Sara Thompson
July 1, 2017
There is an ebb and flow to the year on Kaukiki Farm in Longbranch. There are times when the work slows a bit and when the flow speeds up and there is much to be done.

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Carolyn Wiley
July 1, 2017
A small group has been making a big difference in the community for 60 years by providing funds for firefighting equipment not covered by other sources and by giving direct support to families who have lost their homes to fire.

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Natalie Svinth
July 1, 2017
Discrimination in the classroom is oftentimes subtle and unintentional, making it difficult to address and to stop.


Sara Thompson
July 1, 2017
The third annual Art Walk, scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. and free of charge, is designed to showcase local artists and give the community a chance to see their work.


Ted Olinger
May 31, 2017
A group of local high school students spent their spring break in China from April 15 to 23.


Don Tjossem
May 31, 2017
Becky and Steve Lodholm have owned and operated the Raregg Ranch near Wauna on the Key Peninsula for five years.

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Sara Thompson
May 31, 2017
2017 Peninsula Hawks Scholarship Fund Donors


Alice Kinerk
May 31, 2017
Ernie Donehower enjoyed teaching cultural enrichment so much that even after his retirement he kept on doing it.


Staff Report
May 31, 2017
Penny Gazabat was recognized for her work as a founding member of the Key Free Clinic with an award from the clinic’s board of directors.


Staff Report
May 31, 2017
Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier cuts the ribbon to officially open the first office of the Key Peninsula Community Council May 9.

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Ted Olinger
May 31, 2017
“It’s not about giving toasts; that keeps people away,” said Rozina Vertz.

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Staff Report
May 31, 2017
The Greater Gig Harbor Foundation awarded grants of $500 to four organizations on the Key Peninsula and one for $250 at its annual celebration May 5.


Lisa Bryan
May 31, 2017
There was cause for celebration at the May 10 meeting of the Key Peninsula Community Council.


Sara Thompson
May 31, 2017
The Key Peninsula community has a way of wrapping itself around those in need of help.


Carolyn Wiley
May 31, 2017
On the fourth weekend in every June since 1933, amateur (ham) radio operators across the nation have participated in “field day,” the largest ham radio event of the year.

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Lisa Bryan
May 31, 2017
On May 16, the Pierce County Council passed Ordinance 2017-22 to combat public nuisance properties in unincorporated Pierce County.


Frank Slater
May 31, 2017
A teacher tells her students to put on their science socks.

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Brook Hurst Stephens
May 31, 2017
An ode to rhubarb.

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Carolyn Wiley
April 29, 2017
State budget views.

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Matthew Dean
April 2, 2017
The Pacific Northwest is a paradise in many ways, but it is especially vulnerable to one particular form of natural catastrophe: earthquakes.