Suquamish Welcomes New CEO to Port Madison Enterprises

February 2, 2018/in Suquamish News Longtime hospitality executive Sam Askew returns to Port Madison Enterprises SUQUAMISH, WA- February 2, 2018 The Suquamish Tribe is pleased to announce the selection of Samuel Askew as the new Chief Executive Officer of Port Madison Enterprises (PME). “After an extensive “After an extensive search, we chose Samuel Askew for his experience and vision. We look forward to future growth and success with Samuel […] Read more »

Suquamish Tribe: a vital part of our safety net

OPINION – The North Kitsap Herald The Suquamish Tribe has gifted $5 million to local communities since 2007. This year, $481,482 was gifted to 253 organizations. The funds come from Appendix X grants (Appendix X, section 14, of the gaming compact between the Suquamish Tribe and the State of Washington describes specific funds available for award to charitable, non-profit and Tribal community programs), as well […] Read more »

Tribally owned venues help drive Kitsap tourism

The KPBJ – Tad Sooter One overlooks a shimmering sweep of Agate Pass. The other, ringed by trees, will greet guests with towering works of traditional Salish art. In the span of two years, North Kitsap’s two tribes will have opened two new hotels for visitors to the peninsula. Set in contrasting surroundings, each hotel project is a tangible reminder of the role the tribal […] 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 »

Casino expansion set to open in June

The Kitsap Sun – By: Tad Sooter SUQUAMISH — Rich Purser paused during a recent tour of the Clearwater Casino Resort and scanned the trees for one of the casino’s regulars. “There’s usually an eagle flying around here somewhere,” Purser said. As if on cue, a juvenile bald eagle swept overhead and hovered above the shoreline. Moments later, more eagles swooped in, wheeling and diving […] Read more »

Economic growth in Kitsap looks likely in 2014

The Kitsap Sun – By Tad Sooter The last year-and-a-half were hectic for Carrissa Sinnott, and that may be a good sign for Kitsap County’s economy. Sinnott oversees employee services for Poulsbo-based Watson Furniture Group Inc. The mid-sized manufacturer used a bold expansion strategy to surge out of the recession. Now sales are up, and so is hiring. Watson’s workforce continued to swell last year, […] Read more »