The Fourth Purdy Bridge: A Design for the Ages

The first bridge over Henderson Bay between Purdy and the Wauna sandspit was built in 1892. Seemingly star-crossed almost from the outset, the structure required frequent repairs and had to be …

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From its small, humble beginnings in 1921 to more than 200 members today, the Longbranch Improvement Club is celebrating 100 years of supporting the Key Peninsula community — albeit a year …

Two months into his tenure, KP Fire Chief Nick Swinhart told Key Peninsula News the biggest challenges his department faces include balancing the budget and developing a capital facilities plan to …
She served six fire chiefs and even more fire commissioners through good times and bad for the KP fire district — and herself — helping to build an accounting system and plan budgets …
Longbranch is ready to welcome a new community garden. What began as piece of land riddled with blackberry bushes, shrubs and trash has been developed into a budding garden for the community to …
The former Trillium Creek Winery in Home has new owners. Tedra and Kyle Hett grew up in Kansas and moved to Tacoma in 2014. They met in the eighth grade and have been together for more than half …
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Lynn Carr

Lynn Henry Carr was born in Seattle, Feb. 12, 1944, and died June 24 at his Lakebay home. He spent his entire life in Washington. He grew up in Kent and graduated from Kent-Meridian High School in …

Kerry Jamieson

Pearlita McColley

Here's What I Think About That
It was an afternoon mid-summer garden party in July. I arrived characteristically late. The acreage was wooded with a nice pasture nestled in a peaceful clearing surrounded by trees. A couple of …
Peninsula Views
More Justice Please

In the spring of 2014, after several years of trying, my family was selected in a national lottery for tickets to the White House Easter Egg Roll. We were beyond thrilled. My husband and I decided to …

Not Nothing

Hope this Helps

Get Outside

Jesse or Emily?

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Democracy or Republic

The United States is a constitutional republic. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It is brilliantly written to constrain the power of the federal government from infringing on the …

Common Decency is Less Common

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