Scott Turner
November 2, 2015
After being in operation for more than a year, the Red Barn Youth Center in Key Center needs to expand its space.

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Rick Sorrels
November 2, 2015
On Oct. 8, a Pierce County Superior Court jury found Lakebay resident William Jason Grisso, 42, guilty of murder in the first degree.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
Joseph Pentheroudakis is an artist and lives on Herron Island.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
Last month the staff and volunteers of Communities In Schools Peninsula –– CISP for short –– threw a “Happy Birthday Woodstock”party that raised close to $30,000 for the organization that’s dedicated to helping local students stay in school and graduate.

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Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
It was a busy summer for the Key Peninsula Fire Department.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
“This is not your mother’s library any more," said Rosina Vertz, community branch supervisor of the Key Center Library.

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Staff Report
October 5, 2015
Get ready for sneaky schemes, spooky silliness and spellbinding sweets at Key Pen Parks seventh-annual All Hallows Eve Celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Volunteer Park.

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Staff Report
October 5, 2015
Ready, set, prepare. If you don’t prepare for a disaster you are preparing to be a disaster victim.

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Scott Turner
September 2, 2015
With its rural setting and open acreage, the Key Peninsula is a natural for those looking to live the life of a farmer.


Karen Lovett
September 2, 2015
Local seniors get together every Thursday for games, food and good company.


Karen Lovett
September 2, 2015
Key Peninsula Community Services (KPCS) volunteers labored day and night to make sure this year’s Aug. 15 KP Logging Show exceeded all expectations.

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Scott Turner
September 2, 2015
People with medical needs — or even someone with a medical question — will now have an easier time getting those needs met and questions answered.


Scott Turner
September 2, 2015
Friends of Key Peninsula Fire District 16 may be small in number — right now it consists of Bill and Petty Taylor — but their goal is lofty: to raise upward of $30,000 to purchase new defibrillators.


Scott Turner
September 2, 2015
Sometimes, a tragedy brings out the best in the community.


Steve Whitford
September 2, 2015
On Saturday, Aug 1, citizens turned out for the the Key Peninsula’s first-ever Hawaiian Days Parade and Luau.

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Hugh McMillan
September 2, 2015
Monday, Aug. 17, at the Home fire station, the main speaker was Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Lindquist.

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Sara Thompson
September 2, 2015
In the Peninsula School District, students routinely outperform those in other districts.

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Sara Thompson
September 2, 2015
The Key Peninsula Community Council (KPC) has been awarded a $150,000 grant by the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation.

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Rick Sorrels
September 2, 2015
On Aug. 4 at about 3 p.m., some 30 law enforcement vehicles responded to a report of “shots fired” at the Lakebay Marina.

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Rick Sorrels
August 11, 2015
On Aug. 4 at about 3 p.m., some 30 law enforcement vehicles responded to a report of “shots fired” at the Lakebay Marina.