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We are two past presidents of the Key Peninsula Parks and Recreation Commission, better known now as Key Pen Parks. During our six-plus years of working together, we orchestrated the increase of park … more
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
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