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June 1, 2005
Several dozen property owners whose main access is off 144th Street have been unable to obtain any county permits, and are fighting against what they say is essentially a landlocked situation.



June 1, 2005
Rep. Derek Kilmer explains his decision to vote against the transportation budget in a guest column to Key Pen News.



June 1, 2005
The new KPCS director, Luke Snyder, is not a stranger to the Key Peninsula nor to the Community House.


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June 1, 2005
The first Saturday in May, happy boating enthusiasts enjoyed the annual Opening Day of Boating Breakfast at the Longbranch Improvement Club’s dock on Filucy Bay.


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June 1, 2005
Kids who live on the Key Peninsula need something they can drop in and do, something that is not organized. A skate park is good for kids of all ages. That is the belief of Chuck West. Building a skate park for KP kids is his dream.



June 1, 2005
The Key Center “Rural Activity Center” features a new business—but not everyone is glad to see it.



June 1, 2005
The Legislature’s $8.5 billion transportation package includes funds for State Route 302—but Key Pen residents should read all the fine print before giving it the thumbs up.


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June 1, 2005
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May 1, 2005
The annual Memorial Day celebration at the Vaughn Cemetery will include a special event: the dedication of a permanent memorial to honor veterans.



May 1, 2005
A local duo knows what it takes to make moms-to-be comfortable and relaxed through the baby birth process.



May 1, 2005
An auction to raise funds for the historic Longbranch Improvement Club brings a packed house, to the organizers’ surprise and delight.


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May 1, 2005
A dream several years in the making was set to become reality in April, as the state Legislature appropriated funds to turn a 350-acre Key Pen property into a park.



May 1, 2005
A sixth-grader dreams of racing for NASCAR some day—and is adding up trophies toward that dream.



May 1, 2005
The Livable Community Fair on May 7 is a chance for Key Pen residents to learn about services, volunteer opportunities and numerous organizations that help make the community attractive.


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May 1, 2005
A small room packed with hundreds of artifacts preserves local history—thanks to the dreams and volunteer work of local history enthusiasts.



May 1, 2005
A forum that looks at the perils of methamphetamine is one of several planned public outreach events to help local residents fight meth in their neighborhoods.


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April 1, 2005
A volunteer team of dental professionals brings free services to Key Pen’s people who couldn’t afford dental care otherwise.



April 1, 2005
The Key Peninsula Metropolitan Park District hires a full-time parks director as a first step in getting “organized” and expanding programs.



April 1, 2005
As more people discover the Key Peninsula, the challenge of balancing growth and preserving quality of life becomes a priority. A community planning board is working on a plan that will impact how the area grows in the next 20 years.