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Marsha Hart
January 1, 2011
Voters will be asked to vote on a $78 million bond for capital improvements that are part of a long-range plan.


Danna Webster
January 1, 2011
Key Pen fire chief Tom Lique's peers honored him with the Chief Dan Packer Memorial award while selecting him as the 2010 Chief Officer of the Year in December.


Staff Report
December 1, 2010
Peninsula Youth Wrestling was established eight years ago with one team operating out of Key Peninsula Middle School.


Danna Webster
December 1, 2010
Shortly after 11 a.m. on Nov. 18, school bus 47 from Key Peninsula Middle School was involved in an accident.


Danna Webster
December 1, 2010
The Key Peninsula Business Association honored the public service of Councilman Terry Lee at the Nov. 19 meeting.


Staff Report
December 1, 2010
Peninsula Youth Football has been providing fundamental instruction for tackle football to area youth for 33 years.


Danna Webster
December 1, 2010
After their Italian vacation, Alessandro and Shelley Canali returned to their Longbranch restaurant project ready to complete its final phases and open this winter.


Ted Olinger
November 1, 2010
The Ghost Dog of Vaughn Elementary shares some characteristics of other spooky mutts from the past.

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Rick Sorrels
November 1, 2010
Toxic Algae has been identified in Bay Lake. Contact with the water can be harmful for both people and pets.


Danna Webster
November 1, 2010
Key Center has a new storefront, a medicinal marijuana business called Green Health. The state and federal laws seem to conflict on the issue, and the Tacoma mayor recently suspended a cease-and-desist action for stores there. With the proper documents patients can get it in edible form from Green Health. For now, anyway.


Karen Lovett
November 1, 2010
Minter Creek Fish Hatchery is getting ready for Chum season, when the fish ladders will be full. The hatchery sorts the fish by hand, and ripe females are killed and stripped of eggs.


Danna Webster
October 28, 2010
Most of the Key Pen residents were sleeping while Pen Light crews worked to repair a transmission line that left the KP without power Sept. 21. The outage affected 8,100 households.


Marsha Hart
October 1, 2010
Christopher Mathie, an artist who lived on the Key Peninsula, said he has switched gears and is not working with pottery. His latest collection of abstract paintings "Coastal Resonance," was partly inspired by his days living on the Key Peninsula.


Marsha Hart
October 1, 2010
KP mom says she owes local first responders a big thank you. They found her baby after his father abandoned him in the woods.