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Danna Webster
June 1, 2005
Kids who live on the Key Peninsula need something they can drop in and do, something that is not organized. A skate park is good for kids of all ages. That is the belief of Chuck West. Building a skate park for KP kids is his dream.


Bill Dietz
June 1, 2005
The Key Center “Rural Activity Center” features a new business—but not everyone is glad to see it.


Rodika Tollefson
June 1, 2005
The Legislature’s $8.5 billion transportation package includes funds for State Route 302—but Key Pen residents should read all the fine print before giving it the thumbs up.

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Rodika Tollefson
May 1, 2005
The annual Memorial Day celebration at the Vaughn Cemetery will include a special event: the dedication of a permanent memorial to honor veterans.


Various Contributors
May 1, 2005
A local duo knows what it takes to make moms-to-be comfortable and relaxed through the baby birth process.


Hugh McMillan
May 1, 2005
An auction to raise funds for the historic Longbranch Improvement Club brings a packed house, to the organizers’ surprise and delight.

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Rodika Tollefson
May 1, 2005
A dream several years in the making was set to become reality in April, as the state Legislature appropriated funds to turn a 350-acre Key Pen property into a park.


Rodika Tollefson
May 1, 2005
A sixth-grader dreams of racing for NASCAR some day—and is adding up trophies toward that dream.


Irene Torres
May 1, 2005
The Livable Community Fair on May 7 is a chance for Key Pen residents to learn about services, volunteer opportunities and numerous organizations that help make the community attractive.

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Various Contributors
May 1, 2005
A small room packed with hundreds of artifacts preserves local history—thanks to the dreams and volunteer work of local history enthusiasts.


Various Contributors
May 1, 2005
A forum that looks at the perils of methamphetamine is one of several planned public outreach events to help local residents fight meth in their neighborhoods.

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Danna Webster
April 1, 2005
A volunteer team of dental professionals brings free services to Key Pen’s people who couldn’t afford dental care otherwise.


Rodika Tollefson
April 1, 2005
The Key Peninsula Metropolitan Park District hires a full-time parks director as a first step in getting “organized” and expanding programs.