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For the moment, let’s forget everything happening in Washington, D.C. An endless stream of breaking news alerts, notifications, dings, beeps … more
My paternal grandmother was tiny, about 94 pounds fully-clothed and dripping wet. I seriously doubt that anyone ever described her as a … more
Fir: Hey Cedar, have you heard anything lately from your cousins, the white and black spruce trees in Alaska? I’m getting worried that they are dying because of … more
As the rain returns to accompany us through winter, so do the banana slugs. It’s not that they go somewhere else for the summer — … more
If you find yourself in a rut and thinking you don’t have any opportunities to better your life, take the time to talk to someone who has immigrated to the … more
For the second year in a row, KP News will take top honors in a statewide newspaper contest.  The Washington Newspaper Publishers … more
Facebook would seem like the perfect platform to share political views. It isn’t. Let me explain why your political posts aren’t going to … more
Of the many questions we seek answers to across the infernal expanse of the internet, surely there was never one more … more
On the 50th anniversary year of Woodstock, we look back on the pictures of that event with wonder. Thousands of strangers sharing music, … more
I am a gun owner and I commend Ted Olinger’s column about reducing gun violence (“I Like Guns, But…” KP News, September 2019).   Nearly 40,000 annual deaths (and 100,000 injuries) is a … more
I would like to offer comments on two of the opinion pieces in the September edition of the paper.  Ted Olinger offers a well-reasoned opinion on the gun issue facing our country (“I Like Guns, … more
Clam: Ouch! Watch where you’re walking. Homo sapiens (H sap): What are you doing on top of the sand? You’re usually buried a foot or so … more
My first solo rescue call was an injured bald eagle spotted on the ground near the Stillaguamish River. The bird’s broken wing prevented any … more
I like firearms — let’s get that straight. When my eyes were sharper and my back was straighter, I was a crack shot. Among other things in my … more
The world recently lost one of the most profound voices of our time, Toni Morrison. This Nobel laureate and recipient of the Presidential Medal of … more
In July I spent a week in the North Cascades, in the shadow of Mount Baker. It reminded me that we are blessed to live amid some of the most … more
As I walked down the dusty gravel road, carrying my brown paper lunch bag, happily anticipating the first day of school in the second grade, I twirled … more
In the early hours of June 24, thieves  forced entry into the Lakebay Post Office, stealing mail and packages and leaving security-minded post office box holders wondering … more
The Case Inlet toxic bloom  is one of several  tracked around the Key Peninsula. more
Unsightly and unhealthy, fresh water algae blooms are becoming more common. On July 8, Don Thomson found himself posting signs warning … more
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