Rodika Tollefson
August 5, 2006
Former Children’s Home Society/KP Family Resources manager Edie Morgan spearheads The Mustard Seed Project in hopes to attain her vision of an elder-friendly community.

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Irene Torres
August 5, 2006
The city of Gig Harbor approved a Comprehensive Plan Amendment that would allow the delayed hospital project to get back on track.


Rodika Tollefson
August 5, 2006
The Civic Center hopes to recreate the popular Pioneer Days as it celebrates the big event.

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Chris Fitzgerald
August 5, 2006
KPMPD President Paula DeMoss attends a hearing following a “voter registration challenge” filed by former KPPRD Chair Mike Salatino.


Chris Fitzgerald
August 5, 2006
A local family’s hope to lease its tidelands for geoduck farming stirs up an opposition from neighbors and other residents.


Colleen Slater
July 1, 2006
Siblings Bob and Marthann recall their upbringing on the Key Pen --during the days when going to the movies cost 10 cents and the popcorn another 5.


Danna Webster
July 1, 2006
The Northwest Experience returns to its roots of chainsaw wood carving, eliminating the other aspects of the former gift shop.


Kristen Pierce
July 1, 2006
Volunteers plan a fund-raising car wash for the Peninsula High School track team while S.A.V.E. Thrift Store--another fund-raising source--gears for its 20-year celebration.


Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2006
A 13-year-old Minter Creek resident will mingle with guitar greats such as Joe Satriano and Steve Vie at a prestigious guitar camp in Seattle.

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Irene Torres
July 1, 2006
The progress on a new traffic light near Lake Kathryn Village is developer-driven and financed as a requirement for future development in the area but the light will be owned and operated by the state.


Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2006
Newly elected fire district Commissioner Allan Yanity says he’ll spearhead a committee against the passage of the proposed district levy unless the district reviews its physical fitness and drug testing policies.

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Irene Torres
July 1, 2006
Fire District 16 will ask voters this fall to lift a 1 percent levy increase cap, which would allow the district to fire as many as 10 new personnel.

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Various Contributors
July 1, 2006
Guest columnist Ben Thompson questions a recent decision by the Key Peninsula Metro Parks District commissioners to allow themselves a per diem, despite making promises to the contrary during their campaigns.