When Virginia Gallyer sees an unmet need in the community, she works to meet that need, even when it means helping to found a new charitable organization from the ground up. In 2009, Gallyer saw...

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Community artwork still beams at Minter Creek...

The front entrance of Minter Creek Elementary is a busy place. Cars drop off and pick up students for school, families...

Happy Paws pet grooming biz host grand opening

Barbara Whitt, owner of Happy Paws Pet Grooming, moved to the Key Peninsula in 2011 with a dream of one day locating...

Red Barn getting spruced up for grand opening,...

The Red Barn in Key Center hosted an open house Feb. 22 to introduce patrons to the upgraded facility. During Phase...

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  • Fire District 16 board meets to discuss qualifications for new chief
    Commissioners with the Key Peninsula Fire Department began the planning…
  • Library sponsors free tutoring and GED preparation
    General equivalency degree (GED) preparation is now available at Key…
  • Key Center community garden boasts great sun and soil
    Anyone who has put in a new garden knows there…

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  • Fishing season blues
    I’m wishin’ I was fishin’ As I toil through my…
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    The Pragmatic Sophist   The Public has a “right to…
  • What’s in a name?
    In April, Christians will be celebrating Easter, a day marked…

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  • KP Calendar April 2014
    April 1 Bloodmobile The bloodmobile is at Peninsula High School…
  • Key Peninsula Fire Department Report
    For the period of: Feb. 15 to March 15 Total…
  • KP church members to perform ‘The Last Supper’ for community
    In the Christian tradition, Maundy Thursday commemorates “The Last Supper,”…

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  • Bike races coming to 360 Trails
    On April 6, the Washington State Student League will host…
  • School board approves two funding issues for August ballot
    Both a capital bond issue and a contingent capital levy…
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    Terry Lee has withdrawn his candidacy for Pierce County councilmember.…

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