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.


Jessica Takehara
September 27, 2013
Cars, trucks, bikes and all manner of vehicles whip past the spot every day on State Route 302.


Alice Kinerk
September 27, 2013
About 30 volunteers, organized by Pierce Conservation District, gathered recently at a Longbranch farm to plant more than 450 native trees and shrubs alongside an agricultural ditch draining into Filucy Bay.


Colleen Slater
September 27, 2013
Roger Gemelle’s musical career began in New York City at age 19, when he hustled to a studio from school to play on a keyboard.


Staff Report
September 27, 2013
The history of huckleberry harvesting on the Key will be presented by the KP Historical Society at Gateway Park during the KP Farm Tour on Oct. 5.

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Rick Sorrels
September 27, 2013
The Washington State Department of Health would now allow the commercial sale of shellfish grown in the outer portion of Minter Creek bay.