Sara Thompson
March 30, 2015
Derek Young, recently elected to the Pierce County Council by a razor-thin margin, did not come to politics with a long-range plan to do so.


Staff Report
March 30, 2015
The 26th Legislative District Democrats organized a meeting in February to encourage grassroots organization on the Key Peninsula.

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Staff Report
March 30, 2015
The Key Peninsula Fire Department recently completed an audit conducted by the Washington State Auditor’s office.

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Staff Report
March 30, 2015
Key Peninsula Bischoff Food Bank, located in Home, has partnered with several local organizations to set up drop-off locations for either food or monetary donations.

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Staff Report
March 30, 2015
The Mustard Seed Project of Key Peninsula announced its receipt of the first of two expected distributions from the estate of Lois C. Crandall.


Irene Torres
March 30, 2015
Key Peninsula author Richard A.M. Dixon has published his third and final Dillon’s War novel; this one is titled, “Weretiger’s Deliverance.”


Irene Torres
March 30, 2015
The Pierce County Library, Key Center branch, offers exhibit space for local artists to display their work.

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Rick Sorrels
March 30, 2015
Key Peninsula resident and community activist George Windsor has focused on the traffic problem at the intersection in Purdy.

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Alice Kinerk
March 28, 2015
In January, local community members gathered to hear a group of Peninsula School District administrators, teachers, parents and school board members explain the reasons for the planned expansion of highly capable services.


Karen Lovett
March 5, 2015
In preparation for the annual sale, members of Friends of the Key Center Library lifted, hauled and sorted their way through thousands of books, DVDs, CDs and VHS tapes.

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Karen Lovett
March 4, 2015
“Our Own Expressions” has just been published, showcasing contest winners from the Pierce County Library System’s 18 Annual Teen Writing and Art Contest.


Scott Turner
March 4, 2015
Key Peninsula resident Matthew Brickles is in seventh heaven since he discovered pro wrestling matches at the KP Civic Center.

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Karen Lovett
March 4, 2015
The Key Peninsula-Gig Harbor-Islands Watershed Council (KGI) held their annual retreat in late January to identify the local priorities for addressing nonpoint source impacts to water quality in their five year action plan.


Alice Kinerk
March 4, 2015
A while back, Key Peninsula resident Marilyn Brennen decided to stick a syrup tap in one of the maple trees on her property, curious to see what would come out.

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Sara Thompson
March 4, 2015
Food insecurity is a real problem in this country — one in five families in Washington receive support from food pantries supported by state food assistance programs.


Irene Torres
March 4, 2015
In January, master flint knapper, Harry Oda, presented a free, hands-on flint knapping workshop to a group of 16 in the Brones Room at the Key Peninsula Library.