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

TCC’s Write in the Harbor event geared toward all wordsmiths

Nov 02, 2021 | By:

Author Bronwyn Scott heads an esteemed group of presenters at the two-day virtual conference.

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Butler Farms produces oodles of apple varieties

Oct 29, 2021 | By:

Steve Butler grows more than 600 types of apples on his 7 1/2-acre Gig Harbor farm and sells them on site using the honor system.

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Candy, costumes, fun runs/bikes on tap for Halloween

Oct 28, 2021 | By:

Some events have been canceled, but there are still several Halloween activities from which to choose.

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Two incumbents face challengers for PenMet Parks board positions

Oct 21, 2021 | By:

Missy Hill and Steve Nixon are running for reelection against Matt McKee and Joshua Hardwick, respectively.

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Human-powered craft challenge turbulent Narrows in open-water race

Oct 14, 2021 | By:

About 80 paddlers are expected to take on the swift currents in everything from stand-up paddleboards to the increasingly popular surfskis.

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Make-a-Wish delivers on Oliver’s golf cart dream

Oct 12, 2021 | By:

Though Oliver Colglazier’s disorder prevents him from getting a driver’s license, Make-a-Wish presented him with the next best thing.

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Poetry readings kick off Saturday at history museum

Oct 07, 2021 | By:

In-person poetry readings return on three consecutive Saturdays, followed by a workshop Nov. 7 at Ocean5.

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Grassroots group rouses support for community aquatics center

Oct 06, 2021 | By:

The Swim Safe Gig Harbor group believes there’s a great need for a swimming facility in the Gig Harbor area, and is proposing PenMet’s Peninsula Gardens property as a site.

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New building to open opportunities at FISH food bank

Oct 03, 2021 | By:

The new facility will nearly triple the space, from 4,200 to 11,600 square feet, for shopping, storage and private meeting rooms.

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COVID-19 spike stresses St. Anthony Hospital care

Oct 01, 2021 | By:

New Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula COVID cases have eased somewhat since peaking at a pandemic-high 544 in August.

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