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 »

KUOW Region of Boom series features stories on how the new Fast Ferry could impact Bremerton

Bremerton bets on a fast ferry. Will Seattleites? By Carolyn Adolph • Jun 14, 2017 KUOW Photo/Carolyn Adolph Bremerton hopes to be the next bedroom community for Seattle. The mayor is promoting the city, and developers are building places for people to live. From submarines to cyber warfare, Bremerton sticks to the mission and keeps its mouth shut By Joshua McNichols • Jun 14, 2017 […] Read more »

Kitsap Transit, tribe agree on parking deal at casino

The Kitsap Sun – Ed Friedrich NORTH KITSAP — Kitsap Transit and the Suquamish Tribe have reached a parking deal that enables the state to improve the Highway 305-Suquamish Way intersection. The transit agency received a $2.3 million grant to relocate the park-and-ride lot alongside the highway. An agreement with the tribe for space in a Clearwater Casino parking garage made a new lot unnecessary. […] Read more »

Kitsap residents invited to weigh in on funding, routes, and schedules for future passenger-only ferry service

Port Orchard Independent BREMERTON – Kitsap Transit has launched the second of two online community surveys to help guide development of its business plan and long-range strategy for passenger-only ferry service between Kitsap County and downtown Seattle. Results from the June survey show two-thirds of the 1,300 survey respondents ride the ferries one to five or more days a week, and many agreed that a […] Read more »