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Peninsula running back Potter will go to WSU as preferred walk-on  The News Tribune

Peninsula High School running back Braeden Potter is headed to Pullman, committing to Washington State University as a preferred walk-on for the Cougars.



South Sound signing day: Where are top athletes going to college?  Tacoma News Tribune

National Signing Day for the 2018-19 school year is Wednesday. High school athletes around the South Sound will sign their National Letters of Intent to ...



Statewide high school football scores, Week 5  The News Tribune

Live scoring updates from the South Sound and beyond.



After sluggish first half, Peninsula blows out Capital to clinch 3A SSC title  The News Tribune

The week after its annual Fish Bowl game with crosstown rival Gig Harbor, the Peninsula High School football team had come out flat in the first half in the ...



Winners in The News Tribune high school player and play of the week poll for week 8  The Olympian

In The News Tribune's first weekly high school poll, Jacob Holcomb of Puyallup wins player of the week honors and Peninsula's Burke Griffin takes first for play ...



Local politicians have ideas, no concrete plans, for Purdy Bridge alternatives  The News Tribune

Councilman Derek Young and Rep. Jesse Young talk traffic on the Key Peninsula.



Local group becomes school bond’s official opposition  The News Tribune

A group of Gig Harbor residents have filed as the official opposition against the Peninsula School District ballot measure for a $220-million bond that would be ...



36 Peninsula schools seniors recognized for their achievements as Students of Distinction  The News Tribune

Congratulations to the 2018 Students of Distinction! The annual event recognizes outstanding high school achievement by 36 graduating seniors in the ...



5 takeaways from the fifth week of football in the South Sound  The News Tribune

Five local teams remain undefeated, a longtime coach picks up a signature win, and league title races are beginning to shake out. Here are five takeaways from ...



While Gig Harbor soccer chases perfection, Peninsula is chasing the Tides  The News Tribune

You can't get better than 10 wins in 10 games. The Gig Harbor High School girls soccer team is still perfect this season, boasting an undefeated 10-0 overall ...



5 takeaways from the opening round of the high school football state playoffs  The News Tribune

Nine local high school football teams are moving on. Graham-Kapowsin, Puyallup, Peninsula, Timberline, Yelm, Fife, Steilacoom, Black Hills and Tumwater all ...



State quarterfinals: High school football games of the week, predictions  The News Tribune

Every high school football game to watch in the state quarterfinals in the South Sound and beyond this weekend.



Big-name departures leave 3A SSC boys basketball race open for new contenders  The Olympian

At first glance, the current Class 3A South Sound Conference boys basketball season is most notable for players who are no longer a part of it.



The future of trade starts at Peninsula School District  The News Tribune

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, sees new education opportunities stemming from local school programs.



Peninsula High student killed in car crash is identified. Classes canceled Monday  The News Tribune

A Peninsula High School student killed in a car crash Sunday has been identified.



After posting 15-3 record a season ago, could this year’s Gig Harbor soccer team be even better?  The News Tribune

The Gig Harbor High School girls soccer team went 15-3 and won a league title last season, making it difficult to imagine this year's team could be even better.



Legal resources and materials now available at Gig Harbor library  The News Tribune

Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula residents can brush up on their legal research thanks to a new partnership between the Pierce County Library system and the ...



Deaths of PHS students Kyle Stillion, James Oatridge must prompt road safety improvements  The News Tribune

Some spot roadwork has been done on well-known hazardous roadways west of state Route 16, but it's not enough. After the deaths of two boys in three days, ...



Peninsula School District board generates itemized cost list for proposed bond funds  The News Tribune

After announcing during a special meeting that April's proposed bond measure would be set for $220 million, the Peninsula School District's Board of Directors ...



South Sound boys basketball primer: Who will be the top teams, players in 2018-19?  The News Tribune

Who will be the best local basketball players this season? Which teams will wind up with league crowns? The News Tribune breaks down the 2018-19 season in ...



KGHP radio station wins General Excellence Award  The News Tribune

Giving students an edge after high school is a goal for many high school teachers, and one that Leland Smith is proud to say he regularly achieves.



'Nutcracker' time is here!  Tacoma Weekly

The holiday season is an especially busy time of the year for the performance arts. For local dance companies, productions of the “Nutcracker” ballet are a ...



The next step in school district bonding is left to the residents  The News Tribune

Peninsula School District leaders pass a resolution, now wait to see what happens at April election.



Capital measure to fund Peninsula School District facilities to be placed on April ballot  The News Tribune

A ballot measure to fund the Peninsula School District will appear on the April 24 election after the board of directors voted 4-1 in favor during the Dec. 14 school ...



Commentary: Looking ahead to 2018 in Pierce County  The News Tribune

Pierce County Councilman Derek Young looks at some of the issues the county is addressing on the Gig Harbor peninsula in 2018.



Car prowler(s) on the loose all over Gig Harbor  The News Tribune

Gig Harbor police are on the lookout for whoever's responsible for a string of vehicle prowls that started June 26. An officer dispatched to the first report went to ...



