Gig Harbor welcomed 2011 with some tragic news. Just four days after , police uncovered . Schaefer was . On Wednesday, two public works employees found the 21 year old's body in a heavily wooded area off of Borgen Boulevard. The did not found any sign of foul play. From the evidence collected at the scene, the Police Chief Mike Davis said Schaefer had committed suicide. The department will learn more once they receive the toxicology report from the Pierce County Medical Examiner.
On Tuesday evening, the Washington State Patrol rushed to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge after it received reports of a man standing on the outside rail of the bridge. When officials arrived to the scene, .
In other headlines, Edie Jeffers introduced us to a local computer expert, Rick Howe, who helps his clients. He explained that the best way to maintain efficiency of your computer is to keep things simple. Watch the latest as Howe shows you how to clean out unnecessary software from your computer.
For this week's Who's Who, Gig Harbor Patch highlighted who has been working at store for the past 14 years. We also sat down with the co-owner of, Amber Allin. She talks about
If you've don't panic. The City of Gig Harbor posted the announcement this week on its website that residents and business owners within the city limits got a copy of a bill for Nov. 30, 2010 due to a programming error. City officials said the additional rates will not be charged on their account, and the city will be sending out apology letters in the mail.