KeyPenNews
March 31, 2017
George R. Newcomb was born in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, Canada, in 1921. He died peacefully at home in Tacoma Jan. 14 at 95.


KeyPenNews
March 31, 2017
Geraldine C. (Eichhorn) Blayden died Dec. 10, 2016. She was born June 19, 1931, in Minot, South Dakota.

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KeyPenNews
March 31, 2017
Betty Louise Beal of Gig Harbor died March 14, 2017, after a short illness.

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Dan Whitmarsh
March 31, 2017
Remembering who we are.

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Readers
March 31, 2017
Logging on the Key.

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Readers
March 31, 2017
Logging articles miss some key points.


Carolyn Wiley
March 31, 2017
Park Ranger Janet Shonk hopes that many Key Peninsula residents will be drawn to Penrose Point State Park Sunday, April 30, to help celebrate ShellFest.


Carolyn Wiley
March 31, 2017
Rob Dubinski was hired in January as volunteer coordinator at The Mustard Seed Project.

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Natalie Svinth
March 31, 2017
From suspended to accepted.


Sara Thompson
March 31, 2017
Trees and the timber industry are integral to Washington state and Key Peninsula history.

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Sara Thompson
March 31, 2017
The Key Peninsula Partnership for a Healthy Community just marked its one-year anniversary.


Staff Report
March 31, 2017
The Bayshore Garden Club is approaching its 70th year on the Key Peninsula.

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Staff Report
March 31, 2017
Founded in 1995, the Lakebay Fuchsia Society will hold its annual sale of fuchsia starts, mixed sunshine baskets, fuchsia baskets, hanging violet bags, some vegetable starts, fertilizer and more Friday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Key Peninsula Civic Center.


Staff Report
March 31, 2017
Dick Dixon has eight self-published books under his belt, all historical fiction except two.

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Meredith Browand
March 31, 2017
Voucher education.


Ted Olinger
March 31, 2017
A 1-year-old Hereford cow called Scruffy escaped from her owner, Don Lippincott, of Jackson Lake Feb. 19 and hasn’t been seen or heard of since.


Ted Olinger
March 31, 2017
The work of photojournalist and one-time Key Peninsula resident Luke Somers will be exhibited in a show at Seattle University April 29 to May 1.

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Matthew Dean
March 31, 2017
The Key Peninsula Community Council (KPC) officially opened the doors of its new Key Center office in early March.

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Derek Young
March 31, 2017
Budget proposal impacts on the KP.

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Sheila Ward Niven
March 31, 2017
Community connects.

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Shelly Koyen
March 31, 2017
It takes a village.

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KeyPenNews
March 31, 2017
A Thank You from the Superintendent.

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Cathy Warner
March 31, 2017
My husband and I bought a 60-year-old house a few years ago that desperately needed updating.

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Guest Columnist
March 31, 2017
Prison education saves money.


Cathy Warner
March 31, 2017
Are you tired of trying to remove sticky labels from windows and bathtubs, children’s stickers from refrigerators and furniture, and adhesive price tags from plastic and glass, only to end up with a smudged patch of adhesive that defies soft soap and glass cleaner?

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Readers
March 31, 2017
I have followed with interest a number of comments on Facebook addressing the conundrum of whether or not this newspaper should provide a forum for people to voice their political points of view.


Colleen Slater
March 31, 2017
Holland native Patricia Ruff started her business, Rocky Bay Garden Creations, soon after moving to the Key Peninsula in 2016.


Frank Slater
March 31, 2017
Something called a “flexible classroom” is being this year at Minter Creek Elementary School.


KeyPenNews
March 31, 2017
Dolores Joan Argabright of Lakebay died peacefully at home Feb. 25. She was 88 years old.

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Frank Slater
March 17, 2017
Last month’s story reminded me of something that happened some years ago on the Key Peninsula.

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KeyPenNews
March 3, 2017
Bill Teresky died Feb. 27 at the age of 91 at his home bordering Rocky Creek.


KeyPenNews
March 3, 2017
Percussionist and accomplished horticulturist Dale Loy, the Three Fingers Mountain, a grumpy-looking heron, and more.


Carolyn Wiley
March 2, 2017
Tacoma Power will replace the transmission towers in Henderson Bay and Burley Lagoon in late 2017, if the required permitting is approved.

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Carolyn Wiley
March 2, 2017
Our legislature and our schools.


Carolyn Wiley
March 2, 2017
36 fifth-graders from Evergreen Elementary School spent three days and two nights in February in the Outdoor and Environmental Education program at YMCA Camp Seymour.

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Scott Gallacher
March 2, 2017
Get ready for spring.


Carolyn Wiley
March 2, 2017
Mount Everest climbing guide Dan Mazur will speak to students at Evergreen Elementary School and to the public at the Longbranch Improvement Club March 15.


Joseph Pentheroudakis
March 2, 2017
Name that bird.


Sara Thompson
March 2, 2017
There are many stories behind the logs being trucked off the Key Peninsula every day.


Staff Report
March 2, 2017
Replacement of old creosote-laced wooden pilings at the Longbranch Marina began in early February.

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Meredith Browand
March 2, 2017
March meaning.


Ted Olinger
March 2, 2017
A free preschool learning program for children 3 and 4 years old and their parents or guardians got underway Jan. 25 at the Key Peninsula Civic Center.

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Matthew Dean
March 2, 2017
The Key Peninsula has multiple food banks, each with its own history and style of community support.

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KeyPenNews
March 2, 2017
A new school funding idea from the Legislature.

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Nathan Johnson
March 2, 2017
Depression is not a phase.

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Readers
March 2, 2017
My winter sailing rumination contained a grievous misstatement for which I am solely responsible, but about which I was seriously misled.


Colleen Slater
March 2, 2017
The Two Waters Arts Alliance has been bringing artistic instruction and experiences to Key Peninsula schools since 2001, and the program continues to expand.


Irene Torres
March 2, 2017
Doug Blystone is a featured folk artist at Marnie Farmer’s Vintage and Antiques shop on Key Pen Highway North and 134th Street.

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Rob Vajko
March 2, 2017
March sadness.

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Frank Slater
March 2, 2017
Recent surface repairs to the Purdy Bridge didn’t work.


Staff Report
March 1, 2017
A family of five lost their home on Wright-Bliss Road just north of Hall Road to fire the night of Feb. 9.


Ted Olinger
March 1, 2017
The Key Peninsula Fire Department received new fire protection class ratings May 1, 2016.


Lisa Bryan
March 1, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of an unarmed standoff in Longbranch on the morning of Jan. 25 to settle a dispute over private road use by Boehme and Sons Logging Co.


Staff Report
March 1, 2017
On a sunny day in February, 256 mountain bike riders from all over Western Washington rode a combined 468 laps on a 6 1/2 mile track through 360 Trails for a combined 3,000 miles of riding in a single day.

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March 1, 2017
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