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March Sadness Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America resulted in one of the largest presidential inauguration protests in the history of America.
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Editor’s note: This is the last of a three-part series about logging on the Key Peninsula. The first article provided an overview of permitting requirements and an example of what…
A family of five lost their home on Wright-Bliss Road just north of Hall Road to fire the night of Feb. 9. No one was at home at the time…
Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of an unarmed standoff in Longbranch on the morning of Jan. 25 to settle a dispute over private road use by Boehme…
Replacement of old creosote-laced wooden pilings at the Longbranch Marina began in early February. The $40,000 project has been years in the planning, according to Mark Runions, chair of the…
The Key Peninsula has multiple food banks, each with its own history and style of community support.
Doug Blystone is a featured folk artist at Marnie Farmer’s Vintage and Antiques shop on Key Pen Highway North and 134th Street, where he displays and sells his artwork: bentwood…
A free preschool learning program for children 3 and 4 years old and their parents or guardians got underway Jan. 25 at the Key Peninsula Civic Center. The cooperative class…
Longtime Mount Everest climbing guide Dan Mazur will speak to students at Evergreen Elementary School and to the public at the Longbranch Improvement Club March 15 for the benefit of…
The Key Peninsula Fire Department received new fire protection class ratings May 1, 2016, resulting in insurance cost savings for most KP homeowners, no changes for others and substantial increases…
The Two Waters Arts Alliance has been bringing artistic instruction and experiences to Key Peninsula schools since 2001, and the program continues to expand.
Get Ready for Spring Springtime around the Key Peninsula is always beautiful; nature awakens and rebuilds itself as buds begin to bloom.
Tacoma Power will replace the transmission towers in Henderson Bay and Burley Lagoon in late 2017, if the required permitting is approved. The four steel-lattice towers in the water and…
On a sunny day in February, 256 mountain bike riders from all over Western Washington rode a combined 468 laps on a 6 1/2 mile track through 360 Trails for…
March Meaning On Jan. 21, I gathered with approximately 100,000 other concerned citizens to participate in the Women’s March in Seattle.
The Key Peninsula Community Council took possession of the former Mustard Seed Project office in the Key Center Corral Feb. 1. The council office will provide space for Pierce County…
Recent surface repairs to the Purdy Bridge didn’t work.
Depression Is Not a Phase By Nathan Johnson We often play depression off as a joke in society and in high school. We don’t see or recognize what can really…
Thirty-six fifth-graders from Evergreen Elementary School spent three days and two nights in February in the Outdoor and Environmental Education program at YMCA Camp Seymour on Glen Cove, learning about…
Name That Bird Chick-a-dee-dee-dee! Killdeer, killdeer, killdeer! Tow-heeeeeee! Have you noticed how some birds love their names so much, they can’t stop saying them? That’s a good thing for human…
Our Legislature and Our Schools: The 2017 Legislature is faced with difficult decisions as it tries to comply with the state Supreme Court’s 2012 McCleary ruling ordering the state to fully…
By State Sen. Jan Angel (R-26th) By this point, you likely have heard about the issues Washington is having with funding education. Central to this issue is the state Supreme…
My winter sailing rumination (“Winds, Tides and Weather,” February 2017) contained a grievous misstatement for which I am solely responsible, but about which I was seriously misled.