Community

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

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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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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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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Dozens welcome in new year with plunge into Olalla Bay

Jan 02, 2022

With snow on the ground, dozens of brave souls dived or jumped off the bridge into the chilly water at the Olalla Polar Bear Plunge.

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Hello, pancakes! Lease on former Harvester property confirmed

Dec 23, 2021

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

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Sale of historic Lakebay Marina nears completion

Dec 20, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources will oversee the aquatic lands and lease, State Parks will manage the uplands and a boating association will renovate, maintain and operate the marina.

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FISH toy drive putting Christmas presents under trees of 600 children

Dec 16, 2021

The effort, which is a drive-up affair again this year, achieves success through widespread support from the community.

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Santa, with mailbox back in place, returns to Olalla route

Dec 11, 2021

Children can again mail letters to the jolly one, who will make the rounds in his makeshift sleigh after missing last year because of COVID.

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