Community

Gig Harbor Now reporters cover community events and efforts that benefit and entertain the community.

Long-running Gig Harbor preschool closes, unable to secure a location

Oct 05, 2022 | By:

The evening before their daughter Thea was to start her first day at Rainy Dayz Preschool, Jon and Cecily Novotney stopped by the school to make sure they knew the

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‘IT security incident’ disrupts patients at St. Anthony

Oct 04, 2022 | By:

An “IT security incident” disrupted operations at St. Anthony Hospital and other Virginia Mason Franciscan facilities on Tuesday, Oct. 4, according to a statement from the hospital chain. “As a

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Harbor Happenings: Eddon Brick House re-opens Thursday

Oct 04, 2022 | By:

As we get deeper into October, more and more in-person events are emerging from their Covid-19 hibernation. The city of Gig Harbor will celebrate the grand opening of the Eddon

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Soil sample drilling to slow traffic on 38th Avenue

Oct 04, 2022 | By:

Soil sampling is part of the design phase, which will continue into next summer. Construction to to add bike lanes on both sides of the street and a sidewalk, planter strip and lighting on the east side will occur in 2024.

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After 2-2 tie, Peninsula and Gig Harbor still tied atop league standings

Oct 03, 2022 | By:

A much-anticipated battle between soccer powers and South Sound Conference co-leaders went down at Roy Anderson Field on Friday, Sept. 30. The Gig Harbor Tides and Peninsula Seahawks ended the

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City celebrates North Creek Salmon Heritage Site purchase

Oct 03, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor will celebrate two milestones this week, according to Mayor Tracie Markley. The city, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the Lyons Family Trust will celebrate the acquisition of

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Sports Beat: Local schools square off for soccer supremacy

Sep 30, 2022 | By:

It’s time for the Sports Beat, a weekly capsule of athletic events and standout performances from Peninsula and Gig Harbor high schools. We will start out with a preview of

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Guest column: Another great Film Festival in the books

Sep 30, 2022 | By: Lee Jorgenson

“It’s like I have ESPN or something,” a quote from the 2004 movie “Mean Girls.” Well, probably not ESPN, but if you had any ESP going on, you took yourself

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‘Freedom’s Path’ claims Director’s Choice award at Gig Harbor Film Festival

Sep 30, 2022 | By:

“700 Feet Down” and “Soldier” also won awards, while Staci Layne Wilson was honored as best director for “The Ventures: Stars on Guitars.”

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Gig Harbor man dies in collision near Port Orchard

Sep 30, 2022 | By:

A 72-year-old Gig Harbor man died Thursday in a collision with a South Kitsap School District bus, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. The collision occurred at the intersection

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