Gig Harbor HEADLINES
Paul Sweeney is sentenced to perform 80 hours of community service after pleading guilty to second-degree animal cruelty.
Peninsula High School is holding a Coats for Kids drive this week.
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.
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.
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.
Gig Harbor police are asking for the publics help in identifying two people suspected of stealing a wallet and withdrawing more than $20,000.
A man who accepted $10,000 from a Gig Harbor woman to kill her son-in-law pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder.
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.
They dont expect the Hilton, said the inmates crammed into a cell at the states womens prison at Purdy, but a little elbow room would be nice.
A 37-year-old man shot by a Gig Harbor-area homeowner remained hospitalized Friday for treatment of his wound, the Pierce County Sheriffs Department said.
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 Sheriffs Department.
A 24-year-old woman died Thursday after losing control of her SUV and crashing into a tree in Lakebay, authorities said.
"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.
A Gig Harbor-area homeowner Thursday shot and wounded a stranger he said was trying to enter his home without permission, deputies reported.
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. Theres a picture of the Six Million Dollar Man on the menu. Tang appears on the menu as an actual beverage option.
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.
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.
An elderly woman pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide Monday, related to a May 25 crash that killed a motorcyclist in Gig Harbor.
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.
Pierce Transits board voted unanimously Monday to continue a trolley service after a trial run proved popular this summer and met the agencys ridership and revenue goals.
The Gig Harbor Film Festival kicks off Thursday with its opening gala and a timely film for Washington state.
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.
A Gig Harbor psychologist didnt 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.
Gizmo the pug probably didnt know why she was at church Sunday, but with her tail furiously wagging, she sure was excited to be there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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