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New Management at Drive-Thru Feed
Written by Irene TorresAndrew Michaelson, 42, retired from the U.S. Marines in 2014 after 22 years. He served as an infantry unit leader with two tours in Iraq and two in Afghanistan. He grew up on the Key Peninsula and returned home with no intention of running a business.Read more...
Wicked Good Eats Out of Business
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St. Anthony Hospital Plans to Expand
Written by Carolyn WileyIn June 2016, CHI Franciscan Health initiated a certificate of need request with the Washington State Department of Health for permission to build the unfinished fifth floor at St. Anthony Hospital. They received approval for the $15.6 million expansion project Nov. 30.Read more...
New Pierce County Budget Means Change for KP
Written by Matthew DeanThe Pierce County Council unanimously approved its 2017 budget Nov. 29, including money for more local law enforcement and crime prevention efforts and for Key Peninsula parks. The council later rejected a proposed sales tax increase within the budget to fund new mental health care.Read more...
Transportation Summit Looks for Solutions on the KP
Written by Sara ThompsonOn Nov. 17, more than 50 people met at Key Peninsula Community Services in Home to discuss transportation needs on the KP. The transportation summit was sponsored by the Key Peninsula Community Council, the Key Peninsula Partnership for a Healthy Community and the Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition (PCCTC). It was a culmination of more than a year of collaboration and represented the beginning of next steps to help solve…Read more...
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Zachary Goddard unexpectedly died Nov. 19. He was 20 years old. Goddard was born Aug. 5, 1996 in Tacoma but grew up on the Key…
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