Dundon Motorsports, housed in a 6,000-square-foot warehouse in the back of a business park off Burnham Drive, is the brainchild of Jaime Bopp and Charles Dundon. The shop is aimed at serving as a “dealer alternative” for Porsche owners and enthusiasts in Gig Harbor and around the South Sound.
A year ago, we did a story on the Eruption Drum and Bugle Corps and its fantastic performance at Peninsula High School’s Roy Anderson Field. Several Peninsula School District students were among the band members who hailed from throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The Wollochet American Legion baseball team recently qualified for the state championship tournament in Spokane after a strong season. The 16U team plays in the north division of Area Two of the American Legion League, competing against teams from Olympia, North Thurston, Capital and Graham-Kapowsin.
Gig Harbor High senior Patrick Fredrickson is continuing an impressive streak of Narrows Baseball Club players being selected to participate in the prestigious Area Code Games. He’s the third player in three years from the club to be selected, following University of Oregon pitcher Matthew Henckel and UCLA signee Mike Toglia.
A collaborative project between a Gig Harbor citizens group and the Puyallup Tribe to place an art piece in Austin Estuary Park was approved to move forward in discussions by the Gig Harbor City Council at Monday night’s meeting.
Teachers Doug Smith and Matthew Mills made Vaughn Elementary’s annual fifth-graders’ rocket shoot happen June 10. Volunteers Dustin Wood and Ron Perez helped set up. Mills took photos at 15 frames a second with the GoPro camera a Peninsula Schools Education Foundation grant made possible.