Staff Editorials

Gig Harbor Now staff members occasionally opine about topics of interest to the community.

Chapin Day | Turning 80 doesn’t seem as significant anymore

Jan 22, 2024 | By: Chapin Day

Each week,  a Sunday morning CBS television news magazine I frequently watch includes a brief segment of remembrance for notable deaths during the past week. Usually accompanied by photo portraits, brief summaries of the deceaseds’ significance, and muted elevator music, the feature can vary in length depending upon a tape editor’s judgment and how busy

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Editor’s column: About that email newsletter … Gig Harbor Now does not endorse candidates

Oct 14, 2022 | By:

A technology glitch left many readers of the Oct. 14 Weekly Newsflash — our email newsletter — with the impression that Gig Harbor Now endorsed a legislative candidate. As an independent, nonprofit news organization, we do not make political endorsements. We have not and will not endorse in the 26th District State Senate race, or

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Persistence pays in launch of new Gig Harbor news organization

Sep 03, 2021 | By:

The roots of the new Gig Harbor news site go all the way back to 2018 and the demise of the weekly newspaper Gig Harbor Life. It finally launched on Sept. 3.

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