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For all those Peninsula High School trivia buffs out there: Who was the first-ever Seahawks girls wrestler to win a state championship? That answer and honor goes to Mira Sonnen. … more
Peninsula junior Jonah Bergerson (100-yard backstroke) and sophomore Zachary Ruckle (1-meter diving) both took fourth place in their respective events and the Seahawks boys swim team finished in 16th … more
Kaylia Heidelberg scored a game-high 20 points and the Peninsula Seahawks girls basketball team beat the Mountain View Thunder (Vancouver), 42-32, at home to advance in the District 3/4 Girls … more
It came as a surprise to me when I recently learned that under the current Pierce County Comprehensive Plan, Purdy is designated as an Urban Growth Area (UGA). This means that it can be developed to … more
The four-woman executive board of the Key Peninsula Business Association is guiding the KPBA with a fresh outlook into 2024 and beyond. more
The Washington State House of Representatives released the report of its investigation into complaints of demeaning, intimidating and bullying behavior by Rep. Michelle Caldier (R-26th). more
A pair of Seattle-based siblings are looking to bring a new type of farming and form of agritourism to the KP: forest farming. more
Tim Kezele, lifelong Key Peninsula resident and volunteer, will be honored Feb. 2 as a Rotary Star by the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor North. more
Members of the Taylor Bay Beach Club have spent five years working with agencies and consultants to assess their sewage treatment system, evaluate alternatives, and find millions of dollars in funding. more
A few nickels here and a couple of quarters there added up for local charities on the Key Peninsula. more
A converted oyster barge has become the unofficial, unintentional and unwanted welcome sign to those entering the Key Peninsula while crossing the Purdy Spit. more
Alyssa Johnstone’s dream of opening an early learning center on the Key Peninsula faced a temporary setback at the Key Peninsula Fire District Board of Commissioners meeting Jan. 23. more
The 10 women and two men who make up the staff and board of Food Backpacks 4 Kids have a vision for the Key Peninsula: to provide nutritious food for every child and adult in need. more
For many people on the Key Peninsula, healthcare costs can end up taking a good chunk out of their household budget. more
The Key Peninsula Community Council elected new officers and welcomed two new members at its November meeting. The new leadership team plans to make the council a central resource for the community. more
After 10 years in Congress, Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-6th) announced Nov. 9 that he would not seek re-election. Three Democrats and one Republican have announced campaigns to succeed him. more
The potential of transforming the old O'Callahan's restaurant into an early learning facility would be a win-win for families on the Key Peninsula and the KP Fire District. more
Peninsula High School senior Will Whiteley-Ross is learning just how tough he is as he plays through the pain of an injury during the Seahawk's 2023-2024 season. more
On the morning of Nov. 13, Principal Luke Grunberg and Joy Giovanini, coordinator of innovation technology and highly capable students, welcomed visitors to the KPMS Artificial Intelligence information event. more
The Key Peninsula board of fire commissioners unanimously voted to approve its 2024 budget for the KP fire district Nov. 14. more
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