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Published November 6th, 2013 - 4:58PM
Paul Sweeney is sentenced to perform 80 hours of community service after pleading guilty to second-degree animal cruelty.
Published November 4th, 2013 - 11:51AM
Peninsula High School is holding a Coats for Kids drive this week.
Published November 4th, 2013 - 10:53AM
A 37-year-old man who was shot after he walked into a man's home without permission will be arraigned on a felony charge of residential burglary when he's released from the hospital, court records show.
Published November 2nd, 2013 - 12:05AM
A controversial ordinance increasing the building height for businesses located in the waterfront commercial zone of downtown Gig Harbor was approved this week by the City Council.
Published November 1st, 2013 - 12:22PM
Peninsula High School was placed on lockdown for a half hour this morning after school authorities received word from students that one student might have a weapon on campus, according to a message sent by school principal Tim Winter to parents.
Published October 30th, 2013 - 1:53PM
Gig Harbor police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two people suspected of stealing a wallet and withdrawing more than $20,000.
Published October 29th, 2013 - 1:40PM
A man who accepted $10,000 from a Gig Harbor woman to kill her son-in-law pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder.
Published October 29th, 2013 - 10:46AM
On the floor of the council chamber sat 1,510 Styrofoam cubes. Ten were red, 1500 were white. Throughout public comment, the chain of squares sat in front of the council.
Published October 29th, 2013 - 7:35AM
They don’t expect the Hilton, said the inmates crammed into a cell at the state’s women’s prison at Purdy, but a little elbow room would be nice.
Published October 25th, 2013 - 6:57PM
A 37-year-old man shot by a Gig Harbor-area homeowner remained hospitalized Friday for treatment of his wound, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said.
Published October 25th, 2013 - 2:57PM
An 86-year-old Gig Harbor woman was taken into custody Thursday night after firing a shotgun at several neighboring homes, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
Published October 25th, 2013 - 2:46PM
A 24-year-old woman died Thursday after losing control of her SUV and crashing into a tree in Lakebay, authorities said.
Published October 25th, 2013 - 2:08PM
"Girl Rising" tells the stories of the girls from nine countries: Sierra Leone, Haiti, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Peru, Egypt, Nepal, India and Cambodia. Monday's screening in Gig Harbor was organized by Scott Smalling, a Gig Harbor native and local philanthropist.
Published October 24th, 2013 - 5:40PM
A Gig Harbor-area homeowner Thursday shot and wounded a stranger he said was trying to enter his home without permission, deputies reported.
Published October 24th, 2013 - 11:37AM
The burger diner Lunchbox Laboratory is a nod to an era when “Mork and Mindy” inspired our clothing and Fonzie-isms entered our vernacular. Retro lunchboxes and ‘60s-‘70s themed toys rule the dining room. There’s a picture of the Six Million Dollar Man on the menu. Tang appears on the menu – as an actual beverage option.
Published October 23rd, 2013 - 6:53PM
Gig Harbor's Donkey Creek project was officially dedicated Wednesday morning. Speakers included Gig Harbor Mayor Chuck Hunter, council members Steve Ekberg and Tim Payne, former Congressman Norm Dicks, Frank Ruffo of the Harbor History Museum, Lindsey Johnson of Harbor WildWatch and members of the Puyallup Tribe.
Published October 23rd, 2013 - 10:46AM
Some lanes of state Route 16 over the eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge will close overnight Wednesday for annual maintenance on tolling equipment, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Published October 21st, 2013 - 2:52PM
An elderly woman pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide Monday, related to a May 25 crash that killed a motorcyclist in Gig Harbor.
Published October 18th, 2013 - 7:36AM
The Gig Harbor Film Festival takes on a military theme this year during its annual run that features 70 independent films, 20 filmmakers and The Bionic Woman.
Published October 15th, 2013 - 3:01PM
Pierce Transit’s board voted unanimously Monday to continue a trolley service after a trial run proved popular this summer and met the agency’s ridership and revenue goals.
Published October 15th, 2013 - 1:01PM
The Gig Harbor Film Festival kicks off Thursday with its opening gala and a timely film for Washington state.
Published October 15th, 2013 - 7:26AM
A Gig Harbor psychologist didn’t immediately fess up that a prostitute stole his laptop, which contained medical information about hundreds of state Department of Social and Health Services clients, an act that has led to his suspension, the state announced Monday.
Published October 14th, 2013 - 10:30AM
A Gig Harbor psychologist didn’t immediately fess up that a prostitute stole his laptop containing medical information about hundreds of Department of Social and Health Services clients, an act that has led to his suspension, the state announced today.
Published October 14th, 2013 - 12:52AM
Gizmo the pug probably didn’t know why she was at church Sunday, but with her tail furiously wagging, she sure was excited to be there.
Published October 12th, 2013 - 4:45PM
Pierce Transit wants to continue running old-fashioned-looking trolley cars in Gig Harbor in future summers after a trial run that ended in late September proved popular and met the agency's ridership and revenue goals.
Published October 12th, 2013 - 10:00AM
Fueled by money from outside the 26th District and out-of-state, the state legislative race between Jan Angel and Nathan Schlicher is on pace to set a record for spending. The winner, whoever it is, will bring a diverse background to the Senate. But their histories couldn'’t be much more different.
Published October 10th, 2013 - 4:35PM
Laura Sorensen thought she was hunting pedophiles, starting a revolution and growing wings when she walked into the Peninsula Market in August 2012 and shot three people.
Published October 9th, 2013 - 8:28PM
Voters in Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula will decide on a $50 million school construction measure that supporters say is vital to relieve overcrowding in the growing 8,500-student Peninsula School District.
Published October 9th, 2013 - 6:13AM
A Gig Harbor man believed to be the state’s leading downloader of child pornography said he’s struggled with the addiction for years and is grateful he doesn’t have to hide it anymore, according to court records.
Published October 7th, 2013 - 7:58AM
Peninsula School District will host community forum meetings where Superintendent Chuck Cuzzetto will present information about next month’s capital projects levy.
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