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Ten candidates for six local public offices ranging from the Washington State House of Representatives to Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer participated in a 90-minute candidate forum online hosted by the Key Peninsula Community Council Oct. 13. more
The parking lot of the Key Peninsula Civic Center became a massive drive-through back-to-school supply donation festival Aug. 8, thanks to the efforts of the Children’s Home Society of … more
Solid leadership and energetic volunteers backed by a generous community combine to meet the challenge of rising childhood food insecurity. more
It wouldn’t be summer without road construction. An upcoming open house on two projects will provide an opportunity for community input. Progress continues as scheduled to … more
Three years ago, the publishing board set a strategic goal of financial stability. As local community newspapers around the country falter, consolidate or suspend operations, the … more
Congratulations to this sample of tomorrow's leaders, parents, voters, neighbors. We join your classmates, parents, teachers, friends and potential employers in celebrating your achievements. Have a … more
A catastrophic house fire led to the discovery of the two victims and to the arrest of their grandson for murder. Firefighters discovered two bodies inside a burning house on the … more
Dr. William Roes, who has provided primary care services at his clinic in Key Center for more than three decades, was asked if he could work at St. … more
You have heard the basics about good hygiene and social distancing (and you will again here), but there are broader and more important measures … more
Practice social distancing: people without symptoms can transmit the virus. more
Voters approved a Peninsula School District Educational Programs and Operations levy Feb. 11 to replace a levy that will expire at the end of 2020. The final tally was 21,054 … more
Kellie Bennett is the new executive director of the Red Barn Youth Center. … more
KPCS runs a senior center with a variety of classes, social events and field trips, … more
The Peninsula School District will ask voters for an educational programs and operations levy in a special election Feb. 11, to replace an expiring levy from 2016. more
The University of Washington Sea Grant Program is asking the public to report on local king tides in mid-January by submitting photographs of local waterfront locations. The collected … more
First place awards went to photography and design, with more honors to news and opinion writing for the second year in a row.  The Key Peninsula News received eight awards … more
State Route 302 Work Underway What could be a nearly year-long, … more
The Washington State Department of Transportation was scheduled to start work August 26 on State Route 302 stretching from Elgin-Clifton Road to Purdy. Five separate projects are … more
Ron “The Apple Man” Nelson, 88, of Burlington, formerly of Rock Island, Washington, died July 28, 2019. ,Nelson never lived on the Key Peninsula but by … more
The new proposal was welcomed by neighbors opposed to a taller 60-foot tower permitted by the county hearing examiner last year, despite community … more
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