Marsha Hart
June 1, 2009
A photo by Hailey and Caleb Lystad of their first baby recently won a national photo contest for Hallmark’s your Parenthood: Make a Mom or Dad smile Mother’s Day card contest.


Sharon Hicks
June 1, 2009
The Northwest Navy Band from Bremerton opened the ceremony during the Aisle of Honor May 24 at Vaughn Cemetery.


Marsha Hart
May 1, 2009
The Senate set aside $8 million in its 2009-11 and 2011-13 transportation budgets for the rebuilding of roads along the high-accident Wauna corridor.


Marsha Hart
May 1, 2009
Faith Higgins, the only hopeful from the Key Peninsula, wowed the judges and the crowd with her talent during the first Gig Harbor Kiwanis Star Search April 18 and walked away with a $500 prize.


Marsha Hart
May 1, 2009
On May 30 and 31, Gig Harbor’s Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church will rock to the sounds of SONICFLOOd, a Grammy-nominated Christian band based in Tennessee.

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Marsha Hart
May 1, 2009
Peninsula School District has scheduled two public forums this month to gather input from parents, students and residents in order to come up with a plan.

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Rick Sorrels
May 1, 2009
Construction of a new store for Peninsula Market in Key Center is expected to start sometime this summer.


Staff Report
May 1, 2009
Burley Lagoon is one of 16 on the list of threatened shellfish areas by the Washington State Department of Health. The lagoon is one of 102 of Washington’s classified commercial shellfish growing areas.


Hugh McMillan
April 1, 2009
Steve “Wink” Lodholm sells fresh seafood at his store, Winks Seafood shop in Purdy.

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PJ Kezele
April 1, 2009
One week after taking office as the new Superintendent of Public Instruction, Randy Dorn unveiled his plan to scrap the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) by spring 2010 in favor of the Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program (WCAP).


Staff Report
April 1, 2009
St. Anthony Hospital officially opened doors for patients March 17.


Rick Sorrels
April 1, 2009
There was a murder at Lulu’s Home Port Restaurant and Lounge in March. It was a scene for the movie “Return to Home,” a short film that was shot on location near and around the restaurant in Home.

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Rick Sorrels
April 1, 2009
Pierce County Councilmember Terry Lee answered questions during an open forum March 11 at the Key Center Library.