What began 29 years ago as “Old Timers Day” has become the Key Peninsula Logging Show and Festival. And the event has moved from the Longbranch Improvement Club to Gateway Park, according to...

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KP woman releases her third book

When Colleen Slater’s pastor, Bob Postma, went on a three week vacation from the First Presbyterian Church in Hoquiam...

Lakebay man jailed, charged with the murder of...

On June 30, Lakebay resident William Grisso reported his girlfriend, Nancy Gardner-Edwards, missing. On July 10,...

KeyFest kicked off to a simmering start in the...

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  • Fun, bugs and adventure abound with Key Pen Parks summer offerings
    Summer is a busy time for Key Pen Parks, with…
  • MAFCA rolls to Longbranch
    The Model A Ford Convention of America took place on a…
  • WildWatch program watches Key Pen
    Gig Harbor’s Harbor WildWatch program not only serves Gig Harbor,…
  • KPMS celebrates 10 years with NASA
    In 2004, Key Peninsula Middle School became the first NASA…

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  • New food bank concerns
    Rural areas like ours offer a special challenge for people…
  • What is important enough to spend your life?
    Few people recognize the real meaning behind the “Fourth of…
  • Writing by Faith
    Walking together for 90 years   Anybody remember 1924? Four…
  • Words of Whit
    Camping with a real Big Foot, the final chapter  …

Community

  • Citizens trade homemade items through new barter group
    On a recent Saturday morning the Key Peninsula Civic Center…
  • KP Calendar August 2014
    Aug. 1 Make a windsock Children from ages 6-12 create…
  • Key Peninsula Fire Department
    For the period of: June 15 to July 15  …
  • Red Barn music and barbecue open house set
    The Red Barn Youth Center hosts SPLASH, an open house…

News Briefs

  • 2014 ballot measures and candidates
    It’s election time again. There may be only two measures,…
  • KP Land Use Advisory Commission meeting
    On Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m., the KP Land Use…
  • FISH food bank changes hours
    FISH food bank, which provides free food for those in…
  • KP Farm Tour calls for vendors
    The KP Farm council invites vendors and entertainers to contact…

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  • Helen Margaret Hendrix
    Helen Margaret Hendrix, 99, died in her sleep June 30.…
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    Marta L. Lonning, 52, died n July 9, after a…

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    About 300 park visitors reported sickness after visiting Horseshoe Lake…
  • 2014 primary election results
    As of Tuesday afternoon, Aug.12, the Pierce County Auditor has…
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    By Deborah J. Hevesy, for the KP News   On…
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    In 2004, Key Peninsula Middle School became the first NASA…