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Some words change our lives. “You have a full scholarship.” “The cancer is in remission.” “You will be giving birth to twins.” The words loom in our … more
The darkness always surprises me. Our languid days of summer too quickly give way to winter’s darkness and, here on the peninsula, the … more
My paternal grandmother was tiny, about 94 pounds fully-clothed and dripping wet. I seriously doubt that anyone ever described her as a … more
Fir: Hey Cedar, have you heard anything lately from your cousins, the white and black spruce trees in Alaska? I’m getting worried that they are dying because of … more
As the rain returns to accompany us through winter, so do the banana slugs. It’s not that they go somewhere else for the summer — … more
If you find yourself in a rut and thinking you don’t have any opportunities to better your life, take the time to talk to someone who has immigrated to the … more
Facebook would seem like the perfect platform to share political views. It isn’t. Let me explain why your political posts aren’t going to … more
Of the many questions we seek answers to across the infernal expanse of the internet, surely there was never one more … more
On the 50th anniversary year of Woodstock, we look back on the pictures of that event with wonder. Thousands of strangers sharing music, … more
Clam: Ouch! Watch where you’re walking. Homo sapiens (H sap): What are you doing on top of the sand? You’re usually buried a foot or so … more
I like firearms — let’s get that straight. When my eyes were sharper and my back was straighter, I was a crack shot. Among other things in my … more
The world recently lost one of the most profound voices of our time, Toni Morrison. This Nobel laureate and recipient of the Presidential Medal of … more
In July I spent a week in the North Cascades, in the shadow of Mount Baker. It reminded me that we are blessed to live amid some of the most … more
As I walked down the dusty gravel road, carrying my brown paper lunch bag, happily anticipating the first day of school in the second grade, I twirled … more
In the early hours of June 24, thieves  forced entry into the Lakebay Post Office, stealing mail and packages and leaving security-minded post office box holders wondering … more
The Case Inlet toxic bloom  is one of several  tracked around the Key Peninsula. more
Unsightly and unhealthy, fresh water algae blooms are becoming more common. On July 8, Don Thomson found himself posting signs warning … more
The Key Peninsula is a community where being different turns out to be a very good thing.  When the Key Peninsula News joined the Washington … more
Volunteering for civic organizations on the Key Peninsula is often associated with rearranging furniture, separating the recyclables, and raising enormous … more
If you’re lucky enough to live on the Key Peninsula, you probably have the chance to visit Puget Sound beaches more often than the … more
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