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Matthew Dean

Pierce County Councilman Derek Young (D-7th) met with the Key Peninsula Advisory Commission Oct. 20 to discuss social and financial issues affecting KP residents.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 11:07

Local Church Develops New Outreach Programs

Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church is striving to make a difference on the Key Peninsula.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 10:54

Larry Seaquist

As the general election draws near, Gig Harbor resident Larry Seaquist is preparing his campaign for state representative for the 26th Legislative District, Position 1. Seaquist brings with him experience in the state House, having won election four consecutive times starting in 2006. After being narrowly defeated by Michelle Caldier in 2014, Seaquist is returning to politics.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 10:51

Jesse Young

Gig Harbor resident and state Rep. Jesse Young (R-26th) is seeking re-election after serving his first full term in the state House of Representatives.

Friday, 02 September 2016 16:58

Locals Build Rain Garden to Improve Vaughn Bay

As local ecological issues continue to grow in scope and scale, some KP residents are turning to an installation called a rain garden to help improve local water quality.

Saturday, 30 July 2016 13:31

Local Church Welcomes New Pastor

Key Peninsula Baptist Church (KPBC) will welcome a new senior pastor in August. Thoryold Williams brings with him a wealth of experience in church administration and youth programs, as well as a passion for ministry of all kinds.

Key Peninsula residents of all ages gathered at the KP Civic Center May 21 for a night of fighting, food and fun, courtesy of North West Pro Wrestling (NWP).

Local author Richard A.M. Dixon won a national award in May for his 2013 autobiography, "Angels in My Foxhole," soon after releasing his sixth book, "The Tiger of Dien Bien Phu."

A new group of volunteers are training to become full-fledged Key Peninsula Fire District 16 firefighters.

Saturday, 02 April 2016 01:22

Get ready: 'the big one' is coming

The Pacific Northwest is a paradise in many ways. It’s free from extremes of temperature, rarely subjected to tornadoes or hurricanes, and has a distinct absence of venomous snakes. This being said, the Northwest is especially vulnerable to one particular form of natural catastrophe: earthquakes.

A large-scale seismic event would collapse bridges, rupture gas lines, and destroy power and phone lines. It’s entirely possible that a truly massive geological event won’t even occur in the reader’s lifetime; this being said, it’s equally possible that a 9.0 magnitude quake might strike the Key Peninsula tomorrow. This is why local government and emergency services personnel recommend taking a few simple steps to be prepared.

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