A Pierce County landowner has been fined $90,000 after he destroyed forested wetlands that could take 50 years to restore. The Washington state Department of Ecology says Richard Leone of Gig Harbor hired a contractor in 2016 to illegally drain, clear...
8/16/2017
Patch.com GIG HARBOR , WA - Pierce County detectives busted a major chop shop in Gig Harbor last week, an operation that had disturbed its Chapman Drive neighbors with nightly sounds of welding and hammering, and stolen car hulks ditched at...
8/14/2017
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grants will be used to add more locations where recreational boaters and other vessels can pump out their vessel sewage. Washington State Parks, working with the University of Washington's Washington Sea Grant, plans to...
8/13/2017
Patch.com GIG HARBOR , WA - A local seafood restaurant has been named one of the top 50 in the U.S. Tides Tavern has been in Gig Harbor since 1910, when it started off as a general store. The restaurant known as the Tides Tavern, however, didn't open...
8/10/2017
Patch.com Serious Crash Blocking SR 302 Near Gig Harbor . PURDY, WA - State police have arrested a 19-year-old woman after a serious head-on crash along SR 302 west of Purdy. The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. along SR 302 near Emerald Drive, which...
8/7/2017
Patch.com GIG HARBOR , WA - Residual smoke from a brush fire near Lakebay Tuesday might still be moving through the Gig Harbor area Wednesday morning. Fire crews from around Kitsap and Pierce counties, including Gig Harbor, responded to the blaze east...
8/2/2017
Patch.com Gig Harbor Coach's Paddle Boat Stolen - Again. GIG HARBOR , WA - For the second time in July, someone has stolen the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Race Team coach's boat. The boat was first stolen on July 10 from its home outside of Anthony's,...
7/26/2017