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Published: 02/08/13 10:10:48
There have only been three owners of Rosedale Market, formerly known as Eide’s, the landmark grocery store at the bend of Rosedale Street and 86th Avenue. There could soon be a fourth.
Published: 02/07/13 09:52:23
Among many programs at the Washington Corrections Center for Women that are designed to prepare inmates to resume life on the outside as productive citizens is a school of cosmetology. Early last month, 15 students graduated from the school, wearing green caps and gowns and ceremonially tossing their tassels to the correct side of their caps.
Published: 02/06/13 09:54:21
Theres no job quite like Jorge Villarreals. Hes a fish hatchery specialist 4, according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, but he said his laymans title is more simple the manager of the Minter Creek Hatchery on the Key Peninsula, as well as its two affiliated sites nearby.
Published: 02/04/13 19:47:15
Discovery Village is a pre-school, play center, and a great way for parents to play with their children while they learn, but offers parents a chance to take a small breather from their hectic days. Offering a full espresso bar and treats for both the parents and kids, the over 2-year-old business located in the Gig Harbor North area of the city has a large clientÃÆÃÂ¨le base.
Published: 02/01/13 09:13:31
Proving it's never too early to introduce children to some culture, preschoolers from Gig Harbor Academy on Friday got a chance to visit the Seattle Opera at McCaw Hall.
Published: 01/31/13 11:43:27
Homelessness is not just a “Tacoma problem,” John Oldham said. Oldham double-checked the supplies in the back of his truck parked outside the Gig Harbor Skate Park near the civic center. A founder and member of the board of directors for Peninsula Communities of Faith, a nonprofit that brings together volunteers from church and service groups, he was getting ready for a day on the road, driving between volunteers posted at different points in Gig Harbor and on the Key Peninsula to help conduct the annual Pierce County homeless survey.
Published: 01/30/13 09:02:28
Flu season started with a bang this year, ahead of schedule and stronger than usual. The season arrived earlier than it has since 2003, and two people in Pierce County have died of the flu, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. The peak of the flu season is typically later, from January to March, but local hospitals and pharmacies have seen increased volume and demand for treatment since mid-December. The premature spike in flu patients this year is a nationwide trend.
Published: 01/28/13 09:26:07
As a senior at Gig Harbor High School, Conner Keliher was required to complete 25 hours of community service as part of his senior project. So he looked to his grandmother, Gail, for inspiration. “She’s been volunteering at FISH Food Bank for a long time,” Keliher said. “The senior project gave me an opportunity to follow in her footsteps.”
Published: 01/28/13 09:16:20
Sen. Nathan Schlicher, D-Gig Harbor, assumed his duties as the state senator for the 26th Legislative District Monday when he was sworn into office at the Capitol.
Published: 01/25/13 09:31:01
The friendship, and eventual business partnership, of Scott Teodoro and Chad Roy didn’t start off on the best foot. The two met when Roy married a longtime family friend of Teodoro’s. “We didn’t like each other a whole lot at first,” Teodoro remembered. “But a few years into it, we became best friends, and after five years of business, I’d say we still are.”
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