Irene Torres
September 28, 2016
The hiring committee for the Red Barn had just two weeks to find a replacement when the former executive director Laura Condon’s husband was transferred to Texas.


Karen Lovett
September 28, 2016
Local author Leslie Bratspis’s third self-published novel is hot off the press.


Karen Lovett
September 28, 2016
Ivan the gorilla was a familiar beloved attraction at the B & I shopping center in Tacoma for 27 years.


Sara Thompson
September 28, 2016
Savana Oberts, 26, of Lakebay, is a pioneer. She didn’t set out to be one, but in August she became the first adult in the Pacific Northwest to receive a liver/pancreas/small intestine transplant.


Sara Thompson
September 28, 2016
Jim Lynch, best-selling Olympia-based author of such books as “Against the Wind” and “The Highest Tide,” will share his insights as the featured speaker and in a workshop at the Write in the Harbor Conference sponsored by Tacoma Community College in Gig Harbor Nov. 4 and 5.

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Alice Kinerk
September 28, 2016
CenturyLink internet customers on much of the Key Peninsula are complaining about slow service.


Lisa Bryan
September 28, 2016
Congressman Derek Kilmer’s interest in politics goes back to his teenage years growing up in Port Angeles in the 1980s, where he saw economic hardship in a community largely dependent upon the timber industry.


Lisa Bryan
September 28, 2016
At the encouragement of friends and associates, political newcomer Todd Bloom of Tacoma is in his first-time bid to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 6th Congressional District.


Sara Thompson
September 5, 2016
“Entering politics was never on my list of things I needed to do,” said Randy Spitzer, the Democratic candidate running for state representative for the 26th Legislative District now held by incumbent Michelle Caldier (R).


Ted Olinger
September 3, 2016
A rolling dental lab and team of volunteer dentists treated anyone with dental needs free of charge in the parking lot of the Key Center library and medical building on Saturday, July 23.


Ted Olinger
September 3, 2016
A group of loosely affiliated but like-minded artisans keep their sewing skills sharp and creative wits sharper with biweekly meetings at the Key Center library.

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Matthew Dean
September 2, 2016
As local ecological issues continue to grow in scope and scale, some KP residents are turning to an installation called a rain garden to help improve local water quality.


Irene Torres
September 2, 2016
Megan Blunk will spend her 27th birthday in Rio de Janeiro playing for the USA National Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team at the 15th Summer Paralympic Games.


Irene Torres
September 2, 2016
Sarah Webb said she only agreed to come to the Key Peninsula to draw the lobster graphic on the blackboard in front of the kitchen at Wicked Good Eats, located at State Route 302 at 118th Avenue.


Karen Lovett
September 2, 2016
The Key Peninsula is gearing up for the Oct. 1 Farm Tour.