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A new chapter has begun for an old farmhouse at the head of Glen Cove. more
The KGHP studio on the campus of Peninsula High School is mostly dark these days. The station’s “On the Air” light brightens up the lonely hallways a few times a week … more
The last scheduled class for Teen Mental Health First Aid was completed Aug. 18 at the Key Peninsula Fire Department. Eleven of the 16 teens who began the class were present to complete the 90-minute … more
Restoration of salmon habitat at Whiteman Cove is set to begin in 2024, following a $6.9 million appropriation in the state capital budget. more
Key Peninsula News staff and contributors shattered their own record Oct. 7 by earning 25 awards at the statewide Washington Newspaper Publishers Association 2023 Better Newspaper Contest. more
Thanks largely to efforts by Pierce County Councilmember Robyn Denson (D-7th, Gig Harbor), Key Peninsula residents will be able to take a holiday weekend shuttle between the Longbranch Improvement … more
Home prices on the Key Peninsula skyrocketed during the pandemic and post-pandemic interest rates continue to soar. more
“I’m a Pisces,” said Susan Arends. “I go with the flow.” more
Lakebay resident Brayden VanderDoes, 9, stood in front of a large brass ship’s bell mounted in a Seattle Children’s Hospital lobby, surrounded by family, staff and fellow patients. more
I appreciated John Pat Kelly’s letter to the editor regarding the current KP fire commissioner position 3 election where he expressed his disappointment that I am running unopposed … more
I encourage all voters to cast their ballots for two very deserving candidates for fire commissioner positions. Shawn Jensen, position No. 3, has been a fire commissioner for the past seven … more
If chosen by the will of the citizens of the Key Peninsula, as a write-in candidate for fire commissioner position 3 with Pierce County Fire District No. 16, I, Hal Wolverton, vow to bring back … more
Retired Key Peninsula Assistant Fire Chief Hal Wolverton registered with the Pierce County Auditor’s office as a write-in candidate Oct. 5 for fire commission position No. 3, opposing incumbent … more
Preliminary planning is underway for a roadside path to connect Key Center and the Red Barn Youth Center at the corner of the Key Peninsula Highway and 84th Street NW, a distance of about 500 yards. more
Hundreds of families descended on the Key Peninsula Civic Center Aug. 25 to 27 to find clothes for the coming school year. At no cost. more
The Key Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Association and Fire District 16 honored its longest-serving member at the Sept. 12 commission meeting, commending Jerry Marsh for 50 years of service … more
Key Peninsula Fire District 16 Assistant Chief Chris Beswick moved into Station 45 near the northwest corner of State Route 302 and Wright Bliss Road NW with his wife and daughter Aug. 1 … more
When you are as busy as new Peninsula High School girls and boys swim coach Athena Petterson, your day job and night job start to blur together. When her team isn’t winning meets, … more
The Key Peninsula Civic Center hosted candidates Sept. 12 for what has become a perennial KP election season tradition. Eight contenders participated in a 90-minute Q&A and reception to explain … more
After a seven-year drought, the Tides overcame a 14-0 halftime deficit to win the Fish Bowl for the first time since 2015. more
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