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

State’s COVID test distribution portal not for businesses

Jan 15, 2022 | By:

One Gig Harbor business owner says at-home tests have helped his company stay viable.

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Peninsula schools plan to keep classrooms open if at all possible

Jan 14, 2022 | By:

Superintendent pledges to keep classrooms open as district monitors staff absences due to COVID.

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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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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 is an essential life skill,” Maher told the Council. “Currently there is no public swimming pool in Gig Harbor. Swimming lessons are incredibly hard to

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Tides roll through week with three more boys basketball wins, 10-0 record

Jan 10, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor boys expect to face stiffer competition this week, especially at Timberline which it beat in a thriller earlier in the season.

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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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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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