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

City seeking bids for sports complex design; construction could begin by end of year

Jan 17, 2022

Gig Harbor is requesting $2 million from the state capital budget this session, but local legislators aren’t optimistic they can get it.

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Seahawks girls in basketball playoff hunt

Jan 16, 2022

Peninsula’s three conference losses, to the league leaders, came by a combined total of 15 points.

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State’s COVID test distribution portal not for businesses

Jan 15, 2022

One Gig Harbor business owner says at-home tests have helped his company stay viable.

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Peninsula schools plan to keep classrooms open if at all possible

Jan 14, 2022

Superintendent pledges to keep classrooms open as district monitors staff absences due to COVID.

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State Parks gathers public thoughts on Kopachuck renovation, right-of-way

Jan 12, 2022

People presented about a dozen comments and questions during a 20-minute virtual meeting on Tuesday night.

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City Council hears group’s plea for public aquatic center

Jan 12, 2022

Sarah Stancikas and Heather Maher, co-founders of Swim Safe Gig Harbor, presented their vision for a public aquatic center to the Gig Harbor City Council during its meeting Monday. “Swimming

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Tides roll through week with three more boys basketball wins, 10-0 record

Jan 10, 2022

The Gig Harbor boys expect to face stiffer competition this week, especially at Timberline which it beat in a thriller earlier in the season.

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Census: Growth slowed considerably outside the city of Gig Harbor

Jan 09, 2022

There are still areas outside the city limits but inside the urban growth area where developments are being built.

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Photo Gallery: Readers submit their high-water pictures

Jan 08, 2022

Readers sent in pictures of the abnormally high tides of the past couple days.

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State Parks seeking input about Kopachuck road right-of-way transfer to county

Jan 08, 2022

Pierce County officials believe that an upcoming Kopachuck Park renovation will generate more traffic on their roads.

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