Carolyn Wiley
January 29, 2017
Marion Sharp stepped into her new job as development director for The Mustard Seed Project in December, just as the organization steps into new territory.


Sara Thompson
January 29, 2017
The couple had land they loved that was covered with trees, but when a medical emergency came up, they needed cash.


Sara Thompson
January 29, 2017
The Key Peninsula Land Use Advisory Commission met Dec. 21 to hear recommendations from Pierce County Land Services regarding redesignation of Agricultural Resource Lands on the KP.


Sara Thompson
January 29, 2017
“Sometimes, a pregnancy just doesn’t go as planned,” said Sara Hubbell. “You enter a whole new world. And we just dove into it.”

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Irene Torres
January 29, 2017
Washington state workers earning minimum wage got a raise to $11 an hour Jan. 1 after voters passed Initiative 1433 in November.

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Matthew Dean
January 29, 2017
Even as winter weather and unfriendly recreational conditions settle over Puget Sound, the state is once again beginning the long and contentious procedure to determine fishing seasons for 2017 to 2018.


Staff Report
January 29, 2017
The three Rotary Clubs in Gig Harbor hold an annual event, Star of the Year Awards, to honor three non-Rotarians who exemplify the motto “service above self.”


Lisa Bryan
January 29, 2017
Peninsula School District personnel recently received specialized training to help better identify symptoms of adverse childhood experiences in young children.

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Carolyn Wiley
January 1, 2017
In June 2016, CHI Franciscan Health initiated a certificate of need request with the Washington State Department of Health for permission to build the unfinished fifth floor at St. Anthony Hospital.


Sara Thompson
January 1, 2017
Sweet Jane opened its doors Dec. 1 at the Harvest Time market/gas station on State Route 302 in Wauna.

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Sara Thompson
January 1, 2017
On Nov. 17, more than 50 people met at Key Peninsula Community Services in Home to discuss transportation needs on the KP.


Ted Olinger
January 1, 2017
Alexander Lopiccolo, 30, of Wauna, is an occupational therapist who helps children with a range of behavioral, social and physical challenges.


Sara Thompson
January 1, 2017
When white settlers first came to the Key Peninsula in the mid-1800s, the density of the forest and massive size of the trees was dazzling.

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Matthew Dean
January 1, 2017
The Pierce County Council unanimously approved its 2017 budget Nov. 29, including money for more local law enforcement and crime prevention efforts and for Key Peninsula parks.


Lisa Bryan
January 1, 2017
Last summer, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction announced new learning standards for health and physical education scheduled for adoption by Washington K-12 schools statewide in autumn 2017.