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Colleen Slater
May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Civic Center Association turns 60 years old this year in a building that mostly turned 80 while parts of it turned 100.


Sara Thompson
May 1, 2016
When Peninsula School District (PSD) Superintendent Chuck Cuzzetto announced his retirement last year, the school board found itself with a big addition to its job description: hiring his replacement

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Sara Thompson
May 1, 2016
What difference can a weekly group activity make in the lives of grade school girls?


Irene Torres
May 1, 2016
Nearing completion of her master's degree in 2011, Claudia Patchen had been looking for an internship opportunity.


Irene Torres
May 1, 2016
Not many people have a forest named for them. Most who do died long before receiving such a tribute.

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Staff Report
May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Community Council (KPC) hosted speakers to discuss grandparents’ rights at its March meeting in addition to covering routine business.

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Staff Report
May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Veterans will host their annual Aisle of Honor ceremony the Sunday before Memorial Day at Vaughn Bay Cemetery.

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Staff Report
May 1, 2016
he Washington State Emergency Food Network last month presented Key Peninsula's Food Backpacks 4 Kids program with its annual John Schultz Silver Spoon Volunteer Organization of the Year Award.

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Staff Report
May 1, 2016
The sentencing hearing for Lance Gloor, owner of the former KPN Cross medical marijuana dispensary in Key Center, has been delayed until June 17 in federal court in Tacoma.


Hugh McMillan
April 19, 2016
STEM--science, technology, engineering and math--is the theme of the day in education.


Ted Olinger
April 3, 2016
The Pierce County Council voted Dec. 15 to hold a one-issue advisory-only election April 26 to gauge whether or not local residents want retail marijuana stores and growers to operate in unincorporated areas of Pierce County, like the Key Peninsula.

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Ted Olinger
April 3, 2016
Three Key Peninsula males aged 13, 14 and 17 were arrested March 17 for their roles in an alleged violent sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl at her Lakebay residence March 14.

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Ted Olinger
April 3, 2016
Affordable senior housing. Aging in place. Bracing for the "silver tsunami." No, it's not Bernie Sanders talking.