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She posted online about a suicide pact. Now Gig Harbor authorities try to dispel the rumor  The News Tribune

Gig Harbor Police and Key Peninsula Fire Station officials worked to dispel rumors of a suicide pact among local high school students that were circulating on ...



They were the most dominant cross country team Gig Harbor has ever seen. Where are they now?  The News Tribune

The Gig Harbor Tides hoisted the first-place trophy at Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon in 2013. PAUL MURRAY Courtesy file, 2013. They were the most ...



36 Peninsula schools seniors recognized for their achievements as Students of Distinction  The News Tribune

Congratulations to the 2018 Students of Distinction! The annual event recognizes outstanding high school achievement by 36 graduating seniors in the ...



She wanted a place to belong, so she created Gig Harbor's first pride event  The News Tribune

The colorful crowd gathered Saturday at Donkey Creek Park in Gig Harbor. They brought picnic blankets, Tupperware and costumes. And the determination to ...



High school swim coach tossed around sexual innuendos. Then he got suspended.  The Olympian

Gig Harbor High School head swim coach Mike Kelly was placed on paid administrative leave in January after allegations he sexually harassed a female athlete ...



Key Peninsula Voters Tank Peninsula Schools Bond Measure  Gig Harbor, WA Patch

Peninsula Schools Bond Measure Fails - Gig Harbor, WA - Almost no voting precincts west of Henderson Bay voted in favor of the Peninsula School District ...



Newly appointed Peninsula School District leaders say they’re ready to tackle big issues  The News Tribune

The Peninsula School District Board of Directors swore in Art Jarvis as interim superintendent and Lori Glover as new director. They have a lot on their plate after ...



'I was heartbroken': Sisters sue Issaquah school district for the harassment they endured after rape  Seattle PI

When she started out at Skyline High School in Sammamish, she loved school. S.S., whose name is concealed to protect her privacy, describes herself as a "big ...



Gig Harbor July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More: 2018 Guide  Gig Harbor, WA Patch

Guide To 2018 July 4th Fireworks, Parades - Gig Harbor, WA - Find fireworks shows, parades, and other Independence Day 2018 events happening around ...



Peninsula Schools Bond Measure A Hair Shy Of Passing  Gig Harbor, WA Patch

Peninsula Bond Measure A Hair Shy Of Passing - Gig Harbor, WA - The $220 million measure was less than 2 percentage points from passing with about 100 ...



With large team, Gig Harbor girls swim continues humming along  The News Tribune

The 2017 Gig Harbor High School girls swim team is looking to make a splash this year in the Class 3A South Sound Conference.



Peninsula School District board generates itemized cost list for proposed bond funds  The News Tribune

After announcing during a special meeting that April's proposed bond measure would be set for $220 million, the Peninsula School District's Board of Directors ...



Gig Harbor High School graduation class of 2016 – Kitsap Sun  Kitsap Sun

The Gig Harbor High School graduating class of 2016 seniors include: A-B. Daniel Agee, Davis Alexander, Cameron Allen, Dawson Allen, Steven Allen, Tanner ...



1996 Gig Harbor High boys basketball team to celebrate 20th anniversary of state title  The News Tribune

Players and their families will host a 20th anniversary celebration of the 1996 Gig Harbor High state boys basketball title at the Gig Harbor High School gym from ...



Issaquah school sued for protecting football players after sexual assault  Crosscut

"In Issaquah, football is God.” So begins a lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court on Thursday on behalf of two sisters. The incidents at the heart of the suit ...



With swing dancing, Gig Harbor teens make Tuesday nights fun again  The News Tribune

Maybe there is something in the water, but people in Gig Harbor — especially the younger generation — are bringing swing dance back into vogue.



Gig Harbor Holiday Events Schedule Released  Patch.com

Here Are All The Gig Harbor Holiday Events - Gig Harbor, WA - Gig Harbor has enough holiday events lined up this season to satisfy even Santa Claus.



His parents were some of the best track talent the state has ever seen. Now this Gig Harbor star wants to...  The News Tribune

Gig Harbor High School track star Jurrian Hering has some good genes to work with. His parents, Todd and Seville, were high school track stars in the early ...



Local group becomes school bond’s official opposition  The News Tribune

A group of Gig Harbor residents have filed as the official opposition against the Peninsula School District ballot measure for a $220-million bond that would be ...



The next step in school district bonding is left to the residents  The News Tribune

Peninsula School District leaders pass a resolution, now wait to see what happens at April election.



