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  1. White supremacist in gunfight with cops killed himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 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 ...

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  2. Suspect shot at by Pierce Co. deputies killed himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 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 ...

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  3. Homicide suspect shot, killed after he fires at deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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.

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  4. Pierce deputies kill white supremacistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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.

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  5. 2 dead after Pierce Co. deputies shoot armed homicide suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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 ...

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  6. Boys Swim Preview | Wolves seek steadiness in the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... that some relays will qualify. "I guess the tale of the tape is coming up when we have our first match against Gig Harbor," he said before the Dec. 5 meet. "We'll see how these guys really perform." The Tides, against whom the Wolves always open the ...

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  7. Officer dragged by alleged shoplifters' car in WARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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.

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  8. Man hit by Christmas decoration, roommate arrested, authorities say; late-night news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 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 ...

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  9. Gig Harbor officer dragged by car during arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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.

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  10. UPDATED with 10 new photos - Discovery of historic rock carving ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 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 ...

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  11. Gameday Tip for 'Hawks Ticket Holders: Noise Up the HUDDLERead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | 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 ...

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  12. Carved rock tells Quileute tribal storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 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 ...

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  13. Bill passes that could bring overhaul of ice breaker Polar StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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.

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  14. The Book End | Kitsap WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | North Kitsap

    Northwest author Randall Platt is celebrating the release of her latest young-adult novel "Incommunicado" with a book signing at the Barnes & Noble, located in the Kitsap Mall in Silverdale. Platt chiefly hails from Gig Harbor where she lived for 35 years.

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  15. Douglas TomasiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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.; ...

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  16. Mintaka Financial Improves Efficiencies and Strengthens Partnerships with eOriginal TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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 ...

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  17. Petroglyph depicting Quileute legend makes trip to tribal center from Calawah RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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 ...

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  18. Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church Conversion From Projection To Elation LED VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Live Design Online

    Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church in Gig Harbor, Washington, recently converted the visual platform in their main worship space from a traditional projector and screen system to Elation EZ Series LED video screens, a high-resolution system designed, integrated and installed by Agility AVL . Church personnel were looking to replace a pair of 10,000 lumen projectors whose optics were going bad and initially looked at two 15,000 lumen projectors as replacements.

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  19. Bainbridge man charged with second-degree burglary after alleged theft of headphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... for that were valued at $179. Authorities also said Rapada had been caught shoplifting at a Kohl's location in Gig Harbor in April 2014 and was subsequently banned from all Kohl's stores for a year. Rapada was later identified by a department store ...

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  20. Wash. families find meaning in Vietnam War memorial photo projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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 ...

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