Various Contributors
August 1, 2005
The annual Key Peninsula Community Fair will have food, carnival rides, chainsaw carvers’ demonstrations, lots of music and other fun for the young and old.

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Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2005
A group, in its organizational stage, hopes to address problems created by rentals by educating the landlords and networking.


Danna Webster
July 1, 2005
Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on two houses on the Key Peninsula, where two families will help build their future homes.


Bill Dietz
July 1, 2005
Artbeads.com plans to move from Gig Harbor to the building previously owned by Storage Tech LLC; job expansion seen in the future.

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Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2005
Economic development would bring more jobs to local residents, yet alter the community character. A community group is searching for the right mix.


Colleen Slater
July 1, 2005
A Vaughn resident joins a nationwide group volunteering time for mercy flights.


Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2005
Sunnycrest Nursery’s garden spotlights Key Pen and wows the crowd at the first Point Defiance Flower and Garden Show.


Various Contributors
July 1, 2005
Two women buy the business as a way to give jobs to local teens, and expand their principle into community service.

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Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2005
Another installment in a series of articles takes a look back at the discussion between county and Tacoma Power about making 144th Street a public road.


Staff Report
July 1, 2005
Seven director positions, from all districts, are up for elections in September; candidates are being sought.


Danna Webster
June 1, 2005
Key Pen resident Claude Gahard brings sophisticated tastes from his native France to his new Trillium Creek Winery, which he operates on the KP with his wife, Claudia.


Colleen Slater
June 1, 2005
The granddaughter of Key Peninsula homesteaders recalls memories of growing up on a farm in the 1930s.


Danna Webster
June 1, 2005
Allyn celebrates the grand opening of a new park, which includes a kayak launch and sandy beach.

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Rodika Tollefson
June 1, 2005
Several dozen property owners whose main access is off 144th Street have been unable to obtain any county permits, and are fighting against what they say is essentially a landlocked situation.


Rodika Tollefson
June 1, 2005
The new KPCS director, Luke Snyder, is not a stranger to the Key Peninsula nor to the Community House.