Gig Harbor at a glance
Published: 06/19/13 12:47:56
A gray whale was swimming during the tidal exchange in the lagoon near Henderson Bay on the Key Peninsula Wednesday before noon. Several dozen spectators marveled at the sea-going mammal as it swam peacefully in front of cameras and binoculars.
Published: 06/19/13 12:09:13
Students from Peninsula and Gig Harbor high schools moved their mortarboard tassels from right to left Sunday to mark the official conclusion of their basic education careers.
Published: 06/19/13 10:56:43
State Rep. Jan Angel did not hide her disdain Thursday morning for the fact the state Legislature had just started its second special session the day before in an ongoing attempt to produce an operating budget.
Published: 06/18/13 21:47:27
Gig Harbor Little League held its city championship games for softball in three divisions earlier this month. The top-seeded Thunder beat the Fury 9-1 in the majors division, which features girls ages 10-12 in the most competitive level of the league.
Published: 06/18/13 15:28:46
If Gig Harbors Kevin Janders ends up racing in Formula One, hell have his father to thank. A few years ago, Jeff Janders was looking for an activity to do with his sons, and he thought racing go-karts at the PGP Motorsports Park in Kent might be fun. Kevin, 15, set the tracks record lap time last month, and now go-karting is looking less like a fun weekend diversion and more like a potential calling.
OFF THE WALL
Published: 06/19/13 10:58:43
Beginning Thursday, July 11, Uptown Gig Harbor will host the 2013 Summer Concert Series. Free weekly shows will be held Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. under the pavilion at Uptown, 4701 Point Fosdick Drive NW.
Published: 05/18/13 14:09:00
The Peninsula Seahawks were on a hot streak, having won three of their four playoff games, and looked poised to reach the Class 3A state quarterfinals for the first time in seven seasons.
WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE
Published: 05/08/13 16:47:15
Random thoughts on the current Gig Harbor scene and whatever else I feel like commenting on:
Published: 06/19/13 19:37:54
Pierce County prosecutors this week charged a Gig Harbor man with felony animal cruelty for allegedly duct-taping shut the mouth of his sons dog to get the animal to stop barking.
Published: 06/19/13 11:19:20
Pierce County prosecutors this week charged a Gig Harbor man with felony animal cruelty for allegedly duct-taping his dogs mouth shut to get the animal to stop barking.
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