Gig Harborites love the natural surroundings in which they live, and Gig Harbor Now staff members keep them apprised of opportunities to enjoy and preserve their forests, waters and creatures.
As the rocker Tom Petty told us, “The waiting is the hardest part.’’ A 20-year quest by state agencies to pinpoint the levels of toxic lead contamination of waters in
Puyallup Tribe Culture Director Connie McCloud paused with emotion when describing the significance of the place known as txʷaalqəł to her people. “Here on the waters and on this land,
Andy Sharp shut off the chainsaw he was using to cut swaths of an invasive plant off a deciduous tree at his property near the corner of 82nd Ave NW
The state has begun work to remove three fish passage barriers on Purdy Creek and Pierce County is planning to replace two others.
The new turf soccer field at Sehmel Homestead Park will be dedicated in a ceremony Friday afternoon. But the $948,000 surface already has hosted its first major event. The Harbor
Work will begin soon on a 3-year effort to replace 44-year-old pipes that carry Purdy Creek under Highway 16. A third culvert will be replaced under the Highway 302 Spur in Purdy. And a complete closure of Highway 302 for the Little Minter Creek culvert project begins Thursday.
Our wet spring brought a welcome reprieve from wildfires and smoke that have plagued Western Washington in recent years. But summer isn’t over by a long shot, and wildfire season
The $2.5 million purchase is contingent upon receiving a grant and determining that the property is suitable for its intended use.
The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Gig Harbor and the wider Western Washington region for the week of July 25. The worst of the heat is expected
Gig Harbor had a moment of shock and awe last year when the 2020 U.S. Census results came in. The Census showed the city’s population soared by a staggering 69
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