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The site of YMCA Camp Seymour and of the Olde Glencove Hotel, the sheltered bay has a long history. more
I’m not sure how I see them. It is the most turbulent day of winter yet. Wind tears through the firs that surround Key Center. I scuttle across the highway and aim for Capitol Lumber, eyes … more
A strange thing happened last winter when I was teaching H.G. Wells’ 1897 sci-fi novel “The War of the Worlds” to a class of college freshmen. All of a sudden, the story became … more
Nutrition guidance can seem near-ridiculous, ever-changing and easily dismissed. In mid-life I went back to college to study nutrition, it was years and years of chemistry and not too much about … more
Longtime Key Peninsula resident, champion tree-topper, Huckleberry Inn bartender and renowned leg wrestler Sue Taylor died peacefully at her Burley home October 20. She was 67 years old. more
A Key Peninsula tradition — rowing to a favorite spot to set out a crab pot or wading during low tide with a net or a pitchfork to scoop up a meal’s worth of fresh crab — came to a … more
Late this summer Lexy Naut was in the backyard of her Key Peninsula home raking leaves. The chore isn’t as luxurious as her normal pencil-to-paper animation job, but it’s a nice break … more
Vaughn residents Anna Brones and Luc Revel celebrated the dedication of the installation of their work at the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial in September. It is the … more
On a normal Sunday afternoon in October most Western Washington residents are dodging damp weather to watch a Seattle Seahawks win. This wasn’t a normal October Sunday. It was 72 degrees and … more
Last month, writing about what to anticipate in our natural world, I pointed to the return of rain as one of September’s most important events. Hold on. That was two months ago. … more
As fall slip-slides away, our culinary attention turns to winter and the upcoming holidays. While we regretfully say farewell to summer foods (until next year), heartier dishes now take center stage … more
A friend recommended this novel to me after it was banned from the curriculum last summer by the Muskego-Norway school board in Wisconsin, a district of about 4,800 students. There were no complaints … more
In 2018, Hannah Lekson had an itch she just couldn’t scratch. It had been a little more than two years since her last game with the University of Puget Sound Loggers womens basketball team. … more
Pastor Mark Klingler opened the new doors of WayPoint South for worship September 4 at the former location of Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church on McEwan Road NW and Key Peninsula Highway NW. … more
For residents of the PNW, the transition between hot and windbreaker weather is as welcome as the resurrection of pumpkin spice lattes. more
Just when my faith in humanity was dwindling, I met Tranh and her martin. more
The fruit harvest will be low in home orchards across the Key Peninsula this year. more
“I think because we use organic, free-trade products, people just assume a hippie owns it.” more
Inside the light blue building of the Key Center Corral is an inconspicuous barbershop with an identity problem. more
Zoie Ewald of Gig Harbor began raising money for Food Backpacks 4 Kids at a very early age. more
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