Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Bremerton, released the following statement on Nov. 25 after the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility announced it will hire 850 entry-level workers.
Taste offers traditional Chinese food as well as sushi in an illuminating setting.
Dragonfly Farms has provided nursery and landscaping services for nearly 15 years at its Kingston-area location. Now the business has aims to become a draw for weddings and other events, and is using online crowdfunding to seek support so it can do so.
Union Bank has announced that it is closing its Kitsap and North Olympic Peninsula branches as part of a move to shut 20 locations in the state. The bank will close its Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Sequim and Poulsbo branches Feb. 20, followed on Feb. 27 by closures of branches in Bremerton, Silverdale and Gig Harbor, according to Union Bank spokesman Alan Gulick.
Creative Office Guru, a graphic design company owned by Shirley Bomgaars of Kingston, is now Empty Nest Graphics. Creative Office Guru opened more than five years ago with the intent of providing remote administrative services for small businesses with an emphasis on publication design. As each year passed, the business’s design services became more in demand and, Bomgaars said, “I realized that it was my passion.”
The latest addition to Poulsbo's growing number of retail stores will open its doors on Nov. 23. CVS pharmacy has quickly put up four walls and a roof on the corner of Highway 305 and Hostmark Street since the demolition of the former Northwest Design Center in June. The building is now complete and shelves are being stocked.