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June 1, 2004
Long before the idea came about to create a Key Pen Metropolitan Park District, the KP Parks and Recreation District begun discussions about the potential acquisition of 360 acres from the Department of Natural Resources for a regional park.


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June 1, 2004
Community Council election: candidate bios


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June 1, 2004
After a year-and-a-half of efforts to create the Key Peninsula Community Council, residents will get to vote in the council’s first election in June. Read about polling locations, voting procedures, and candidate bios.



June 1, 2004
Four years after a drunken driver took the life of 39-year-old David Doolittle, his family erects two signs in his memory—one almost exactly at the spot where he died—in hopes to remind others how quickly drinking and driving can change lives.



June 1, 2004
In its new series launched in June, titled “A Day in Life,” the Key Peninsula News staff spends some time behind the scenes with various local folks, from garbage haulers to bus drivers. In the June article, spend a day in the classroom of Ms. Marci Cummings, first- and second-grade teacher at Vaughn Elementary School.


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June 1, 2004
More than 60 percent of voters said “yes” to the creation of a KP Metropolitan Park District at the May special election.


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June 1, 2004
The isolated nature of Herron Island makes fire fighting and responding to medical emergencies tough, especially in low tides when the ferry ride itself takes 30 minutes. Thanks to Fire District 16’s volunteer training program, the local volunteer firefighters and paramedics fill in the gaps.



June 1, 2004
The Key Peninsula News follows up with Li Parshall and his family, previously featured while he was serving in Iraq. Army Sgt. Parshall returned home in mid-February. He shares some thoughts on the war and on being home.



June 1, 2004
Key Peninsula Middle School science teacher Kareen Borders spent a week in May at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where the school’s three-year partnership program with NASA was officially launched


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June 1, 2004
June 2004



May 1, 2004
Kathie Du Priest doesn’t consider herself an artist—a notion anyone who visits her garden will certainly disagree with.



May 1, 2004
As the elections are approaching for the Key Peninsula Community Council in June, the interim board of directors is asking candidates interested in being elected to the board to nominate themselves by May 31.



May 1, 2004
Jim Olson started one of his first projects with $500 from his parents—and 45 years later, the successful architect uses the cabin, after multiple additions, as his quiet Key Peninsula getaway.



May 1, 2004
Dick Radonich grew up on McNeil Island but when he was 16, the federal government made his family move from their homestead.



May 1, 2004
Writer William C. Dietz sets off to learn all he can about the new restaurant getting ready to open in Key Center.


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May 1, 2004
Community members are invited to Peninsula High School’s scholarships awards ceremony, where students will be presented with their scholarships by various businesses, organizations and private individuals.



May 1, 2004
Mr. Butt was welcome around local schools in April—but only because he was there to talk about dangers of smoking during the school district-wide smoke-out day.


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May 1, 2004
Residents speak out at a meeting with elected representatives discussing the situation of State Route 302.



May 1, 2004
Cedarland Northwest, which got started with a fixer-upper home five years ago and grew to employ more than a dozen staff, is building a new Key Pen development.



May 1, 2004
Now in its third year, the show-and-tell has the official name of the Key Peninsula Livable Community Fair. Key Peninsula groups show all the things they do to make this a better place.