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KP Food Banks Work to Feed Community
Written by Matthew DeanThe Key Peninsula has multiple food banks, each with its own history and style of community support.Read more...
Burley Lagoon Power Towers to be Replaced; New Osprey Pole Added
Written by Carolyn WileyTacoma Power will replace the transmission towers in Henderson Bay and Burley Lagoon in late 2017, if the required permitting is approved. The four steel-lattice towers in the water and on the Purdy Spit will be a replaced with a single, taller pole in the lagoon. The four towers on land on both sides of the lagoon will be replaced with four single-pole transmission towers. Tacoma Power will also create…Read more...
Mountain Bike Race at Key Pen Park
Written by Staff ReportOn a sunny day in February, 256 mountain bike riders from all over Western Washington rode a combined 468 laps on a 6 1/2 mile track through 360 Trails for a combined 3,000 miles of riding in a single day. The Feb. 12 event start and finish lines were at Gateway Park on State Route 302 near Wauna.Read more...
Longbranch Marina Begins Upgrade
Written by Staff ReportReplacement of old creosote-laced wooden pilings at the Longbranch Marina began in early February. The $40,000 project has been years in the planning, according to Mark Runions, chair of the Longbranch Improvement Club dock committee.Read more...
Purdy Bridge Repairs Need Repairing
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KP Community Council Opens Office
Written by Frank SlaterThe Key Peninsula Community Council took possession of the former Mustard Seed Project office in the Key Center Corral Feb. 1. The council office will provide space for Pierce County Health Department and Safe Streets to give resources on improving water quality, septic management and protection of public health, and to offer guidance on various county-permit applications.Read more...
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Robert "Bob" Clarence Stickley
Robert "Bob" Clarence Stickley died Jan. 1 in Sonoma, California, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 81 years old. Stickley was born in Laramie,…
Patricia B. Greetham
Patricia B. Greetham of Lakebay died Dec. 25, 2016. She was 83 years old. She was born in Seattle to Jim and Melva Brooks. The…
Chester E. Dadisman
Chester E. Dadisman, a longtime Gig Harbor resident, died peacefully Jan. 10. He was 98 years old. Raised in Home, Dadisman left when he was…
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