Gig Harbor Now reporters cover community events and efforts that benefit and entertain the community.

New land conservation fund targets pockets in and around Gig Harbor

Jan 18, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor Land Conservation Fund will have matching funds available for other groups to quickly acquire grants. A condition of its contribution is that the public have access to the properties.

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City seeking bids for sports complex design; construction could begin by end of year

Jan 17, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor is requesting $2 million from the state capital budget this session, but local legislators aren’t optimistic they can get it.

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State Parks gathers public thoughts on Kopachuck renovation, right-of-way

Jan 12, 2022 | By:

People presented about a dozen comments and questions during a 20-minute virtual meeting on Tuesday night.

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Census: Growth slowed considerably outside the city of Gig Harbor

Jan 09, 2022 | By:

There are still areas outside the city limits but inside the urban growth area where developments are being built.

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Photo Gallery: Readers submit their high-water pictures

Jan 08, 2022 | By:

Readers sent in pictures of the abnormally high tides of the past couple days.

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State Parks seeking input about Kopachuck road right-of-way transfer to county

Jan 08, 2022 | By:

Pierce County officials believe that an upcoming Kopachuck Park renovation will generate more traffic on their roads.

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Dozens welcome in new year with plunge into Olalla Bay

Jan 02, 2022 | By:

With snow on the ground, dozens of brave souls dived or jumped off the bridge into the chilly water at the Olalla Polar Bear Plunge.

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Hello, pancakes! Lease on former Harvester property confirmed

Dec 23, 2021 | By:

The Original Pancake House will open sometime next year in the former longtime site of Harvester Restaurant.

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Sale of historic Lakebay Marina nears completion

Dec 20, 2021 | By:

The Department of Natural Resources will oversee the aquatic lands and lease, State Parks will manage the uplands and a boating association will renovate, maintain and operate the marina.

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FISH toy drive putting Christmas presents under trees of 600 children

Dec 16, 2021 | By:

The effort, which is a drive-up affair again this year, achieves success through widespread support from the community.

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