Letters to the Editor
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Absorb the information and resources shared in Lisa Bryan's outstanding public service article from the April 2024. Keep it handy for future reference. more
The launch of the Pierce Transit Runner service in Gig Harbor has brought up the question: “Why not the Key Peninsula?” more
"We have four requests for the district in our letter: acknowledge the problem, adopt a restorative justice model, expand districtwide training, and hire diverse staff." more
Support for possible new daycare center in Key Center. more
Pierce County 26th Legislative District Republican Precinct Caucuses more
Already I have lived longer than my dad and brothers. At 68 I find myself living happily in Longbranch after a lifetime as a third-generation Californian. We moved up to be closer to our grown kids … more
This column (October 2023), though well written, is a real headscratcher for me. Fracking for oil in shale is bad, but de-watering is good? De-watering is the process used in fracking or … more
I appreciated John Pat Kelly’s letter to the editor regarding the current KP fire commissioner position 3 election where he expressed his disappointment that I am running unopposed … more
I encourage all voters to cast their ballots for two very deserving candidates for fire commissioner positions. Shawn Jensen, position No. 3, has been a fire commissioner for the past seven … more
If chosen by the will of the citizens of the Key Peninsula, as a write-in candidate for fire commissioner position 3 with Pierce County Fire District No. 16, I, Hal Wolverton, vow to bring back … more
After squandering hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars, I was disappointed to see Commissioner Shawn Jensen running unopposed for re-election. Jensen, along with Stan Moffett and the rest of the … more
For Dr. Sara Thompson regarding her article: Marvelous. It has stuck with me since I first read it in early August. Paragraphs 8, 9 and 10 were an actual epiphany in the concept of “shocking … more
We need more stories like the one Lisa Bryan wrote about Larry the young duckling in the August edition ("Picking Up and Letting Go," Aug. 2023 ) I personally feel like most news reported these days … more
With my daughter moving on to Key Peninsula Middle School this fall, I wanted to extend my thanks to all the teachers and staff at Minter Creek Elementary that guided her from kindergarten to the … more
A fight has been brewing over the fate of a beautiful estuary just north of Purdy Spit. On one side of the tug-of-war is Taylor Shellfish Co., which owns the leases and is turning the beaches into an … more
I have been in Ukraine all but 11 weeks since March 2022, most of it volunteering for K9 Rescue International. I’ve rescued and evacuated animals. Brought food to the hungry. Traveled through … more
We’ll miss the Lake Kathryn Food Market. The store always has customers from the post office there and Cost Less Drugs. Such a great neighborhood and the workers are friendly. You don’t … more
I have always been proud of my community in the Wauna-Gig Harbor area of the Key Peninsula. But after reading the March edition of Key Peninsula News about the proposed plan to open The Gallery, one … more
Just when you get used to having electricity, water and peaceful sleep, the Russians launch a barrage of missile attacks all over Ukraine (March 9). They’re currently shelling Kherson. I counted 14 … more
I am both shocked and frustrated reading that the Lake Kathryn Food Market is to be turned into an Ace Hardware. This has been a main reliable source of groceries for thousands of people in the local … more
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