Government

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Rotary transforming Wollochet onramp area from field to forest

Feb 02, 2023 | By:

Club members and helpers will plant trees and shrubs Saturday in a 3-acre field circled by the Wollochet Drive onramp to westbound Highway 16.

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Council approves repayment plan for delinquent water and sewer customers

Jan 25, 2023 | By:

Gig Harbor residents who are behind on their water or sewer bills now have options for paying the overdue bills and interest penalties. The Gig Harbor City Council approved a

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Former mayor Chuck Hunter left highly visible legacy on city

Jan 23, 2023 | By:

Chuck Hunter’s legacy from his tenure as mayor of Gig Harbor is visible just about everywhere one looks in the city. His term in office, from 2006 to 2014, saw

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Julie Martin settles in to her post on city council

Jan 19, 2023 | By:

Julie Martin, newly appointed to the Gig Harbor City Council, isn’t fazed by having to dive into big issues her first day on the job. She has an extensive background

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Penrose Point State Park closed until mid-May

Jan 18, 2023 | By:

The popular destination 21 miles from Gig Harbor is getting a new sewage system.

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Council appoints Julie Martin to vacant position

Jan 12, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor City Council on Monday appointed Julie Martin to a vacant council position. Martin retired late last year from the Washington state Department of Corrections, where her recent

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Caldier no longer caucusing with state Republicans

Jan 11, 2023 | By:

State Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, has left the Republican caucus over issues with leadership, but hopes to resolve them and return to the party.

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2023 legislative session begins; here’s how to contact your legislators

Jan 10, 2023 | By:

The 2023 session of the Washington state Legislature opened on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Lawmakers are expected to pass operating, transportation and capital budgets during the 105-day session, scheduled to

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Gig Harbor asks Legislature for help with sports complex, road projects

Jan 05, 2023 | By:

The road and sports complex requests haven’t changed much in recent years. New this session is funding for a study on possible flooding and actions to mitigate it.

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Derek Young leaving office with legacy of wonkish-ness, bipartisanship

Dec 22, 2022 | By:

Derek Young’s first campaign for public office, as a 21-year-old Gig Harbor City Council candidate in 1997, came right down to the wire.  Taking what he thought was a sabbatical

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