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Staff Report
August 1, 2013
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department wants residents to know more about how their actions influence water quality –– and quality of life –– on/in the Key Peninsula.


Staff Report
July 25, 2013
Pierce County opened the new boat launch in Home.


Scott Turner
June 28, 2013
Melissa Miller has been the girls fastpitch coach at Peninsula High School since 2005 and head coach since the 2009-10 season.


Steve Whitford
June 28, 2013
In 1975, Florida girl Mindy Wilkins moved to Key Peninsula.


Rick Sorrels
June 28, 2013
The “balloon launch to space” at Key Peninsula Middle School set records and has been covered by national and international news.


Scott Turner
June 28, 2013
For seven special education students who live on the Key Peninsula, the Peninsula School District’s Community Transition Program (CTP) plays an important role in their future.


Rick Sorrels
June 28, 2013
The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department issued a health advisory for the Purdy sandspit on May 31. The advisory was lifted on June 5.


Scott Turner
June 28, 2013
Students at Minter Creek Elementary School learned more than just the proverbial three Rs this year. They also planted a garden.


Colleen Slater
June 28, 2013
The key word for KeyFest 2013 is “new.”


Rick Sorrels
June 28, 2013
The eighth grade science class at Key Peninsula Middle School launched a commercial weather balloon at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31.

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Karen Lovett
June 28, 2013
The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series “Gig Harbor” was the brainchild of Longbranch resident Donald R. Tjossem.

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Scott Turner
June 28, 2013
For 118 years, YMCA Camp Seymour has provided life-changing, nature-based camping experiences to children from nine counties in the Puget Sound area.

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Staff Report
June 28, 2013
Key Peninsula Fire Department report May 15-June 15 2013

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Rick Sorrels
June 28, 2013
At its June 10 meeting, the KP Parks Commissioners voted unanimously to place an operations and maintenance levy on the general election ballot in November for residents of the Key Peninsula.


Staff Report
June 28, 2013
The Longbranch Improvement Club leadership had a grand idea: bring back the feel of the former “beyond the borders” event with a one-day drum festival.

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Colleen Slater
May 29, 2013
Kelson Mills, Peninsula High School junior, is the first of the Troop 220 scouts working toward their Eagle Scout status in the next year and a half.