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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
It is not unusual for people to experience anxiety or worry at times, maybe even frequently. Humans are predisposed to pay more attention to negative information, … more
Teachers and staff keeping students connected, fed and learning in a changed world. Sheri Ahlheim was teaching her sixth period math class at Peninsula High School March … more
Young children, their parents and teacher work together to adapt to social distancing. During this era of COVID-19, preschoolers and their … more
At least 70 people attended a virtual COVID-19 Key Peninsula Town Hall meeting April 2 to hear … more
Although the 2020 regular session just adjourned, a special session to address the damaged state economy may be coming soon. The Washington State Legislature adjourned its … more
Many remain open but essential businesses are wondering when it will end. Business has slowed for Purdy Cost Less Pharmacy at Lake Kathryn Village, according to owner Don … more
Kids are grieving the loss of opportunities while staff work to support them. Despite starting on the other side of the world, the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, reached Washington state and the city of Gig Harbor. more
While most consumers search for scarce necessities, others buy up everything they can find to … more
The exponential rise of coronavirus cases in Washington has experts worried. Slowing the spread means “flattening the curve” to reduce a … 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
As the Fire District 16 Public Information Officer, I have been asked by community members about plans made by the District to prepare for, and respond to, the … more
Nonprofits worked together on a new event for anyone needing dental care. The Key Peninsula Lutheran Church hosted the first of its kind KP … more
Pierce County remains the only county in Western Washington without a portion of sales tax allocated to fund treatment for behavioral health problems. more
After successfully lobbying for a change in state law, KPFD 16 is exploring options to expand healthcare and save money. more
Deaths resulting from sudden … more
A new approach has brought solutions to marijuana customers and income to the state. more
Lisa Bryan, KP News Dr. Nate Hove, D.C. took over the practice in January. Photo: Lisa Bryan, KP News Dr. David Krympec, D.C., known by his patients as Dr. Dave, retired Dec. 2018. He started … more
Chad Beaver Delaying maturity There is a fascinating trend in today’s youth that has become a significant hindrance to achieving what have traditionally been considered milestones to … more
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