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  1. What would Jesus do? Have 'a sandwich and a blunt'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... your moral guide in life, I'm selling burgers," said Schmidt, who runs three Lunchbox Laboratorys, in Seattle, Gig Harbor and Bellevue. "It's not an anti-Christian message, it's a very peaceful message; Jesus enjoying a sandwich and a blunt." ...

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  2. Soroptimist Club of Gig Harbor names 2014 award recipientsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Kitsap Sun

    The Gig Harbor chapter of Soroptimist International is relatively new, compared to many other chapters in the worldwide women's organization.

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  3. Surprised city administrator gets pink slip from Gig Harbor mayorRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News Tribune

    Gig Harbor city administrator Denny Richards, who has run city government for the last two years during a period of layoffs and financial struggles, will be replaced by a yet-to-be named successor at the end of the year.

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  4. Support of late best friend still sticks with Cobbers track starRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IN-FORUM

    ... ran the best 400 meters of his life, Stewart was in his thoughts soon after the race. The team captain from Gig Harbor, Wash., crossed the finish line in 49.59 seconds, cracking the 50-second barrier for the first time in his track career. "I felt ...

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  5. LaRue: 1 year, 4 countries, $28,000 and plans to learn and teachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... not get the grant but if I did, I'd be there in their country for three months," said Andres, who was born in Gig Harbor. "I wanted to deal with nonspecific trauma, the kind that happens in every community, and I wanted to visit Western countries ...

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  6. Representatives from Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater and DuPont joined Peter ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Olympian

    ... "I will not accept money from the industries that I'll be regulating," the Democrat said at a public forum in Gig Harbor that year, during his successful campaign to unseat Republican Doug Sutherland, the incumbent commissioner of public lands. Over ...

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  7. Gig Harbor will pause 6 months on pot salesRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    After working toward crafting regulations that would allow businesses that grow, sell and process marijuana-related products to locate in the city, the Gig Harbor City Council put on the brakes Monday night.

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  8. Denny Heck, Derek Kilmer raise re-election cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Olympian

    ... Sound members of Congress have well-stocked campaign coffers as they gear up for their first re-election bids. Gig Harbor Rep. Derek Kilmer had $1.21 million on hand at the end of March, his campaign reported Tuesday. He raised more than $280,000 in ...

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  9. Northwest Furniture Bank provides furniture to people in needRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Kitsap Sun

    In 2007, longtime Gig Harbor residents Bill and Joelene Lemke founded the Northwest Furniture Bank to provide furniture to families and individuals in need.

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  10. Hand-decorated furniture by Gig Harbor artists will raise funds for furniture bankRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Kitsap Sun

    ... to raise funds for Northwest Furniture Bank, features hand-decorated chairs and other furniture items created by Gig Harbor artists. The event takes place 6 p.m., Friday, April 25 at Northwest Furniture Bank, 117 Puyallup Ave., in Tacoma's Dome ...

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  11. Washington state lands chief breaks vow, takes money from timber industryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | McClatchy

    "I will not accept money from the industries that I'll be regulating," the Democrat said at a public forum in Gig Harbor that year, during his successful campaign to unseat Republican Doug Sutherland, the incumbent commissioner of public lands.

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  12. University Place council slaps ban on marijuana businessesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The News Tribune

    ... the cities of Lakewood and Sumner in banning businesses looking to grow, sell or process marijuana products. The Gig Harbor City Council passed a six-month emergency moratorium on retail marijuana Monday night that took effect immediately. The ...

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  13. Coldwater Creek store at Kent Station to closeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Kent Reporter

    ... stores in 47 states and started 30 years ago in Sandpoint, Idaho. The other Washington locations are in Bellevue, Gig Harbor, Kennewick, Lynnwood, Olympia, Tacoma, Tulalip and Union Gap. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, ...

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  14. Kilmer to recognize student art at Tacoma receptionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The News Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, is having a reception this week to recognize artwork that high school students submitted to the Congressional Art Competition.

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  15. Skip Morris expert fly fisherman hosts April 19 seminar in Gig HarborRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Seattle Times

    The Gig Harbor Fly Shop is getting fly anglers ready for the upcoming statewide lowland lakes trout on April 26 with an event Saturday April 19 that features educational presentations, fly rod casting demos, and a seminar with world-renowned angler, author and fly-tyer Skip Morris.

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  16. THEATER: Paradise's 'Treasure Island' is no jokeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Kitsap Sun

    ... Jim Hawkins (Robyn McGilvrey, left) is taken in by Long John Silver (Ian Lamberton) over a bucket of potatoes. GIG HARBOR - During the intermission of the April 11 (opening night) performance of "Treasure Island" at Paradise Theatre, some of ...

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  17. New Decor Boutique to benefit homeless families in Federal Way | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... have decor items to donate and officials will schedule a pick up. Volunteers have driven as far as Bellevue and Gig Harbor to pick up donations. People are also welcome to drop-off donations on Mondays. "We need a constant flow of things coming in," ...

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  18. Pam Dzama | 21st Century's 'free speech'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Kitsap Sun

    In his recent column, Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, said, " ... I don't believe money is speech."

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  19. 'We made a positive impact': Port Townsend students return from climate-change trek to D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Terrace, on Tuesday, April 1, as well as with 6th Congressional District Rep. Derek Kilmer - a Democrat from Gig Harbor whose district includes the North Olympic Peninsula - and other legislative staff members. All three meetings were curtailed ...

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  20. Loa Kirk Andersen | Emergency preparation: Make a listRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Kitsap Sun

    ... you like to learn more? On Aug. 23, there is going to be an enormous emergency preparedness fair right here in Gig Harbor. That's way down the road, but I suggest you save the date. There will be experts in all fields of emergency preparedness to ...

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