KEDA Honors Russell Steele with Economic Development Lifetime Achievment Award

March 30, 2016 – Russell Steele was lauded by a host of Kitsap business and community leaders at the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) Annual Meeting where he was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his unwavering support of economic development efforts in Kitsap County. Steele is the CEO of Port Madison Enterprises, and served on the KEDA Board of Directors for […] Read more »

Suquamish Tribe’s economic boom ‘breathtaking’

Check out this great feature on the economic impact of the Suquamish Tribe by RICHARD WALKER, North Kitsap Herald Editor In addition to brief look back at the story includes details on employment data, casino and resort expansion, a new 16,000 sf seafood processing plant, a 34,000sf fitness and youth center, and a preliminary master plan for Suquamish Shores. Click here to read the complete […] 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 »