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Bucklin Court project would be next to Silverdale Beach Hotel

A luxury condo development with a fine-dining restaurant is in the works on a Silverdale waterfront site between Old Mill Park and the Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel.

Daybreak Development, LLC recently filed plans with Kitsap County for a four-story building with underground parking for condo residents and some commercial tenants. read more »

Silverdale businesses could see growth, but there’s not a lot of available commercial space

There’s no doubt in the mind of the business community that when Harrison Medical Center moves its Bremerton hospital to Silverdale, it will create a positive ripple effect on other businesses. But how much impact remains speculation. read more »

Companies get creative to transform buildings in wake of retail vacancies

The exterior of the Harrison office building, which used to be a Michaels craft store.When Harrison Medical Center wanted to relocate its support services such as human resources and payroll from its cramped Bremerton campus, the organization made an unusual choice. Instead of breaking ground on new construction or leasing existing office space, the hospital system redesigned a building formerly used as a go-cart track and Michael’s craft store.  read more »


Wes Larson certainly has gone places in his career — make that careers. 

The Bremerton native and UW alum who once worked at the downtown Woolworth’s as a stock boy has lived in Japan, where he taught English and studied karate. (Larson currently teaches a youth karate class at a downtown Bremerton studio.)  read more »

Plan to move out of Bremerton campus leaves both communities assessing long-term impacts

Harrison MedicalCenter’s decision to build a new hospital in Silverdale and move out of its flagship campus in Bremerton will have substantial impacts on both communities as Harrison carries out its plan over the next four years. read more »

Bainbridge entrepreneurs plan to grow domestic supply in Alabama for future manufacturing

A Bainbridge Island couple preparing for planting season doesn’t seem especially newsworthy, but Ann and David Knight aren’t your average gardeners putting in a backyard vegetable patch.

What they are cultivating — far from Kitsap County in rural Alabama — is the beginning of what they envision as an entire new industry that will transform agriculture in that poverty-stricken region and create an eco-friendly manufacturing base for bamboo products. read more »


After two years of hype, hope and anticipation, the long-awaited Port Orchard Public Market is open for business in a stylishly transformed space that for several years had been one of Bay Street’s empty downtown buildings. read more »


The couple who have reopened Café Trios on Bainbridge Island are “boat people turned restaurateurs.”

“I’m a boat captain,” Angela Veeder adds, “and my boyfriend’s also been in maritime … he’s worked on oil rigs.” read more »

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