Irene Torres
August 1, 2004
A team of two environmental specialists shares insights into their work of protecting water quality and habitat.


Various Contributors
August 1, 2004
The Old Timer’s Day is Aug. 21, so mark your calendars for this great street party. As always, it will be at the Longbranch Improvement Club and many special activities are planned.


Karen Hale
August 1, 2004
The seventh annual Washington Renaissance Faire is once again coming to the Key Peninsula, with this year’s dates Aug. 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22.


Danna Webster
August 1, 2004
"Apples and Berries and Pies, oh my!” The now-familiar phrase and its accompanying smiley-faced fruit will once again set the mood for this area’s biggest party, the Key Peninsula Community Fair.


Hugh McMillan
July 1, 2004
John Parker, sponsor and mentor of local youth baseball, gives equal support and encouragement to his teams and their opponents.


Danna Webster
July 1, 2004
Carnival rides, games, vendors and the popular Bullwacking Kass with her oxen will be back in August—along with new Key Pen Community Fair acts including chainsaw woodcarvers and a tractor pull.


Colleen Slater
July 1, 2004
A Midwest couple settles on the Key Pen, where new generations grow extensive family roots.


Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2004
Kitesurfing, an emerging sport, is converting surfers from coast to coast to a new way of defying gravity: with the help of a giant kite, a board, and a lot of adrenaline.


Colleen Slater
July 1, 2004
A day in the life of a Herron Island ferry captain. In this next installment of “A Day in Life” series, read about Captain John Farris, whose ferry is the only link to the rest of the world from the secluded Herron Island.

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Bill Dietz
July 1, 2004
A Key Pen reporter sets out to learn the truth about the location of Lake Kathryn. After all, it is somewhere on the Peninsula…right?


Hugh McMillan
July 1, 2004
Peninsula School District Superintendent Jim Coolican tells community leaders that the district must adopt the “mindset of no excuses regarding students achieving their full potential.”

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Rodika Tollefson
July 1, 2004
The remoteness of the Key Pen can be a ripe area for chop shops—but they are hard to spot. They are also often accompanied by other illegal activities, such as narcotics and car thefts.

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Danna Webster
July 1, 2004
Department of Transportation Regional Director Randy Haim, Washington State Historical Society’s Heritage Resource Center Director Garry Schalliol, Sen. Bob Oke, and Rep. Pat Lantz attended the third Wauna town meeting that focused on traffic and safety issues as well as the restoration of the old Wauna Post Office building.