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Gig Harbor Now reporters chase down news that affects community residents, providing facts with context and perspective.

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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Local representatives present priorities for coming year

Jan 07, 2022 | By:

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, state Sen. Emily Randall and state Reps. Jesse Young and Michelle Caldier participated in a virtual meeting Thursday.

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Four local eighth-graders playing in national all-star football game

Jan 07, 2022 | By:

The All-United States Bowl Games are this weekend in San Antonio.

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Esteemed artist and Gig Harbor resident William Turner passes away

Jan 06, 2022 | By:

Local artists share the influence renowned artist William Turner had on their work and lives.

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Tide’s Cedarland, Seahawks’ Schmidt sign to play football at Division 1 schools

Jan 05, 2022 | By:

Hudson Cedarland will play outside linebacker for Washington State University while Hall Schmidt mans the offensive line at Boise State.

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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 the Council for Young, D-Gig Harbor, who was elected in 2015 and reelected in 2019. Term limits prevent him from running again. Marty Campbell, D-East

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Gig Harbor department sending more responders out on fire, medical calls

Jan 04, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One has gradually added staff over the last few years to where it can now man fire engines with three instead of two people.

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Old Artondale school comes down one giant bite at a time

Jan 03, 2022 | By:

“I’m sad that the place where I made my memories is gone, but I’m excited that there’s a new place for other people to make those memories.” — Shannon Gillespie, former Artondale Elementary School student

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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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