Gig Harbor at a glance
Published: 06/18/13 21:47:15
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: 06/18/13 21:47:19
Lauren Littleton, program director of Two Waters Arts Alliance’s “Artists in Schools,” and Chris Bronstad, a Key Peninsula Middle School art and science teacher, recently teamed up on an after-school art club project. It involved the freely expressed creations of students from all KPMS grade levels who painted a mural for the school’s commons.
Published: 06/18/13 21:47:16
Roadhouse on the Hill in Key Center, 9016 154th Ave. Court KPN, will host a spaghetti feed benefit dinner at 5 p.m. June 29 for one of the restaurant’s waitresses.
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.
Published: 06/18/13 21:47:24
It was a Sunday, just like any other, but this time it was Father’s Day. I have five kids, including a step-son. My twins, a boy and girl, are 23. My youngest daughter is almost 19. My step-son is almost 20. My youngest son, Jacob, is 15.
Published: 06/18/13 21:47:23
In the past six years, we’ve put a lot of effort into producing a quality community newspaper with relevant topics, need-to-know stories and previews of events.
OFF THE WALL
Published: 06/06/13 13:16:53
The City of Gig Harbor has announced the lineup for this year’s Summer Sounds at Skansie concert series, which will be held every Tuesday from June 25 to Aug. 20 at Skansie Brothers Park in downtown Gig Harbor.
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: 06/14/13 03:10:33
There’s something unique about hearing music and seeing art surrounded by lush greenery. Musicians have been entertaining audiences and artists have painted outdoors since the ancient times. The appeal is still very much alive– especially in the Northwest, where our summer is so short and sweet.
Published: 06/13/13 20:30:37
Drivers on eastbound state Route 16 will encounter nighttime detours and delays over the next several weeks as work crews lift 83 massive concrete girders into place on top of new support piers in Tacomas Nalley Valley.
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- Man dies of injuries after longboard crash at Chambers Bay
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- New Puyallup River bridge at SR 167 expected in next few years; funding an issue with Milroy span
- City of Tacoma puts out a request for developers to build on downtown’s biggest undeveloped site