Fire Commissioners Defend Real Estate Deal, Consider Plans for Development

At its biweekly meeting Jan. 11, the Key Peninsula Fire District board of commissioners heard a proposal for development of the $2.125 million worth of Key Center real estate it purchased in November …

After two years of negotiation and fundraising, the purchase of Lakebay Marina from owner Mark Scott closed Dec. 28 for $1.6 million in a joint effort by the Recreational Boating Association of …

Roughly a dozen flag carrying protesters took to the streets of Key Center Jan. 8, holding signs and waving at passersby. They gathered to protest the possibility that Key Peninsula Civic Center …
After a dramatic rise in cases last summer with the delta variant, COVID-19 cases gradually fell on the Key Peninsula until the arrival of the holidays and omicron.  The average daily case …
One of the highest tides of 2022 was predicted for just after sunrise Friday, Jan 7. Daylight revealed a tide two feet higher than the prediction. Seawater filled the parking lot of Purdy’s …
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Three meals a day are served in the dining room at the independent living facility where I live. Recently at lunchtime I noticed a new resident sitting alone. After I asked her if I could join her, I …
Every day I hear people demanding their rights. It’s my right to a living wage, affordable housing, health care, food, free education, high-speed internet — the list seems endless. And …
In 1862, as the Civil War raged, President Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a law that would have a profound effect on the development of the West and transform the nation forever. The act granted …
Since we’re continuing to dump greenhouse gases into our air that come from our use of fossil fuels, the Earth really is getting warmer. The average …
Editorial
Some of the best advice I ever got in life came from an old boatman: “The most dangerous thing you can do out here is disrespect the river.”  The year was 1990. We were rafting …
The newspaper won seventeen awards in the statewide Better Newspapers competition. We published more stories and photos than ever, delivered online in over 70,000 views and in print with 125,000 …
Letters to the Editor
Call for Thorough Investigation by Fire Commissioners

At the Dec. 14 fire commissioners meeting the board decided to proceed with hiring a new full-time fire chief instead of pursuing the previously discussed possibility of a part-time chief shared with …

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