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Chris Fitzgerald
August 5, 2006
Several commercial buildings projects under way include the home of a future pizzeria, a medical services building, and a potential gas station.


Various Contributors
August 5, 2006
The Key Peninsula goes back to medieval times in August during the annual Washington Renaissance Fantasy Faire, as knights, merchants, fairies, and even the Queen come to town.

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Kristen Pierce
August 5, 2006
Despite record heat, the Key Peninsula’s community fair drew a good crowd of people, who came from beyond the Key Pen to enjoy the music, the food, and the rides.


Danna Webster
August 5, 2006
The Down Home Band, started by two local doctors, replicates an old Home tradition.


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.