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

Highway 16 crash backs up traffic for hours

Oct 25, 2021 | By:

The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

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Gig Harbor’s Stockdale earns top honors at art show

Oct 25, 2021 | By:

Works in the open juried art show can continue to be viewed at Harbor History Museum through Nov. 27.

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Battson taking care of business as new chamber leader

Oct 24, 2021 | By:

New Chamber of Commerce Director Miriam Battson says that despite the pandemic, businesses continue to open and do well, though others are struggling.

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Vaccination rate among Peninsula School District employees is 92.6%

Oct 23, 2021 | By:

Employees who have claimed a medical or religious exemption must test weekly.

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Gig Harbor man one of two arrested for suspected murder

Oct 22, 2021 | By:

The 19-year-old is in Kitsap County Jail along with a 20-year-old Port Orchard man as suspects in the killing of a 19-year-old Port Orchard man.

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Proposed Burley Lagoon geoduck farm upsets neighbors

Oct 22, 2021 | By:

Converting the 25.5-acre farm site from Manila clams and oyster to geoducks wouldn’t significantly change the tidelands, according to the draft environmental impact statement. Opponents of the plan say this claim is slanted and they look forward to refuting it.

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16-year-old wounded in shooting at Gig Harbor home

Oct 21, 2021 | By:

Detectives continue to investigate shooting off of East Bay Drive in which besides the teen-ager, a house and car were shot up.

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Former longtime councilman Malich running as write-in candidate for mayor

Oct 21, 2021 | By:

City Council member Tracie Markley had been unopposed after John Skansi pulled out of the mayor’s race to run for City Council.

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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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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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