Irene Torres
September 28, 2016
Joseph “Joe” Barrow describes his art group as “a great gang, loving art.”


Irene Torres
September 28, 2016
The hiring committee for the Red Barn had just two weeks to find a replacement when the former executive director Laura Condon’s husband was transferred to Texas.


Sara Thompson
September 28, 2016
Savana Oberts, 26, of Lakebay, is a pioneer. She didn’t set out to be one, but in August she became the first adult in the Pacific Northwest to receive a liver/pancreas/small intestine transplant.


Irene Torres
September 2, 2016
Sarah Webb said she only agreed to come to the Key Peninsula to draw the lobster graphic on the blackboard in front of the kitchen at Wicked Good Eats, located at State Route 302 at 118th Avenue.


Karen Lovett
September 2, 2016
The Key Peninsula is gearing up for the Oct. 1 Farm Tour.


Sara Thompson
September 2, 2016
The Olalla Bluegrass and Beyond Festival celebrated its quarter century mark Aug. 20. As founder Charlee Glock-Jackson said it came into being because of “an aligning of the planets.”

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Cathy Warner
September 2, 2016
Misdirection.


Alice Kinerk
September 2, 2016
Key Pen Parks is getting ready to make Gateway Park bigger and better after purchasing two adjacent wooded parcels in July totaling 33 acres.

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Colleen Slater
September 2, 2016
Camp Stand By Me is a place where campers with a variety of disabilities are told, “You can!” and then given the support to succeed.


Carolyn Wiley
September 2, 2016
Robert Quill, 16, is a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster with KP Boy Scout Troop 220.


Sara Thompson
July 30, 2016
Anna Brones is a busy woman. Her third book has just been published. She has launched a new magazine. And she has at least two other projects percolating.


Matthew Dean
July 30, 2016
Key Peninsula Baptist Church (KPBC) will welcome a new senior pastor in August


Irene Torres
July 30, 2016
Rob Haworth has been smoking meats for Boy Scout campouts and special events for the last five years.


Alice Kinerk
July 30, 2016
The Key Peninsula’s newest preschool has no roof. Instead, youngsters at Swainston Homestead Sprouts preschool, opening in September, will play, count, draw, make music, snack and listen to stories entirely outdoors.


Lisa Bryan
July 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) plans to install a pedestrian activated Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon (RRFB) to improve pedestrian safety at the crosswalk on SR-302 and 97th Avenue NW this summer, according to Rep. Jesse Young (R-26th).

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Colleen Slater
July 30, 2016
Approximately 95 persons attended a standing-room-only meeting of the Pierce County Firearms Advisory Commission in the Whitmore Room at the KP Civic Center July 18.


Danna Webster
July 30, 2016
A new brew is on tap on the Key Peninsula. It's called kombucha and is available in The Cellar at the Key Center Food Market and at Local Boys produce in Purdy.


Danna Webster
July 30, 2016
The barbershop in the Purdy Shopping Center is sporting a new style.

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Scott Gallacher
July 2, 2016
Things will be getting a little messy at Volunteer Park in a few months, and if things continue to go well with the progress of the new Gateway Park, you’ll soon be seeing a mess there, too.

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Sara Thompson
July 2, 2016
As director of Crossroads Treatment Center, a chemical dependency and treatment facility in Lakewood, Jeremiah Saucier sees firsthand the need for a holistic approach to treatment of substance abuse.