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The Peninsula High School Seahawks beat the Gig Harbor Tides 39-30 at the 44th Annual Fish Bowl September 16 at Roy Anderson Field, notching their seventh consecutive win and 23rd overall since the first hometown rivalry tournament was played in 1979. more
In 2018 the top broke off a tall Douglas fir and fell into YMCA Camp Seymour’s amphitheater, smashing several rows of benches and destroying the fire pit ring. No campers were present at the … more
Peninsula High School got a new principal August 3 when the district chose Mike Benoit … more
Key Center bustled with color and live music amid strong winds as the seventh annual Key Center Art Walk kicked off. more
I am in Kharkiv and have experienced three missile attacks that have shaken the house I’m in. This just happened 20 minutes ago. more
For nine days in the beginning of August, members of the Lakebay Community Church banded together to build a tiny house at the Red Barn in Key Center. more
North West Pro Wrestling owner trying to return his promotion to pre-pandemic glory. more
Lace knitter Peter Rowe was selected to be the featured artist for the 2022 Longbranch Fiber Art Show on October 1. more
As grocery store prices keep rising, so does the demand for assistance from local food banks and pantries. more
Traffic volume on the Key Peninsula has increased at a relatively low rate in recent years despite appearances more
The Washington State Department of Transportation began work to replace two culverts at the end of July under State Route 302 on Little Minter Creek … more
She served six fire chiefs and even more fire commissioners through good times and bad for the KP fire district — and herself — helping to build an accounting system and plan budgets … more
Pierce County Council candidate Josh Harris (R) will not be charged with any crimes after he shot a man in Tacoma May 30, according to the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Harris … more
From its small, humble beginnings in 1921 to more than 200 members today, the Longbranch Improvement Club is celebrating 100 years of supporting the Key Peninsula community — albeit a year … more
Longbranch is ready to welcome a new community garden. What began as piece of land riddled with blackberry bushes, shrubs and trash has been developed into a budding garden for the community to … more
The former Trillium Creek Winery in Home has new owners. Tedra and Kyle Hett grew up in Kansas and moved to Tacoma in 2014. They met in the eighth grade and have been together for more than half … more
Following countless near misses, fender benders and more serious collisions, the Pierce County Department of Planning and Public Works recently announced its plan to develop a roundabout design to … more
Many people around the world picked up a hobby while in pandemic lockdown; anything from home improvement projects to a sudden interest in knitting. But future Peninsula High School junior Gavin … more
Two months into his tenure, KP Fire Chief Nick Swinhart told Key Peninsula News the biggest challenges his department faces include balancing the budget and developing a capital facilities plan to … more
The 33rd Annual Key Peninsula Logging Show & Festival has seen its share of change and growth since it began in 1985. The longest running annual community event on the KP will take place this … more
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