November 1, 2004
Moreland and Sons had planned to move their corner shop at the flashing light in Key Center in about 18 months, but Eric Moreland and Steve Skibbs, of Windermere, reached a mutual agreement that made now the right time.


November 1, 2004
The Key Peninsula Civic Center Association (KPCCA) has been hard hit. Rising costs and executive officer vacancies challenge the association’s ability to keep the Civic Center doors open for community use.


October 1, 2004
The new agreement designates Key Peninsula Metro Park District as the official owner of the Home Park property.


October 1, 2004
The month of September was busier than usual at the Key Center firehouse. It was a time of elections, promotions and Labor Day commotion. Along with his routine duties, Fire Chief Eric Livingood Nelsen helped wage a campaign to lift the lid on a levy and at the same time was in the middle of filling staff vacancies.


September 1, 2004
Key Pen resident Carolyn Willis puts her imagination and love of animals to work for a new all-species contest. The All-Critters’ Fair and Inter-Specie Competition is presented by StillPointe Llama Rescue on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.


August 1, 2004
Traffic was slow around Victor in July, but the delays were worth it: Crews were doing much-needed work on State Route 302.


August 1, 2004
Oyster farmer Erika Wiksten works from dark to dark—but this business owner is content of sharing her workspace with eagles, birds and fish.


August 1, 2004
"Apples and Berries and Pies, oh my!” The now-familiar phrase and its accompanying smiley-faced fruit will once again set the mood for this area’s biggest party, the Key Peninsula Community Fair.


July 1, 2004
Carnival rides, games, vendors and the popular Bullwacking Kass with her oxen will be back in August—along with new Key Pen Community Fair acts including chainsaw woodcarvers and a tractor pull.


July 1, 2004
Department of Transportation Regional Director Randy Haim, Washington State Historical Society’s Heritage Resource Center Director Garry Schalliol, Sen. Bob Oke, and Rep. Pat Lantz attended the third Wauna town meeting that focused on traffic and safety issues as well as the restoration of the old Wauna Post Office building.