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New retail space will expand shopping options on the Key … more
The Washington State Department of Transportation was scheduled to start work August 26 on State Route 302 stretching from Elgin-Clifton Road to Purdy. Five separate projects are … more
Ron “The Apple Man” Nelson, 88, of Burlington, formerly of Rock Island, Washington, died July 28, 2019. ,Nelson never lived on the Key Peninsula but by … more
The new proposal was welcomed by neighbors opposed to a taller 60-foot tower permitted by the county hearing examiner last year, despite community … more
Professional Zaniac and two-time Guinness World Record holder Alex Zerbe used his world-class juggling skills, retro dance moves and goofy humor to teach essential concepts of physics more
Mary Mazur of Longbranch is well-known on the Key Peninsula for her civic and community activities in the 1990s and 2000s. What is … more
Technology, tax incentives and a desire to combat climate change are making solar power more popular in the Northwest despite relatively inexpensive hydro … more
Students practiced skills, engaged in learning and discovered more in pilot … more
In the days before the election, voters expressed concern to the fire department about paying more permanently, but the public retains control. more
Downtown Key Center overflowed with locals, visitors, artisans and artists for the fifth annual Key Peninsula Art Walk August 7, organized by the Two Waters Arts Alliance more
The veteran administrator and teacher mentor became a Seahawk in July. One of the new staff members at Peninsula High School this year is … more
The split hull of the Skittigate, one of four boats that sank at the marina dock last winter, requires removal by July 25 according to the Dept. of Ecology. Photo: Lisa Bryan, … more
The incumbent Harbaugh anticipates working with the state legislature to secure stable school funding.   Leslie Harbaugh is running for a second term as a Peninsula … more
The challenger wants the district to build a strategic plan with community input.  Gig Harbor resident Natalie Wimberley is seeking election to the Peninsula School … more
With a background in finance, consulting and education, Cook's priority is helping manage the parks' limited resources.  Key Peninsula resident Bruce Cook is seeking … more
The longtime Key Peninsula resident raises horses and wants to preserve the KP environment for generations to come. Linda Weeks said she is seeking a position on the Key Pen … more
The incumbent commissioner said he seeks to improve park access for all users. John Patrick Kelly was a longtime Tacoma resident drawn to the Key Peninsula through the … more
The park commission president wants to get more kids involved with the parks.  Mark Michel is running against incumbent John Kelly for Key Pen Parks commissioner … more
Rep. Derek Kilmer took time over the Fourth of July holiday to talk with KP News about his hopes for both this and the other Washington. more
WSDOT plans to work on SR-302 for the better part of a year. Courtesy WSDOT Wauna/Purdy traffic may be getting a whole lot worse before it gets better. The Washington State … more
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