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.

Lower Stinson Drive to be closed for five weeks

Sep 21, 2021

Drivers can get around the closure by popping down to or up from Harborview Drive via Rosedale Street. Harborview will remain open.

Boatyard offering free tours; Marketplace Grill relocating

Sep 17, 2021

Eddon Boatyard will offer free tours Saturday and on other dates; Marketplace Grille is searching for a location that better fits its needs.

Three local events altered by COVID-19, weather

Sep 15, 2021

The Cider Swig has been relegated to a drive-through, the Harbor History Museum’s History Rock auction was forced online and much of the Korean Chuseok Festival will be curtailed.

Goats tread where mowers cannot go

Sep 11, 2021

A herd of goats cleared brush from around a retention pond in North Gig Harbor last week. They can work where people and machines can’t.

Gig Harbor Fire hosting 9/11 event Saturday

Sep 09, 2021

The event comes on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 2,977 people. It will begin at 9 a.m.

Narrows Bridge toll increase should be the last

Sep 03, 2021

Despite state loans and federal rescue funds, a 25-cent hike is deemed necessary.