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

City Council passes $118.2 million budget for next year

Nov 23, 2021 | By:

Also at Monday’s meeting, the Council heard that 416 curbs need to be made ADA-compliant at a rate of 17 per year and $15,000 per ramp.

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Artondale is fourth new elementary building to open since January

Nov 23, 2021 | By:

Upbeat music sounded from a speaker outside the new Artondale Elementary School on Monday. A steady stream of cars pulled up in front of the recently completed, two-story building. Staff

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City attempting to buy 23 acres of parkland off of Burnham Drive

Nov 23, 2021 | By:

The forest with Donkey/North Creek running through would be kept in its current state.

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Don’t FOG up the holidays

Nov 22, 2021 | By:

Wastewater treatment plant operators say fat, oil and grease go in the garbage, not down the drain.

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Fire destroys house off of Rosedale Street

Nov 22, 2021 | By:

Three residents were able to escape, though one was taken to the hospital with injuries and the home is not habitable.

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Police department overcomes hurdles to employing body cameras

Nov 21, 2021 | By:

It took three years to solve a variety of problems, but now if something happens, cameras can tell the true story.

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No class schedule disruptions, but Peninsula teachers ‘overwhelmed’ from filling gaps

Nov 20, 2021 | By:

“People say they were ‘December tired’ in October.” — Carol Rivera, president Peninsula Education Association

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Undefeated Peninsula volleyball team sets sights on state championship at SunDome

Nov 18, 2021 | By:

Family-like squad hopes to finish perfect season with a state title.

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Longtimers keep Gig Harbor thrift shop thriving

Nov 16, 2021 | By:

Four of the volunteers have each worked at the Kimball Drive store that benefits Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital for about 40 years.

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Seahawks’ season ends with playoff loss to Rainier Beach

Nov 14, 2021 | By:

Peninsula took an early lead, but three long touchdown passes proved to be the difference in a 36-21 loss to the visiting Vikings.

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