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    Letters to the Editor, March 11

    In raising the specter of a property tax increase in her letter (Gateway, March 4), Jeni Woock might have also mentioned Gig Harbor's intent to raise utility rates this year. The recent history of these rates indicates a penchant by the city to favor revenue increases rather than expenditure control...

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    Letters to the Editor, March 4

    Did you read the “Taxes need only normal vote, lieutenant governor rules” article in the March 3 edition of the The News Tribune?

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    Letters to the Editor, Feb. 25

    We've enjoyed living and raising children here in Gig Harbor for 15 years. It's a wonderful community: nice people, picturesque harbor, good schools. We couldn't be happier. One of our criteria when buying a home was finding a place close to downtown so that we could walk to businesses and restaurants...

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    Letters to the Editor, Feb. 18

    John Moist, an agent for Gig Harbor Marina, Inc., recently submitted a letter to another local weekly paper where he belittles the possibility of additional traffic and noise arising from the text amendment to allow restaurant 2 and 3 zoning in Waterfront Millville.

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    Letters to the Editor, Feb. 4

    Some of us have had careers in the food and beverage industry. We bring our own expertise to this discussion of the plans for the Millville area. Regarding Mr. Moist's ongoing dismissal of citizen concerns (Gateway, Jan. 28), I believe it is time to place a spotlight on his plans.

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    Letters to the Editor, Jan. 7

    The CSL Tacoma Pet Food Bank would like to thank the citizens of Gig Harbor for their ongoing generous support, and in particular, Dr. Waters of Peninsula Pet Hospital for letting us place in her lobby a year-round donations barrel serviced by local activist Tracy Dunham.

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    Letters to the Editor, Dec. 17

    A few years ago, the City approved the redevelopment of Pt. Fosdick Square. The resulting relocation and enlargement of Safeway, construction of Kohl’s Department store as well as other new retail businesses increased the size of that development by an additional 187,850 square feet. Even...

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    Letters to the Editor, Dec. 10

    As a 30-year professional pilot and resident of Gig Harbor living near the Tacoma Narrows Airport, I am writing to oppose the a provision for a 1,000-foot runway extension at the airport that was recently reintroduced into the Tacoma Narrows Airport Master Plan. Instead, I would actually propose...

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    Letters to the Editor, Nov. 19

    High school theatre productions historically have taken a bad rap — usually from people who have never attended a high school production. I have attended both poorly acted and directed theatrical productions from professional to high school stages and everything in between.

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    Letters to the Editor, Nov. 5

    I am writing on behalf of Michelle Downey Caldier, who is seeking the election of Washington State Representative.

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