Gig Harbor's much-loved holiday events are here  Tacoma Daily News

Gig Harbor will be decking the halls (and the light poles and the parks) mid-month in preparation for a full calendar of holiday events in this beautiful waterfront ...



Prep Zone: Gig Harbor's Stephanie Cox  KING5.com

From 2006 to 2013 former Seattle Reign FC star Stephanie Cox played for the US National soccer team. She won a gold medal and a national championship at ...



Gig Harbor, Peninsula share more than football rivalry  The News Tribune

Two teams. One community. That's how Ross Filkins and Aaron Chantler describe high school football in the Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula area. “I think (Filkins) ...



Longtime football coaches Fairhart, Clegg join forces at Gig Harbor  The News Tribune

New Gig Harbor High School football coach George Fairhart has plenty of coaching experience, having been the head coach at Eatonville High School for 24 ...



From Gig Harbor to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Q&A with Pearl Jam’s Dave Krusen  The News Tribune

Dave Krusen is a Gig Harbor native, a founding member of Pearl Jam and a recent inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Krusen was the band's original ...



Hundreds In Puget Sound Participate In National School Walkout  Seattle, WA Patch

School Walkouts Underway In Puget Sound - Seattle, WA - From Garfield High School in Seattle to Gig Harbor High School, students around the region ...



BULLPEN: Gig Harbor resident and former MLB player Hatteberg has embraced community  The News Tribune

Former professional baseball player Scott Hatteberg probably didn't imagine soccer would be a huge part of his life. He probably also didn't imagine he would ...



New Councilman Hutchins ready to give back to community that helped shape him  The News Tribune

Spencer Hutchins has wanted to find a way to give back to the community he grew up in and where he moved his family to after college. Now, as Gig Harbor's ...



Gig Harbor women want to make a promise to lead by example  The News Tribune

After witnessing her teenage daughter suffer from bullying in high school, Gig Harbor mom Diane Stefanowicz decided she wanted to make a difference in how ...



PSD bilingual students earn credit for native language  The News Tribune

A recent test recognized 31 Peninsula School District bilingual high school students — and offered school credit — for their literacy in their native language.



Bob Werner Tapped as Gig Harbors New Athletic Director  Patch.com

Gig Harbor, WA - Bob Werner, who has been an active member in the local youth programs, will replace Gig Harbor High School's former athletic director Dale ...



2016 Student of Distinction: Riley Paul  The News Tribune

Riley Paul is a top scholar and athlete who is passionate about servant leadership. She has a long list of community *service* and leadership projects and has ...



Despite different bloodlines, Gig Harbor’s Andren siblings excel in the pool  TheNewsTribune.com

Gig Harbor High school swim team members and sisters Ursula, left, and Katya Andren, along with brother Max, are all looking forward to the start of the 2015-16 ...



UPDATED: Gig Harbor Student Killed in Car Crash  Patch.com

Gig Harbor, WA - David Haas, a student at Gig Harbor High School, was killed in a car accident Tuesday night.



Fox Island seafood company a family affair  The News Tribune

Started from family fishing trips and the meals that followed, a Fox Island family has turned FISHGIRL Seafood into a ocean-to-table business that customers ...



Patients said they screamed for help at a rehab facility. Poor care cost one her foot, lawsuit says  The Olympian

A former patient at a Lakewood rehab facility, The Oaks at Lakewood, has sued the company, alleging that she lost her foot due to poor care there. A state ...



Peninsula teachers asked that school board candidate subbing for them not be asked back  TheNewsTribune.com

Peninsula School District board candidate Garth Jackson, who touts his teaching record as part of his campaign, had five district educators request he not return ...



JaQuori McLaughlin Picks UW: A Teammates Perspective  Emerald City Swagger

Written by a former teammate of JaQuori McLaughlin, UW commit. Read for first hand knowledge on McClaughlin that you can't get anywhere else!



Gig Harbor Seniors Fill Hallway With 12,000 Balloons  Patch.com

Gig Harbor, WA - The Gig Harbor High School seniors filled the entire downstairs with 12000 blue balloons Wednesday night.



Fox Island fair sets the standard for small-town gatherings  The News Tribune

Saturday was the first time I've attended the Fox Island FICRA Fair. What a huge delightful surprise. I use the word “huge” advisedly. The area surrounding the ...



Cutters Point flagship store receives update, expansion  The News Tribune

After 21 years in business, the Cutters Point flagship store is getting a facelift — and some breathing room.



