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City seeking bids for sports complex design; construction could begin by end of year

Jan 17, 2022

Gig Harbor is requesting $2 million from the state capital budget this session, but local legislators aren’t optimistic they can get it.

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State’s COVID test distribution portal not for businesses

Jan 15, 2022

One Gig Harbor business owner says at-home tests have helped his company stay viable.

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State Parks gathers public thoughts on Kopachuck renovation, right-of-way

Jan 12, 2022

People presented about a dozen comments and questions during a 20-minute virtual meeting on Tuesday night.

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City Council hears group’s plea for public aquatic center

Jan 12, 2022

Sarah Stancikas and Heather Maher, co-founders of Swim Safe Gig Harbor, presented their vision for a public aquatic center to the Gig Harbor City Council during its meeting Monday. “Swimming

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State Parks seeking input about Kopachuck road right-of-way transfer to county

Jan 08, 2022

Pierce County officials believe that an upcoming Kopachuck Park renovation will generate more traffic on their roads.

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Derek Young reelected as Pierce County Council chair

Jan 04, 2022

Derek Young was reelected by his peers as Pierce County Council chairman for 2022 at Tuesday’s regular meeting, the first of the year. This will be the final year on

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City Council considering switching from 3-member committees to 7-member study sessions

Dec 31, 2021

With four out of the seven council members being new, it’s believed they would be better served and serve better by meeting as a whole.

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Applications being taken for vacant City Council position

Dec 30, 2021

A person will be appointed to serve through November 2023, completing the term of Tracie Markley, who is leaving to become the city’s mayor.

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Olalla winery in jeopardy of losing permit for special events

Dec 21, 2021

No decision was reached after a 10-hour Kitsap County hearing Thursday on the status of Olalla Valley Vineyard and Winery‘s conditional use permit (CUP). The 5.87-acre winery, owned and operated

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Sale of historic Lakebay Marina nears completion

Dec 20, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources will oversee the aquatic lands and lease, State Parks will manage the uplands and a boating association will renovate, maintain and operate the marina.

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