Bremerton ‘fly-in’ could be airport’s biggest event
Josh Farley, October 2, 2015, Kitsap Sun
Hundreds of airplanes and thousands of people could descend on Bremerton National Airport in August for the aeronautical equivalent of a massive car show.
A “fly-in,” organized by the national Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, will be held Aug. 20, the organization announced Thursday.
The news was a victory for local leaders, who’d lobbied hard for the event to come to Kitsap County. It could become the single largest event the airport has hosted, Port of Bremerton officials and longtime pilots said.
Our Voice: Port of Seattle looks for east side partnerships
October 5, 2015, Tri-City Herald
In Eastern Washington we often feel ignored by those on the other side of the state.
Seattle media are quick to pounce on anything Hanford related that can be the list bit skewed to the negative, and many people in the Puget Sound have no clue just how robust an economy we enjoy here.
But one of the biggest entities there has taken notice.
The Port of Seattle made a recent visit here to look at expanding its partnerships beyond the King County.
Newhouse seeks bill to prevent port slowdowns from affecting growers
By Cameron Probert, October 5, 2015, iFiber One News
Rep. Dan Newhouse is proposing new federal legislation aimed at preventing another slowdown at U.S. ports.
The congressman announced the proposal at Easterday Farms in Pasco on Monday. The Ensuring Continued Operations and No Other Major Incidents, Closures or Slowdowns Act requires federal intervention if certain conditions are met.