Sharon Hicks
March 1, 2009
Arvilla Merchant of Longbranch celebrated her 101st birthday Feb. 4 in the activity room of her retirement home with other residents and eight friends from her church.

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Various Contributors
March 1, 2009
Pierce county teens have the opportunity to enter their original works of poetry and short stories in the popular Pierce County Library System’s Teen Poetry and Fiction Writing Contest through March 21.


Various Contributors
March 1, 2009
Dallas Amidon has devoted his energies to making life a pleasant experience for the 55 permanent residents of Herron Island.


Bill Dietz
March 1, 2009
Almost seven years after a site assessment by the county determined property at Horseshoe Lake Auto Wrecking contained hazardous chemicals; there has been no cleanup.


Sharon Hicks
March 1, 2009
When Mike Nelson’s dad wanted him to have his 1923 Chevrolet Superior Roadster Mike didn’t really want it nor did he know then what to do with it.

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Danna Webster
March 1, 2009
Voters supported the Peninsula School District’s request for a replacement levy.

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Rick Sorrels
March 1, 2009
Washington State Department of Transportation has narrowed the locations where the new SR302 will join SR 16 down to three possibilities.


Staff Report
March 1, 2009
Ohlson family enjoyed unique summer homes.

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Staff Report
March 1, 2009
Three burglaries at the Key Center Peninsula market occurred over the past few months.


Colleen Slater
March 1, 2009
Dan Mazur presented a slide and video program to 120 people last month, co-sponsored by the Key Peninsula Friends of the Library and the Longbranch Improvement Club.

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PJ Kezele
March 1, 2009
Two major projects funded by grants will dominate capital improvement projects for Key Pen Parks in 2009—Minter Creek Phase 1 and Volunteer Park Field No.1 Renovation.

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PJ Kezele
March 1, 2009
The fate of Joemma Beach State Park is still uncertain, as the legislature marches forward to pass a biennium budget by April or May.

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Marsha Hart
March 1, 2009
It’s growing season again, and whether you’re a bona fide farmer, or a smalltime gardener, the Key Peninsula Farmers Market could be an avenue to share the bounty.