Archive of: Gig Harbor

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Gig Harbor plan update fully certified

"Full certification" has been awarded to Gig Harbor's comprehensive plan update by the regional review authority.

May 2017

New name, same mission for nonprofit

An operator of seven local food banks in Pierce County is changing its brand and name to update its four decade-plus operations.

May 2017

Pierce jobs report for March is stellar

Even before the traditional 'Spring' has sprung job-wise, greater Tacoma's employment picture continues to brighten. There are almost 9,000 more locals working this year, compared to the first quarter of 2016.

April 2017

More new homes join inventory

Homebuilders in several areas of the South Sound are beginning to add completed projects to the starved market of residential real estate. This should help more frustrated home buyers find their new castle, maybe without competing bids.

April 2017

‘Be flexible, not caught up with small details’

After just two years with the large South Sound non-profit, this finalist for 2017 Financial Executive of the Year was promoted to chief financial officer. More than six years later, she's become a trainer for YMCA staff across the country.

April 2017

Sound Transit riders up, ST taxes, too

Regional transportation operators report almost one-quarter more passengers rode Sound Transit vehicles last year than in 2015. And much higher taxes are now being collected to expand the system.

February 2017

Ecology levies $380,900 in fines last quarter

Almost $400,000 in penalties for environmental infractions last quarter came from the state Department of Ecology.

February 2017

State proud of ‘Good To Go’ results

More and more cars and trucks are paying to travel the state's highways and toll bridges, bringing a big increase in collections. Tacoma Narrows take is up about 12 percent year-over-year.

February 2017

Gig Harbor property tops for 2016

With residential rbrokers reporting a strong market in 2016, one waterfront home in Gig Harbor tops the list for the highest selling price reported in South Sound by Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

January 2017

Home prices up double digits

Prices for homes listed for sale in Pierce and Thurston counties at the end of 2016 were almost 12 percent higher that comparable listings one year earlier.

January 2017
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