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Boy Scout builds fence around iconic tree at Sehmel Park

There is a beautiful, enormous tree in PenMet Parks’ Sehmel Park at which, more than once, I’ve taken photos of Boy Scouts engaged in projects near. The latest of these was to catch the final act of Boy Scout Troop 212’s Eagle Scout project by Anders Carlson, who’d decided the tree needed protection and chose as his Eagle project creation of a guardian split rail fence.

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Passion, energy emanate from Obliteride rest stop in Gig Harbor

This year marked the fourth year for Obliteride and the third year the event has had a rest stop in Gig Harbor. Ellen Betit is the team captain, and she and her volunteers at the Gig Harbor Cares rest stop cheered and greeted the riders at Skansie Park on Saturday when they stopped for some food, water and a bathroom break.

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Paving project will cause Narrows bridge delays

Drivers who use the state Route 16 over the Narrows bridges are encouraged to plan ahead for weekend and weeknight delays in late August and early September. During the weekends of Aug. 26 to 29 and Sept. 9 to 12, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will reduce SR-16 to two lanes in each direction at the Narrows bridge for bridge paving.

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Chalk the Harbor contest winners announced

The Chalk the Harbor competition, hosted by Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance, took place last month on the downtown waterfront and featured more than 250 chalk artists of all ages. The following contestants received a Certificate of Award for placing first in the category they competed in:

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Fox Island resident prepares for fundrasier climb of Mount Rainier

Fox Island resident Bill Fay discusses his upcoming attempt to climb Mount Rainier to raise money for Orphans Africa, a Tacoma-based nonprofit.
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Fox Island resident prepares for fundrasier climb of Mount Rainier 1:21

Fox Island resident prepares for fundrasier climb of Mount Rainier

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Home sensory gyms gain in popularity

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WATCH: Take flight on a visiting B-25 Mitchell bomber

WATCH: Take flight on a visiting B-25 Mitchell 2:01

WATCH: Take flight on a visiting B-25 Mitchell