Gig Harbor resident Mike Rice started the Puget Sound Sailing Institute 32 years ago. Since then, four of its sailors have won Outstanding Instructor of the Year from the American Sailing Association, including Rice who earned the honor for the eighth time in 2016.
Secrets of a successful sailing instructor
Gig Harbor's HGTV Dream Home 2018 offers dramatic views
Technology upgrade for Gig Harbor ambulance
Swing dancing the night away in Gig Harbor
What if your mom falls down and can't get up? Lakebay startup uses technology to send help
Orcas nearly capsize peninsula family on a Jet Ski
Peninsula High celebrate Fish Bowl win
Peninsula beats Gig Harbor in Fish Bowl, 31-21
How to spot head lice
A tour of Williams Flower and Gift's new location in Gig Harbor
Fun with the Sunshine Committee at St. Anthony Hospital
Pierce County Officer named Resource Officer of the Year
Beard Swim Co. teaches children how to swim for water safety
Your Daily Hello is a web-based service started by two Lakebay women, Lori Deacon and Leah Perfect, that checks in on members daily via email. If they do not get a response within 24 hours, a text is sent, and then a phone call. If the member doesn’t pick up, the service calls the fire department or police to make a wellness check.
Pierce County officer Jeff Papen won the Washington State School Safety Resource Officer of the Year Award. Papen has worked as a resource officer for ten years. He works as a resource officer at the Puyallup School District.
Rachel Velez took over the concession stand at Volunteer Park on the Key Peninsula in March 2017 to sell burgers, hotdogs, and fries. Velez said she hopes to stay open long enough to serve up specials of food from the south, mainly chicken.
How do you market a high-end property in Pierce County? Alex Gray, Concierge Auctions project sales manager for the most expensive listing in Pierce County, talks about how to market a $10.5 million home just outside Gig Harbor.