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

Sports Beat: Peninsula vs. Gig Harbor for girls basketball title

Feb 03, 2023 | By:

Peninsula hosts Gig Harbor at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, for the South Sound Conference girls basketball title. Peninsula (16-3, 12-1 SSC) is ranked 10th in the latest WIAA Class

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Peninsula Youth Orchestra Winter Concert is Sunday

Feb 03, 2023 | By:

One of Gig Harbor’s secret musical treasures performs at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Peninsula High School auditorium. Peninsula Youth Orchestra is the Gig Harbor area’s only performance

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Officers crack down on shoplifters

Feb 02, 2023 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. Gig Harbor police made several arrests and recovered hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise

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Rotary transforming Wollochet onramp area from field to forest

Feb 02, 2023 | By:

Club members and helpers will plant trees and shrubs Saturday in a 3-acre field circled by the Wollochet Drive onramp to westbound Highway 16.

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Peninsula needs upset over Gig Harbor to make playoffs

Feb 02, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor Tides boys basketball team (18-2, 11-2 South Sound Conference) climbed to fourth in the WIAA’s Class 3A RPI rankings this week on the strength of league wins

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Minerva Scholarship Fund accepting applications

Feb 01, 2023 | By:

The Minerva Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year. Women who live or work within the boundaries of the Peninsula School District and have experienced at least

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Faster internet coming to parts of Key Peninsula, county says

Feb 01, 2023 | By:

Pierce County and Comcast recently announced an agreement to expand access to high-speed Internet to part of the Key Peninsula.  The county will contribute $3.75 million to the $5 million

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Harbor Happenings: Last chance for Curtis photos at history museum

Jan 31, 2023 | By:

The Harbor History Museum’s special exhibit, “Tinted Light: Edward Curtis’ Picture Opera,” is nearing the end of its run. The show features hand-tinted slides created by renowned Seattle-based photographer Edward

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Taco Time commercial shines spotlight on Gig Harbor

Jan 31, 2023 | By:

As part of its 60th anniversary celebration in 2022, Taco Time Northwest produced half a dozen of TV spots with distinctly Northwest vibes. Each commercial depicts a little slice-of-life moment

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Business Spotlight: SniffSpot is a tail-wagging side hustle

Jan 30, 2023 | By:

Anyone would enjoy wandering on the trails Paul Spadoni carved out on his family’s 12-acre property off Ray Nash Drive near Rosedale. But few enjoy it more than the Very

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