2021 Annual Scarecrow Contest

Sonja Nesta of Lakebay won first place and $175 in prize money with “The Yellow Brick Kids” in the annual Scarecrow Contest. Tina McKail, KP News

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Graphic notes on local life

After 15 years of planning, working and fundraising, The Mustard Seed Project broke ground Oct. 23 for the first assisted- living home for elders on the Key Peninsula.

Key Peninsula News won second place for its first time win in the Newspapers of Excellence category. The award is judged on content, layout and overall impression from …
The number of people experiencing homelessness in Pierce County increased 37% between 2015 and 2021, according to the county's Homeless Point-in-Time Count survey conducted last January. The …
As the Key Peninsula Partnership for a Healthy Community approaches its 6-year anniversary under the leadership of executive directors Ben and Susan Paganelli, the organization has filed for its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.
For the first time since 2017 the Key Peninsula Community Council will no longer have a paid office manager and will depend on volunteers to keep the office in the Key Center Corral open.
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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 …

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Here's What I Think About That
My husband's cardiac symptoms took us to the ER. After a now-familiar temperature scan and questions about symptoms and recent travel, we find a seat in a long hallway lined with patients on benches, …
Peninsula Views
Milkmaids, George Washington and the End of the Pandemic

Two remarkable events in the 18th century that were a consequence of the viral disease smallpox have lessons for us today: How a simple method for vaccination was reduced to practice and presented to …

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Eyes on Safety for Kids

I live on the Key Peninsula and something that concerns me is the lack of color or any reflective material on the knapsacks and coats of little kids. We spend hundreds of dollars to make sure our …

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