Allegations of Unchecked Bullying at Middle School Made by Parents

Parents of Key Peninsula Middle School students are claiming bullying is an ongoing issue unchecked by school administration, notably Principal Jeri Goebel …

KPFD Approves 2023 Budget Amid Questions on Property Purchases, Spending

The Key Peninsula board of fire commissioners voted 4-0 to approve its 2023 budget for Fire District 16 at its November 22 meeting. The fifth commissioner had an excused …

Nationally Renowned Motorcycle Expert on Local Life

Ed Gilkison is a creature of habit. The 67-year-old has lived in the same Lakebay area since 1966. He starts every morning with a cup of percolated Folgers coffee. He regularly digs through shoe …

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At the Key Pen Park board of commissioners meeting December 14, the board responded to an earlier proposal presented by a group of community leaders. 

The Key Peninsula Fire Department had been contemplating replacement of Station 46, its district headquarters, for some years without a specific plan when three real estate parcels in Key Center came …
It’s not easy to be a parent. Being a parent in a rural community brings its own set of additional challenges. “It is a daycare desert,” said Madison Johnson, mother of a baby …
The only Cub Scout Pack on the Key Peninsula is at risk of being disbanded after a lack of volunteers and low funding due to poor popcorn sales, the pack’s main fundraiser. Cub Scout Pack …
Obituaries
Virginia Anne Ducharme Thompson

Virginia Thompson of Lakebay died January 3. She was 99 years old. Daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend. Writer, painter, teacher. Virginia was all of these …

Susan Henry

Max Diaz Rosas

Rufus Lund

Michael Campbell

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This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Key Peninsula News. Of course, we might not really be 50. Could be 48; maybe 51? We’re celebrating anyway. The front page of …
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10 Years On

Dec. 14, 2012 dawned like any other mid-winter day. School was winding down before the holidays, Christmas was on the horizon, and families were anticipating the start of the coming new year. But it …

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Key Peninsula News Bias

I am writing to help Taylor Bay resident Dale Lyman improve his letter to the editor from December’s issue. First, avoid stereotypes, such as the slow driver with the liberal bumper …

Welcoming The Mustard Seed Village

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