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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.


Danna Webster
April 1, 2009
March winds blew through turbulent weather patterns March 15.


Colleen Slater
April 1, 2009
Stephanie Galindo, former staff member of the Key Peninsula News, is celebrating the publication of her new book, “The Cat Lover’s Guide to finding Your Own Home.”


Marsha Hart
April 1, 2009
Since the seventh grade Jessica Chapman knew she wanted to be a wrestler. She was the only girl on the wrestling team at Peninsula High School this year, and she doesn’t plan on quitting.


Various Contributors
April 1, 2009
Peninsula businesses maintain hope and stay open amidst a declining economy.


Colleen Slater
April 1, 2009
This year’s Feast or Famine banquet, held on Fat Tuesday under the title of “Through Thick and Thin,” fed nearly 100 people and raised almost $3,000 for the food bank at KP Community Services.


Staff Report
April 1, 2009
This year’s Citizen of the Year is Edie Morgan, executive director of the Mustard Seed Project.


Irene Torres
April 1, 2009
About 50 Key Peninsula residents attended March 14 a Town Hall meeting at the civic center as State Senator Derek Kilmer (D-26) and Representative Larry Seaquist (D-26) discussed their legislative work and the proposed state budget cuts and heard community concerns.


Colleen Slater
March 1, 2009
The Family Resource Center in Vaughn hosted an open house in February with more than 50 in attendance.

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Marsha Hart
March 1, 2009
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, Gig Harbor Police Department and the Washington State Patrol are hosting a drug and alcohol forum on March 11th.


Danna Webster
March 1, 2009
The annual Crab Feed at the Civic Center on Feb. 21 sold out before six o’clock.


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.