Photo galleries

Galleries of photographs taken by Gig Harbor Now staff members and Gig Harbor community members.

Photo gallery: Gig Harbor Christmas tree lighting

Dec 05, 2022 | By:

A 35-foot Douglas fir, harvested from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, came to life at Skansie Park in Gig Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 3. The event included holiday music, an appearance by Santa and Mrs Claus and more. Downtown Gig Harbor will be lit up again next weekend during the Gig Harbor Yacht Club’s Lighted Boat Parade.

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Photo gallery: Peninsula 45, Central Kitsap 13

Oct 11, 2022 | By:

Peninsula High stayed unbeaten in South Sound Conference play with a 45-13 win over Central Kitsap on Friday, Oct. 7, in Silverdale. Peninsula (5-1, 4-0 SSC) has scored at least 45 points in each of its last three games, outscoring opponents 141-31 in that span. According to statistics posted on, Isaac Smith led the

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Photo gallery: 2022 Scarecrow Festival

Oct 04, 2022 | By:

Thousands of people crowded Sehmel Homestead Park on Saturday, Oct. 1, to celebrate the 2022 Scarecrow Festival. The annual event features a pumpkin launch, vendor booths, games, music and other family fun. Click below to see larger versions of images from the festival.

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A new Guardian now keeping watch over the waters of txʷaalqəł

Sep 15, 2022 | By:

Puyallup Tribe Culture Director Connie McCloud paused with emotion when describing the significance of the place known as txʷaalqəł to her people. “Here on the waters and on this land, our ancestors have lived here for thousands of years. We remember them today and acknowledge them,” McCloud said. “Those that lived here fished and raised

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Harbor Hounds will have tails wagging on Sept. 10

Sep 06, 2022 | By:

Dogs will have their day again in downtown Gig Harbor on Saturday, Sept. 10. Harbor Hounds, a charity dog walk and community fair, returns to Skanise Brothers Park on Harborview Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Harbor Hounds is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor Midday. Proceeds support a variety

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