Various Contributors
November 1, 2004
Wood stoves, cook stoves, coal stoves, heat stoves, when you step into Don Fegley’s Key Center Trading Post, history abounds.


Danna Webster
November 1, 2004
Moreland and Sons had planned to move their corner shop at the flashing light in Key Center in about 18 months, but Eric Moreland and Steve Skibbs, of Windermere, reached a mutual agreement that made now the right time.


Bill Dietz
November 1, 2004
A group called the Key Peninsula Crime Prevention Task Force is working with personnel from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department to bring the crime numbers down.


Danna Webster
November 1, 2004
The Key Peninsula Civic Center Association (KPCCA) has been hard hit. Rising costs and executive officer vacancies challenge the association’s ability to keep the Civic Center doors open for community use.

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Staff Report
November 1, 2004
The grand opening for the new Wauna Fire Station-1 is Saturday, Nov. 13.


Danna Webster
October 1, 2004
The new agreement designates Key Peninsula Metro Park District as the official owner of the Home Park property.

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Irene Torres
October 1, 2004
A portion of land use regulations for Pierce county is written in a little 300-page booklet called “Directions for protecting and restoring habitat,” more commonly known as the Directions package. Directions is the county’s attempt to balance their responsibility to protect critical environmental areas and, at the same time, provide predictable and equitable growth regulations.

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Bill Dietz
October 1, 2004
Sunken vessels have a romantic quality, and are often fun to look at, unless you happen to run into one of them while you’re water skiing! And that’s what Key Peninsula resident Bill Trandum worries might happen to a wreck which he nicknamed the sloop John B.

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Staff Report
October 1, 2004
As part of our paper’s effort to provide our readers with information they need to make informed decisions, KP News wrote to the candidates for the 26th Legislative District and asked them to address issues that pertained to the Key Peninsula.


Danna Webster
October 1, 2004
The month of September was busier than usual at the Key Center firehouse. It was a time of elections, promotions and Labor Day commotion. Along with his routine duties, Fire Chief Eric Livingood Nelsen helped wage a campaign to lift the lid on a levy and at the same time was in the middle of filling staff vacancies.


Karen Hale
September 1, 2004
Mowing and fertilizing doesn’t have to be painful—let your chickens do both jobs. This installment in the Key Pen News “Living sustainably on the Key Pen” occasional series shows you how.


Bill Dietz
September 1, 2004
Matt Buckler’s official title is “refuse collector,” but he goes by the traditional “garbage man”—and testifies that he likes his job.


Various Contributors
September 1, 2004
Dean Everett owns a frame shop and a farm—and loves them both. The family raises the rare breed of Red Polls.