Rodika Tollefson
February 1, 2004
Friends of Wauna Post Office, a group created to preserve the historic post office building on the Purdy Sand Spit, are running into opposition by local residents.


Rodika Tollefson
February 1, 2004
Washington State Department of Ecology’s preliminary list released in January of polluted waters includes several of Key Peninsula’s water bodies.

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Colleen Slater
February 1, 2004
Ann Craven’s great-grandparents, Carl and Louise Lorenz, migrated from Germany in 1872, lived in Orting, and moved to Lakebay in 1883.

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Bill Dietz
February 1, 2004
With the resignation of Nancy Lind from the Key Peninsula Parks and Recreation boardVice Chair Mike Salatino stepped up to become chair pro-tem.


Karen Hale
February 1, 2004
Dana Bressette loves plants. She spent most of her college years with them, and has never looked back.

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Irene Torres
February 1, 2004
An ad-hoc group called Citizens’ Committee for Key Peninsula Parks filed a notice of intention with the Pierce County Boundary Review Board in January to form a metropolitan park district on the Key Peninsula.


Rodika Tollefson
February 1, 2004
Everybody has to have a museum, Fred Haley announced recently, as he unlocked the door to his own— a roomy outbuilding nestled among trees on his Lakebay property.


Hugh McMillan
February 1, 2004
Rya Diede, Key Peninsula Middle School seventh grade teacher, in facilitating her students’ preparations for the WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning tests), chose Camp Seymour’s Challenge Discovery Program.

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Irene Torres
January 2, 2004
The family of Key Peninsula's Sgt. Li Gordon Parshall shares pride, challenges as the 48-year-old soldier serves in Iraq, while Parshall shares a glimpse into the war.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2004
Ko Khun Sai is a 53-year-old Myanmar (Burma) prisoner whose only crime is speaking out for the rights of his fellow men.

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Hugh McMillan
January 1, 2004
Inspired by her mother, Peninsula High School's Ashley Olson adopts 10 local families for Christmas, as part of her senior year school project.

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Rodika Tollefson
January 1, 2004
Local couple Chuck and Sharon West yearlong labor of love has miraculous results.

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Karen Hale
January 1, 2004
They are all around us, and they can be dangerous. But we must learn how to co-exist--and keep our pets and children safe.