The Minerva Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year. Women who live or work within the boundaries of the Peninsula School District and have experienced at leastRead More
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After two decades of play, faded paint and missing parts, much of The Kids’ Gig local history is lost to Gig Harbor newcomers like us.
So the kids and I recently set out to rediscover what’s been lost clues built into the park’s design, current pics, internet archives, and historical photos to help bring those cool features back to light.
Read on to see what we found.Read More
Members of the Gig Harbor High School speech and debate team are competing in person this year for the first time since the pandemic. During the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons,Read More
Peninsula School District has launched an investigation into claims of racist comments made at a Jan. 11 girls basketball game between Peninsula High School and Gig Harbor High School. TheRead More
The day the barred owl arrived, children at Curious by Nature outdoor preschool watched in rapt attention, listening quietly. Back in the classroom, their questions and speculation about the mysteriousRead More
Hey, guys! The new year is officially upon us and I’m excited to be writing my very first column in Gig Harbor Now to share all the local places to take kids in 2023. But, before we move forward, let’s take a quick look back. Way back – to 1915 when the site of Gig Harbor’s present-day Crescent Creek Park first began to take shape.Read More
A gaggle of 4- and 5-year-old students at Evergreen Elementary stood in line, squirming with excitement Tuesday at the gated entrance to a wide-open field graced only by a circleRead More
Peninsula School District has set three meetings in January to inform the public about two levies that will be on the Feb. 14 ballot. District leaders will present information aboutRead More