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“I think because we use organic, free-trade products, people just assume a hippie owns it.” more
Inside the light blue building of the Key Center Corral is an inconspicuous barbershop with an identity problem. more
Zoie Ewald of Gig Harbor began raising money for Food Backpacks 4 Kids at a very early age. more
His final term ends in January 2023. more
If you’re from around here, Norm Dicks needs no introduction. more
When the first Russian artillery shell hit, Tom Bates realized he’d made a mistake. more
I am in Kharkiv and have experienced three missile attacks that have shaken the house I’m in. This just happened 20 minutes ago. more
Historian Michael Kenneth Hemp moved to Wauna from Monterey, California, in 2017 to follow the trail of Ed Ricketts. more
North West Pro Wrestling owner trying to return his promotion to pre-pandemic glory. more
The former Trillium Creek Winery in Home has new owners. Tedra and Kyle Hett grew up in Kansas and moved to Tacoma in 2014. They met in the eighth grade and have been together for more than half … more
Many people around the world picked up a hobby while in pandemic lockdown; anything from home improvement projects to a sudden interest in knitting. But future Peninsula High School junior Gavin … more
Anyone exploring the byways of the Key Peninsula has seen them, and maybe even been startled. Wooden bear cubs clinging to a tree, an enormous eagle perched atop a roof peak, a life-sized Sasquatch … more
Greg Matson of Tacoma, 67, retired from the United Parcel Service June 10 after 43 years, 37 spent driving. Seventeen of those years were delivering packages on the Key Peninsula. more
When driving along the Key Peninsula Highway through Key Center, pay attention to the litter-free roadside and notice the hanging baskets, large flower-filled pots and weeded beds along the road. The … more
The collective Rotary Clubs of Gig Harbor conferred the Rotary Star Award on Sara Thompson during a ceremony May 20 at Canterwood Golf and Country Club in Gig Harbor.  more
Approximately 5 million people had fled Ukraine and another 8 million were internally displaced as of May 15 after their country was invaded by the Russian Federation Feb. 24. Many who ran tried to … more
This is World War III. There is no doubt. What happens in Ukraine will have an effect on the rest of the world for generations to come. I feel it is a defining moment for the human race. more
If you live on or drive by Tiedman Road, you may have noticed that the spelling on the road signs was recently changed to Tiedeman. Pierce County updated the signs the week of April 18 to reflect the … more
Bette (“Betty”) McCord has been one of the first faces students, parents, community providers, volunteers and visitors have seen when they enter Evergreen Elementary School for over three … more
Community leaders, colleagues, former staff, friends and family gathered at the Key Peninsula Civic Center April 23 in gratitude for the humble, kind-hearted country doctor who practiced medicine as … more
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