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Karen Hale
January 1, 2004
They are all around us, and they can be dangerous. But we must learn how to co-exist--and keep our pets and children safe.

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Bill Dietz
January 1, 2004
Everybody knows everybody on the Peninsula, which is why Deep Bay wanted to meet me near the Longbranch Cemetery, rather than down by the water.

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Bill Dietz
January 1, 2004
Despite a Department of Natural Resources 2002 letter requesting the removal of several derelict boats, including a houseboat, a year later the boat is still there, but neighbors have mixed feelings about the deal.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2004
Minter Creek Principal Steve Leitz enrolls his students, community to sponsor 7,000 much-needed books for children in Namibia--where books in school are a rare sight.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2004
Two Waters Arts Alliance adopts successful Vashon Island program, Artists in Schools, for local kids.

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Irene Torres
January 1, 2004
Owner Jerry Davis turns one unique concept into another.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2004
Much-needed service on the Key Peninsula is started, thanks in part to a grant from Target.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2004
Fire District 16 doesn't have to wait for two to four years to bring in all its voter-approved fire trucks. The rigs will be on the way in the next few months--and the district will save money too.

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Irene Torres
January 1, 2004
Key Pen's Kerry Jamieson has extensive maritime family roots dating back to the Mosquito Fleet. Now, he begins a new adventure, as a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's flotilla commander.

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Colleen Slater
January 1, 2004
Elsie Olson has watched the world around her change a lot in the last 100 years--but she didn't stay on the sidelines. Celebrating her 100th birthday in January, she has had her name in a variety of community endeavors.

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Staff Report
December 1, 2003
Santa sightings and other merry events around the Key Peninsula.

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Colleen Slater
December 1, 2003
A handful of local women volunteer time, money to bring cheer to children at the Mary Bridge hospital.

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Rodika Tollefson
December 1, 2003
If you've pushed your holiday shopping until the last minute, you don't need to compete for a spot on the busy highway and overcrowded parking lots at the supermall--local shops have a surprising variety of gift ideas.

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Rodika Tollefson
December 1, 2003
Vaughn artist prefers loom and yarns to canvas and paints.

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Colleen Slater
December 1, 2003
Part 2 of "When the Montanans invaded" reveals the current day location of the Lewis Lake community.