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County Mandates Virtual School; Most Parents Want In-Person Teaching

UPDATE: The Peninsula School District announced Sept. 4 that in-person classroom instruction will begin Sept. 21 for K-1 students with remote learning options available. It has since been delayed to Sept. 28.

Community Rallies with Back to School Supplies

The parking lot of the Key Peninsula Civic Center became a massive drive-through back-to-school supply donation festival Aug. 8, thanks to the efforts of the Children’s Home Society of …

Supermajority Renews Fire Levy

The Key Peninsula voted to renew the existing maintenance and operation levy for KP Fire District 16 in the primary election Aug. 4. The department will continue to receive $800,000 a year from KP …
Local News
New Key Peninsula News website offers fast streaming, eEditions, feature-filled calendar and new feature sections. It's online, it's free and it's easy to use.
Key Peninsula News interviewed candidates for three important local races, asking each: What are your priorities for the KP? What is the No. 1 thing you want to accomplish in office? Why are you qualified to do it?
With over a decade of experience, Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson knows a thing or two about running elections. Other states look to Washington as a leader in …
Tracey Perkosky, previously employed by the City of Bothell as parks planning and grants manager before COVID-19 costs and decreasing revenues caused layoffs in June, began her new job as executive …
Vaughn Elementary School has a new principal, Abbie Barabe (pronounced “bear-a-bee”), with an extensive background in the field of elementary education. After earning her …
Arts
For some, tie-dye never died. It flowed on through the decades after Woodstock as an everlasting symbol of counterculture, peace and love, and the backdrop for the Grateful Dead Bears. Vivid, …
Commentary
Here's What I Think About That
Does voting really matter? Key Peninsula voters say yes. And 2.5 million people in Washington State agree. An impressive 54.44% of registered voters cast ballots in the Aug. 4 primary election …
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