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City Council hears group’s plea for public aquatic center

Jan 12, 2022 | By:

Sarah Stancikas and Heather Maher, co-founders of Swim Safe Gig Harbor, presented their vision for a public aquatic center to the Gig Harbor City Council during its meeting Monday. “Swimming

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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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Derek Young reelected as Pierce County Council chair

Jan 04, 2022 | By:

Derek Young was reelected by his peers as Pierce County Council chairman for 2022 at Tuesday’s regular meeting, the first of the year. This will be the final year on

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City Council considering switching from 3-member committees to 7-member study sessions

Dec 31, 2021 | By:

With four out of the seven council members being new, it’s believed they would be better served and serve better by meeting as a whole.

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Applications being taken for vacant City Council position

Dec 30, 2021 | By:

A person will be appointed to serve through November 2023, completing the term of Tracie Markley, who is leaving to become the city’s mayor.

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Olalla winery in jeopardy of losing permit for special events

Dec 21, 2021 | By:

No decision was reached after a 10-hour Kitsap County hearing Thursday on the status of Olalla Valley Vineyard and Winery‘s conditional use permit (CUP). The 5.87-acre winery, owned and operated

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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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New Gig Harbor mayor, council members sworn in

Dec 15, 2021 | By:

New mayor Tracie Markley and new council members Brenda Lykins, Roger Henderson and Seth Storset will begin serving in January.

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Mayor Kuhn, City Council celebrate accomplishments as chapter comes to close

Dec 14, 2021 | By:

Mayor Kit Kuhn said he considers his most important accomplishments to be saving Soundview Forest and establishing a strong relationship with the Puyallup Tribe.

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Survey: More trails, picnic areas top parks wish list

Dec 13, 2021 | By:

Gig Harbor conducted a survey and hosted an open house to solicit public input for use in updating its parks plan.

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