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Lisa M. Bryan

Lisa M. Bryan

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 16:16

Art and Science Work Together at KPMS

Chris Bronstad and Richard Miller both teach science and art at Key Peninsula Middle School.

On May 16, the Pierce County Council passed Ordinance 2017-22 to combat public nuisance properties in unincorporated Pierce County.

There was cause for celebration at the May 10 meeting of the Key Peninsula Community Council when it was announced the council had received two substantial grants to continue its work on behalf of the KP.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 12:55

To Knit with Love

Jen Giuntoli is in love with knitting, hopelessly crazy in love.It’s the kind of love that makes her sigh and slow down to appreciate the twists and turns in the journey to understand how two little stitches, knits and purls, can be combined in such ways as to produce fabric and textures of enormous variety. Whether grown and shorn, or harvested from a field, everything about fiber and yarn consumes her thoughts.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 12:30

Lakebay Pianist in Gig Harbor Honor Recital

Evergreen Elementary School fifth-grader Garynne Glasscock, 11, of Lakebay, was one of 13 students chosen to perform in the 2017 Gig Harbor Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association Honors Recital held April 1 at Discovery Baptist Church in Gig Harbor. The performing pianists were all winners of local adjudications held in March.

Rep. Jesse Young (R-Gig Harbor) of the 26th Legislative District held his first 2017 town hall March 11 at the city council chambers in Gig Harbor. The scheduled 90 minute event was “the largest town hall meeting we’ve ever had,” Young said, as he faced the standing-room-only crowd.

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 and Sons Logging Co.

Peninsula School District personnel recently received specialized training to help better identify symptoms of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in young children following an increase over the last several years of troubled students at the preschool and early grade levels.

Some of the last remaining undeveloped shoreline along Puget Sound will be added to Jacobs Point Park on the south end of Anderson Island, according to Forterra, a nonprofit land stewardship organization. In January, Forterra announced the purchase of 17.6 acres to be added to the park, expanding it from 82 to nearly 100 acres and creating the largest protected marine park in South Puget Sound.

Once considered a problem limited to active duty male military service members and veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder is regularly diagnosed in female service members and veterans who most often suffer the condition because of sexual assault while serving in the military.

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