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Gig Harbor Now reporters chase down news that affects community residents, providing facts with context and perspective.

Gig Harbor man among trio charged in quadruple murder

Jun 07, 2022

A Gig Harbor man is one of three who were charged Tuesday in Kitsap Superior Court in connection with the 2017 killing of four members of a Kitsap County family.

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Salon Day at Henderson Bay leaves students looking sharp for the summer

Jun 07, 2022

Hair dryers whirred amid a background of relaxing music Monday, Salon Day at Henderson Bay High School. Twinkling lights illuminated black and white curtains in the entryway of what had,

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Business Spotlight: Gig Harbor Thai Cuisine opens on waterfront

Jun 06, 2022

A Georgia Tech-trained engineer and a U.S. Naval Academy-trained helicopter pilot walk into a restaurant. And they buy it. It wasn’t quite that simple, but the result is a new

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PenMet seeks input on strategic plan

Jun 06, 2022

PenMet wants the public’s help in developing a multi-year strategic plan. The plan will guide decision-making, policy development, annual strategic goals and objectives, long-range planning, and services the district provides

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Photo gallery: Blessing of the Fleet and Wheels on the Water

Jun 05, 2022

The 25th Maritime Gig Festival wrapped up Sunday with the 51st Blessing of the Fleet and the Wheels on the Water car show. Father Mark Guzman from St. Nicholas Catholic

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Photo gallery: 2022 Maritime Gig Festival Grande Parade

Jun 04, 2022

It did not, in fact, rain on the Grande Parade. Sunglasses, not umbrellas, were needed for opening day of the 2022 Maritime Gig Festival. Despite an ominous forecast, the rain

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Sports Beat: Peninsula, Gig Harbor athletes bring home medals

Jun 03, 2022

It’s time for the Sports Beat, a weekly capsule of the local prep sports scene. We start out on the track, as the state championships were held at Mount Tahoma

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Maritime Gig Festival: Here’s what you need to know

Jun 03, 2022

Among the many events that are back after two years of Covid cancelations, none is bigger for the community than this weekend’s Maritime Gig Festival.  An estimated 6,000 to 8,000

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PenMet adds security at Fox Island sandspit park

Jun 03, 2022

A private security guard will again help assure that rules are enforced to avoid parking disputes and protect the fragile beach.

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Photos: Gig Harbor Waterfront Farmers Market

Jun 02, 2022

The Gig Harbor Waterfront Farmers Market‘s 2022 season opened Thursday. The market continues every Thursday through Sept. 8. Hours are 1 to 7 p.m. (1 to 6 p.m. in September.

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