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Lori Losee
October 1, 2006
The impact of the nearly year-old smoke ban on the Key Peninsula bars and restaurants reflects the statewide trend.

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Lori Losee
October 1, 2006
Court ruling sends a lawsuit by Powerline Road homeowners against Tacoma Public Utilities to trial, following the power company’s failure to have the lawsuit dismissed.

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Rodika Tollefson
October 1, 2006
A newly formed group plans to open up a youth center in the “Red Barn” facility in Key Center with the goal to offer recreation and socializing opportunities.


Hugh McMillan
October 1, 2006
Rhys Wood left a deep mark on his community, always finding ways to serve others.


Chris Fitzgerald
October 1, 2006
Third article in the series looks at proposed solutions to address environmental impacts from geoduck farming via tighter regulations.


Lori Losee
October 1, 2006
Friendly deer found dead by an arrow shot, saddening many residents who came to know the young buck as a “pet.”


Colleen Slater
September 1, 2006
Jeannie Crider loves “found art”—painting on any object she finds; rocks, bulbs, chain saws and even leafs have all served as her canvas.


Various Contributors
September 1, 2006
Danielle Young takes her pet grooming business on the road—bringing the service to the customers’ front yards.


Various Contributors
September 1, 2006
Communities in Schools of Peninsula is on an ambitious goal to recruit a total of 85 volunteers, 35 more than last year, for its after school reading and math mentoring programs.


Chris Fitzgerald
September 1, 2006
Jerry Kozak has found a new community after feeling Poland, and now volunteers as a firefighter—a profession he had in his former country.

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Rodika Tollefson
September 1, 2006
A newly created Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula unit of the League of Women Voters will study the topic of safety and congestion in Purdy.


Rodika Tollefson
September 1, 2006
Local residents’ trip to Kenya results in first running water well in a village of 35,000 people.


Various Contributors
September 1, 2006
Knights, minstrels, storytellers and even Her Royal Majesty were part of an experience that brought the medieval times to life in Wauna.


Hugh McMillan
September 1, 2006
Local families participate in international program that allows youth to explore other countries and cultures.


Danna Webster
September 1, 2006
Two annual events raise several thousands dollars to benefit programs for senior and low-income Key Pen residents.


Danna Webster
September 1, 2006
A new group called Key Peacemakers hopes to foster dialogue, education and debate focused on the topic of peace.