Community

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

Harbor Happenings: Winterfest benefits Peninsula High students

Nov 22, 2022 | By:

The holiday spirit is on display all over town this week. Thanksgiving weekend means Winterfest at Peninsula High School. More than 130 artists and crafters will show and sell their

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Scenic Lombard Drive forest getting healthy trimming

Nov 22, 2022 | By:

Trees in the Ellis Forest Conservation Easement are being thinned to create a more diverse and healthy environment.

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Basket Brigade feeding hundreds of families this week

Nov 21, 2022 | By:

For the past several weeks, school kids, business owners and nonprofits have been decorating cardboard boxes that will be filled with Thanksgiving dinners and delivered to families in need in

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Business spotlight: PlanLED brings big league experience to Gig Harbor

Nov 18, 2022 | By:

PlanLED, which recently moved its headquarters and opened a showroom in Gig Harbor, has installed lights in some of the most iconic buildings in the country.   Yankee Stadium in

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City to study improvements at Crescent Creek Park

Nov 18, 2022 | By:

The city of Gig Harbor will start studying improvements at Crescent Creek Park and the surrounding area next year. The city council on Monday unanimously approved a contract with Hough

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Fleeing Mustang goes wrong way on Hwy. 16

Nov 18, 2022 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. A Silver Ford Mustang fleeing from Gig Harbor police ended up driving the wrong

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Sports Beat: Soccer teams wrap up successful seasons

Nov 18, 2022 | By:

Peninsula (15-2-2) reached the Class 3A girls soccer state tournament quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Bonney Lake on Friday, Nov. 11. But the Seaawks’ impressive season ended with a

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Fox Island group a model for disaster preparedness

Nov 17, 2022 | By:

There’s nothing like living on an island with a 68-year-old bridge to make you think, “What’s going to happen when The Big One hits?” Jim Braden and Doug Nelson have

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Gig Harbor and Peninsula volleyball start state tournament play

Nov 16, 2022 | By:

Local volleyball talent was on display Nov. 12, when Peninsula and Gig Harbor faced each other in the district championship at Capital High School. Peninsula (18-2) entered the district tournament

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Purdy fish passage work delayed until spring

Nov 16, 2022 | By:

The fish passage project that will close the Highway 302 spur in Purdy has been postponed until early spring, weather permitting, according to state Transportation Department spokeswoman Cara Mitchell. A

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