Published: 05/21/13 16:11:10
The Gardens of Fox Island Tour, held Saturday at five homes around the island, is small in scale. But the featured gardeners still had a chance to show their outdoor creations during the 11th annual event to nearly 200 attendees, many of whom left motivated to work with their own green thumbs.
Published: 05/14/13 21:43:22
Adrizzly day did not dampen the spirits of some 60 Discovery Elementary School kindergartners, who spent a whole day at the Gentle Giant Meadows Ranch on the Key Peninsula a few weeks ago.
Published: 05/08/13 09:46:32
In 2006, a childhood dream of Randy Muellers one hed held and worked toward for 50 years was fulfilled when he launched Starlight Express, his restored 1956 Matthews Martinique Express classic cruiser. Next weekend, Mueller hopes to spread his love of historic crafts to Gig Harbor with the Tides Tavern Classic Boat Show.
Published: 04/30/13 16:02:37
As he flicked through photos on his iPad, Jim Kenney remembered the founding of the Sound Exposure Photo Club, back in the days of film and slide projectors.
Published: 04/26/13 12:34:32
One of the most active of the many Boy Scouts of America troops in our area is Key Peninsula’s Troop 220, sponsored by the Key Peninsula Lions Club. A few weeks ago, members of the troop, their scoutmasters and accompanying dads braved the snow-smothered but fabulously beautiful slopes of Mount Rainier at its centerpiece, the area known as Paradise. While on the adventure, the troop hiked with snowshoes, set up camp, endured a pretty serious blizzard, ate hotdogs, dug snow caves, built igloos and survived sleeping in the latter without a single case of frostbite.
Published: 04/16/13 15:44:02
Four childhood friends from Gig Harbor are behind Music Giving Back, a series of concerts during the past few years to benefit everything from breast cancer research to the Lakewood Police Department after four of its officers were killed in 2009.
Published: 04/08/13 20:23:31
On a gray, occasionally wet April morning, the first day of the Gig Harbor Farmers Market offered a promise of summer.
Published: 04/02/13 21:48:31
John Ohlson has restarted his old, disbanded Tacoma Boy Scout Troop 27 on Fox Island, and honored five new Eagle Scouts at a ceremony last month. The boys earned a special Centennial Edition of the Eagle Scout badge, only available to Eagles who earned their badge in the year 2012, the 100th anniversary of the Eagle Scout Award.
Published: 03/27/13 14:29:31
From Canada to Bangladesh to Gig Harbor, the journey from diplomats and art aficionados to documentary filmmakers has taken Leonard Hill and Cathy Stevulak to some unexpected places.
Published: 03/14/13 10:05:04
Spending time on the trails of Gig Harbor’s parks, trimming leaves and clearing brush, was something that Vernon Young always liked to do. Now, as president of the nonprofit organization EnviroCorps and a leader of the new Sponsor-A-Trail program at McCormick Forest Park, Young works to bring other members of the community in to help him.
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