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Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 7:52 pm
White supremacist in gunfight with cops killed himself
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... and fired a round at them, Pierce County Sheriff's officials said. He was later identified as James Wall, 21, of Gig Harbor. But an autopsy showed that the bullets fired by the deputies didn't kill Wall. Instead, he died from a self-inflicted ... Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 1:18 pm
Suspect shot at by Pierce Co. deputies killed himself
KOMO News - ... and fired a round at them, Pierce County sheriff's officials said. He was later identified as James Wall, 21, of Gig Harbor. But an autopsy showed that the bullets fired by the deputies didn't kill Wall. Instead, he died from a self-inflicted ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:15 pm
Homicide suspect shot, killed after he fires at deputies
The Columbian - ... h is standard procedure after a police shooting. Troyer said the man killed by deputies is a convicted felon from Gig Harbor. The initial shooting was likely over drugs, he said. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 7:33 am
Pierce deputies kill white supremacist
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... ds back, and our suspect is deceased," Troyer said. The suspect was later identified as a man in his 20s from the Gig Harbor area who is a known white supremacist. The names of the suspect and victim were not immediately released. Read more...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -- 6:47 am
2 dead after Pierce Co. deputies shoot armed homicide suspect
KOMO News - ... back, and our suspect is deceased," Troyer said. The suspect was later identified as a 21-year-old man from the Gig Harbor area with a criminal record who is a known white supremacist. The names of the suspect and victim were not immediately ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 3:05 pm
Officer dragged by alleged shoplifters' car in WA
WHDH - A police officer trying to stop two suspected shoplifters in Washington ended up getting dragged by their car. Employees at a Target in Gig Harbor contacted police Friday night, reporting two alleged shoplifters had left the store with TVs and electronics. Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 10:10 pm
Man hit by Christmas decoration, roommate arrested, authorities say; late-night news roundup
The Oregonian - ... was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault. He was booked into Lane County Jail. A police officer in Gig Harbor, Washington, was dragged by a car driven by a shoplifting suspect on Friday. It started when Sgt. Fed Douglas went to Target to ... Read more...
Saturday, December 13, 2014 -- 2:09 pm
Gig Harbor officer dragged by car during arrest
KOMO News - A Gig Harbor police officer was dragged by a car for roughly 100 feet while trying to arrest an accused shoplifter on Friday night. Police were called to a Target store on 51st Avenue after employees noticed two men stealing electronics. Read more...
Friday, December 12, 2014 -- 2:51 pm
Gameday Tip for 'Hawks Ticket Holders: Noise Up the HUDDLE
Field Gulls - ... were better housing value, clean air and water, a milder climate, less traffic, and nearby relatives in both Gig Harbor and Victoria/Vancouver. But I also won't lie and say that the notion of living in the same city as my beloved Seahawks was low on ... Read more...
Friday, December 12, 2014 -- 7:21 am
Carved rock tells Quileute tribal story
The Columbian - ... that we saw were too unique," said Wasankari, a 44-year-old contractor who grew up in the area and now lives in Gig Harbor. The rock they stumbled upon appears to be a carving that depicts a legendary battle in Quileute mythology, according to ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 7:37 pm
Bill passes that could bring overhaul of ice breaker Polar Star
Seattle Times - ... ears of an exemption on some vessel discharges now regulated by the EPA. The bill includes language to transfer a Gig Harbor sand spit from the Coast Guard to the city of Gig Harbor for recreational use, according to Cantwell. Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 4:43 pm
Douglas Tomasini
The Daily Republic - ... retirement in 1989. He is survived by his son, Doug Tomasini of San Diego, Calif.; daughters, Michelle Johnson of Gig Harbor, Wash., Sheryl Bartholomew of Turlock, Calif., Donna Alcantara of Fairfield, Calif., and Susan Swendsen of Silverton, Ore.; ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 2:00 am
Mintaka Financial Improves Efficiencies and Strengthens Partnerships with eOriginal Technology
PRWeb - ... operational efficiency through secure and compliant digital transfers of its post-signature contracts. Based in Gig Harbor, Wash., Mintaka Financial provides small business loans and leases originated through a limited group of independent small ... Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Petroglyph depicting Quileute legend makes trip to tribal center from Calawah River
Peninsula Daily News - ... "This is my retirement gift." A 44-year-old contractor who grew up in the Forks area and now lives in Gig Harbor, Wasankari discovered the moss-covered rock while fishing for winter steelhead with his son, Reid, late last December. "The fishing was ... Read more...
Saturday, December 6, 2014 -- 11:37 am
Wash. families find meaning in Vietnam War memorial photo project
Stars and Stripes - ... who died in Vietnam in January 1968. "This is a box I haven't opened in 45 years," Daily, who now lives in Gig Harbor, thought when he looked through his brother's things after learning about the memorial project. The project also inspired Daily to ... Read more...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- 9:37 pm
Former Barista Now Roaster at First Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room
PressReleasePoint - ... spent his day handcrafting beverages as a Starbucks barista at the Lakewood, Washington store and later the Gig Harbor location by day and honed his roasting skills at home by night. He experimented with different roasters, blends and techniques. By ... Read more...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- 5:25 pm
BYU cross-country: Flint, Nelson and Peloquin named all-academic
Deseret News - ... Cougars' top finisher in four meets this season, holds a 3.55 GPA as a statistics major. Peloquin, a senior from Gig Harbor, Washington, holds a 3.56 GPA as a marketing major. Peloquin scored points for BYU in every meet this season. BYU and ... Read more...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- 3:06 pm
Stan Flemming Concedes to Derek Young for County Council District 7
Exit 133 - In what has been one of the more personally surreal elections we've ever followed in this city, Pierce County Councilman Stan Flemming has conceded to Gig Harbor's Derek Young . District 7 represents a diverse area that ranges from Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula to Ruston and much of North Tacoma. Read more...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- 8:05 am
Join The City Of Gig Harbor For The Tree Lighting And Santa
Patch.com - Upcoming Events on the Waterfront for your enjoyment: --City of Gig Harbor Tree Lighting/Santa Arrival - Sat, Dec 6, 5pm --Thursday Night Out Ugly Sweater Contest - Dec 11, 5 - 8pm --Candlelight Christmas in the Harbor ------ Holiday Hayrides with Santa, Dec 12 & 13, 430 -730pm ------ Where's Santa's Cookie Plate, Dec 12, 13, 14, finding the plate enters you to win a $250 Downtown Waterfront Holiday Shopping Spree! --Gig Harbor Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade, Dec 13, 5pm --Hark the Harbor Community Caroling, Dec 14th, 530pm at Skansie Park while awaiting the arrival of the Argosy Christmas Ship. Read more...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- 8:05 am
Gig Harbor History Museum Celebrates 50 Years
Patch.com - Celebrate the 50th birthday of the Gig harbor Peninsula Historical Society, now the Harbor History Museum, during an open house on Sunday December 7. Join us at the museum on Sunday from 1-3 to meet the people who founded the museum and those who are helping to drive it forward today. Read more...




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