Opinion

Guest column: Another great Film Festival in the books

Sep 30, 2022 | By: Lee Jorgenson

“It’s like I have ESPN or something,” a quote from the 2004 movie “Mean Girls.” Well, probably not ESPN, but if you had any ESP going on, you took yourself

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Editor’s column: Making a go of it as a nonprofit news organization

Sep 01, 2022 | By:

It’s no secret that the news industry has had a tough couple of decades. That’s especially true in the newspaper world, where I spent the bulk of my career.  

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Guest opinion: Ordinance makes city’s operations less transparent

Aug 05, 2022 | By: Jeni Woock

At the July 25th Gig Harbor City Council meeting the council passed Ordinance #1492 and you need to know why I could not support it. Ordinance #1492 changes the way our

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Letter to the editor: Don’t institutionalize donations to non-profits

Jun 21, 2022 | By:

While I support the residents of Gig Harbor joining Pen Met — my recent letter was not to suggest that all of the non-profits in Gig Harbor would be funded

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Letter to the editor: Gig Harbor needs a public pool

Jun 20, 2022 | By:

As summer approaches, families in our region are once again scrambling to find places where their children can learn how to swim. Our community is surrounded by water, yet our

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Letter to the editor: Cultural Arts District is the best option

Jun 13, 2022 | By: Stephanie Lile

Thank you for publishing Bill Sehmel’s letter regarding the proposed Peninsula Cultural Arts District. I’d like to provide a few key details and differences between what park districts and Cultural

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Letter to the editor: City should consider joining parks district

Jun 09, 2022 | By: William V. Sehmel

Recently the executive director of the Harbor History Museum went before the Gig Harbor City Council and spoke on the idea of forming a new taxing district to support nonprofits

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Letter to the editor: Support Gig Harbor Fire bond

May 23, 2022 | By: Brad Harris

I want to thank the Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One Board of Fire Commissioners for placing a facilities bond on the August primary election ballot, and I thank our community

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Keep trees healthy; no more topping

Feb 14, 2022 | By: Marian Berjekian

Cutting off the entire top of a tree to open a view can kill or weaken it and encourage it to quickly grow back.

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Persistence pays in launch of new Gig Harbor news organization

Sep 03, 2021 | By:

The roots of the new Gig Harbor news site go all the way back to 2018 and the demise of the weekly newspaper Gig Harbor Life. It finally launched on Sept. 3.

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