Key Peninsula residents developing action plan for Great Cascadia Earthquake  KING5.com

Concerned Key Peninsula residents are making an action plan to prepare for the worst.



Plenty of fun to be had for all ages as Halloween approaches  The News Tribune

Halloween Party and Costume Contest Includes-beer tasting, costume contest entry and voting rights, and raffle entry. 25 percent of all admission sales will be ...



Soldier knocks out girlfriend, leaves baby on side of road, flees police, officers say  The News Tribune

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier punched out his girlfriend, left her 6-month-old child on the side of the road and led police on a chase Tuesday night ...



'Little Shop of Horrors'  Tacoma Weekly

Little Shop of Horrors,” an Off-Broadway hit of the early to mid 1980s – and now the production that culminates Lakewood Playhouse's 79th season – is very ...



Dave 'Coyote' Benedict dies at 74  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- He wrote — on a piece of paper, a table top or maybe a napkin — “Coyote was here,” in every bar or tavern he went to.



Fathoms O' Fun season kicks off with fundraiser  Kitsap Daily News

By Sara Miller. Kitsap News Group. Port Orchard's Fathoms O' Fun season, themed “I've Got the Magic in Me,” is now underway. The venerable community ...



A day in the life of Tacoma Mall  TheNewsTribune.com

The Tacoma Mall is more than a collection of stores and restaurants. It's the town square of the city. THE WALKERS. They walk in circles. But then, that's the ...



Tacoma Pierce County Junior Soccer Association: Youth Soccer in the South Sound  southsoundtalk.com

By Margo Greenman. tags logo For people living in the Pacific Northwest, the world's most popular sport is also a way of life. With a pro team like Seattle ...



Meet Portland State's 2016 football recruiting class: Vikings add 16 on National Signing Day  OregonLive.com

The Portland State Vikings recruiting class includes six Oregon high school players and 10 defensive players.



River Ridge, North Thurston Cheer Squads Shine in State Competition  ThurstonTalk

Two North Thurston Public Schools teams - River Ridge and North Thurston - recorded top marks at a recent state cheerleading competition.



Padres Finalize 2017 Draft Class  NBC 7 San Diego

The Padres finished their 2017 MLB Draft class with 30 more selections on Wednesday. Once again the theme was strength up the middle of the diamond.



Grab your tissues: Reign defender Stephanie Cox announces her retirement  Sounder At Heart

Even for those who saw it coming, today's announcement that Seattle Reign defender Stephanie Cox is retiring from professional soccer still hurts. A lot.



Oakes is named as Cheney Police Department's 2014 Officer of the Year  Cheney Free Press

Cheney Police Officer Chris Oakes has been named the department's 2014 Officer of the Year. Oakes was one of five Police Department officers.



Meet the Freshmen: Men's soccer  Bulletin

With the departure of a number of key seniors, the newcomers on the Gonzaga men's soccer team have been and will be looked upon for key minutes.



Colorado Rockies: The Complete 2016 Draft Picks  FanSided

A quick look at each player the Colorado Rockies chose in this year's draft, as well as a complete listing of all of the players selected by Colorado.



After a seismic week, what's next for Seattle Seahawks as free agency begins?  The News Tribune

Free agency begins Monday with the “legal tampering period” of teams being allowed to talk to unrestricted free agents. The market opens Wednesday. Seattle ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



Christmas Calendar of Events  Kitsap Sun

Friday through Dec. 23. Winterfest onBainbridge Island. Annual Holiday Garden of Lights at Bainbridge Gardens. Take a stroll amid flowers, stars, angels and ...



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Arria Minor Leads The Way In The 400m  MileSplit

See who the top 500 returning 400m runners in the country are.



Combat Controller Remembered  ShadowSpear Special Operations

LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA – “Ty Barnes was a hero to me, he was a hero to his teammates, his friends and the families who knew him in Okinawa, Japan and here ...



Developing the future: A look at Seattle Reign Academy  Sounder At Heart

Is the next Lauren Barnes or Keelin Winters in Seattle? It's quite possible.



Top 500 Boys Outdoor 100m Returnees: Dead Even Between Texas And Florida  MileSplit

It\'s no secret, Texas comes into the season with an early lead on every state in the 100 meter dash.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 800 meter run.



Best Girls Teams All-Time At Nike Cross Nationals  milesplit.com

The best girls programs in the history of Nike Cross Nationals taking the top 7 runners\' performances from each school at all past 12 NXN races then scoring as ...



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