Gig Harbor Now Staff

State Patrol asks for help in ID’ing people involved in Highway 16 crash

Mar 23, 2023

Washington State Patrol detectives are asking for help in identifying a man who fled the scene of a collision Wednesday, March 22, on Highway 16 near Highway 302 — or

State calls off search for plane missing from Narrows Airport

Mar 20, 2023

After 13 days, the Washington State Department of Transportation called off the search for a Cessna airplane that has been missing since it took off from Tacoma Narrows Airport on

Suspect in Olalla homicides sentenced to more than 66 years in prison

Mar 08, 2023

Shaun David Rose pleaded guilty to killing two people at an Olalla home last summer and was sentenced to more than 66 years in prison. Rose, 40, received the sentence

Suspect sought in second armed robbery in two days in Gig Harbor

Mar 06, 2023

Gig Harbor Police are seeking a suspect in the armed robbery of the GameStop store on Olympic Drive that occurred Saturday, March 4. It was the second robbery involving a

Purdy highway work will impact parking at Peninsula High

Feb 22, 2023

After being held up by winter and supply chain issues, work is expected to begin in March on replacing a fish-blocking culvert under the Highway 302 spur in Purdy. During

Peninsula girls clinch state berth with win over GH

Feb 14, 2023

The Peninsula Seahawks girls basketball team clinched a state tournament berth with a 62-47 victory over Gig Harbor on Friday, Feb. 10, in Purdy. Kaylia Heidelberg scored 29 points and

Minerva Scholarship Fund accepting applications

Feb 01, 2023

The Minerva Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year. Women who live or work within the boundaries of the Peninsula School District and have experienced at least

Firefighters put out blaze on Ford Drive

Jan 25, 2023

Firefighters rescued a cat, who wanted nothing to do with them and was returned to its owner. Nobody was injured.

Two ballot drop boxes moving to new locations

Jan 24, 2023

Two Gig Harbor-area ballot drop boxes are moving to new locations ahead of the Feb. 14 Peninsula School District levy request. The downtown Gig Harbor drop box will now be

Gas main repairs disrupt traffic on Harborview Drive

Jan 12, 2023

Update: The city of Gig Harbor announced around 10 a.m. that road work was completed and traffic is moving again. Intermittent closures may still be necessary while PSE completes the