Matthew Dean
July 2, 2016
Local author Richard A.M. Dixon won a national award in May for his 2013 autobiography, "Angels in My Foxhole," soon after releasing his sixth book, "The Tiger of Dien Bien Phu."


Matthew Dean
July 2, 2016
Key Peninsula residents of all ages gathered at the KP Civic Center May 21 for a night of fighting, food and fun, courtesy of North West Pro Wrestling (NWP).

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Staff Report
July 2, 2016
The 35 members of KP Boy Scouts of America Troop 220 raised nearly $10,000 in recent months to fund their summer activities, including a trip to a scout camp in Mount Hood in August

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Staff Report
July 2, 2016
Under the leadership of its president (and Key Peninsula resident) Mirella Geyer, the Gig Harbor Eagles Post 2809 Auxiliary raised $12,369.10 for charities between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.


Irene Torres
July 2, 2016
After being the victim of a series of car prowls, Kristen Granroth decided she’d had enough; she formed the Tiedman Road KP Neighborhood Watch Group on Facebook.


KeyPenNews
July 2, 2016
Thomas James Marzano IV (aka Tommy T and Tom Tom) died suddenly May 4, 2016, but surrounded by friends.


Alice Kinerk
June 23, 2016
Local drinkers can raise a glass to the expansion at the Key Center Food Market.


Colleen Slater
May 29, 2016
The original Vaughn High School, constructed in stages beginning in 1906, had come to the end of its serviceable life by 1955.


Staff Report
May 28, 2016
The National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) last month appointed local writer and former Key Peninsula News editor, Rodika Tollefson, as editor-in-chief of The Pen Woman magazine, its quarterly membership publication.


Irene Torres
May 28, 2016
Cheyenne Anderson, 20, of Vaughn, has set her eye on a goal.

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Cathy Warner
May 28, 2016
I Wauna call it home.


Lisa Bryan
May 28, 2016
Drivers have grown accustomed to road construction signs just north of the Longbranch Marina.


Colleen Slater
May 5, 2016
The Key Peninsula Civic Center will host its 15th annual Livable Community Fair Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 17010 S. Vaughn Road KPN in Vaughn.


Matthew Dean
May 1, 2016
A new group of volunteers are training to become full-fledged Key Peninsula Fire District 16 firefighters.


Colleen Slater
May 1, 2016
The Lakebay Fuchsia Society, established in 1995, holds its 21st annual sale May 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Key Peninsula Civic Center.

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Colleen Slater
May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Civic Center Association turns 60 years old this year in a building that mostly turned 80 while parts of it turned 100.


Irene Torres
May 1, 2016
Nearing completion of her master's degree in 2011, Claudia Patchen had been looking for an internship opportunity.

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Staff Report
May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Community Council (KPC) hosted speakers to discuss grandparents’ rights at its March meeting in addition to covering routine business.


Ted Olinger
April 3, 2016
The Pierce County Council voted Dec. 15 to hold a one-issue advisory-only election April 26 to gauge whether or not local residents want retail marijuana stores and growers to operate in unincorporated areas of Pierce County, like the Key Peninsula.

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Ted Olinger
April 3, 2016
Affordable senior housing. Aging in place. Bracing for the "silver tsunami." No, it's not Bernie Sanders talking.