KPFD Chief Poised to Leave for Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

Key Peninsula Fire Department Chief Dustin Morrow has applied for the job of chief at Central Pierce Fire & Rescue in Puyallup, the largest fire district in the county. He advanced to the last …

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Graphic notes on local life
Update
Candidates Visit KP Voters in Virtual Forum

Candidates for a variety of public offices appeared before about 75 Key Peninsula voters at an Oct. 12 online forum.

Local News

The Peninsula High School Seahawks beat the Gig Harbor Tides 35-28 Sept. 17 at Roy Anderson Field in a stunning come-from-behind win for their sixth consecutive Fish Bowl victory.

Hospitals across the state are at or near capacity as the highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 spreads among the population, according to the Washington State Department of Health.
In the 2020-2021 school year, the number of homeschooled students more than doubled to 802 students from 514 families.
The Pierce County Council voted to adopt the recommendations of the Citizens Advisory Board to the Conservation Futures Program to begin negotiating the purchase of conservation properties.
After celebrating its 10th anniversary Oct. 8, Blend Wine Shop will close its doors permanently Oct. 30. “Even as we were recovering and revenues were slowly starting to return …
Meet the people who make the KP News

It takes a lot of talent and diligence to bring Key Peninsula News to your mailbox every month. A growing group of donors help pay the bills, loyal advertisers add a significant contribution and we …

Cats of the Key

Earlier in the year we thought it would be fun to run a collection of KP dog photos. That made a lot of dogs and their owners very happy, but it riled up the loyal opposition, the cat people. …

Commentary
Here's What I Think About That
The banner stretched over Key Center announcing the annual scarecrow contest, along with a fresh crop of scarecrows lining the road, brought a big smile to my face. For an instant I wanted to close …
Peninsula Views
Eagles and Crows

Some thoughts as an offering to my new neighbors: Yes, I’m another transplant with something to say about our glorious home on the Puget Sound. I offer them in the conviction that sometimes …

Swastikas, Censorship and Vonnegut

Forget Me Not

Planting for the Future

Moving to Portugal

Letters to the Editor
In Support of School Board Candidate Butler

As a Vaughn resident, I urge my neighbors to vote for Jennifer Butler for the Peninsula School District Board of Directors. Jennifer’s commitment to representing the whole community and …

PSD Board Accomplishments

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