Gateway: News

Gateway: News

First new PNW history book in 30 years offers new perspectives on regional history

Those living in the Pacific Northwest know it to be a diverse region filled with the vibrant stories of the natives and pioneers who formed the fabric of the local, regional and national history. However, the area has been neglected by historians outside of the region, a fact that local history professors David J. Jepsen and David J. Norberg seek to address in their book “Contested Boundaries: a New Pacific Northwest History.”

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Concerned residents pack Civic Center to attend committee meeting on One Harbor Point development

The proposed One Harbor Point development agreement from the Ben B. Cheney Foundation made its first official appearance at the City Council Planning and Building Committee on Monday. More than 100 Gig Harbor residents overflowed from the Council chambers to hear the presentation and also express their displeasure at the lack of availability for public comment with signs raised during the meeting bearing quotes from the Simon & Garfunkel song “The Sound of Silence.”

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'Crazy Stan' will walk 300 miles for animal shelters

Bill Fay as Crazy Stan the Animal Man is attempting to raise money for animal shelters and rescue organizations by a 300-mile walk along the Washington Coast.
Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
'Crazy Stan' will walk 300 miles for animal shelters 0:48

'Crazy Stan' will walk 300 miles for animal shelters

Stormtrooper delivers birthday bouquet to Gig Harbor PD's 85-year-old 1:39

Stormtrooper delivers birthday bouquet to Gig Harbor PD's 85-year-old "mom"

Construction of phase one of Gateway Park 1:54

Construction of phase one of Gateway Park

Gig Harbor seniors marry after unexpected romance blooms 1:10

Gig Harbor seniors marry after unexpected romance blooms