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KPHS board members Bart Wolfe, Judy Mills and Paul Michaels have been leading the restoration of the historic Vaughn Library Hall. Photo: Joseph Pentheroudakis, KP … more
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
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