Carolyn Wiley
January 29, 2017
Blue-tarp beautification and appliance migration.

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Readers
January 29, 2017
PSD thanks the community for its input.

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Bill Trandum
January 29, 2017
Puget Sound winter sailing.


Colleen Slater
January 29, 2017
Harry and Marge Nygard celebrated 65 years of marriage in November 2016. They are one of the longest-married couples on the Key Peninsula.

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Rob Vajko
January 29, 2017
No New Year's resolutions.

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Staff Report
January 29, 2017
A new exhibit called “Then and Now” opens at the Key Peninsula museum at the civic center Feb. 4, 1 to 4 p.m.


The Shellfish Partners
January 29, 2017
During the cold, wet and short days of winter you probably enjoy spending more time inside with a blanket by the fire and less time outside enjoying the beauties of nature.


Irene Torres
January 29, 2017
It took a call to “Get Jesse” Jones before Stephanie Brooks’ food truck business got started in August 2016.


Ted Olinger
January 29, 2017
Emily Reaney, 10, of Lakebay raised $5,000 for her fifth-grade class to attend an Environmental Learning Class at Camp Seymour.

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Readers
January 29, 2017
The Peninsula School District recently released results of our Thoughtexchange survey, which took place over the last several months.

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Readers
January 29, 2017
I am a member of the NRA, a member of the national organization APIII, a legal gun owner who practices regularly, a concealed pistol license holder and a strong advocate of the Second Amendment.


Alice Kinerk
January 29, 2017
Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and community members came together Jan. 12 at Minter Creek Elementary School for a night of hands-on learning about science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).


Carolyn Wiley
January 29, 2017
Marion Sharp stepped into her new job as development director for The Mustard Seed Project in December, just as the organization steps into new territory.


Sara Thompson
January 29, 2017
The couple had land they loved that was covered with trees, but when a medical emergency came up, they needed cash.


Sara Thompson
January 29, 2017
The Key Peninsula Land Use Advisory Commission met Dec. 21 to hear recommendations from Pierce County Land Services regarding redesignation of Agricultural Resource Lands on the KP.

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Natalie Svinth
January 29, 2017
An alternative view of an alternative school.


Sara Thompson
January 29, 2017
“Sometimes, a pregnancy just doesn’t go as planned,” said Sara Hubbell. “You enter a whole new world. And we just dove into it.”

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Irene Torres
January 29, 2017
Washington state workers earning minimum wage got a raise to $11 an hour Jan. 1 after voters passed Initiative 1433 in November.

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Matthew Dean
January 29, 2017
Even as winter weather and unfriendly recreational conditions settle over Puget Sound, the state is once again beginning the long and contentious procedure to determine fishing seasons for 2017 to 2018.


Staff Report
January 29, 2017
The three Rotary Clubs in Gig Harbor hold an annual event, Star of the Year Awards, to honor three non-Rotarians who exemplify the motto “service above self.”


Lisa Bryan
January 29, 2017
Peninsula School District personnel recently received specialized training to help better identify symptoms of adverse childhood experiences in young children.

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KeyPenNews
January 29, 2017
Chester E. Dadisman, a longtime Gig Harbor resident, died peacefully Jan. 10. He was 98 years old.

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KeyPenNews
January 29, 2017
Patricia B. Greetham of Lakebay died Dec. 25, 2016. She was 83 years old.


KeyPenNews
January 29, 2017
Robert "Bob" Clarence Stickley died Jan. 1 in Sonoma, California, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 81 years old.


KeyPenNews
January 2, 2017
Out and About, January 2017

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Carolyn Wiley
January 1, 2017
In June 2016, CHI Franciscan Health initiated a certificate of need request with the Washington State Department of Health for permission to build the unfinished fifth floor at St. Anthony Hospital.


Carolyn Wiley
January 1, 2017
Second chances.

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Meredith Browand
January 1, 2017
Just say Know.


Joseph Pentheroudakis
January 1, 2017
Our humble gulls.

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Readers
January 1, 2017
Dear Neighbors: 2016 was a year we will all remember and one that we hope will lead to a better and more peaceful world.


Sara Thompson
January 1, 2017
Sweet Jane opened its doors Dec. 1 at the Harvest Time market/gas station on State Route 302 in Wauna.

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Sara Thompson
January 1, 2017
On Nov. 17, more than 50 people met at Key Peninsula Community Services in Home to discuss transportation needs on the KP.

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Chad Beaver
January 1, 2017
Teen depression is real.


Ted Olinger
January 1, 2017
Alexander Lopiccolo, 30, of Wauna, is an occupational therapist who helps children with a range of behavioral, social and physical challenges.

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KeyPenNews
January 1, 2017
January 2017 full issue


Sara Thompson
January 1, 2017
When white settlers first came to the Key Peninsula in the mid-1800s, the density of the forest and massive size of the trees was dazzling.

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Matthew Dean
January 1, 2017
The Pierce County Council unanimously approved its 2017 budget Nov. 29, including money for more local law enforcement and crime prevention efforts and for Key Peninsula parks.

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Shelly Koyen
January 1, 2017
Homeless close to Home.


Lisa Bryan
January 1, 2017
Last summer, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction announced new learning standards for health and physical education scheduled for adoption by Washington K-12 schools statewide in autumn 2017.


Lisa Bryan
January 1, 2017
Once considered a problem limited to active duty male military service members and veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder is regularly diagnosed in female service members and veterans who most often suffer the condition because of sexual assault while serving in the military.


Irene Torres
January 1, 2017
Andrew Michaelson, 42, retired from the U.S. Marines in 2014 after 22 years, was hired by Jerry Davis at Drive-Thru Feed in December 2015.

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Colleen Slater
January 1, 2017
The house next to the Vaughn post office on Olson Drive in Key Center has attracted attention in recent years as the owner has expanded the building several times.


Irene Torres
January 1, 2017
Wicked Good Eats closed its doors for the last time Dec. 9, five months to the day it opened.


Irene Torres
January 1, 2017
Chad Oliveira couldn’t stand it any longer. He had been hearing about the plight of the water protectors of the Standing Rock Reservation since October.


Frank Slater
January 1, 2017
Good wood for good heat.


Frank Slater
January 1, 2017
In 1884, Horace Knapp bought 19 acres from Isaac Hawks on the east side of Burley Lagoon for $23.75 and turned it into a town site to encourage settlement.

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Jeff Minch
January 1, 2017
The first timer.


KeyPenNews
January 1, 2017
Zachary Goddard unexpectedly died Nov. 19. He was 20 years old.