Karen Lovett
March 1, 2011
f you’ve ever been to Cheney Stadium and noticed the life-size statue of Ben Cheney, you may not have known you were viewing the creation of local artist Paul R. Michaels.

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Marsha Hart
February 1, 2011
Peninsula School District students are benefiting from an inclusion program for kids of all abilities, and it just received an award for violence prevention.


Staff Report
January 1, 2011
USS Nimitz (CVN 68) personnel from the Air Department assisted the community at the Key Peninsula Lutheran Church with a program that provides food and school supplies for local kids.


Marsha Hart
October 1, 2010
Christopher Mathie, an artist who lived on the Key Peninsula, said he has switched gears and is not working with pottery. His latest collection of abstract paintings "Coastal Resonance," was partly inspired by his days living on the Key Peninsula.


Marsha Hart
October 1, 2010
KP mom says she owes local first responders a big thank you. They found her baby after his father abandoned him in the woods.


Hugh McMillan
October 1, 2010
Key Peninsula kids get back to school necessities, and a few extra goodies thanks to members of the Gig Harbor Kiwanis Club.


Marsha Hart
October 1, 2010
St. Anthony has voted one of its ER staff First Responder of the Year.


Marsha Hart
October 1, 2009
O’Callahan’s wowed the crowd at the final Gig Harbor Farmers Market during the Chowder Cook-off.


Colleen Slater
August 1, 2009
The 24th Old Timers’ Day will take place on Aug. 15 at the Longbranch Improvement Club.


Colleen Slater
July 1, 2009
Festivities at both the dock and Longbranch Improvement Clubhouse celebrate “50 years afloat” on July 11.


Marsha Hart
May 1, 2009
On May 30 and 31, Gig Harbor’s Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church will rock to the sounds of SONICFLOOd, a Grammy-nominated Christian band based in Tennessee.


Staff Report
April 1, 2009
This year’s Citizen of the Year is Edie Morgan, executive director of the Mustard Seed Project.

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Staff Report
February 1, 2009
Key Peninsula Veterans Institute members share in one huge “THANK YOU” to everyone who donated generously to our hospitalized military veterans.


Colleen Slater
February 1, 2009
This year’s “hunger banquet” to benefit the Key Peninsula Food Bank will be a Soup Kitchen meal.


Danna Webster
February 1, 2009
The Gentle Giant Farm is run by the teamwork of its owners, Greg and Maureen Sikora.

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Marsha Hart
December 1, 2008
A meeting is set for Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Longbranch Improvement Club to discuss the future of the KP Community Fair.


Marsha Hart
December 1, 2008
Julia Carson's reason for living is the very thing that is killing her.


PJ Kezele
August 1, 2008
Law enforcement representatives, residents and business owners got together recently to discuss crime trends on the Key Pen.


Various Contributors
July 1, 2008
Dennis Erickson watched with pride while a crane lifted a F-16A fighter jet onto a custom-designed cement display pedestal he crafted.


PJ Kezele
July 1, 2008
Key Peninsula volunteers are motivated by community pride and the desire to keep our scenic highways beautiful, environmentally safe and free of litter.