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Blacksmithing demonstration at Harbor History Museum

The newest program from the Harbor History Museum brought sparks flying as history came alive for museum guests on Saturday. Doyle Lewellen, a volunteer on the Shenandoah restoration project, showed his tools, several personally crafted, and gave a demonstration of blacksmithing methods.

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Students build character, leadership skills through Kiwanis Club’s TERRIFIC Kids program

Gig Harbor Kiwanis Club president Jeni Mallory invited me to join her and fellow Kiwanis member Beth Harvey, the current club chair for the Kiwanis Terrific Kids program, at Purdy Elementary for their awards program. You should have seen the expressions on the kids faces as they or their fellow students received the awards. It was drizzling outdoors but the school was flooded with sunshine.

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Gig Harbor quilting shop offers classes, fabric, notions and more

Customers visiting Nancy’s Longarm Quilting and Nancy’s Quilt Shop in Gig Harbor get a three-for-one deal. Not only will they receive professional and uninterrupted help in choosing just the right fabrics for their quilt, they can take a quilting class. When their quilt is finished, they can bring it back and have their once-in-a-lifetime piece finished professionally on the longarm quilting machine.

Videos

Woodturning helps Gig Harbor man cope with effects of stroke

Dan Stromstad and Dennis Johnson have been friends for more than 35 years. Woodturning has brought them closer together.
Woodturning helps Gig Harbor man cope with effects of stroke 1:12

Woodturning helps Gig Harbor man cope with effects of stroke

Blacksmithing demonstration at Harbor History Museum 1:22

Blacksmithing demonstration at Harbor History Museum

Former PHS wrestler chases MMA career 2:42

Former PHS wrestler chases MMA career

No salmon eggs at Donkey Creek this year 1:52

No salmon eggs at Donkey Creek this year