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I would like to commend Key Peninsula Fire Dept. for their help, above and beyond the call of duty. more
I am disappointed by many of our local political candidates. They want our votes but don’t care enough about us to remove the visual pollution their campaign signs create along our roads. more
Two years ago, Republican Elizabeth Kreiselmaier, Ph.D., burst onto the political scene as a first-time candidate challenging Democratic incumbent Rep. Derek Kilmer for U.S. Congress. more
I was raised to respect others regardless of status, rank or seniority. I have always valued that in others. more
“You haven’t made one playdate for me all summer,” Violet, now 7, said one evening in early August. more
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Therapeutics developed wonderfully effective vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus in 2020 based on RNA therapy. more
I have always been cursed with a loud, persistent and frankly irritating self-critical voice. more
I was raised by public school educators. I saw firsthand the work, dedication and compassion that being a teacher required. more
By the time our citizens read this, I will have been the “new” fire chief of Key Peninsula Fire District 16 for five months. more
It has been over a decade now, but I was a latecomer to join the smartphone scene. more
Graphic notes on local life more
Is the human race suicidal? You be the judge. What do you think? The root cause of global warming is human overpopulation. It is also the root cause of poverty, famine and war. Surprise! Yet in … more
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I want to extend my appreciation for all of your good work bringing us together to enjoy one of the best local newspapers the English language has to offer. The recipes are delicious and I love how … more
Thank you for publishing the story of the building of the Purdy Bridge in the last three editions of Key Peninsula News. I grew up one mile south of Purdy on Henderson Bay when the Sunset Market … more
The warm, lazy days of summer can be the perfect season to foster procrastination. Do you, like me, identify as a procrastinator? I used to call myself a functioning procrastinator. I always turned … more
I tried to sell a book of stories to a regional publisher recently. The owners were older, they liked me, they were enthusiastic, we could maybe do something. But then it went to their editorial … more
Fortunately, in our little corner of the world we are immune to the most vile and incendiary campaign rhetoric. Sure, there are instances where messages reflect the pervasive incivility that seems to … more
Janine and Mike were my best friends. Growing up in the 1970s in suburban Reno, Nevada, there were very few summer days you wouldn’t find us together. Both Janine (Nee-nee) and Mike were better … more
At the end of summer’s lease, it’s time to renew some old acquaintances. No, not those people you owe a dinner; not those friends who were too busy to stop by like they said they would (even … more
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