Published: 05/21/13 21:47:00
Memorial Day often is heralded as the beginning of summer, regardless of what the official calendar says. School is out in some places and nearly so in others. Barbecues are hauled out for the three-day weekend and, weather permitting, common attire of shorts and other summer wear are displayed.
Published: 05/14/13 21:43:30
The biggest party of the year — the annual Maritime Gig Festival — is only 17 days away, so it’s not too early to begin your preparations for a weekend of family fun, education and entertainment.
Published: 05/07/13 21:46:57
It’s very possible, and indeed even likely, to love your parents and yet be terrible at giving them Mother’s Day and Father’s Day gifts. I lucked out – both my parents are graciously easygoing about the, frankly, pretty unoriginal gifts my sister and I bestow on them each May and June.
Published: 05/01/13 11:29:46
Out of all the comments I received from our esteemed panel of community leaders who served as judges last Saturday for our Students of Distinction program, one stood out.
Published: 04/30/13 21:44:04
When I was a child of not more than 7 or 8, my family camped at Lake Okanagan in British Columbia. It was there that I was first introduced to “Ogopogo,” the Lake Okanagan Sea Monster.
Published: 04/23/13 21:47:02
April showers — some with hail, some with thunder and lightning, and some that brought fresh snow in the mountains — are making a unique weather statement around here.
Published: 04/16/13 21:44:41
As news came in of the explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday, a quote from none other than Mr. Rogers started to circulate on social media and other websites. It seemed a curious combination at first – a tragic and shocking event and a beloved children’s television host known mostly for his sweaters and his belief in the power of imagination.
Published: 04/10/13 13:51:01
I've been missing from this space for the past few weeks, although my desk is just as cluttered as when I left.
Published: 04/02/13 21:48:56
Four years ago, chef Thad Layman and his wife, Katie Doherty, arrived in Gig Harbor after they were in the restaurant business in Napa, Calif. They came with a goal: Bring good food and great service to the diners of our city.
Published: 04/02/13 21:48:32
I’ve now been at the Gateway for almost exactly six months, a half-year of handshakes and conversation with people all around Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula
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