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Simply keeping up with the news of rolling disasters has been quite an exercise in 2020. Time feels more distorted than ever in this, the seventh month of the pandemic life.  In September, … more
Mindfulness can boost the quality of our lives in numerous ways. The question is, what is mindfulness? What does it do to spark “just being” in ourselves and our … more
My 4-year-old and I were talking about running and I was telling her about different sports she can try if she wants to one day, like track, swim team, crew team, volleyball, tennis, softball, … more
My 4-year-old and I were talking about running and I was telling her about different sports she can try if she wants to one day, like track, swim team, crew team, volleyball, tennis, softball, … more
Salmon and cedar were the lifeblood of Native people on Puget Sound. For the S’Hotlemamish of Minter Bay, the coho, chum and cutthroat trout runs were so productive that the villagers were … more
Does voting really matter? Key Peninsula voters say yes. And 2.5 million people in Washington State agree. An impressive 54.44% of registered voters cast ballots in the Aug. 4 primary election … more
I have been enjoying the KP News for years and appreciate your efforts… more
Ted Olinger’s item on the cost and benefits of the COVID-19 lockdown was a better analysis than anything I’ve read elsewhere, even nationally. more
Pierce County is failing to meet the goals for Phase 2 reopening. The desired 14-day average number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people should be under 25; that’s the number the state … more
In the 1880 census Charles Pack, the first settler on Herron Island, was recorded as living on Ketron Island. Ketron is a small island on the opposite side of the Sound, across from Steilacoom. … more
When I turned 18, I told my dad I was never going to miss an election. Not a general, primary or special election. I grew up with parents that took their civic responsibilities seriously and I guess … more
This country is probably more divided today than it has been since the Civil War. Ten minutes on Facebook is enough to make it clear that we just aren’t getting along. Donald Trump’s … more
Thanks for your congratulations on my success. Sorry about my tardy reply to your letter (KP News, May 2020), but I’ve been so busy lately, what with over 11 million COVID-19 cases and over … more
Black people and Black communities are under attack both directly and indirectly on a daily basis. The very structure of our society hampers the ability of our Black … more
I moved to Longbranch 2007. A couple days after moving in, I walked down the street toward the southernmost point of Key Peninsula. There was a white man washing … 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 have descended into madness. Riots, looting, arson, destruction and assault along with the occupation of part of a great city as if invaded by a foreign army. more
Please vote “yes” for the Maintenance and Operations Fire Levy Aug. 4. This is a four-year continuation of the existing levy for the same fixed amount of $800,000. … more
I just want you to know how much we enjoy reading the Key Peninsula News every month. As a matter of fact, my two teens love reading it and they look forward to getting it in … more
Kudos on June Edition I am continually impressed with the content of the Key Peninsula News. You serve a great combination of informative news and thought-provoking features that surely stimulate … more
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