Community

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

Renovated Arletta schoolhouse prepared to bond community for another 84 years

Nov 15, 2022 | By:

PenMet held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its $1.6 million renovation of the circa-1938 Arletta Schoolhouse. Former students reminisced about attending classes there.

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Harbor Happenings: Chum Fest, music and more

Nov 15, 2022 | By:

The calendar is filling fast as we move into the holiday season. This week’s special events include the return of the Chum Festival, music concerts, theater performances, book signings and

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Hutchins takes lead in 26th District House race

Nov 14, 2022 | By:

Republican Spencer Hutchins now has a narrow lead in the race for a seat in the state House representing the 26th Legislative District. The most recent ballot totals posted by

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Peninsula gives O’Dea a tough test in season-ending loss

Nov 14, 2022 | By:

The Peninsula Seahawks went into Memorial Stadium in Seattle on Friday, Nov. 11, and gave the O’Dea Fighting Irish all they could handle. But a couple of long runs late

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Veterans event comes out of cold, returns to aircraft hangar

Nov 11, 2022 | By:

Three hundred people honored local military veterans with food, music and speeches.

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Sports Beat: Gig Harbor’s Morkert wins state cross country title

Nov 11, 2022 | By:

We start this week’s Sports Beat with a state champion. The cross country state finals were held Nov. 5 in Pasco and Gig Harbor’s Reese Morkert won the Class 3A

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Peninsula School Board approves levies for Feb. 14 ballot

Nov 10, 2022 | By:

The Peninsula School Board on Wednesday approved two levy measures for the Feb. 14 ballot that together would help fund operations, security and technology. Operations Levy The three-year Replacement Educational

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Updated election results: Margin in state House race narrows

Nov 09, 2022 | By:

A 26th Legislative District House of Representatives race got a little closer in updated ballot totals released Wednesday, Nov. 9. Democrat Adison Richards continues to lead the race for position

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Gig Harbor’s season ends when Kelso rallies

Nov 09, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor football team lost a large lead and a road playoff game against the Kelso Hilanders, 45-34, on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Tides ended their season at 6-4.

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Denson leads for County Council seat, Randall for state Senate

Nov 08, 2022 | By:

Democrat Robyn Denson will be the next Pierce County Council member representing the Gig Harbor area, while incumbent Democrat Emily Randall leads Republican Jesse Young in the closely-watched 26th Legislative

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