March 1, 2004
Key Pen Community House was all set to follow its dream for expanding its building—until building permits couldn’t be obtained due to an old septic and well system, and the Army Corps of Engineers who volunteered to do the labor got called to fight in Iraq. Now, the center is dreaming up a new plan—building a new house, double in size—only if they could find the land and the money.


March 1, 2004
Although State Route 302 has long been known as a dangerous road, and despite residents’ complaints, it’s considered a low priority on a statewide list of improvements. In a two-part series beginning this month, find out why and what you can do about it.


February 1, 2004
Friends of Wauna Post Office, a group created to preserve the historic post office building on the Purdy Sand Spit, are running into opposition by local residents.


February 1, 2004
Washington State Department of Ecology’s preliminary list released in January of polluted waters includes several of Key Peninsula’s water bodies.


February 1, 2004
Everybody has to have a museum, Fred Haley announced recently, as he unlocked the door to his own— a roomy outbuilding nestled among trees on his Lakebay property.


January 1, 2004
Ko Khun Sai is a 53-year-old Myanmar (Burma) prisoner whose only crime is speaking out for the rights of his fellow men.


January 1, 2004
Local couple Chuck and Sharon West yearlong labor of love has miraculous results.


January 1, 2004
Minter Creek Principal Steve Leitz enrolls his students, community to sponsor 7,000 much-needed books for children in Namibia--where books in school are a rare sight.


January 1, 2004
Two Waters Arts Alliance adopts successful Vashon Island program, Artists in Schools, for local kids.


January 1, 2004
Much-needed service on the Key Peninsula is started, thanks in part to a grant from Target.