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance. As Board President Ben Anderson explains it, “Our successes are those of collaboration. We have a strong board of directors and a growing number of investors—municipalities, public agencies, corporations, entrepreneurs, and some nonprofits—together, we are ensuring a healthy future for Kitsap and the […] Read more »

Derek Kilmer featured speaker at KEDA’s Annual Meeting

  2017 KEDA ANNUAL MEETING & LUNCHEON Friday, March 31st 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch service begins at 11:00 am Kitsap Conference Center Bremerton Harborside Featuring: US Congressman Derek Kilmer REGISTER NOW! EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS MARCH 9 Read more »

McClure sworn in as Port of Kingston commissioner

PETER O’CAIN,  Kingston Community News Reporter, North Kitsap Herald KINGSTON — Mary McClure was sworn in as Port of Kingston commissioner Dec. 23. McClure succeeds Pete DeBoer, who did not seek re-election. DeBoer was elected to the commission in 2004. McClure ran unopposed in the November election. McClure was the director of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, which secures funding for transportation in Kitsap County, […] Read more »

Turning carbon-fiber composite scrap material into useful products

North Kitsap Herald PORT ANGELES — Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, and education and industry representatives helped the Port of Port Angeles break ground Sept. 21 on a new Composite Recycling Technology Center, at the port’s Composite Manufacturing Campus. Ed Stern, a Poulsbo City Council member, participated as chairman of the Central Puget Sound Economic Development District. The project will complete a 25,000-square-foot […] Read more »

Shipyard Will Have Plenty of Work, Without Enterprise

Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Wash. | Jul 07, 2015 | by Ed Friedrich BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility might be too busy to dispose of the USS Enterprise and Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. Adm. John Richardson, responding to concerns from U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, said the Navy will analyze whether PSNS or private industry should perform the work. “Regardless of […] Read more »