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September 28, 2016
Betty Ruth (Rose) McCoy died at her home in Gig Harbor Sept. 8, 2016. She was 92 years old.


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September 5, 2016
Homework should be optional instead of required. There are at least three reasons for this: Kids need to be kids; we don’t have enough time; and teachers should teach us.



September 5, 2016
“Entering politics was never on my list of things I needed to do,” said Randy Spitzer, the Democratic candidate running for state representative for the 26th Legislative District now held by incumbent Michelle Caldier (R).



September 3, 2016
A rolling dental lab and team of volunteer dentists treated anyone with dental needs free of charge in the parking lot of the Key Center library and medical building on Saturday, July 23.


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September 3, 2016
Each of us has the power to improve our community through our individual actions, and it doesn’t take much.



September 3, 2016
A group of loosely affiliated but like-minded artisans keep their sewing skills sharp and creative wits sharper with biweekly meetings at the Key Center library.


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September 2, 2016
Mental health goes to school.


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September 2, 2016
As local ecological issues continue to grow in scope and scale, some KP residents are turning to an installation called a rain garden to help improve local water quality.


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September 2, 2016
I know one of the reasons my family moved to Gig Harbor was because of the outstanding public education system. To maintain this standard, our community needs to properly fund these schools.


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September 2, 2016
During our August board meeting, a resolution was made to push an aggressive start to Phase I development of Gateway Park.


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September 2, 2016
As a Key Pen Parks Commissioner, my goals for the district are to increase access to our park properties and build a playground on the north end of the Key Peninsula



September 2, 2016
Megan Blunk will spend her 27th birthday in Rio de Janeiro playing for the USA National Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team at the 15th Summer Paralympic Games.



September 2, 2016
Sarah Webb said she only agreed to come to the Key Peninsula to draw the lobster graphic on the blackboard in front of the kitchen at Wicked Good Eats, located at State Route 302 at 118th Avenue.


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September 2, 2016
When I first saw Randy speak, he struck me as someone more interested in policy solutions than politics.


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September 2, 2016
March 15, 2016, was a great day for the toll payers using the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.



September 2, 2016
The Key Peninsula is gearing up for the Oct. 1 Farm Tour.



September 2, 2016
The Olalla Bluegrass and Beyond Festival celebrated its quarter century mark Aug. 20. As founder Charlee Glock-Jackson said it came into being because of “an aligning of the planets.”



September 2, 2016
Michelle Caldier (R), just completing her first term as state representative for the 26th Legislative District, was first drawn to politics after she successfully got adult dental coverage reinstated for Medicaid patients in 2012.


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September 2, 2016
Misdirection.



September 2, 2016
Key Pen Parks is getting ready to make Gateway Park bigger and better after purchasing two adjacent wooded parcels in July totaling 33 acres.