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  1. Stagnant weather conditions causes Pierce County burn ban to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | King County Journal

    ... typical winter weather. a Pierce County residents west of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge on the "Pierce Peninsula" (Gig Harbor Fire #5 and Key Peninsula #16) and in "South Pierce" county (Roy Fire #17, Eatonville, and Ashford #23) are not included in ...


  2. Port of Port Angeles to start search for new executive director amid debate on position's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... came during a lengthy discussion of how they should conduct their search for a new director. Jeannie Beckett, the Gig Harbor consultant who has helped them develop a strategic plan, said, "It's going to be a very challenging time. "You have to ...


  3. Talking helps prevent youth alcohol use | Health DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Covington Reporter

    ... their children about the dangers alcohol. The campaign features local faces of parents and teens from Lakewood, Gig Harbor, Tacoma and Sumner. The Health Department's youth alcohol prevention program developed the campaign in collaboration with ...


  4. 'Sound of Music' hits the stage at 5th AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | HeraldNet

    ... film, now 50 years old. The 5th's version stars Kirsten deLohr Helland as Maria. Helland, who grew up in Gig Harbor, is known to Everett audiences for her turn as Eponine in Village Theatre's 'Les Miserables.' Most recently at the 5th, she was Rizzo ...


  5. Gig Harbor, Tacoma power providers shine light on community solarRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Seattle lifts a solar panel from ITEK Energy of Bellingham into place on the roof of the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor. Peninsula Light Co. is using the roof as part of the Harbor Community Solar project, installing 216 panels as part of a ...


  6. Gig Harbor store says 'thanks' by offering free turkey dinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | KOMO News

    GIG HARBOR, Wash. -- A new business in Gig Harbor is eager to express its thanks to the community for Thanksgiving.


  7. Rep. Kilmer highlights importance of bringing rural technology...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... the co-working space that opened in May 2013. Kilmer's staff had requested the meeting, saying the Democrat from Gig Harbor was curious about its operation. "Getting an understanding about the CoLab's space, what happens here and how it happens, was ...


  8. Casey Kasem's Kids Slap Widow With Lawsuit Claiming Wrongful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | SFGate

    ... of Jean's neglect and physical abuse of Casey," the lawsuit states. The radio legend died on June 15, 2014, in Gig Harbor, Washington, at age 82. He was suffering from a form of dementia and a severe bedsore at the time of his death. Kerri, Julie ...


  9. Haggen gets court approval to sell 47 storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Everett, Shoreline, Port Orchard and Renton will wear the Safeway brand, as will the store near Spanaway and in Gig Harbor. a-a Stores in Burien, Renton, Puyallup and Milton will become Albertsons stores. Safeway merged with Albertsons earlier this ...


  10. It's time to accept that some athletes use wheelchairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Seattle Times

    ... our local parks and recreation board. Often alone as the voice of inclusion in my small but affluent community of Gig Harbor, I have encountered adversity and public displays of opposition. Recently, after listening to myriad public comments, ...


  11. Bainbridge blotter | The lane less traveled leads to a damaged DurangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Bainbridge Island Review

    He pulled into the right turn lane and said his vehicle struck a lawn mower that was hanging over the side of a vehicle in the adjacent lane as he passed. 5:45 p.m. A 50-year-old Suquamish woman in a 2002 Nissan Xterra was driving on Highway 305 when she struck the vehicle in front of her, a 2013 Dodge Ram driven by a 31-year-old Gig Harbor man.


  12. Ski season begins at Crystal Mountain: 'Excellent day!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | KOMO News

    ... "It's been a stressful week 'cause we didn't know if the mountain was going to open or not," said Mike Collins of Gig Harbor. After getting a couple of runs in when the resort opened, he brought his girlfriend Mish Bradley over to a scenic spot to ...


  13. Former Gig Habor Mayor Gretchen Wilbert dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Seattle Times

    She became one of the defining personalities of Gig Harbor, where she lived for more than 60 years. She taught kindergarten in her first career, served as elected mayor for 16 years and led groups such as the Gig Harbor Lions Club well into her retirement.


  14. Whitworth has 14 selected to All-Northwest Conference football teams - Mon, 16 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... in the NWC in touchdown receptions and led the Pirates in receiving yards. Junior defensive end Daniel Portillo (Gig Harbor, Washington) was first team honoree on the defensive side of the ball. He led Whitworth with 10 tackles for loss, including ...


  15. 14 Pirates on All-NWC Team, 5 Earn First-TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... in the NWC in touchdown receptions and led the Pirates in receiving yards. Junior defensive end Daniel Portillo (Gig Harbor, Wash.) was a First Team honoree on the defensive side of the ball. He led Whitworth with ten tackles for loss, including 6.0 ...


  16. Skyline football rides defense, Rashaad Boddie to state playoff victoryRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 14 | Sammamish Review

    ... an organized defensive effort that gave up only two touchdowns, and held on for a 17-15 victory over the visiting Gig Harbor Tides in a Class 4A state football playoff game Nov. 14. Boddie, a 6-foot, 225-pounder, pounded out 185 yards on 25 carries, ...


  17. Whitworth seniors have left legacy on gridiron - Fri, 13 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... who was a hard worker, loved competing and winning and had a lot of fun doing it." Sandberg said Welstad, from Gig Harbor, Washington, had better numbers as a junior, when the team lacked depth on its defense. This year, coaches regularly spell ...


  18. Safeway reportedly to return to Bethel siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... in Liberty Lake. Prior to the Haggen acquisition, the Bethel location was a popular Safeway branch. The former Gig Harbor store also will be rebranded as a Safeway site. The bid for the Port Orchard wasn't disclosed although it was widely reported ...


  19. Paradise Theatre blocked from leasing empty space In downtown Gig HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    For the Past 16 years, Paradise Theatre has been an active community arts organization in Gig Harbor, producing hundreds of live theatre productions including Into The Woods this September. Paradise just shuttered its 16th insanely popular Haunted House and has cultivated generations of new theatre arts patrons and arts educators in Gig Harbor-and throughout the Puget Sound.


  20. No rush to replace director, Port of Port Angeles commissioners decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... for an organization, nor is it necessary." Hallett instructed Goschen to contact Beckett, whose Beckett Group of Gig Harbor has guided drafting the port's strategic plan for the next 30 years under a $39,600 contract. The plan will outline the ...


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