September 28, 2016
Two advisory votes will appear on the statewide general election ballot this fall allowing Washingtonians to express their support or opposition to revenue measures approved earlier this year by the Legislature.


July 2, 2016
The Pierce County Council voted four-to-three along party lines June 14 to overturn Ordinance 2015-27s, which permitted sale of recreational marijuana in rural activity centers like Key Center.


July 2, 2016
Lance Gloor, 37, of Gig Harbor, the owner of the former KPN Cross medical marijuana dispensary in Key Center, was sentenced June 3 to 10 years in prison and five years supervised release for two federal charges related to drug distribution.


July 2, 2016
The 35 members of KP Boy Scouts of America Troop 220 raised nearly $10,000 in recent months to fund their summer activities, including a trip to a scout camp in Mount Hood in August


July 2, 2016
Under the leadership of its president (and Key Peninsula resident) Mirella Geyer, the Gig Harbor Eagles Post 2809 Auxiliary raised $12,369.10 for charities between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.


July 2, 2016
Marge Summerfelt of Vaughn recently became the first lifetime member of the Key Peninsula Historical Society with a single donation of $1,000.


May 28, 2016
KPMS seventh grader Bobbi Worden won first place in the seventh- and eighth-grade photography category in the Pierce County Library System's 20th annual teen writing and art contest, Our Own Expressions, in May.


May 28, 2016
The National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) last month appointed local writer and former Key Peninsula News editor, Rodika Tollefson, as editor-in-chief of The Pen Woman magazine, its quarterly membership publication.


May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Community Council (KPC) hosted speakers to discuss grandparents’ rights at its March meeting in addition to covering routine business.


May 1, 2016
The Key Peninsula Veterans will host their annual Aisle of Honor ceremony the Sunday before Memorial Day at Vaughn Bay Cemetery.