Community

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

Chinese language students from Gig Harbor connect with school in Taiwan

Apr 11, 2022 | By:

Peninsula School District will phase out middle school Chinese classes next year. Low enrollment cited.

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Neighbors of proposed sports complex want to know its impacts

Apr 08, 2022 | By:

The group is circulating petitions to submit to the City Council asking for environmental impact studies on the entire project by an independent agency.

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Sunshine brightens outlook for Harborview Drive project

Apr 07, 2022 | By:

Thanks in part to this week’s sunshine, contractors are on track to get two-way traffic moving through the Harborview Drive-Stinson Avenue traffic circle project earlier than first expected, the city

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Rep. Derek Kilmer tests positive for Covid but is asymptomatic

Apr 07, 2022 | By:

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has tested positive for Covid-19, the Gig Harbor Democrat announced on Wednesday, April 6. “I am currently asymptomatic — and I am grateful to be fully

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Peninsula, Gig Harbor both among top softball teams in state

Apr 06, 2022 | By:

Two of the top 18 Class 3A softball teams in the state, as ranked by the high school sports website Maxpreps, square off on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 6.

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New restrictions on docks proposed for parts of Fox Island, Key Peninsula

Apr 05, 2022 | By:

Pierce County is proposing prohibiting new residential docks and piers on 7.3 miles of shoreline on Fox Island and the Key Peninsula. The prohibition is among five proposed amendments to

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Peninsula High baseball atop the South Sound Conference

Apr 04, 2022 | By:

Peninsula High School’s South Sound Conference-leading baseball team is playing for more than meets the eye, according to coach Michael Johnson. The Seahawks (6-3, 5-1 SSC) are playing for their

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King tides a rising threat in Gig Harbor

Mar 31, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor’s Midway School, a lovingly restored one-room schoolhouse built in 1893 and relocated to the Harbor History Museum on an oversized truck in 2009, is due for another change.

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PenMet Parks restoring historic Arletta Schoolhouse

Mar 30, 2022 | By:

Arletta Schoolhouse is the centerpiece of Hales Pass Park that also includes a baseball field, tennis courts and picnic area.

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City Council extends short-term rental moratorium, interim zoning measure

Mar 29, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor City Council on Monday renewed two emergency ordinances originally enacted in September. One extends interim zoning for transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, emergency shelters and emergency housing.

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