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pirate booty

Lads and Lassies Asked to Give their Treasures to Benefit Communities In Schools of Peninsula

Communities In Schools of Peninsula will host its 2018 Jack Sparrow’s Birthday Bash Benefit 5:30-9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, to raise funds for empowering students to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. The annual fundraising event has continued to grow in … read more

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Gig Harbor Rooster Races

Gig Harbor Brings Back ‘Rooster Races’

After a 70-year absence, the Gig Harbor Rooster Races made a triumphant return to the Gig Harbor waterfront in July at Skansie Brothers Park during the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance’s Waterfront Block Party. The event pitted contestants against each other on adult-size … read more

Boathouse

A Sparkling Boathouse

In the search for a new home, the owner found one that had a picturesque but deteriorating boathouse attached to a rickety pier. Who knows how much that influenced his purchase of the home, but that bit of history from the 1930s was … read more

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Heron's Key

The Benefits of On-Site Health Center at a Senior Living Community

While looking at all of the options for living in a senior living community today, it’s important to have the right information about your new home and the community’s offerings before making a final decision for yourself or a loved one. Each type … read more

Rose garden, pond and waterfall in the Becks' garden
Gig Harbor Garden Tour

Gardens — Oh, the Stories They Tell

This year’s Gig Harbor Garden Tour is going to tell some enticing stories about gardens and how they came to be. Each garden, no matter how small or large, simple or exquisite, has a story to tell. Now in its 21st year, the … read more

Front garden water feature

The Garden of Peggy and Bill Fox

The power of a well-designed landscape is magical. But the long, narrow piece of grassy land sloping quickly toward the waterfront offered little magic to the imagination of Peggy and Bill Fox when they first laid eyes on the property in 1987. The … read more

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pet therapy

Dogs Are All Ears in New Pet Therapy Reading Program

When 3-year-old golden retriever Brody walks through the halls of Minter Creek Elementary School, there is no doubt that this four-legged friend is regarded as the school’s newest “star pupil.” His arrival is greeted by happy hugs and huge smiles from both students … read more

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Beer Fest

Kick Off Summer with Annual Beer Fest — and for a Good Cause

Want to try some of the best craft beer in the state, experience great local music and help a wonderful local nonprofit organization? You can accomplish all three when you attend the 7th Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival on Saturday, May 19. Festival … read more

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