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I knew apple pie moonshine had gone mainstream when I heard a friend was using a Crock-Pot to make hers. The recipe sounded pretty simple. Apple cider and cinnamon steeped together in a slow cooker all day, then that mixture was steeped with moonshine before serving.
Jason Madron was arrested over the weekend in connection with the stabbing death of Gig Harbor resident Jacob Glenn. He was charged Monday with first-degree murder.
A suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man whose body was found in a Fox Island ditch last month. Detectives say the suspect killed the man instead of paying for drugs.
For two weeks this month, the echo of heavy machinery ricocheted off the otherwise tranquil shoreline between Raft Island and the mainland.
A new state audit of the Key Peninsula Metropolitan Parks District lists concerns with how the agency handled credit card purchases and payroll oversight, among other findings.
Restaurant openings: Sushi and Peruvian food in Gig Harbor, Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in Puyallup
Three new eateries have opened around the South Sound. Domo Sushi in Gig Harbor is now serving an extensive menu of Japanese sushi and specialties, but also delves into Korean and Chinese dishes. The casual eatery Taste of Peru also has opened in Gig Harbor. In Puyallup, the New Orleans themed Bourbon Street Bar and Grill opened last week.
A car and a pickup truck were racing and passing each other at high speed Monday night when the car crashed near Port Orchard, killing two teenage girls and injuring a third.
A man suffered life-threatening injuries Monday in Gig Harbor when he was trapped underneath a coffee stand, according to Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One.
Dr. Tom Babson and his 8-year-old daughter, Allie, were warmly remembered Monday at a memorial service in Gig Harbor. They died Dec. 4 when their Fox Island home burned to the ground.
A breach of confidentiality regarding financial and other information discovered at a private Gig Harbor school remains under investigation, the schools director and a law enforcement spokesman both said this week.
Mary Pat Lancefield was with her two young daughters at a Gig Harbor soccer game two years ago when the news arrived with one of their teammates.
Firefighters were dispatched about 8:45 a.m. Sunday to the 3200 block of 73rd Avenue Court Northwest after a homeowner called 911 to report smoke coming from the garage.
Pinned to a bulletin board inside the doors of the Fox Island Grocery and Deli are two fliers out of place among the listings for yoga classes, piano lessons and dog-walking services.
A search dog found the remains of Dr. Thomas Babson Friday afternoon. Babson's home burned late Wednesday, killing him and his young daughter.
Firefighters have found one body in the debris of a Fox Island waterfront home where a doctor and his 8-year-old daughter were trapped by flames.
As lawmakers debate raising the states gas tax to pay for transportation projects, Gig Harbor Rep. Larry Seaquist is asking that the Tacoma Narrows Bridge be included in the discussion. He wants electronic tolls rolled back to $4 and frozen for now.
Gig Harbor business consultant will vie with Adam Berman and Doug Cloud to fill out the remainder of Angel's term in state House.
The Peninsula School District sent a message Wednesday to families with children in the district, warning them about strangers offering rides to students walking home from their bus stops.
Kathleen Sallade had a master key for the assisted living facility she worked at in Gig Harbor, and police believe she used it to sneak into rooms and steal $300,000 worth of jewelry.
Law enforcement in Pierce County will be increasing DUI patrols through the holiday season.
For 14 years, Betty Vasquez has sold her Peruvian specialties at farmers markets from Gig Harbor to Kingston. Next month, shes taking her recipes tamales, ceviche, quinoa and anticuchos to a brick-and-mortar location.
Pierce County sheriffs detectives are investigating the death of a man found this morning outside the Fox Island Grocery as a homicide.
Gig Harbor firefighters put out a blaze reported about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in Trillium Park.
A Gig Harbor man returned home today to find bright orange flames dancing behind the windows of his front door.
Tacoma's Franciscan Health System has opened a new women's health clinic to serve Key Peninsula patients
The Peninsula School District is hosting a series of community forums to solicit community feedback in the wake of the recent failure of the district’s $50 million capital levy.
Luis Barker hired gun, convicted murderer and 39-year-old father of two said it was all a mistake, a reckless plan gone wrong.
An overheated furnace prompted the evacuation of a Gig Harbor church this morning, according to Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One.
Brandon Bird's attorney files a motion to dismiss the case against his client, saying the evidence does not support the charge.
Chris Greenley was shaking when police stopped him, but he denied being involved in the robbery of a pizza shop near Gig Harbor.
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