Gig Harbor HEADLINES
Drivers on eastbound state Route 16 will encounter nighttime detours and delays over the next several weeks as work crews lift 83 massive concrete girders into place on top of new support piers in Tacomas Nalley Valley.
Rush Residential, the custom home building arm of The Rush Companies, announced Thursday its newest residential community in Gig Harbor.
Gig Harbor police said they ticketed 139 drivers in May for using their cell phones while driving.
Maintenance work scheduled near and on the eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge will require closures three nights this week, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
A Tacoma man riding his motorcycle died Saturday after a Gig Harbor woman driving a BMW crossed the center line about 7:15 p.m. in the 2800 block of East Bay Drive Northwest and hit him head-on, according the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.
School board members in the Gig Harbor-area Peninsula School District have opted out of becoming a charter school authorizer, just as their counterparts in Tacoma have done.
Pierce County Council member Stan Flemming says he has moved from University Place to Gig Harbor so that he has the option of running for re-election in 2014.
Its official: Tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will increase 25 cents starting July 1, with another 25-cent toll increase set for July 1, 2014.
Several Pierce County cities will see a leadership shakeup at the end of this year, as many cities are losing their mayors and others have attracted challengers.
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