Peninsula hires former UPS assistant Matt Robles to coach boys basketball  The News Tribune

Matt Robles admits he wasn't the most athletically gifted player in his day.



Gig Harbor, Peninsula share more than football rivalry  The News Tribune

Two teams. One community. That's how Ross Filkins and Aaron Chantler describe high school football in the Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula area. “I think (Filkins) ...



After 23 years as a head coach, Fairfield embracing assistant role at Peninsula  The News Tribune

Jim Fairfield has seen it all. The 55-year-old transplant from Fountain Hills, Arizona has played high school football, wrestled, played college football, had a brief ...



Peninsula tabs former UPS assistant as new boys basketball coach  The News Tribune

Matt Robles fell in love with the Tacoma area when he worked as an assistant basketball coach at the University of Puget Sound from 2005 to 2011.



Evergreen Elementary student remains in critical condition after YMCA pool incident  The News Tribune

A “cherished” young girl from the Key Peninsula is in critical condition at Mary Bridge Children's Health Center in Tacoma after she was found unresponsive in ...



Inaugural SUP in the Harbor event unites community, brings awareness for funding for schools  The News Tribune

In addition to an attempt at the world record for longest stand-up paddleboard parade, the inaugural event in Gig Harbor served as a community celebration for ...



Oysters, parks and small towns are Key to this Peninsula  TheNewsTribune.com

Peninsulas have identity issues. They're attached to the mainland. No one can quite agree where they begin. And there's always a smug little island nearby ...



The best high school boys basketball players in the South Sound — as determined by the coaches  The News Tribune

2017-18 all-league high school boys basketball teams in the South Sound — including the 4A NPSL, 4A SPSL, 3A Pierce County League, 3A South Sound ...



Previews and predictions for the state high school football championships  The News Tribune

The Gridiron Classic will take place in the Tacoma Dome on Friday and Saturday. Here's a breakdown of each of the championships, the players to watch and ...



Fire destroys waterfront home in Gig Harbor. Lack of hydrants hindered response  The News Tribune

A waterfront home in Gig Harbor was destroyed by a two-alarm fire early Wednesday. There were no fire hydrants on the street, so firefighters had to bring in ...



Pursuit of golf dreams lead Korea native to Gig Harbor  The News Tribune

Gig Harbor High School sophomore Sean Vaovasa has been all over the place during his lifetime. He grew up in Korea, moved to China when he was about 8 ...



Fishermen's Club Helps Hatch Local Salmon  Keypennews

Sara Thompson, KP News. Stream water enters through an inflow pipe of a remote site incubator for salmon eggs, and then flows out through an outflow pipe at ...



Gig Harbor community events for Dec. 8 and beyond  Kitsap Sun

Do you have a community announcement? Send it to ghlife.editor@gmail.com. Deadline is 10 a.m., Monday before the publication on each Friday. Be sure to ...



Will historic landmark have to make way for badly needed fire station on Tideflats?  The News Tribune

Before Puget Sound Energy's liquefied natural gas plant opens, Tacoma needs to have a fire station operational nearby. That could mean that a historic ...



Lauren Nguyen  Los Angeles Times

Lauren Nguyen is a staff writer for Fountain Valley High School's news publication Baron Banner. She is an avid bibliophile, competitive swimmer, aspiring ...



Shuttle service offers alternate form of transportation to school in Fountain Valley  Los Angeles Times

Fountain Valley High School is providing students an alternative way to get to school: a continuously running shuttle bus operated by Karmel Shuttles. There is ...



Burley geoduck plan draws opposition  Kitsap Sun

About 110 people attended a Tuesday evening meeting about Taylor Shellfish's plan to convert an existing commercial clam and oyster bed into one of the ...



Family of victim dragged by vehicle in Ruston reacts  The News Tribune

The mother and sister of Ruston accident victim Tracie Hall speaks about their family member. Hall chose a different path early in life.



Wall heater started Tacoma apartment fire that killed resident  The News Tribune

One person was found dead inside a Tacoma apartment that caught fire early Tuesday.



Lacey teacher who tackled shooter cancels campaign for statehouse  The News Tribune

Less than a month after announcing a bid for a seat in the Legislature, North Thurston High School teacher-turned-hero Brady Olson has decided to scrap his ...



Lost stuffed animal looking for family at State Fair  The News Tribune

Somewhere, there's a child missing its stuffed dog right now. At the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, there's a stuffed dog missing its family, too.



Come spring, you’ll be able to stroll safely from UWT to the waterfront  The News Tribune

Work to extend the Prairie Line Trail, which will eventually run from the Thea Foss Waterway down into South Tacoma, is underway. The multi-use trail that ...



Washington state a leader in fighting payroll fraud, but problems still occur  TheNewsTribune.com

Dathan Williams wasn't shy when it came to bragging to his workers about how he was breaking the law.



Apply for the 2019 Student Advisory Board  Los Angeles Times

The Student Advisory Board (SAB) is a group of students who want to take an active role in shaping the future of HS Insider. Students video conference every ...



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