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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Fleeing Mustang goes wrong way on Hwy. 16

Nov 18, 2022 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. A Silver Ford Mustang fleeing from Gig Harbor police ended up driving the wrong

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Sports Beat: Soccer teams wrap up successful seasons

Nov 18, 2022 | By:

Peninsula (15-2-2) reached the Class 3A girls soccer state tournament quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Bonney Lake on Friday, Nov. 11. But the Seaawks’ impressive season ended with a

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Fox Island group a model for disaster preparedness

Nov 17, 2022 | By:

There’s nothing like living on an island with a 68-year-old bridge to make you think, “What’s going to happen when The Big One hits?” Jim Braden and Doug Nelson have

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Chum Festival returns to welcome the salmon home

Nov 16, 2022 | By:

The 14th Chum Festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20, at Donkey Creek Park in Gig Harbor.

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Gig Harbor and Peninsula volleyball start state tournament play

Nov 16, 2022 | By:

Local volleyball talent was on display Nov. 12, when Peninsula and Gig Harbor faced each other in the district championship at Capital High School. Peninsula (18-2) entered the district tournament

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Purdy fish passage work delayed until spring

Nov 16, 2022 | By:

The fish passage project that will close the Highway 302 spur in Purdy has been postponed until early spring, weather permitting, according to state Transportation Department spokeswoman Cara Mitchell. A

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Renovated Arletta schoolhouse prepared to bond community for another 84 years

Nov 15, 2022 | By:

PenMet held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its $1.6 million renovation of the circa-1938 Arletta Schoolhouse. Former students reminisced about attending classes there.

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Harbor Happenings: Chum Fest, music and more

Nov 15, 2022 | By:

The calendar is filling fast as we move into the holiday season. This week’s special events include the return of the Chum Festival, music concerts, theater performances, book signings and

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Hutchins takes lead in 26th District House race

Nov 14, 2022 | By:

Republican Spencer Hutchins now has a narrow lead in the race for a seat in the state House representing the 26th Legislative District. The most recent ballot totals posted by

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Peninsula gives O’Dea a tough test in season-ending loss

Nov 14, 2022 | By:

The Peninsula Seahawks went into Memorial Stadium in Seattle on Friday, Nov. 11, and gave the O’Dea Fighting Irish all they could handle. But a couple of long runs late

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