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Written by Lisa M. BryanAt the encouragement of friends and associates, political newcomer Todd Bloom of Tacoma is in his first-time bid to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 6th Congressional District. He feels confident his experience as a veteran Navy officer and reservist, combined with his professional and business acumen, brings the skill set needed to be an effective congressman.Read more...
Written by Matthew DeanGig Harbor resident and state Rep. Jesse Young (R-26th) is seeking re-election after serving his first full term in the state House of Representatives.Read more...
Written by Lisa M. BryanCongressman Derek Kilmer’s interest in politics goes back to his teenage years growing up in Port Angeles in the 1980s, where he saw economic hardship in a community largely dependent upon the timber industry. He felt inspired to study public policy with a focus on economic development issues in college and graduate school.Read more...
Written by Matthew DeanAs the general election draws near, Gig Harbor resident Larry Seaquist is preparing his campaign for state representative for the 26th Legislative District, Position 1. Seaquist brings with him experience in the state House, having won election four consecutive times starting in 2006. After being narrowly defeated by Michelle Caldier in 2014, Seaquist is returning to politics.Read more...
Tax Advisory Votes on Your Ballot
Written by Staff ReportTwo advisory votes will appear on the statewide general election ballot this fall allowing Washingtonians to express their support or opposition to revenue measures approved earlier this year by the Legislature.Read more...
CenturyLink Internet Customers Report Slow Speeds
Written by Alice KinerkCenturyLink internet customers on much of the Key Peninsula are complaining about slow service.Read more...
Jim Lynch to Speak at Write in the Harbor Conference
Written by Sara ThompsonJim Lynch, best-selling Olympia-based author of such books as “Against the Wind” and “The Highest Tide,” will share his insights as the featured speaker and in a workshop at the Write in the Harbor Conference sponsored by Tacoma Community College in Gig Harbor Nov. 4 and 5.Read more...
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Letters to the Editor
In Support of Randy Spitzer
Finally, a candidate for the rest of us! As a voter, I'm looking for someone who supports small business and public education. Our current representative,…
In Support of Dammeier
The state Legislature has authorized $4.65 billion (yes, that’s billion), including $1.6 billion from the latest gas tax increase, for the SR-520 bridge replacement project…
Rerouting State Route 302
While attending the Key Peninsula Business Association meetings, Port Orchard Councilwoman Bek Ashby has asked multiple times for someone to represent the Key Peninsula at…
Betty Ruth McCoy
Betty Ruth (Rose) McCoy died at her home in Gig Harbor Sept. 8, 2016. She was 92 years old. McCoy was born Nov. 21, 1923,…
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