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Staff Report
November 1, 2005
New owners of the Longbranch Mercantile building run into challenges, ponder new options.

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Rodika Tollefson
November 1, 2005
The November 2005 Fire District 16 commissioner election has had higher interest than in the past few elections.


Rodika Tollefson
November 1, 2005
A new Community Service Officer hired by the Peninsula Detachment will serve as a resource a liaison for citizens.

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Irene Torres
November 1, 2005
Citizen tips help the sheriff’s Peninsula Detachment investigate crime activities, and thanks to Safe Streets, residents can report tips without fear of retaliation.


Danna Webster
November 1, 2005
Key Pen’s Homeport Restaurant, local “extras” get spotlight in an independent film that is vying for a spot at Sundance and other festivals.

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Rodika Tollefson
November 1, 2005
A special assembly to kick-off KPMS’ second year as a NASA Explorer school is attended by state, NASA and local dignitaries and community leaders.


Danna Webster
October 1, 2005
New saloon owner hopes to create the perfect mix between an Irish flair and Key Peninsula’s flavor.


Danna Webster
October 1, 2005
Key Pen’s new and only fitness center will cater to women and focus on healthy lifestyles.


Rodika Tollefson
October 1, 2005
A mother and two daughters move to the Key Pen after Hurricane Katrina’s destruction, waiting in uncertainty about when they can return and be reunited with their husband and father.


Rodika Tollefson
October 1, 2005
KP Family Resource Center Program Manager Edie Morgan says it’s time for a new leader, as she takes time off to reflect.

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Irene Torres
October 1, 2005
Peninsula Light Co. was founded by a group of volunteers who wanted to bring electricity to area homes and farms, and today the co-op serves about 28,000 members.


Bill Dietz
October 1, 2005
The battle to continue the operation of herring pens in Mayo Cove has moved to court, and neighbors have mixed feelings about the latest developments.

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Rodika Tollefson
October 1, 2005
Allegations arise about wrongdoing at the KP Community Service following the departure of its executive director.