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Nose wheel falls off, but pilot lands small plane safely

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 11:06AM

A pilot circled his small plane above Bremerton National Airport for nearly 30 minutes to burn off fuel before landing without his nose wheel April 30. The pilot landed the plane at 10:50 a.m. and emerged unharmed. The incident is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board, airport executive assistant Ginger Waye reported.

Pilot unhurt after landing plane without front wheel at Bremerton airport

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:01PM

Port Orchard resident Clarke Coulter is the kind of guy you’d want to be your pilot in the event of a plane crash. About 40 minutes after taking off from Bremerton National Airport in his homemade Pulsar XP Series 1 aircraft on Wednesday, Coulter got a radio call from folks on the ground informing him that they found a nose-wheel that looked a lot like his.

Campaign event set by judge candidate

  • May 15, 2014 at 3:28PM

Tracy Flood filed in April for the seat that is being vacated by retiring District Court Judge James Riehl

First-ever Kitsap Great Give raises $650,000 for nonprofits

  • May 15, 2014 at 3:00PM

During the first annual Kitsap Great Give on May 6, nearly 4,000 gifts totaling $539,000 were made to 200 nonprofits working to help and improve Kitsap County.

Island County commissioner who abruptly resigned seeks Kitsap County Auditor post

  • May 20, 2014 at 4:00PM updated May 21, 2014 at 11:57AM

A former Island County Commissioner, who has sued that county on two occasions and abruptly resigned from her post two weeks ago, seven months shy of completing her first term, has filed to run for Kitsap County Auditor.

CEO doesn't anticipate any 'involuntary' layoffs | Special Report

  • May 23, 2014 at 12:00PM updated May 27, 2014 at 11:04AM

Harrison Medical Center President and CEO Scott Bosch said the plan to consolidate all acute hospital care at the Silverdale campus in the next three to four years should not result in a reduction-in-force.

As of May 12, 36 candidates for 28 elected positions

  • May 12, 2014 at 5:09PM

Candidate filing week opened May 12 and, by the end of day one, 36 residents had filed as candidates for 28 elected positions on the ballot. The primary election is Aug. 5. The top two finishers in each contested race will advance to the Nov. 4 general election.

Hospital strike is looming

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jun 7, 2014 at 1:59PM

Harrison Medical Center’s 800 or so professional and technical workers that belong to UFCW 21 will hold a strike authorization vote on Tuesday, June 10.

Harrison workers authorize one-day strike

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 2:17PM

Professional and technical workers at Harrison Medical Center overwhelmingly authorized a one-day strike during voting in Bremerton on Tuesday.

Nimitz will move to Bremerton in 2015

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 1:08PM

The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will move to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton in 2015 for 16 months for a scheduled large-scale maintenance period. Nimitz, currently homeported in Everett, was commissioned in 1975. It weighs 100,020 tons, is 1,092 feet long, and has a ship’s company of 3,200 Navy personnel and an air wing roster of 2,480.

Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy taken on tour to Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor | Slideshow

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 1:20PM

The Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy — the Vince Lombardi Trophy — was taken to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on June 27 as part of the Heroes of 12 Trophy Tour

Prosecutor candidates lay out reasons they should be elected

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 10:25AM

Voters had a chance to get an up-close look at all four candidates for Kitsap County Prosecutor at this week’s Eggs and Issues event in Bremerton.

Winning Kitsap candidates emerge

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 8:24PM

Early primary results were released just after 8:00 p.m., giving Republican Tim Matthes the majority of the vote, followed by Democrat Charlotte Garrido. If these results hold, Monty Mahan will be eliminated from the race.

Kitsap voters oust favored candidates

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 10:10PM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 11:05AM

Sandbags available to the public

  • Jan 7, 2009 at 9:13AM

Ferry Special Report: Local lawmakers join together

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:01PM updated at 3:40PM

Just as the squeakiest political wheels often end up with the funding grease, those lawmakers shouting about the need for increased support for Washington State Ferries could end up wasting much of their breath.

Ferry Special Report: WSF plan motivates riders

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:00PM updated at 4:39PM

The newly formed “Citizens Write Plan C” group plans to bring its homegrown plan to the State Legislature in early March.

Ferry Special Report: Imagine no ferries

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 12:59PM updated at 3:41PM

It’s not unusual for Kingston’s Rebecca Bilbao to take to the skies out of Sea-tac International for work. She crosses Puget Sound every day, and when her Seattle-based public relations job does take her elsewhere, she’s got a sure system for getting back.

Ferry Special Report: Commuters follow strict routine

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 12:58PM updated at 3:40PM

While nightfall still engulfs Kitsap and most are still tucked away in the coziness of their beds, the commuter’s day begins. It’s a long day, starting shortly after 4 a.m. for some and ending around 6:30 p.m.

'Hey, Shipwreck' creator Patrick Hrabe anchors in Kingston

  • Feb 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Feb 13, 2009 at 2:37AM

Patrick Hrabe may live among the rest of us in a physical sense, but his mind is from another space and time. A submariner by trade and artist by choice, Hrabe is the brain and voice behind the wildly popular “Hey, Shipwreck.” The web-based cartoon chronicles two sailors ­— both autobiographical — in a futuristic United Space Navy standing a watch that’s “never gonna end.”

Suquamish Casino thriving — and hiring — despite recession

  • Feb 13, 2009 at 1:00AM updated at 9:37AM

Three times a week for the past five years Mario Brown has made the trek from Everett to Kitsap to try his luck at the area’s tribal casinos. Even the national economy’s continuing downward spiral — the steady rise in unemployment, major corporations closing doors and significant industry declines in nearly every business sector — Brown’s not sweating laying down the dough for frivolous fun.

JOKER'S PEACE | The Valentine's Issue

  • Feb 13, 2009 at 1:00AM updated at 9:10AM

What ever happened to four-part harmony?

  • Feb 13, 2009 at 1:00AM updated at 9:09AM

Old Town Custom Framing provides time and place for wearable art

  • Feb 13, 2009 at 1:00AM updated at 9:12AM

DIG THIS | Where love and gardening collide

  • Feb 13, 2009 at 1:00AM updated at 9:11AM

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