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
Making prom special for area students
Construction of phase one of Gateway Park
Gig Harbor teenage weightlifter qualifies for USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals
Peninsula High Show Choir mash-up showcases vocal skills
Woodturning helps Gig Harbor man cope with effects of stroke
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.
Christine Erikson talks about qualifying for the United States Dressage Finals in Lexington, Ky. While preparing for her qualifying event, Erikson was diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently undergoing treatment. Erikson hopes to raise enough money to go to Kentucky to complete her dream and compete in the championships.
Diane Jackson gives a tour of YMCA Camp Seymour's Largest Living Machine, a water treatment facility located at the camp. The Largest Living Machine will be available for tours during the Key Peninsula Farm Tour.