Hugh McMillan
January 1, 2005
The much-awaited opening of Key Pen’s new restaurant, Blondie’s, meets rave reviews from diners.


Hugh McMillan
January 1, 2005
The Longbranch Improvement Club hosts a new event, “Christmas in Longbranch,” with great success.


Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2005
A look at Key Peninsula’s major events in 2004, and a sneak peak at what’s coming in 2005.


Colleen Slater
January 1, 2005
Camp Seymour turns 100 in 2005 and plans special events throughout the year to celebrate its history and achievements.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2005
The Peninsula Detachment, serving Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas, now has 24-hour police patrol—but the long-awaited change means less deputies patrolling during each shift.


Bill Dietz
January 1, 2005
This March, traffic meters will be installed at five State Route 16 eastbound on-ramps with the goal of improving traffic flow during peak hours.

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Rodika Tollefson
December 1, 2004
With the Peninsula School District’s three-year maintenance and operations levy expiring in the spring of 2005, the school board is set to adopt a resolution at its December meeting to ask voters in February to approve a new levy.


Hugh McMillan
December 1, 2004
On a recent November weekend at the Key Peninsula Community Services/Food Bank, Cub Scout Pack 220 helped replenish the almost bare shelves.

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Danna Webster
December 1, 2004
The Key Peninsula Community Services has a big, beautiful present under its tree this year. But they can’t open it until next September.


Bill Dietz
December 1, 2004
All of those who live on the peninsula have something in common. It’s the daily or weekly need to confront the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, AKA Galloping Gertie, or what I call the Iron Monster.


Hugh McMillan
December 1, 2004
A very happy, fulfilled group of about 70 gathered in Horseshoe Lake Estates just off State Route 302 on the Key Peninsula on a November Sunday.

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Hugh McMillan
December 1, 2004
On lucky Saturday the 13th in November, after 10 years of coping with a superabundance of codes, regulations, environmental concerns, money shortfall, etc., the Key Peninsula Fire Department finally was able to hold an open house opening day ceremony at Wauna

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Danna Webster
December 1, 2004
The critical challenges of the Civic Center were met head-on with determined supporters at the Nov. 11 annual meeting. Over three dozen neighbors took seats at the board meeting ready and willing to serve.