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Etiene Y Lee December 7, 2013 at 12:03 pm
First, dab is not legal to sell in Washington state. Second, "crack" is being reviewed forRead More reduced prison time because it's just a different form of cocaine favored by African Americans. Third, overdose on marijuana? Not gonna happen regardless of it's form. Lastly, I agree that butane is a problem and strongly recommend staying with water based concentrates of THC. Now go get baked.
Donny Johnson March 19, 2014 at 10:04 pm
Please report accurately and don't simply take your cue from the DEA. Hash Oil has been aroundRead More forever. It's not new, it's not crack, crack is not the preferred cocaine of African Americans, nobody has ever overdosed from marijuana, hashish, or hash oil. There have been commercial extraction devices for extracting oil from marijuana available through retail outlets since the 60's and their designs and solvents had been used for centuries. This story was a good example of poor journalism sprinkled with misinformation provided by entities who make their living from the marijuana prohibition.
Laura Sorensen will now be committed to Western State Hospital, possibly for the rest of her life.
Robert Ellsworth October 11, 2013 at 08:56 am
Why not ask the guy who died? Now we have to give this woman lifelong room, board and meds.Read More Another waste of our money. Better to put her down as she deserves and move on. But for a last minute (30 second out change of direction) wife and I would have been there. Actually slowed to go in spoke up and we decided to stop later. As we reached the bottom the Wauna curve met the first Sherriff's car responding. Either or both of us would have done everything possible to put the woman away at the scene and might have saved the guys life. Too bad a capable armed citizen was not there. As it was a husband and his wife ended up wrestling the woman to the ground as I remember. Bob Ellsworth
Tracy Byrum Holmes October 11, 2013 at 10:03 am
As awfull as this has been the facts are ..this woman is mentally ill, there is no way we can changeRead More or prevent what happened without changing the laws that apply to the mentally ill. My heart goes out to the families of the victims and also to her loved ones. Robert.. "Put her down" makes you look ignorant and just an ass.
Clarence Oxier October 12, 2013 at 11:45 am
Possibly for the rest of her life? Then possibly not. After all A miracle cure may happen!
Lawrence October 6, 2013 at 05:16 pm
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Lawrence October 6, 2013 at 05:23 pm
If a person doesn't know the right thing to do, they can at least stop doing the wrong thing. UnlessRead More you control your corrupting behavior, the state will do it for you. See: Bernie Madoff, Lance Armstrong, Elwood Anderson. Find a reputable self help group to understand impulses and behaviors. Life ain't easy, but it is the only one you've got, take care of it.
Authorities are looking for a dark-colored, passenger car that was involved in a car-vs.-pedestrian, hit-and-run collision that occurred just after 8 p.m., Tuesday.
squirrelsmom September 26, 2013 at 09:35 am
Patty Kennedy--I understand what you are saying, but my question is this: did this accident happenRead More near Purdy or the Lake Katherine area, as opposed to somewhere in Gig Harbor? It would certainly be easier for someone on the Peninsula to recognize or notice a vehicle like the one in the accident, if we realized it happened here, instead of Gig Harbor.
Karen Monson September 26, 2013 at 10:12 am
From the Tacoma News Tribune, it looks like a man was hurt, but is "expected to survive".Read More I hope he is ok and I really hope they catch the person who did this. According to the same news article the accident occurred at "Route 302 just south of 154th Street NW".
Patty Kennedy September 26, 2013 at 11:39 am
It is a terrible collision whenever a pedestrian is struck by a car, fast moving, no doubt, as itRead More would be on 302 where the posted speed is 50 mph and many go faster. I think anyone walking along a highway after twilight must be doing so because he must do so... certainly not for fun. As I walk along the roads of Gig Harbor, I am constantly amazed at the kindness of most drivers who wave and smile and slow down and the absolute jerkhood of the occasional other, whether a gray-haired old lady, or a misbehaving teen, who seem to have no care or concern in the world for anyone else walking or driving in their vicinity. Squirrel's Mom -- to re-answer your question, from my reading of the map, yes this injury occurred in Gig Harbor although not within Gig Harbor city limits, and yes it was likely past Lake Katherine Village but before the Key Center interchange.
