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Lakebay Pianist in Gig Harbor Honor Recital
Written by Lisa M. BryanEvergreen Elementary School fifth-grader Garynne Glasscock, 11, of Lakebay, was one of 13 students chosen to perform in the 2017 Gig Harbor Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association Honors Recital held April 1 at Discovery Baptist Church in Gig Harbor. The performing pianists were all winners of local adjudications held in March.Read more...
KP Parks Foundation and GH Rotary Team up to Pay for Gateway Park Pavilion
The Key Peninsula Parks Foundation is raising money to pay for enhancements to one or more of the new structures planned for Gateway Park in Wauna. The Gig Harbor Rotary Club has committed $20,000 and volunteer labor for a planned picnic shelter, now referred to as a pavilion.Read more...
LIC Seeks Funds to Renovate Longbranch Marina
The Longbranch Improvement Club and its charitable fundraising arm, the Longbranch Foundation, are out to raise nearly a quarter of a million dollars to pay for renovations and upgrades to the Longbranch Marina mandated by the Department of Natural Resources, which manages the water environment under the marina.Read more...
Quadriplegic Children’s Author Talks Stories, Setbacks and Success at Evergreen Elementary
Simon Calcavecchia, 34, of Olympia, visited Evergreen Elementary School April 7 to talk to students about his books, his music and his disability.Read more...
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What is the KP News’ Mission?
I have followed with interest a number of comments on Facebook addressing the conundrum of whether or not this newspaper should provide a forum for…Read more...
Logging Articles Miss Some Key Points
I am an associate professor with Washington State University Extension Forestry. I provide education and assistance to small-forest landowners in six Puget Sound counties.Read more...
Re: “Property Rights Stall Logging at YMCA Camp Coleman.” (March 2017)
Last month’s story reminded me of something that happened some years ago on the Key Peninsula. A property owners’ association road ran along the west…Read more...
Logging on the Key
Even though logging companies need a forest renewal plan to get the permit that requires them to replant within three years, some have found a…
I would like to make a few comments on state Sen. Angel's article about school funding.Read more...
A Thank You from the Superintendent
During my first seven months here, I have had meetings at least two or three times a week with some group, organization or individual seeking…Read more...
Janie Pauline Williams
Janie Pauline Williams was born March 30, 1935, to Jens and Anna Nelson, and died March 11, 2017, at Cottesmore Nursing Home, after living a…Read more...
Thomas Everett Saxer
Thomas Everett Saxer of Lakebay died March 17, 2017. He was 66 years old.Read more...
Donald G. Rose
Donald G. Rose died Nov. 7, 2016, at his home, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family and his cat, Becky. He was…Read more...
Gail Helen Goedert
Gail Helen Goedert, of Wauna, died at home Feb. 5, 2017. She was 77 years old and had lived on the Key Peninsula for the…Read more...