Staff Report
October 31, 2013
With another rainy day in Washington and the onset of winter, Peninsula school bus drivers are gearing up for their 6th annual “Stuff the Bus” food drive.


Colleen Slater
October 31, 2013
Gail Alscott, whose ancestors in Vaughn include a great-grandfather who operated a store and his father who was a practicing physician, has a house in Home with husband David, who also has roots on the Key Peninsula.


Colleen Slater
October 31, 2013
Students at Evergreen Elementary love the new addition to their playground equipment.


Jessica Takehara
October 31, 2013
Walking down the halls of any Key Peninsula elementary school reveals the hustle and bustle of learning in action.


Colleen Slater
October 31, 2013
Kathy Lasher, author of two published books with a third nearly finished, admits the first one took a long while to write.


Colleen Slater
October 31, 2013
The Key Peninsula Lutheran Church hosts its sixth annual holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Alice Kinerk
October 31, 2013
Hugh Maxwell, Evergreen Elementary School’s new principal, breaks into a grin as he recalls the warm welcome he has received in his first months on the job.


Peter Ruble
October 31, 2013
When Minterbrook Oyster Farm owner Kent Kingman took over the reins from Beverly Wiksten in 2011, he bought an industrial pillar of the Key Peninsula community with roots that date back to 1931.

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Rick Sorrels
October 31, 2013
Over the next two months, astronomers predict that we will be entertained by the most spectacular celestial sights mankind has ever seen.


Irene Torres
September 27, 2013
Lakebay’s Megan Blunk has the heart of a champion and the arms to prove it.


Scott Turner
September 27, 2013
Communities in Schools-Peninsula, better known as CISP, is part of a nationwide organization that’s rated as the No.1 dropout prevention organization in the United States.


Scott Turner
September 27, 2013
Miracle Ranch on Horseshoe Lake might not be on the Key Peninsula, but it draws many KP residents every year to its horse camps, day camps, sports camps, cheerleader camps and even church camps.


Charlee Glock-Jackson
September 27, 2013
Two Waters Arts Alliance is probably best known on the Key Peninsula for the art shows and other special events it produces, such as the art show currently on display at the Key Center Library.


Irene Torres
September 27, 2013
Interviews with offenders at the Washington Corrections Center for Women have been produced as a 30-minute video documentary about training to reenter the workforce after release from prison.