A Gig Harbor Patch Facebook user snapped this picture today from Rosedale.
Kimber Lawrence September 16, 2013 at 12:43 pm
Thank you to those who helped. That was our friend and his brakes failed. He is in a trauma unit andRead More is pretty banged up, many broken bones. But he will recover and for that we are grateful.
Jayce Randall of Gig Harbor, 26, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment in Pierce County Superior Court. His rollover crash (shown here) killed his 9-year-old nephew, Donovan Best. Patch file photo
Rebecca September 11, 2013 at 07:37 am
Yes, by all means blame the mother Beth Brewer. How do you know she was even present at thisRead More barbecue? If she was there, she may not have even known that the uncle was smoking or drinking. The boy's mother is most likely experiencing unimaginable grief and loss. Way to pile on.
Beth Brewer September 11, 2013 at 08:38 pm
Actually, in the original report on the accident, the brother and "mother" were at theRead More same BBQ and she admitted that she was aware that her brother had smoked some pot. Also in the report, the mother gave her brother permission to take the kids in the car. Please read all related information to see the horrific situation that these children were living with.
Dayday girl November 21, 2013 at 11:01 am
Actually 'Beth Brewer' If I Were You I'd Shut Up With That Bullshit . How Dare You Comment OnRead More Something With That Negitive B.S. . Our Family Is Greiving . And You Decide To Come Up In Here And Open Your Mouth Coming At Us With That "irresponsible mother" Shit. Come On . I Hope Your Kids Die . Now Get The Fuck Outta My News Feed . And Thanks For Understanding Rebecca .
The Gig Harbor Police Department found this dog near the Purdy Bridge on Thursday. Credit: GHPD
Gig Harbor Gal Davis September 9, 2013 at 01:23 pm
*sigh* @ Venture72's last comment. What the police dept have done is showing a good thing aboutRead More the community. That's what it should be all about. It would be great if EVERYONE is involved with helping each other especially now. Anyway, I praise the police dept for being part of the community. :->
Jolene Resop September 24, 2013 at 10:04 pm
If no owner is found I am more than happy to give this beautiful thing a wonderful home.
Karen Monson September 25, 2013 at 10:28 am
Does anyone know if this dog's owner was found or if it needs a home?
Witnesses say Kyle Austin Pape, 20, dove into Lake Cushman on Sunday but never resurfaced. Rescuers found his body pronounced him dead at the scene.
melaniedtaylor September 3, 2013 at 05:42 pm
Our families grew up in church together. My little brother was Kyle's friend when they were little.Read More 20 is much too young to die. Praying for his sweet mother and family as they grieve.
taylor zeitner October 8, 2013 at 05:55 am
WE RIDE FOR YOU kyle. the class of 2011 will never be the same without you!
The weekly Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One blotter compiles reports for Aug. 26 to Aug. 30.
Thomas E. Bliss August 30, 2013 at 03:34 pm
Gotta wonder if that construction worker received quality First Aid, would bet not.
Karen Monson September 9, 2013 at 08:05 am
I gotta wonder why you would say that?
A Gig Harbor Patch Facebook user says he spotted two instances of vandalism - one at the Old Ferry Landing; the other at Eddon Boat - on his morning run. Credit: Gig Harbor Patch Facebook user Lee
Chris August 16, 2013 at 10:31 am
Looks like gangs have moved into Gig Harbor. It's called "tagging" (the graffiti), andRead More it's what they do to establish their territory with rival gangs. The best thing to do is to cover it up with paint or remove it (after you've taken photos) whenever you see it, and this will help to discourage gangs in that area.
Venture72 August 16, 2013 at 02:54 pm
You've made the tagger happy posting his/her "artwork" on the web.
Chris August 19, 2013 at 10:30 am
This is from the Gig Harbor Police Dept. webpage: [Who can I call to report graffiti and get itRead More removed? City residents can call (253) 851-2236 option 1 to report the graffiti. Call an officer for pictures and a report. Graffiti removal is the property owner's responsibility. Note: if an arrest is made the property owner may request restitution from the courts.] I'm sure you could also email your photos to Police Chief Mike Davis at as well as call them: davism@cityofgigharbor.net
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