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Gateway: News

City of Gig Harbor receives upgrade in bond rating status

An upgrade to two separate bond ratings for the City of Gig Harbor means savings for tax payers and rate payers over the next several years. The city received notice on March 1 that Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the General Obligation Limited Tax (GOLT) bond ratings for the city from Aa3 to Aa2. Notice received on March 7 informed that the city’s water and sewer bond rating was raised on S & P Global Ratings from AA- to AA.

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Emphasis patrol has special meaning for Gig Harbor police

As part of the Pierce County Traffic Safety Task Force, the Gig Harbor Police Department co-hosted a “Bridge to Bridge” Impaired Driving emphasis patrol on Feb. 18, partnering with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s department to reach from the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to the Hood Canal bridge. The emphasis patrol was dedicated to the memory of Ashley (Allphin) Riibe, a Gig Harbor High School graduate who in 2015 was killed by an impaired driver while living and working as a nurse in South Dakota.

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Escape Hour Gig Harbor plans camp geared for younger sleuths

Looking to expand its offerings to entertain Gig Harbor’s youngest adventurers, Escape Hour Gig Harbor is introducing a Detective Day Camp to premiere this spring. Detective Day Camp is designed for ages 6 to 10 and will introduce young detectives to problem solving and other skills needed to solve a custom game.

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Gig Harbor seniors marry after unexpected romance blooms

Gig Harbor residents Sandy Rose, 76, and George Eckhoff, 103, never expected to get married a second time. But then fate intervened and they just couldn’t say no.
Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
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Gig Harbor seniors marry after unexpected romance blooms

Tacoma Citizens Forum: Local government at its rawest 1:24

Tacoma Citizens Forum: Local government at its rawest

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Mail a letter, have a cocktail

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Students tap dance, sing as new arts standards are adopted