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Sami Jensen, who has lived on the Key Peninsula for 20 years, is seeking election to the Peninsula School District School Board this fall to represent Director District 1, … more
Longtime KP resident Chuck West was the first to declare his candidacy for Peninsula School District Board Director Position 1. Growing up on an old family farm near Peacock … more
In recent weeks, four Key Peninsula Middle School students, … more
Plans to close the Red Barn Youth Center for the summer have been suspended since Children’s Home Society of Washington has stepped into the breach to keep youth summer … more
This August, Key Peninsula voters will have the choice to make the fire district’s longstanding emergency medical services levy permanent. The current levy was approved … more
After hearing arguments from lawyers for both Hope Recovery Center and No On HRC June 5, Pierce County Hearing Examiner Stephen Causseaux, Jr. ruled that Pierce County’s … more
Sen. Emily Randall, D-Bremerton Insure All Washingtonians It’s time we covered all Washingtonians. When I talk to our neighbors in Lakebay, Lake Holiday and Vaughn, I hear over and over … more
Lisa Bryan, KP News Dr. Nate Hove, D.C. took over the practice in January. Photo: Lisa Bryan, KP News Dr. David Krympec, D.C., known by his patients as Dr. Dave, retired Dec. 2018. He started … more
Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard School Funding Reform  Last June, when the state Supreme Court ruled that the Legislature finally complied with the McCleary decision, many lawmakers … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-Gig Harbor) Happy New Year Heading into my second and final term, I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve Pierce County again. We’re proud of what we’ve been … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-Gig Harbor) With summer wrapping up, the council heads into its busiest time of the year. The county executive will soon deliver his proposed budget and the normal cycle … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-Gig Harbor) School Bond In the wake of the school bond vote narrowly failing to reach the required supermajority, a question I get asked quite a bit is, “What’s … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-Gig Harbor) 2018 Budget Adopted Last month, the Pierce County Council unanimously passed the 2018 budget, which was signed into law by County Executive Bruce Dammeier. … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-7th) Budget Season Budget season always sneaks up on me. While local governments typically pass their ordinances around Thanksgiving or early December, the process … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-7th) Advances on Mental Health and Safety After months of debate, the Pierce County Council passed a supplemental budget in June. I cosponsored the bill and … more
Lilli Roberts The Real 13 Reasons Why What could be more relevant to today’s teen community than a television show about a depressed teenaged girl who takes her own life? Sadly, not … more
State Rep. Michelle Caldier (R-26th) Rep. Michelle Caldier (R-26th) KP Projects in new budget Every biennium, the Washington State Legislature adopts three major budgets. The largest is the … more
State Sen. Jan Angel (R-26th) Sen. Jan Angel (R-26th) In support of SB 5239 What if the government said you could drill a well, but you couldn't draw any water from it? That is happening … more
Natalie Svinth From Suspended to Accepted Six years after his freshman year of high school, Tacoda Anker, 20, will be graduating from Peninsula High School this June and has been accepted into … more
Councilman Derek Young (D-7th) Budget Proposal Impacts on the KP The Pierce County executive proposed budget amendments last month on a number of issues that are important to the Key … more
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