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2014-02-12 16:22:33

POULSBO, Wash., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pope Resources (Nasdaq:POPE) announced a $4.6 million conservation land sale to Forterra that is comprised of 535 acres of forestland and 1.5 miles of shoreline along Port Gamble Bay and State Route 104 in northern Kitsap County, Washington. The sale represents a significant milestone for the 6,700-acre conservation goal of the Kitsap Forest & Bay Project, a long-term coordinated effort between Pope Resources, the Suquamish and Port...

2013-03-15 08:23:13

CINCINNATI, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brent Morris, an experienced newspaper executive specializing in sales, digital development, and community and business publications, joins The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) as the publisher of the Kitsap Sun in Bremerton, Wash., effective March 18. "This is a formative time at Scripps and in the newspaper industry," said Tim Stautberg, senior vice president of newspapers. "Brent's arrival is most advantageous for the company and for Bremerton...

2012-07-31 14:22:26

POULSBO, Wash., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pope Resources (NASDAQ: POPE) announced today that it has closed on a $2.9 million sale of its headquarters building in Poulsbo, Washington to Safeway, Inc. "We were approached a couple years ago by Safeway which had an interest in constructing a new store on the site occupied by our current 10,000-square-foot office building plus an adjoining parcel owned by a third party," said David L. Nunes, President and CEO. "In mid-2011 we acquired a...

2012-06-14 06:25:03

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, Quadrant Homes celebrated the grand opening of its newest community in Port Orchard, McCormick Meadows. Priced from the low $200,000s, this collection of 167 homesites offers a secluded retreat in a stunning forested environment, just minutes away from walking trails, parks and world-class golf courses. Based on homebuyers' strong interest in the new community, Quadrant Homes began selling homesites in McCormick Meadows in...

2012-01-27 14:29:00

Olympic College of Bremerton, WA, has been honored with a recognition by Community College Week in its selection of "Top 50 Fastest-Growing Public Two-Year Colleges - Enrollments 5,000-9,999." BREMERTON, Wash., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2011 issue of Community College Week published by Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc., Olympic College was selected for the following honor:"Top 50 Fastest-Growing Public Two-Year...

2011-12-09 14:58:00

Shane McGraw, VA Loan Specialist of Kitsap County, WA has been honored with a recognition by Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal in its selection of "40 Under Forty Class Of 2011." KITSAP COUNTY, Wash., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November 2011 issue of Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal published by Wet Apple, Inc., Shane McGraw, VA Loan Specialist, was selected for the following honor: "40 Under Forty Class Of 2011"...

2011-09-12 13:48:00

POULSBO, Wash., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 1st Security Bank and the businesses of OLHAVA will celebrate the kids of Poulsbo and surrounding communities with family fun and activities at the annual Poulsbo Kids Day on Saturday, Sept. 17, rain or shine. Activities will take place in the Home Depot parking lot in front of 1st Security Bank from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., including: Home Depot craft booth where kids can indulge their creativity Fire trucks, police cars, and a police boat to...

2009-10-01 13:40:29

A Washington state woman was arrested for refusing to leave a store that she claimed sold her a warm soda, authorities said. The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office said the 49-year-old woman purchased a soda from Handy Andy's Market in Bremerton Tuesday afternoon and immediately complained after opening the drink that it was warm, The Kitsap Sun of Bremerton reported Thursday. The woman told deputies the 61-year-old owner gave her permission to get a replacement soda while the owner said he told...

2009-07-09 08:16:00

CINCINNATI, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles D. Horton III, who is credited with fueling the growth of kitsapsun.com, has been named the president and publisher of the Kitsap Sun. Horton, 34, joined the Sun in 2004 as circulation director. He later became director of audience development and most recently has served as director of advertising and interactive operations. During his tenure at the Kitsap Sun, the circulation department experienced a significant transformation while increasing...

2009-05-21 13:24:27

Authorities in Washington state said a man accused of being drunk behind the wheel was found asleep in a drive-through lane with a beer in his cup holder. A Kitsap County Sheriff's Office report said deputies were called to a Wendy's fast food restaurant in Silverdale about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday by witnesses who said a car had been stopped in the closed drive-through lane for about 30 minutes, the Kitsap Sun reported Thursday. The deputies found the 21-year-old man passed out and drool (was)...