Gig Harbor Now reporters provide information about where people can eat, shop and seek professional services, which businesses are opening or closing, and explain local trends and their relation to the national economy.

Gig Harbor Council OK’s incentive for early completion of Harborview Drive roundabout

Mar 15, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor City Council approved financial incentives for the contractor to finish paving three weeks earlier than originally scheduled, but bad weather could foil the plan.

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Gig Harbor restaurants hustle, innovate, survive pandemic challenges

Feb 28, 2022 | By:

Some local eateries received federal aid, but many didn’t, and Rep. Derek Kilmer is among lawmakers who hope to reboot the program to help those still ailing.

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Hearing examiner decision on Olalla Valley Winery events delayed again

Feb 23, 2022 | By:

Kitsap County is reviewing whether Olalla Winery violated its conditional use permit. The decision was expected 10 working days after the Dec. 16 hearing.

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State’s COVID test distribution portal not for businesses

Jan 15, 2022 | By:

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

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Hello, pancakes! Lease on former Harvester property confirmed

Dec 23, 2021 | By:

The Original Pancake House will open sometime next year in the former longtime site of Harvester Restaurant.

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Olalla winery in jeopardy of losing permit for special events

Dec 21, 2021 | By:

No decision was reached after a 10-hour Kitsap County hearing Thursday on the status of Olalla Valley Vineyard and Winery‘s conditional use permit (CUP). The 5.87-acre winery, owned and operated

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U-cut tree farms gain popularity as escape from pandemic isolation

Dec 05, 2021 | By:

More cooped-up families have been taking to the outdoors in search of the perfect Christmas tree.

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Local cidery, winery offering expanded drink choices

Nov 27, 2021 | By:

Wine lovers and cider-sippers, take heart. Options for locally produced libations have expanded in recent months. Locust Cider opened in June at the site formerly occupied by Heritage Distilling, next

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Gig Harbor eateries: Here’s what’s new and on deck

Nov 13, 2021 | By:

Crumbl Cookies is turning heads in the north end of town, and a new fish house is coming to the waterfront among other pending openings.

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Butler Farms produces oodles of apple varieties

Oct 29, 2021 | By:

Steve Butler grows more than 600 types of apples on his 7 1/2-acre Gig Harbor farm and sells them on site using the honor system.

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