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Irene Torres
December 1, 2006
Key Peninsula apparently low crime rates are positively impacted by the work of organized crime watch groups—but low reporting by residents skews statistics, impacting funding to the local sheriff’s detachment.


Colleen Slater
December 1, 2006
Dean Johnson has a soft spot in his heart for injured animals—and follows his passion to a falconer apprenticeship.


Various Contributors
December 1, 2006
Digital photography students from Key Peninsula Middle School will have their work featured at the Gig Harbor Civic Center.


Chris Fitzgerald
December 1, 2006
Homeowners’ association members are organizing a fight against “meth houses” in their community—and winning.


Rodika Tollefson
December 1, 2006
A Gig Harbor business raises money for IMPact Safe House, which is actively seeking a bigger facility.

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Chris Fitzgerald
December 1, 2006
A new installment in the series looks at the organized opposition to geoduck farms on the Key Peninsula.

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Chris Fitzgerald
December 1, 2006
Work on a skateboard park at Volunteer Park moves forward thanks to county funding; plans for a bigger facility at the 360-acre pending park still remain.


Lori Losee
December 1, 2006
A Citizens Advisory Committee will soon make recommendations for the toll system on the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge.


Rodika Tollefson
December 1, 2006
Last year of the KPMS/NASA partnership brings unique opportunities to teachers and students.

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Rodika Tollefson
December 1, 2006
A six-hour meeting will take public input into Key Peninsula’s commercial design standards.


Lori Losee
November 1, 2006
All Key Peninsula schools show improvement in some areas of the state standardized test.

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Chris Fitzgerald
November 1, 2006
The fourth article in the series exploring issues related to geoduck farming looks at some of the environmental concerns brought by this growing industry.


Lori Losee
November 1, 2006
A historic landmark that has greeted visitors to the Key Peninsula for decades has been demolished, following years of controversy.