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Alice Kinerk

Alice Kinerk

Ernie Donehower enjoyed teaching cultural enrichment to students at Vaughn Elementary so much for so many years that even after his retirement in 2015, he kept on doing it.

Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and community members came together Jan. 12 at Minter Creek Elementary School for a night of hands-on learning about science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Educators hope these students will one day choose to take on further study and careers in these important fields.

Thursday, 01 December 2016 07:09

Missing KPMS Weather Balloon Found

A weather balloon carrying an array of instruments and cameras launched from Key Peninsula Middle School was unexpectedly found in October, more than a year after it disappeared.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 10:49

CenturyLink Internet Customers Report Slow Speeds

CenturyLink internet customers on much of the Key Peninsula are complaining about slow service.

Friday, 02 September 2016 18:02

Fiber Arts Show Returns to LIC

The Longbranch Improvement Club will host the ninth annual Fiber Arts Show on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring the work of more than two-dozen artists, from traditional to modern, from artistic to utilitarian.

Friday, 02 September 2016 16:43

Gateway Park is Expanding

Key Pen Parks is getting ready to make Gateway Park bigger and better after purchasing two adjacent wooded parcels in July totaling 33 acres.

Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:57

Outdoor Preschool Opening in Lakebay

The Key Peninsula’s newest preschool has no roof. Instead, youngsters at Swainston Homestead Sprouts preschool, opening in September, will play, count, draw, make music, snack and listen to stories entirely outdoors.

Saturday, 02 July 2016 13:26

KP Parks' Fourth of July Event Returns

After a successful debut in 2015, Key Pen Parks’ Fourth of July Community Hot Dog Social promises to be even bigger and better in 2016, according to Christina Hallock, the recreation coordinator for Key Pen Parks.

How many years does it take for an event to become a community tradition? On Saturday, July 30, from 2 to 6 p.m., the Bluegrass Festival will return to the Longbranch Improvement Club for its fifth year. For many in the area, it's already a can't-miss highlight of summer.

Saturday, 28 May 2016 10:22

Graduation Nears for Homeschool Student

Every year, just before Labor Day, 5-year-olds around the country look forward to their first day of school.

But what if that first day comes when you’re 17?

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