Of Roads and Bridges: The Third Purdy Bridge

It was 1919, and the age of the automobile was in full swing. The nation’s rural roads and bridges, until then built for and used primarily by farmers, were …

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Key Peninsula will help choose candidates for two federal, one state, three legislative district and two county positions in the primary elections Aug. 2, in addition to judicial offices and local …

At the end of the school year, the big question for parents is: “How will my kid spend the summer?” The Red Barn Youth Center’s summer program may have an …
The collective Rotary Clubs of Gig Harbor conferred the Rotary Star Award on Sara Thompson during a ceremony May 20 at Canterwood Golf and Country Club in Gig Harbor. 
Email-based phishing scams have been around almost as long as the internet. Bad actors regularly send malicious email messages disguised to look like they’re from a legitimate company. They …
Greg Matson of Tacoma, 67, retired from the United Parcel Service June 10 after 43 years, 37 spent driving. Seventeen of those years were delivering packages on the Key Peninsula.
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Marilyn Love Davis

Marilyn Love Davis of Seattle passed away May 19 at the age of 95, peacefully and with family members at her side.

Marilyn Hartley

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Marcy Sparks

Here's What He Thinks About That
I rise early this time of year, too early, because a woodpecker starts the day banging its head against the side of my house. What at first I took to be gunshots or a jackhammer when we moved out …
Peninsula Views
Cryptocurrency

When bitcoin first appeared on my radar in the early summer of 2012, it was already three years old and had a small but dedicated cult following. Back then, one bitcoin was worth roughly $5 but …

Better Cement Can Save Us

Emily or Jesse?

Letter from Prague, 1968

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Letter from Ukraine

Thought I’d check in and say hello. (“Local Man is Saving Animals in Ukraine,” June.) I am currently in Kyiv at a home of two fabulous people who went from contacts to friends. …

Pierce County Council District 7 Election

About That Climate Crisis

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