Ed Friedrich

Ed Friedrich is a longtime local journalist and Gig Harbor resident. He worked 35 years at the Kitsap Sun as a sportswriter, copy editor, page designer, news reporter, news editor and rubber band shooter. A South Kitsap native, Ed first moved to Gig Harbor while a student at the University of Puget Sound in the late 1970s and has witnessed a new community grow from old roots during the ensuing half century. He is a creek freak, weather geek, scanner addict, and digs kayaking and saltwater swimming at his Key Peninsula cabin.

Pierce Transit restoring partial trolley service beginning July 1

Jun 01, 2023

The agency continues to battle a driver shortage, but progressed enough from last year to bring back trolleys on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Antique plane museum takes flight at Narrows Airport

May 25, 2023

Gig Harbor Vintage Aero Museum features 14 antique civilian aircraft and doubles as a unique event venue.

Meetings next week to address Burley Lagoon geoduck farm proposal

May 18, 2023

The environmental impact study states that the 25.5-acre operation would have only negligible or minor impacts, but neighbors aren’t convinced.

Penrose State Park campground closure extended

May 10, 2023

The park in Lakebay on Key Peninsula will open to day use on May 15, but supply-chain issues on a septic repair project are holding up camping.

Two senior center proposals come to the fore

May 04, 2023

The Greater Gig Harbor Foundation and business owners Gary Parker and Joe Hillyer recently introduced ideas for senior facilities.

New owners of former Stutz Fuel property foresee fun gathering spot

Apr 26, 2023

Brad and Michelle Bailey hope to hit on a venture that brings more people into downtown. They’re asking for ideas.

Wollochet road improvements among projects receiving state funds

Apr 25, 2023

State budgets also included money for PenMet’s community recreation center and restoration of Whiteman Cove on Key Peninsula.

Gig Harbor businessman convicted for participating in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Apr 24, 2023

A jury found David Charles Rhine guilty of four misdemeanors for entering the Capitol Building and walking the hallways for 22 minutes.

Airport advisory meeting audience questions loss of trees, taxi lane

Apr 13, 2023

The FAA requires thousands of trees to be removed for safety; widening flight service company leases could displace taxi lane.

KGHP-FM deejay Dale broadcasts 1,000th show

Apr 05, 2023

Denny Dale, aka DJ the Deejay, has sat behind the mic for his “Rock and Roll Connections” program every Monday evening for more than 20 years.