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Published: 05/17/13 10:53:37
Student actors portray high school seniors coping with the tragedy after a mock DUI demonstration crash Friday morning at Gig Harbor High school.
The annual drill highlights the perils of drinking and driving by graphically showing a mock fatality accident, and the subsequent fire and police department response to the tragedy. Event organizers have high school students nearby to watch the drama unfold, with the hope that when bad decisions are made on prom night, or after graduation parties take place, drinking and driving will be curbed, preventing a real tragedy from occurring.
Published: 05/15/13 09:18:56
Mitchell Pomeroy left Iraq almost 10 years ago with two injured legs, an ear full of shrapnel and the designation as one of the first soldiers from Fort Lewis to earn a Purple Heart during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Published: 05/11/13 16:47:18
Hundreds of craft beer fans enjoyed warm weather and selections from 18 Northwest breweries on Saturday, as Uptown Gig Harbor welcomed a crowd for the second annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival.
Published: 05/09/13 14:25:49
Peninsula High School English teacher Danielle O'Leary Thursday morning received a phone call from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognizing her as an outstanding teacher.
Published: 05/06/13 14:44:33
Record breaking temperatures and clear skies brought smiles to Gig Harbor area residents as many did what they could to get out and enjoy the warm spring weather.
Published: 05/02/13 12:13:49
The Tacoma Narrows Airport, home to several restaurants throughout the years, will soon welcome a new, high-profile tenant: the entrepreneurs behind Tacoma's Harmon Brewing Company.
Published: 04/30/13 15:56:29
John Fosberg isnt sure how big the Gig Harbor Beer Festival will get, or if it will outgrow its space at Uptown Gig Harbors pavilion. Hes pretty sure, though, that the second annual festival wont run out of beer like last years inaugural event.
Published: 04/25/13 13:21:04
With the sunny stretch of spring weather, and the year's highest temperatures gracing the Gig Harbor area, one way to enjoy the outdoors is to ride skateboards with friends at the City of Gig Harbor's skate park located at the Civic Center on Grandview St. NW.
Published: 04/24/13 11:31:40
The Tacoma-Pierce County Habitat for Humanity is on the lookout for military veterans with low incomes in the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas to provide them with critical and affordable home repairs.
Published: 04/21/13 12:02:06
The Second Annual Paddlers Cup and Expo was made another successful event that entertained spectators, helped new participants, and gave industry vendors a chance to educate newcomers to paddling, as well as and sell gear and clothing in the heart of downtown Gig Harbor this weekend.
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