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Staff Report
October 7, 2015
Chuck Cuzzetto, the superintendent for the Peninsula School District, will retire from his position with a departure slated for June 2016.

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Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
The Red Barn Youth Center, the Key Peninsula’s one and only after school place for kids to get together and connect in a safe, fun location, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary with a “Raise the Roof” fundraiser.


Jessica Takehara
October 5, 2015
It was a capacity crowd on Sept. 10 for the first PTA meeting of the school year at Minter Creek Elementary.

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Karen Lovett
October 5, 2015
Join Key Peninsula Civic Center board members and Key Peninsula residents dining “El Sombrero Night,” three Mondays in support of the popular center, starting this month.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
Key Peninsula Middle School teachers and administrators were touring Jason Lee Middle School in Tacoma recently to learn about a new education program being used there called AVID.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
Joseph Pentheroudakis is an artist and lives on Herron Island.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
Last month the staff and volunteers of Communities In Schools Peninsula –– CISP for short –– threw a “Happy Birthday Woodstock”party that raised close to $30,000 for the organization that’s dedicated to helping local students stay in school and graduate.

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Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
It was a busy summer for the Key Peninsula Fire Department.


Alice Kinerk
October 5, 2015
For all those interested in local history, the long wait is finally over.

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Sara Thompson
October 5, 2015
Living in a rural community can be a blessing —peace and quiet, natural beauty. But it can also present some challenges, and dealing with crime in a relatively isolated setting is one of them.

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Sara Thompson
October 5, 2015
In Key Peninsula’s rural and unincorporated setting, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department provides the community with crime-protection and prevention services.


Scott Turner
October 5, 2015
“This is not your mother’s library any more," said Rosina Vertz, community branch supervisor of the Key Center Library.

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Rick Sorrels
October 5, 2015
School district personnel presented the reasons for renewing the maintenance and operations (M&O) levy that will expire in 2016 at a forum held at Key Peninsula Middle School on Sept. 22.