Letters to the Editor
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As a Vaughn resident, I urge my neighbors to vote for Jennifer Butler for the Peninsula School District Board of Directors. Jennifer’s commitment to representing the whole community and … more
It has been an honor to serve on the Peninsula School Board these past eight years. I have served as vice president for four years, and I am currently board president. We often learn the most … more
As concerned citizens of the Peninsula School District, we are alarmed by the board’s passage of resolution No. 21-28 without public comment at its July 22 meeting, “Regarding State-Mandated Training for Staff and School Board,” which addressed the diversity, equity and inclusion training called for in Senate Bill 5044. more
Regarding the “Save Peninsula Schools” ad in the July 2021 issue, your “About that Ad” editorial and the reader comments in the August 2021 issue: First and foremost, … more
The Aug. 3 primary election for PSD board director is critically important for the future of our school district. The results may have a lasting impact for many years. Three candidates (Johnson, Ader … more
Sometimes it is so frustrating listening to the news and or reading it online. So much divisiveness, anger and ugliness. A blessing for me has been reading the Key Peninsula News. It has become one … more
In 2019, 66.5% of the voters approved a bond measure to build four new elementary schools, including Evergreen Elementary on Key Peninsula, which will alleviate drastic overcrowding and improve … more
As a professor of education for 30 years, I was both saddened and alarmed by an ad placed in last month’s Key Peninsula News by candidates running for our school board. The ad begins with a … more
I am a senior who just graduated from Peninsula High School. I spent all my life on the Key Peninsula but my name was not printed in last month’s KP News as a KP Hawks Scholarship winner … more
Our children will return to school full time this fall after an extremely challenging year of remote and hybrid learning. The silver lining, however, is they will have four new elementary schools, … more
I was so happy to see we had a state bill this year which would bring the option of ranked-choice voting to Washington. Though we will have to wait until next year to see if it passes, the momentum … more
I would like to thank the firemen who got my cat out of a water drain. more
Thank you for the wonderful tribute to Ted and Joanna Ralston (“A Song for Ted and Joanna,” July 2020). Not a day goes by when I don’t think about them. I think … more
I love the paper — from local news to opinion pieces and naturalist articles — and the fact that it has so much better editing than most local papers. Thank you for your … more
Your article “Broadband Survey Illuminates Digital Divide on Key Peninsula” (March 2021) did an excellent job highlighting the internet issues that face our community and are exacerbated … more
I just couldn’t resist writing to tell you that Ted Olinger’s column “Lost Valentine” (Feb. 2021) reminded me of a similar situation I had at Stadium High School in the … more
After what felt like a truly hellish struggle mired in circular technology for hours a day over several weeks, trying to find a vaccination appointment somewhere, I happened upon a Facebook post … more
Thank you for your wonderful reporting. I’ve lived here just shy of 17 years –– you’ve come a long way since 2004. It’s been fun to see the constant improvements. … more
A belated thank you to Lisa, Ted and the staff for all your talents creating such an incredible newspaper. Living on the fringe of Key Pen on Social Security, hanging on to my cottage on an acre of … more
Congratulations on the success of your recent well-deserved awards. We really appreciate your clearly written and thought-provoking articles. Thank you and keep these good articles … more
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