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Lisa Bryan Lisa Bryan, Editor, KP News “Only on the KP.”  As a newcomer to the Key Peninsula myself, back in 2002, that phrase piqued my interest. People seemed to use it in different … more
The Destiny of Nations Armistice Day was observed in the United States to mark the end of World War I until 1954, when President Eisenhower signed a proclamation declaring … more
Rachel Berry A Viking We Will Go If you’ve lived in the area for any length of time, you’ve probably heard that Poulsbo is affectionately known as “Little Norway.” Located on the … more
Polly Robinson The Long Gray and Gold Line  It’s November and that means Veterans Day. We have a long and proud history in my family of military service dating back to pre-Revolutionary War … more
Colleen Slater Vaughn WWII Veteran Goes the Distance Wally Cornman, a proud veteran of World War II, continues his service to veterans and the local community. Cornman was born in Naches, … more
Lisa Bryan Lisa Bryan, Editor, KP News This month we bring you stories of the past and questions about our future. This month we also ask for your support. Button up a warm sweater, pour … more
Meredith Browand Research over Rhetoric Just like the two previous general elections of 2014 and 2016, the Alliance for Gun Responsibility has placed a voter initiative on this year’s … more
Rob Vajko Mistaking the Symptoms for the Cause Some topics are extremely difficult to broach without giving rise to a slew of emotions from both sides on issues like abortion, religion, the … more
Before I first entered the door to Lincoln No. 7, my one-room schoolhouse on a lot a mile from our farm, I’d asked enough about the school to irritate … more
Time of Dog Salmon October was the Time of Dog Salmon for the native people on Filucy Bay and throughout southern Puget Sound. Dog salmon is such an ignominious name for a fish … more
Lisa Bryan Lisa Bryan, Editor, KP News At Key Peninsula News our focus is local. The very word “local” means different things to many people––to the point it feels as if we need a … more
Carolyn Wiley, KP News Blue Organdy A couple of my early formative years were spent in El Paso, Texas. There are random snapshots in my head of San Antonio, but I have clear memories of the El … more
Dan Whitmarsh Dan Whitmarsh Collaboration in our Competitive World Friday nights in Purdy will soon mean tailgate parties, boisterous crowds and the epic struggle that is high school … more
Rob Vajko Seeing People as People I recently discovered something about myself that I really don’t like at all. As much as I want to believe that I care about people, I am forced to admit … more
Lisa Bryan Lisa Bryan, Editor, KP News It’s time to kick back in the hammock or slide into a comfortable Adirondack chair to relax and take it all in. August––the reliably delicious month … more
Joseph Pentheroudakis A marvel of crows Crows. You’ve watched them mob large raptors like eagles and hawks, chasing them with angry caws; you’ve heard their complex, high-decibel chorus at … more
Anne Nesbit Self-Care for Your Life You’re overwhelmed at work. Projects are piling up at home and your calendar is crammed with overdue tasks. To make room for all that you skip lunch, stop … more
Brook Hurst Stephens Summer Refresher I’m writing this on a bright and sunny day, with temps soaring in the upper 80s. This might even be considered an uncomfortably hot day by Pacific … more
Rachel Berry Vashon Meanderings Summer and early fall are the best times to visit areas that are bursting with berries, offer an abundance of sunshine, beaches filled with undiscovered … more
Lisa Bryan Lisa Bryan, Editor, KP News Summer solstice celebrations complete, the longest day of the year in 2018 is behind us. Enter July––a season ushered in by Dr. Roes and his old-time … more
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