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Joemma Beach Eelgrass Restoration Underway
Written by Lisa M. Bryan“What are you guys doing?” asked curious onlookers on the dock at Joemma Beach State Park in late July. Local volunteers assisted an enthusiastic team of scientists and students working to restore eelgrass beds in the sub-tidal zone off Joemma Beach.Read more...
Written by Sara ThompsonMichelle Caldier (R), just completing her first term as state representative for the 26th Legislative District, was first drawn to politics after she successfully got adult dental coverage reinstated for Medicaid patients in 2012. “It is my mission to help people,” she said. “And I was inspired by the opportunity to help on a different level.”Read more...
Written by Sara Thompson“Entering politics was never on my list of things I needed to do,” said Randy Spitzer, the Democratic candidate running for state representative for the 26th Legislative District now held by incumbent Michelle Caldier (R).Read more...
Free Mobile Dental Clinic in Key Center
Written by Ted OlingerA rolling dental lab and team of volunteer dentists treated anyone with dental needs free of charge in the parking lot of the Key Center library and medical building on Saturday, July 23.Read more...
Locals Build Rain Garden to Improve Vaughn Bay
Written by Matthew DeanAs local ecological issues continue to grow in scope and scale, some KP residents are turning to an installation called a rain garden to help improve local water quality.Read more...
Thumbs Up for KP Fire Levy
Written by Lisa M. BryanEven before the final ballots were tallied, it was clear Key Peninsula voters turned out in sufficient numbers to overwhelmingly approve the four-year maintenance and operations levy for Key Peninsula Fire District 16 on the Aug. 2 ballot. The levy passed with an approval rate of 69.72 percent, the largest margin of victory for a FD 16 M&O levy on record, according to the Pierce County Auditor.Read more...
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Letters to the Editor
Student for School Funding
I know one of the reasons my family moved to Gig Harbor was because of the outstanding public education system. To maintain this standard, our…Read more...
Student Says Homework Should be Optional
Homework should be optional instead of required. There are at least three reasons for this: Kids need to be kids; we don’t have enough time;…Read more...
KP Parks President Responds
During our August board meeting, a resolution was made to push an aggressive start to Phase I development of Gateway Park. The motion failed by…Read more...
Key Pen Parks Commissioner Says Build Now
As a Key Pen Parks Commissioner, my goals for the district are to increase access to our park properties and build a playground on the…Read more...
In Support of Randy Spitzer
When I first saw Randy speak, he struck me as someone more interested in policy solutions than politics.Read more...
In Support of Jesse Young
March 15, 2016, was a great day for the toll payers using the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.Read more...