Letter to the editor: Here’s how to learn about city council candidates

Sep 21, 2023 | By: Mary M. Kolar

To Gig Harbor residents, I say: “You make the difference.” As a new resident of Gig Harbor, there are a few topics that I hear from people who have lived

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Letter to the editor: PenMet levy request by the numbers

Sep 20, 2023 | By: Craig McLaughlin

PenMet’s advocacy for approving this November’s levy lid lift is supported mainly by the following two points: Describing how the tax rate has dropped since the last levy lid lift

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Letter to the editor: Suicide prevention requires attention, compassion and action

Sep 13, 2023 | By: Thelma Brown

Hello, Gig Harbor Now and Followers. I am Thelma Brown, President of the Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula Suicide Prevention Coalition. On behalf of our Coalition, we would like to thank Mayor

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Fox Island open house planned to discuss wildfire risk

Sep 13, 2023 | By: James M. Braden

Fox Island asks the question: Could a Lahaina type of wildfire happen here? Fox Island has but one way for emergency vehicles to arrive to help their Fire Station 53

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Dolly Parton wants your kids to read, and we’re here to help

Aug 31, 2023 | By:

Hello Dolly! Dolly Parton came and conquered the State of Washington. By proclamation from Governor Jay Inslee, August 15 is now Dolly Parton Imagination Library Day. This program had delivered

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In the Margins: Not your father’s real estate market, nor your mother’s

Aug 23, 2023 | By:

Nearly 40 years ago, my wife and I purchased our first home. For what seemed like a staggering sum of $75,850 ($221,000 in today’s dollars), we moved into a 1,350

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Letter to the Editor: Downtown Waterfront Alliance wants to know what you think

Aug 15, 2023 | By: Carrianne Ekberg

The Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance is the voice and ears for the merchants and restaurants for our downtown waterfront.  We ask that you take a very quick survey in

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Letter to the Editor: More questions about PenMet’s levy request

Aug 07, 2023 | By: Craig McLaughlin

Editor’s note: Craig McLaughlin submitted this letter in response to our June 22 story, PenMet proposing levy lid lift renewal From 2017 to 2023, as property values rose at a

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Letter to the editor: Levy funds help Gig Harbor Fire protect the community

Jul 27, 2023 | By: Joe Urvina

Ballots have been delivered and more than 10% of those in the Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One service area have already been returned to the County Clerk. As Fire

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In the Margins: Can’t we find better ways to celebrate a birthday?

Jul 19, 2023 | By:

We returned to Gig Harbor at the end of June after a family vacation in the north woods of Canada’s Great Lakes region. Unfortunately, this year the typically fresh lake

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