Gig Harbor Now Staff

Grants awarded to conserve Nelyaly, Little Minter Creek properties

Sep 22, 2023

Conservation Futures funds became available to add the two properties after it wasn’t used during the 2021-23 cycle.

Real estate: Housing market slows, but home prices stay steady

Sep 20, 2023

No matter how you slice it, the housing market in the Greater Gig Harbor area is historically slow. However, with both demand and supply for housing falling in lockstep, the

Pierce County, city of Gig Harbor promote suicide awareness

Sep 13, 2023

The Pierce County Council declared September as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in Pierce County on Aug. 29 and presented a proclamation to Thelma Brown, president of the Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor Now and Then: Sports scores from the 1930s may not be what you expect

Sep 11, 2023

The previous question posed by Gig Harbor Now and Then was: What two different sports were the girls’ teams playing in 1930 when Gig Harbor’s Union High School beat Vaughn

Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation brings hope to traumatized vets, first responders

Sep 08, 2023

At the time of his death, Leslie Mayne’s son was a 27-year-old Army veteran.  Her son, Kyle Farr, was suicidal in November 2008, and was admitted to a VA hospital

Veteran, two Thunderbirds headed to Port Townsend for festival

Sep 06, 2023

A short but jaunty maritime parade of historic vessels slipped out of Gig Harbor against the tide at dawn Wednesday, Sept. 6, embarking on an eight-hour voyage north to Port

Two die in toll booth crash

Sep 01, 2023

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Day Tripper: Troll takes up residence on nearby Bainbridge Island

Aug 30, 2023

Day Tripper – Live like a tourist while staying close to home Gas prices are sky high, and a night in a hotel is approaching astronomically expensive.  So, for the

Peninsula, Gig Harbor open 2023 football seasons with road rematches

Aug 30, 2023

Peninsula and Gig Harbor both open their 2023 high school football seasons on the road on Thursday, Aug. 31. The Seahawks play Enumclaw at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at Enumclaw

Altrusa awards $29,000 from Empty Bowls fundraiser to six local groups

Aug 29, 2023

Altrusa International of Gig Harbor awarded $29,000 raised at the March 4 Empty Bowls event to six groups that provide food to families and children. Over the past eight years,