Hugh McMillan
March 30, 2015
Late last month,Key Free Clinic's open house began with a welcoming address byclinic board chair, Chuck West, a Key Peninsula Fire Department battalion chief.


Hugh McMillan
March 30, 2015
As January came to an end, representatives of Communities In Schools of Washington gathered in our state capitol for the annual CISWA visit with members of the State Legislature.


Staff Report
March 30, 2015
The 26th Legislative District Democrats organized a meeting in February to encourage grassroots organization on the Key Peninsula.


Alice Kinerk
March 4, 2015
A while back, Key Peninsula resident Marilyn Brennen decided to stick a syrup tap in one of the maple trees on her property, curious to see what would come out.

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Sara Thompson
March 4, 2015
Food insecurity is a real problem in this country — one in five families in Washington receive support from food pantries supported by state food assistance programs.


Scott Gallacher
March 3, 2015
News from Key Pen Parks


Staff Report
February 24, 2015
Key Peninsula firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle on fire that rolled into a house in the 2100 block of Lake Drive, near Palmer Lake.

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Steve Whitford
January 31, 2015
Between the evening of Dec.13 and the evening of Dec. 15, thieves broke up and burglarized the outside mailboxes at the Lakebay Post Office and the box by Capitol Lumber in Key Center.


Alice Kinerk
January 31, 2015
What happens when you mix passions for biology, fine arts and the Key Peninsula?

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Staff Report
January 31, 2015
The second annual Mardi Gras Festival promises to be full of tradition.

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Staff Report
January 31, 2015
On April 12, Key Pen Parks will host its 6th Annual Pet Easter Treat Hunt at Volunteer Park from 10 a.m. to noon.


Irene Torres
January 31, 2015
Fessler Farms, LLC, now provides dairy and full-service grocery deliveries to the Key Peninsula.

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Irene Torres
January 31, 2015
The first “Artists’Blend” event in November brought together a small group of like-minded and creatively diverse souls who gathered to share stories and learn a few new ones.


Steve Whitford
December 31, 2014
Twenty some years ago Marguerite Eassard and a group of local ladies recognized the need for a community based organization whose goal would be to financially and emotionally support the Key Peninsula firefighters.

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Alice Kinerk
December 31, 2014
Christina Hallock may only recently have started work as Key Pen Parks' marketing coordinator/recreation specialist, but she's been contributing to a better quality of life for Key Peninsula youth and families for years.


Colleen Slater
December 31, 2014
Since it opened on Sept. 3, attendance at the Red Barn Youth Center in Key Center has nearly doubled, according to Program Director Jeremy Schintz.

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Sara Thompson
December 31, 2014
For many seniors, The Mustard Seed Project and Key Peninsula Community Services have some great options for transportation.

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Staff Report
December 31, 2014
The state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mobile community service office is coming to Lakebay on Jan. 8.

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Staff Report
December 31, 2014
Pierce County is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on the nine-member Surface Water Management Advisory Board.

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Staff Report
December 31, 2014
At the annual dinner on Feb. 9, the Key Peninsula Business Association will install a slate of officers for 2015, according to departing president Judd Morris.