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As people struggle to make ends meet in a shattered economy, leaders and researchers look for a way out. At a press briefing April 14, state Secretary of Health John … more
"There’s a point when listening to the news is more upsetting than it’s worth, so I’m listening to music and taking long nature walks with my camera" - Kathleen Best. Photo: Richard Miller, KP … more
The one thing about the fire service that is a constant is that you never know from day to day what will present. The COVID-19 outbreak has proved that point. The … more
Dr. William Roes, who has provided primary care services at his clinic in Key Center for more than three decades, was asked if he could work at St. … more
It is not unusual for people to experience anxiety or worry at times, maybe even frequently. Humans are predisposed to pay more attention to negative information, … more
Teachers and staff keeping students connected, fed and learning in a changed world. Sheri Ahlheim was teaching her sixth period math class at Peninsula High School March … more
Young children, their parents and teacher work together to adapt to social distancing. During this era of COVID-19, preschoolers and their … more
At least 70 people attended a virtual COVID-19 Key Peninsula Town Hall meeting April 2 to hear … more
The public continues to enjoy its parks, sometimes too much. Key Pen Parks has taken measures to keep community spaces safe and … more
PSD is one of several potential partners with the county to install fiber optic cable througout the district. Peninsula School District recently signed a new contract … more
Although the 2020 regular session just adjourned, a special session to address the damaged state economy may be coming soon. The Washington State Legislature adjourned its … more
When was the last time you looked forward to slowing down for road construction? The straight scoop on the powerful phenomenon called … more
Many remain open but essential businesses are wondering when it will end. Business has slowed for Purdy Cost Less Pharmacy at Lake Kathryn Village, according to owner Don … more
Kids are grieving the loss of opportunities while staff work to support them. Despite starting on the other side of the world, the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, reached Washington state and the city of Gig Harbor. more
Church doors may be shut but church services continue.The events of the last two months have shaken up … more
Walk the peninsula’s beaches this time of year and you won’t find much of a high tide line. Gone are the mounds of seaweed, the … more
A drop in demand due to closure of the Chinese market adds to the downturn for Washington shellfish growers due to trade war tariffs. more
While most consumers search for scarce necessities, others buy up everything they can find to … more
Key Peninsula Community Services senior center and food bank suspended all group activity in their programming March 12 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Mustard Seed … more
Two homes located on the Key Peninsula exist to help where help is needed, but recent intakes are rapidly changing with more homeless teens from greater … more
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