Published: 05/22/13 12:02:41
Monday night's final hearing on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge rate setting conducted by the state Transportation Commission was like the national anthem being played before a sporting event — a mere formality.
Published: 05/15/13 13:05:40
In a front-page story this week, former U.S. Army Sgt. Mitchell Pomeroy details the service and injury that earned him a Purple Heart in Iraq almost 10 years ago during the early days of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Published: 05/08/13 11:19:54
Pierce Transit finds itself caught between a rock and a hard place. That much was obvious at Thursday's Public Affairs Forum headlined by Lynne Griffith, the agency's chief executive officer, and Derek Young, a member of the Gig Harbor City Council who sits on the Pierce Transit board.
Published: 05/01/13 11:30:45
It's almost that time of year again. No, not the annual Puget Sound tradition of hoping — fervently wishing — that warm weather will at long last grace the area, given that we are well into spring and headed toward summer. This weekend will be a sneak peek, we hope.
Published: 04/23/13 21:47:11
More than a week has passed since the bombings at the finish line at the Boston Marathon. One of the terror suspects is dead; the other, the first man’s younger brother, lies in a hospital unable to speak because of a gunshot wound to his throat. Four people were killed and more than 200 injured as the country’s undivided attention once again turned to the East Coast.
Published: 04/17/13 14:58:31
Last year, Gig Harbor's Downtown Planning and Vision Committee produced a vision statement, which was adopted by the Gig Harbor City Council in January.
Published: 04/10/13 13:51:41
Those of us who live in Gig Harbor can be grateful the city has a low violent crime rate, thanks in large part to the good work of the Gig Harbor Police Department.
Published: 04/03/13 11:30:41
Those of us who work in the media are not oblivious to the fact that some hold the work we do in the same low esteem often reserved for lawyers, politicians, TV weather forecasters and used car salesmen.
Published: 03/29/13 17:06:23
As many people may have heard, the Tacoma Narrows Airport control tower is closing. What does this mean? Is there an issue that will create a safety hazard for the pilots, their passengers, or the general public on the ground?
Published: 03/20/13 11:51:58
Gig Harbor has national- and international-level superstars who work out every day on the bay. Head coach Alan Anderson has built the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team from the ground up, and now he has several other high-quality volunteer coaches who really know their stuff.
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- 75 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 30 Party lines blur at transportation rally