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

Olson, Beard express views on Peninsula School Board District 5 position

Oct 20, 2021 | By:

Two-time incumbent and banker David Olson is running against mental health therapist Juanita Beard.

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Butler, Ader competing for Peninsula School Board District 2 post

Oct 19, 2021 | By:

Jennifer Butler captured 54% of the vote in the August primary. Linda Ader garnered just 18%, but stands to gain more from two candidates she shared an ad with.

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Peninsula football cancels two games after COVID detected

Oct 18, 2021 | By:

The non-league game last week against Lincoln and a contest at Yelm Friday that had league title implications were called off.

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Peninsula School District says bus delays not related to vaccine mandate

Oct 18, 2021 | By:

Mandate has had “minimal impact” on staffing and no impact to educational services, superintendent says.

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Gig Harbor Council 7: Storset vying for Abersold’s seat

Oct 17, 2021 | By:

Abersold wants to help the community get past the pandemic; Storset looks to help families, family-owned businesses.

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Gig Harbor Council 3: Lykins challenging incumbent Franich

Oct 16, 2021 | By:

Longtime resident and Councilman Jim Franich is attempting to hold on to his seat against relative newcomer and nurse practitioner Brenda Lykins.

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Gig Harbor Council 2: Henderson, Skansi seek open seat

Oct 15, 2021 | By:

Roger Henderson held a 54% to 31% edge over John Skansi in the August primary in their pursuit of a seat being left vacant by Bob Himes.

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Gig Harbor Council 1: Woock held large margin over Wiles in primary

Oct 14, 2021 | By:

Incumbent Jeni Woock captured 71% of the votes in the three-person August primary election. Robert Wiles followed with 17%.

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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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Student assaulted by outsiders at Gig Harbor High

Oct 13, 2021 | By:

The victim was assaulted by five teens, who fled, but he wouldn’t cooperate with the police.

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