Gig Harbor HEADLINES
A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition this morning after he was thrown from a vehicle driven by his uncle, who Washington State Patrol troopers said was drunk and high on marijuana.
Gig Harbor High boys basketball coach Craig Brooks has resigned his position after two seasons, the school’s athletics director confirmed Wednesday.
When a young person commits suicide, the effects are widespread – family members, friends, teachers and classmates all feel the pain.
Gig Harbor's redeveloped Point Fosdick Square gets another major tenant Monday when Applebee's Grill and Bar opens its 28th Western Washington restaurant in the Safeway-owned shopping center.
The control tower at Tacoma Narrows Airport near Gig Harbor might close due to Federal Aviation Administration budget cuts caused by sequestration.
South Sound flamenco is gaining rhythm, with semi-regular gigs everywhere from Tacoma’s New Frontier Lounge to Olympia’s La Gitana pizzeria. If you’re a fan of the flurried footsteps and fluttering fan, you’ll have a chance this weekend to learn a little flamenco for free at the Gig Harbor Library.
A Bellevue lawmaker wants to give accused toll-skippers more leeway to fight toll violation penalties. Under current law, administrative judges can waive the $40 penalty charged to vehicle owners who don’t pay their toll bills only if the driver can prove his or her vehicle was transferred, stolen, sold, leased or rented before the toll was incurred.
Gig Harbor diners, you’re about to get a new waterfront breakfast destination - brought to you by the owners of Gig Harbor's Brix 25.
A peninsula lawmaker is proposing a way to pay off the Tacoma Narrows Bridge without any further increases in toll rates.
The state commission that sets toll rates appeared Wednesday to favor approving a 25-cent increase on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge over each of the next two summers.
Look for construction to begin next year on a $180 million life care continuing care retirement community in Gig Harbor.
Falling balance in emergency fund prompts state officials to seek another toll increase for bridge users
Transportation officials are weighing a toll increase on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge for a second consecutive year, in part to shore up a controversial emergency fund balance that didnt exist and wasnt anticipated when the eastbound span opened in 2007.
Change is coming to Camp Seymour to the tune of a $4 million project. The YMCA's popular camp on the Key Peninsula has seen such growth over the years that the organization is building a new dining hall and covered campfire area, which launched the camp’s first capital campaign.
Pierce County prosecutors have charged a Gig Harbor man accused of drunkenly driving his car into oncoming traffic on Wollochet Drive Northwest Thursday and hitting two vehicles head-on.
State officials are zeroing in on an amount for the next round of toll increases on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge: a total of about 50 cents over the next two years.
Wrong-way driver with Alzheimers travels to Kitsap County line from Tacoma, shakes lives on New Years Day
The man no longer had a drivers license when he slid behind the wheel of his silver BMW, though he didnt understand that he shouldnt be driving.
A Pierce County Superior Court judge this afternoon sentenced a Gig Harbor woman convicted of hiring a hit man to kill her husband to 13 years, five months in prison.
A 56-year-old man believed to have caused a two-car crash that blocked a Gig Harbor street for hours Thursday night was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
Gig Harbor man charged with shooting at school custodians; Deputies took rifles from home next to Goodman Middle
A Gig Harbor man who lives next to Goodman Middle School and had several rifles seized from his home pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he shot at two custodians leaving the school Tuesday night.
Deputies have seized assault rifles from a 59-year-old Gig Harbor mans property next to Goodman Middle School after he allegedly shot at two custodians as they drove away from the school.
A Pierce County duo think they’ve found the prescription for curing childhood obesity: equal parts of perspiration and motivation.
Pierce County Council members and Kitsap County commissioners will meet Thursday in Gig Harbor to pick a successor to former state Sen. Derek Kilmer, who was elected to Congress.
Over the years, retired Col. Jimmie Kanaya felt the public’s gratitude time and again for his service with a storied regiment of Japanese American soldiers in World War II. He even accompanied President Barack Obama in the Oval Office two years ago to represent his unit when it received a special honor.
LIMA, Peru — A Gig Harbor man was among those killed in the crash of a heavily loaded U.S.-owned cargo helicopter that went down in the Peruvian jungle shortly after takeoff, killing its five American and two Peruvian crew members.
Investigators picked through the wreckage Tuesday of a heavily loaded U.S.-owned cargo helicopter that crashed in the Peruvian jungle shortly after takeoff, killing its five American and two Peruvian crew members.
Wacky Wednesdays are about to become a thing of the past for families in the Puyallup School District. They’ll be replaced by somewhat manic Mondays — all in an effort to increase student instructional time and bring consistency to school schedules.
After several years’ waiting for justice, the chief of Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One says the district can finally turn the page after state auditors found a former longtime employee bilked its taxpayers out of more than $50,000.
For some, she’s a newborn; for others, a grand old lady. Either way, the Thunderbird No. 2 needs her rest. The classic wooden sailboat has been put to bed for the winter, six months after volunteers at the nonprofit Gig Harbor BoatShop finished a two-year renovation project.
The Key Peninsula Fire District will hire half the number of additional firefighters that it pledged to voters before they approved a tax measure this fall to bolster the district’s deficient emergency response.
Opera doesn’t usually come free, and Seattle Opera’s January production of “Cinderella” (“La Cenerentola”) by Rossini is no exception. But there are two free previews coming up, this weekend at the Gig Harbor library and next weekend at Seattle’s McCaw Hall, that may make it easier to decide whether to buy a ticket.
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