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September 1, 2006
September 2006 full issue (large file - 40 pages)



September 1, 2006
Jeannie Crider loves “found art”—painting on any object she finds; rocks, bulbs, chain saws and even leafs have all served as her canvas.



September 1, 2006
Danielle Young takes her pet grooming business on the road—bringing the service to the customers’ front yards.



September 1, 2006
Communities in Schools of Peninsula is on an ambitious goal to recruit a total of 85 volunteers, 35 more than last year, for its after school reading and math mentoring programs.



September 1, 2006
Jerry Kozak has found a new community after feeling Poland, and now volunteers as a firefighter—a profession he had in his former country.


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September 1, 2006
A newly created Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula unit of the League of Women Voters will study the topic of safety and congestion in Purdy.



September 1, 2006
Local residents’ trip to Kenya results in first running water well in a village of 35,000 people.



September 1, 2006
Knights, minstrels, storytellers and even Her Royal Majesty were part of an experience that brought the medieval times to life in Wauna.



September 1, 2006
Local families participate in international program that allows youth to explore other countries and cultures.



September 1, 2006
Two annual events raise several thousands dollars to benefit programs for senior and low-income Key Pen residents.



September 1, 2006
A new group called Key Peacemakers hopes to foster dialogue, education and debate focused on the topic of peace.



September 1, 2006
KP Metropolitan Parks District Commissioner Jerry Schick’s resignation follows on the heels of recent controversy regarding a resolution by the board to allow commissioner stipends.



September 1, 2006
Geoduck farming presents a promising economic opportunity, but lacks scientific evidence about long-term impacts on the environment. Second article in a series.



August 5, 2006
The family of Becki Hancock presents a touching thank-you card during the house blessing ceremony of their newly built Habitat for Humanity home.



August 5, 2006
Jan and Ron Coen are the cornerstone for Gig Harbor’s F.I.S.H. food bank, which also serves Key Pen residents.



August 5, 2006
Voski Sprague’s South Sound journey takes in the sights, the history and personal lessons.



August 5, 2006
Nancy Rodman, a former television and movie actress, lives in Mexico City but maintains ties with her Vaughn childhood.



August 5, 2006
Eighth-grader Peter Sutton is featured on the poster for LouieFest, which will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most guitar players playing “Louie Louie” together.



August 5, 2006
Dean Draeger is the Renaissance Faire’s “go to guy” and one of its most dedicated volunteers.



August 5, 2006
Citizen complaints lead to two major cleanup projects, including a court-ordered abatement and a raid by law enforcement officers.