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A June 17 Washington State revenue forecast projected an $8.8 billion drop in tax collections over the next three years. Gov. Jay Inslee canceled pay raises the same day for some state employees and … more
The 2020 U.S. Census survey started in March and the response rate from the Key Peninsula is significantly lower than it is in the rest of the Tacoma census area. more
Much was celebrated May 20 when 166 Peninsula High School graduating seniors, 62 from the Key Peninsula, were awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships from the Peninsula Hawks Scholarship Fund. more
Although Gov. Jay Inslee has lifted fishing restrictions in the state due to COVID-19 concerns, crabbing in South Puget Sound will likely remain closed to all crab harvesting for the third year in a row. more
Volunteer Dan Stokes hangs the first baskets Memorial Day weekend. Photo: Bob Anderson“We’re people of action, and we like to see things happen,” said Lisa Larson, president of the … more
When Gov. Jay Inslee mandated school closures, Two Waters Arts Alliance started brainstorming ways to help local kids and families. In May, TWAA launched a collaboration with Food Backpacks 4 Kids, providing fun and easy Creativity Kits alongside student meal pick-ups. more
Firefighters discovered the bodies of Ted Ralston, 71, and Joanna Gormly, 73, in the basement of their burning home on Vaughn Bay the evening of May 17. They also discovered evidence the two had been murdered and that accelerants were used to start the fire and cover the crime. more
A small but excited group gathered June 5 as Peninsula School District Superintendent Art Jarvis, Principal Hugh Maxwell and the five school board members put feet to shovels to break ground for the new Evergreen Elementary School. more
Angelic volunteers reopen the Angel Guild Thrift Shop in Phase 2. Photo: Caleb Galbreath, KP News Pandemic and unexpected expenses present problems to local institution … more
In an interview with Pierce County Councilman Derek Young (D-7th), Young assured constituents that they wouldn’t have to wait much longer for the burger and beer they’ve been dying for. more
We believe each person carries the divine image of our creator. We believe the words of the Psalmist who wrote, “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your … more
We in the Peninsula School District join the rest of our nation in sad recognition that many children and families are in pain right now, but especially our black children and … more
Social distancing and business closures have affected hospitals too, reducing … more
Students, teachers, staff and parents had to team up to face an unprecedented challenge. Students and teachers entered a new learning world when schools closed suddenly … more
Solid leadership and energetic volunteers backed by a generous community combine to meet the challenge of rising childhood food insecurity. more
When schools closed and the coronavirus shut down their public programs, the local nonprofit went into overdrive to meet the needs of a rising tide of new clients, many living … more
Constituents heard updates from federal and local leaders. Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-6th) hosted a telephone town hall May 11 to provide an update on the federal … more
Amidst a pandemic, a teacher and her students strive to learn about humanity.Vicky Schauer, eighth- grade English and Language Arts teacher at Key Peninsula Middle School, is passionate about her final unit, Voices of the Holocaust. more
Fire Chief Dustin Morrow spells out district funding mechanisms and needs.  Key Peninsula Fire District 16 will return to the voting public for a four-year renewal of its … more
It wouldn’t be summer without road construction. An upcoming open house on two projects will provide an opportunity for community input. Progress continues as scheduled to … more
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