Gig Harbor HEADLINES
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.
A hot concrete parking lot in the middle of a shopping center might not sound like the greatest place to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon. Add 18 brewers, though, pouring samples of the Pacific Northwests finest craft beers, and youd be surprised what a difference it makes.
The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, the Transportation Department said Friday.
Crews will close two lanes across the westbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge for several hours next week. The two remaining westbound lanes of state Route 16 will stay open through each night.
Businesses and residents are feeling the pinch from a major construction project in downtown Gig Harbor that will cause traffic delays through the summer tourism season.
The Tacoma Narrows Airport, home to several restaurants throughout the years, will soon welcome a new, high-profile tenant: the entrepreneurs behind Tacoma's Harmon Brewing Company.
The Adventuress isnt your typical tall ship. The schooner, built in 1913, has seen sailors young and old from all corners of the South Sound, and this week it will dock in Foss Waterway to share its charm with Tacoma residents.
Gig Harbor City Council member Jill Guernsey made it official Thursday: She’s running to be the city’s next mayor. Local and county officials, community leaders and others packed the Java & Clay Cafe — festooned outside and inside with blue, green and white balloons — in downtown Gig Harbor for the official kick-off event.
A 47-year-old man arrested last week on suspicion of trying to smother his girlfriend’s elderly mother was to be released from jail Tuesday evening after Pierce County prosecutors said they needed more time to make a charging decision.
A man suspected of trying to smother an elderly Gig Harbor woman was ordered jailed in lieu of $250,000 bail Monday while prosecutors prepare their case against him.
Lane closures on the westbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge could cause evening backups this week, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The former owner of Le Bistro is going before a federal appeals court to try to force her insurer to pay a claim filed after an arson fire gutted the Gig Harbor restaurant in 2010.
A 91-year-old woman was sitting in a reclining chair at her Gig Harbor condominium when her daughters boyfriend tried to smother her with a pillow, police said Friday.
Gig Harbor police have arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of trying to kill his girlfriend’s elderly mother.
It could be a long summer for Tacoma commuters. Traffic engineers at the state Department of Transportation say a three-month closure of one of the citys busiest freeway off-ramps will cause daily backups that could stretch for miles in both directions of Interstate 5.
Billy Landram spent many nights lighting up the scoreboard against opposing teams in the Pierce County League as a star guard at North Mason High School.
A former Gig Harbor police sergeant has sued the department, alleging gender-based harassment by other officers and that the workplace was a hostile environment.
Former businessman turned state budget architect Tom Huff died early Sunday at the age of 80, his family said.
The cost of repairing a Gig Harbor freeway overpass struck March 17 by a too-tall truck is likely to come close to $1 million, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Pierce County is exploring a plan to tap private sponsors to keep Tacoma Narrows Airports air traffic control tower open in the wake of federal plans to shutter it and 148 contract towers like it across the nation.
A dozen Washington state school boards met a deadline this week showing preliminary interest to become charter school authorizers – and two are from Pierce County.
A private contractors laptop containing confidential information on 652 clients of the state Department of Social and Health Services was stolen from Gig Harbor and later recovered at a pawn shop, the department announced Friday.
A laptop containing confidential information on 652 state Department of Social and Health Services clients was stolen from Gig Harbor and later recovered at a pawn shop, the department announced today.
Pierce County prosecutors Wednesday charged two men with multiple felonies for an alleged crime spree that started Sunday with a burglary in Gig Harbor and ended with two suspects wrecking their vehicle while trying to ram police patrol cars.
Tollpayers and others have two chances to comment on a proposal by the Washington State Transportation Commission to increase tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge by 25 cents during each of the next two summers.
The pilot-car company that guided a super-sized truckload of cargo into a Gig Harbor freeway overpass last week was using an outdated list of bridge clearances, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Five Washington air traffic control towers including those at Tacoma Narrows Airport and Olympia Regional Airport, will close next month as the Federal Aviation Administration cuts its expenditures to cope with the federal budget sequestration.
Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is helping raise money for the funeral of a 9-year-old boy killed in a suspected drunken driving crash in Purdy last weekend.
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