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Gig Harbor, Washington is located in Pierce County. Zip codes in Gig Harbor, WA include 98335, 98329, and 98332. The median home price in Gig Harbor is $410,000 which is roughly $172/per square foot. More Gig Harbor information.

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Thursday Jul 24 | New York Daily News

Casey Kasem's body in hometown of wife's suspected lover:investigator

Jean Kasem, the wife of Casey Kasem, has been in a bitter battle with family of the late radio personality.

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Thursday Jul 24 | HeraldNet

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Camano Island: Changes for new church Restoration Church Camano, an offshoot of the Oso Community Chapel, is up and running now at 788 Smith Road.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News Tribune

If you go: Gig Harbor Food and Wine Festival

A food and wine festival with lectures from South Sound food experts and plenty of wine, beer, spirits and food tastings.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Casey Kasem's remains flown to Canada

Casey Kasem's body was flown to Canada a month after he died, a funeral home director told CNN Tuesday.

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The News Tribune

Marijuana issue could return to Gig Harbor ballot

Gig Harbor is gearing up for a possible advisory vote on whether to allow retail marijuana sales in the city of more than 7,000 residents.

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KING-TV Seattle

Gig Harbor takes a step toward reversing moratorium on pot shops

The first legal marijuana shops in the state opened earlier this month, but in Gig Harbor, the issue of selling pot is still a bit hazy.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News Tribune

Tacoma firefighters trying to rescue woman on cliff in Point Defiance Park

Tacoma firefighters are working to rescue a woman who is stuck about 30 feet down a cliff in Point Defiance Park.

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Arlington Times

Principal Frost to leave MPHS for Gig Harbor

Andrew Frost, principal of Marysville Pilchuck High School since 2010, has accepted a position at Gig Harbor High School, where he will be the new assistant principal.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Business spotlight: Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens in Port Orchard

The Port Orchard resident is a retired Navy hospital administrator with a doctorate in business, a juris doctorate in law and a doctorate in ministry.

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The News Tribune

Get Out: South Sound gardens open for tours, Olympia's...

Enjoy self-guided tours of two Olympia Gardens from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. The tour benefits Chase Garden in Orting with admission of $5.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The News Tribune

Windy weather challenges "Chalk the Harbor" event in Gig Harbor

Shirley Urman, left, 17 of Gig Harbor chose to draw iconic symbols of the northwest , salmon, mountains , jelly fish and waves during the annual Chalk the Harbor event held along the downtown Gig Harbor's waterfront sidewalks Saturday July 19, 2014 .

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Kitsap Sun

Owners of new Port Orchard pub close similar business in Chehalis

Around the time the nautical-themed Swimdeck held its grand opening in Port Orchard, the proprietors' other pub in Chehalis went under, leaving in its wake employees who didn't get final paychecks, long-running disputes with the landlord, and a loss of the substantial investment the entrepreneurs made in renovating the place.

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The News Tribune

Get Out: Gig Harbor Arts Fest, Stadium Fare open market and more happenings this weekend

Sponsored by the Peninsula Art League, the Gig Harbor Art Festival is in its 30th year highlighting the works of more than 120 arts and crafts people from the Northwest.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The News Tribune

$500,000 grant will fund further development of Point Defiance Park

Development of the 11-acre Peninsula at Point Defiance Park, waterfront land now closed to public access, could begin later this fall after Metro Parks Tacoma received a $500,000 federal grant.

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NWCN.com

Casey Kasem's body missing, says daughter's PR person

SEATTLE The body of the recently deceased legendary DJ Casey Kasem appears to be missing, a spokesperson for Kasem's daughter said Friday.

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The News Tribune

Peninsula schools float two funding measures

The Peninsula School District has two measures on the Aug. 5 ballot that are something of a Choose Your Own Adventure for voters.

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Kitsap Sun

LETTER: City government should remain open and transparent

To the Editor: The Washington State Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act ensures that Gig Harbor government decisions and records are made available.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Window washers dangling from side of building rescued by heroic firefighters

The two unidentified men were five stories above an Olympia, Washington street when their window washing platform began to malfunction.

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The News Tribune

Casey Kasem's daughter seeks right to have her father's body autopsied

A month after his death in a Gig Harbor hospital, the bitter feud between radio legend Casey Kasem's children and his wife continues.

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Kitsap Sun

September brings new cider festival to Gig Harbor Peninsula

The inaugural Cider Fest takes place noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Ave. NW.

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