Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
Thieves take irreplaceable guitars days before a local band was set to record an album and move to professional status.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
Mike Babauta, the new full-time Safe Streets representative on the Key Pen, says the focus of his job is likely to change.

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Chris Fitzgerald
January 1, 2007
Both Pierce County and Taylor Shellfish Farms officials appeal a recent hearing examiner’s decision regarding two Key Peninsula geoduck farming permits.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
The Key Peninsula Community Plan draft is nearing completion, following a community forum that examined commercial design standards.


Frank Slater
January 1, 2007
Phil Radcliffe, local sawmill owner, is critically injured while working; family and community members hope for recovery.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
A $20,000 grant will pay for engineering and architectural design of the expansion project, which is estimated to cost $1 million.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
Leaders from various interest groups are in preliminary talks about bringing a Boys and Girls Club program to the Key Pen.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
Key Peninsula’s Georganne Trandum is honored for her leadership by the March of Dimes.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
KPMPD President Paula DeMoss resigns from the parks board, saying she is spread too thin between two jobs, family, and her park board duties.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2007
Key Peninsula residents, businesses cope with loss of power as crews scramble to restore service and clean up road debris.


Bill Dietz
December 1, 2006
The Horseshoe Lake Auto Wrecking yard is on the state’s list of hazardous sites, ranked as highest risk.


Various Contributors
December 1, 2006
The Two Waters Arts Alliance wraps up another successful year with plans for more programs and events in 2007.

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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.