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.


Sara Thompson
September 2, 2016
The Olalla Bluegrass and Beyond Festival celebrated its quarter century mark Aug. 20. As founder Charlee Glock-Jackson said it came into being because of “an aligning of the planets.”


Sara Thompson
September 2, 2016
Michelle Caldier (R), just completing her first term as state representative for the 26th Legislative District, was first drawn to politics after she successfully got adult dental coverage reinstated for Medicaid patients in 2012.


Alice Kinerk
September 2, 2016
Key Pen Parks is getting ready to make Gateway Park bigger and better after purchasing two adjacent wooded parcels in July totaling 33 acres.


Alice Kinerk
September 2, 2016
The Longbranch Improvement Club will host the ninth annual Fiber Arts Show on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Lisa Bryan
September 2, 2016
“What are you guys doing?” asked curious onlookers on the dock at Joemma Beach State Park in late July.