David Armstrong

David Armstrong grew up in the Northeast but likes the Northwest better. He was a longtime resident of California, moving to Washington two years ago. Most of his decades-long journalism career unfolded in the Bay Area, where he was a staff reporter, columnist, critic and copy editor at the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Examiner. He is the author of four non-fiction books and co-author of a fifth. David lives with his wife in gorgeous Gig Harbor.

Gig Harbor restaurants hustle, innovate, survive pandemic challenges

Feb 28, 2022

Some local eateries received federal aid, but many didn’t, and Rep. Derek Kilmer is among lawmakers who hope to reboot the program to help those still ailing.

People taking place of trees around historic gun club

Feb 18, 2022

Gig Harbor Sportsman’s Club was far out of town when it opened in 1947, but housing developments have recently sprung up around it.