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A descendant of old timers Art and Hazel Fenton, who purchased 240 acres in the Minter area in 1939, Kolby Asbra has deep roots on the Key Peninsula. more
Vaughn Elementary School has a new principal, Abbie Barabe (pronounced “bear-a-bee”), with an extensive background in the field of elementary education. After earning her … more
Theresa Gano has been a rural mail carrier on the Key Peninsula for 23 years. What started out as a part-time job while tutoring students and raising her three daughters developed into a lifelong … more
“It went systemic. It took my whole mind, body and soul. Nothing could interfere with the concentration of it.” That is how Brynn Rydell described her first experience making glass … more
Washington is for beer lovers. The state produces more hops — an integral ingredient for brewing beer — than any state, with well over four times as much acreage in hop production than … more
Being a student of life is a commitment to lifelong learning. It’s the acceptance that no matter how much someone knows, there is always more to learn. Mark Ambler is many things: a carpenter, general contractor, bus driver — but above all, he’s a student of life. more
Firefighters discovered the bodies of Ted Ralston, 71, and Joanna Gormly, 73, in the basement of their burning home on Vaughn Bay the evening of May 17. They also discovered evidence the two had been murdered and that accelerants were used to start the fire and cover the crime. more
When graduating senior Jonah Derrick began his junior year at Peninsula High School as a new student in the fall of 2018, he told his parents he missed his athletic team back in Colorado, part of the worldwide Special Olympics Unified Sports program.  more
Local Native American artist Shana Lukinich and her daughter, Satiana “Tia” Foote, have produced and distributed over 2,000 free masks since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington state.  more
Social distancing and business closures have affected hospitals too, reducing … more
Father, husband, coach and a driving force behind the enduring … more
The novel coronavirus is inspiring more people to grow their own fresh veggies this spring. Square foot … more
After a year as pastor of Key Peninsula Lutheran Church, Anna Bonaro has gained new … more
Martha and Steven Konicek never planned to own a tree farm. But in 2017 their neighbor clear-cut 40 acres and considered selling a nearby 40-acre parcel, land more
Key Peninsula Middle School seventh grader James McCourt plays so many instruments it took a while for him and his mom, Eryn McCourt, to list them all. more
A desire for fresh eggs ignited a passion for raising chickens. Pets hold a … more
After seven years of remodeling, the Robinsons can finally enjoy their historic … more
Ex-CIA recruiter uses multiple talents to strengthen community. more
After a year of leadership at Children’s Home Society of … more
Sailor, salvage officer and 100-ton master’s license captain Katy Stewart of Wauna will compete in her fifth consecutive race to Alaska, known as the R2AK, more
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