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Ted Olinger

Friday, 02 September 2016 17:47

From the Editor’s Desk

Sometimes small things make a big difference.

Each of us has the power to improve our community through our individual actions, and it doesn’t take much.

Hold the door. Say hello. Listen to someone’s story.

Or, tell their story.

Friday, 02 September 2016 16:54

Free Mobile Dental Clinic in Key Center

A rolling dental lab and team of volunteer dentists treated anyone with dental needs free of charge in the parking lot of the Key Center library and medical building on Saturday, July 23.

Natalie Beesinger, 16, of Lakebay, will spend her junior year in a German high school as one of 250 students chosen out of 3,000 applicants to receive the 2016 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship (CBYX). She will join a host family of five in Herzogenrath, a town of 50,000 bordering the Netherlands, at the end of July.

Saturday, 02 July 2016 11:57

Two Arrested After Peninsula Shooting

Two local men, ages 23 and 19, were arrested in the early hours of May 18 after police received numerous reports of shots fired from a car driving south on the Key Peninsula Highway from Purdy to Penrose State Park, where they are suspected of shooting a dog.

The Key Peninsula Little League (KPLL) minors team, the Benchwarmers, finished a perfect season by winning their Division 2 championship game against South Kitsap Western June 11 in Olalla. They won after tagging out the tying run between third base and home, completing a record-breaking 20-0 season.

Saturday, 28 May 2016 10:47

From the Editor's Desk

Another season of transformation is upon us. Elementary school students are moving on to middle school, middle schoolers are going to high school, and high school seniors are graduating to enter college or the workforce, or embark on other journeys still unmapped.

Saturday, 28 May 2016 10:27

KP Man Explores Development in Cuba

Lakebay resident Jeff Harris visited Cuba for the first time in February to determine the feasibility of a community development project on behalf of the Gig Harbor Rotary Club's International Committee and the Olson Foundation, which he serves as president. He ended his trip discussing the return of nonprofit work to Cuba with the new U.S. ambassador in Havana.

The Dr. Penrose Guild was honored Feb. 29 at a dedication ceremony for its contribution to the construction of a new wing of surgical and pediatric intensive care units at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma. The 38 groups comprising the Mary Bridge Brigade, including Penrose, raised a combined $2.5 million.

Sunday, 01 May 2016 06:57

Conquering Everest to Clean It Up

Climbing legend Dan Mazur spoke at Blend Wine Shop in Key Center March 30 at a fundraiser for The Longbranch Foundation, newly formed as a 501(c)(3) organization to support the preservation of the historic Longbranch Improvement Club. His parents, Bob and Mary Mazur, live in Longbranch.

Sunday, 01 May 2016 06:53

Penlight Raised Rates in April

The Peninsula Light Co. raised its rates in April for the first time since 2012, Jonathan White, director of member services and marketing, told the April meeting of the Key Peninsula Community Council.

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