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.


Lisa Bryan
January 1, 2017
Once considered a problem limited to active duty male military service members and veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder is regularly diagnosed in female service members and veterans who most often suffer the condition because of sexual assault while serving in the military.


Irene Torres
January 1, 2017
Andrew Michaelson, 42, retired from the U.S. Marines in 2014 after 22 years, was hired by Jerry Davis at Drive-Thru Feed in December 2015.

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Colleen Slater
January 1, 2017
The house next to the Vaughn post office on Olson Drive in Key Center has attracted attention in recent years as the owner has expanded the building several times.


Irene Torres
January 1, 2017
Wicked Good Eats closed its doors for the last time Dec. 9, five months to the day it opened.