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Rep. Kilmer to hold town hall meeting in Westport  KXRO Newsradio

Representative Derek Kilmer will be in Grays Harbor next week, and will begin a series of town halls throughout the region with an event Monday in Westport.



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.



Frazier, Peninsula storm back late to capture 3A South Sound title against rival Gig Harbor  The Olympian

The Peninsula High School girls basketball team came back from behind, late in the fourth quarter, to capture the Class 3A South Sound Conference title against ...



Seahawk 101 at Peninsula High School open to incoming freshmen  The News Tribune

Soon-to-be Peninsula High School students and their parents can get a sneak peek at an upcoming student orientation of what being a Seahawk will be like.



Peninsula topples Gig Harbor in 40th Fish Bowl, 21-10  The News Tribune

Scoring was at a premium in the 40th edition of the annual Fish Bowl rivalry game between Gig Harbor and Peninsula high schools. Explosive plays, however ...



Peninsula HS Bus In Crash With 30+ Students On Board  Gig Harbor, WA Patch

School Bus Crash Reported In Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor, WA - A car crashed into the bus around 7:30 a.m. Thursday near Peninsula High School.



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.



Peninsula blows by Seattle Prep to earn trip to 3A state playoffs  The News Tribune

Peninsula beat Seattle Prep at Roy Anderson Field on Friday night to earn another trip to the Class 3A state tournament.



Peninsula’s offense continues to fire on all cylinders in opening-round win over Bethel  The News Tribune

The seventh-seeded Peninsula High School football team — and its offense, specifically — may be heating up at just the right time. Three weeks in a row, the ...



Key Peninsula residents to Pierce County: Don’t forget us in your budget  The News Tribune

Boy Scout, parents, teachers, regional leaders and commuters had plenty to say to the Pierce County Council on its annual visit to the Key Peninsula.



In Gig Harbor, summer’s over and it’s back to class for Peninsula students  The News Tribune

Summer came to an end Wednesday in Gig Harbor, where another school year kicked off with the first day of classes at 15 elementary, middle and high schools ...



QB Burke Griffin had the Timberline game circled. He and Peninsula finally topped the Blazers in an OT thriller  The Olympian

Peninsula held on for a 28-27 win in overtime in a Class 3A South Sound Conference rivalry game Thursday night at Roy Anderson Field in Purdy.



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 ...



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.



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

If you haven't yet heard about the deficiencies with the Purdy bridge, you haven't spent a lot of time on the Key Peninsula. “Key Peninsula residents are forced to ...



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, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Racist message painted at school, building set on fire. Cops want help finding suspect  The News Tribune

Pierce County detectives want help identifying a person suspected of spray painting a racist message and starting a fire at Purdy's Peninsula High school on ...



High school basketball: 2018-19 all-league teams in the South Sound  Tacoma News Tribune

All-league boys and girls basketball teams in the South Sound for the 2018-19 season, as chosen by coaches.



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.



Grimmer, Kingsbury lead in their PenMet Park Commission races  Tacoma News Tribune

Kurt Grimmer and Laurel Kingsbury were early leaders in the primary election for the Peninsula Metropolitan Park Commission. Grimmer, the incumbent in ...



I’m tired but ready to run, hide with your kids  The News Tribune

I go to school every day, armed with thoughtful lesson plans, effective strategies, a positive attitude and an open heart, even though I am underpaid and overtired ...



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.



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 ...



'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 ...



School district discusses bond ratings, secondary education schedules  The News Tribune

Bond vote is April 24; decisions forthcoming on middle and high school schedules needed to upcoming 24-credit graduation requirement.



Ellen Fay remembered by family and through Peninsula School District award  The News Tribune

Local woman, honored by Peninsula School District excellence award, remembered by family.



Peninsula ruins North Thurston’s perfect season with 56-48 win  The News Tribune

Peninsula earned its biggest win of the year on Friday night against previously undefeated North Thurston, 56-48, spoiling the Rams' hope for a flawless regular ...



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) ...



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.



Gig Harbor-area church looks for volunteers to help schools  The News Tribune

If you enjoy spending the summer volunteering you're in luck, as Harbor Covenant Church prepares to host the 10th annual “Compassion, Mercy, Justice ...



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 ...



In the news this month  Keypennews

Supermajority Passes Permanent EMS Fire Department Levy Ted Olinger September 1, 2019. Key Peninsula voters approved a KP fire department emergency ...



Auburn hires new football coach, and he’s not the next Gordy Elliott  The News Tribune

Auburn High School found its next football coach in Aaron Chantler, who spent las year as now-former coach Gordy Elliott's offensive coordinator and was at Gig ...



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 ...



Peninsula 44, Stadium 21: Seahawks ground-and-pound Tigers, advance to 3A state playoffs  The News Tribune

The Peninsula High School football team is heading to state for the fourth time in the past five years, with the Seahawks' ground-and-pound-and-defense play ...



Tuba takes centerstage at Young Artists Concert Sunday  The News Tribune

I learned only late last week that this Sunday (Feb. 11) at 6 p.m. the annual Young Artist Concert featuring Commencement Bay Music Educators Association ...



Tasked with replacing large senior class, Peninsula expects no drop-off  The News Tribune

Peninsula High running back Braeden Potter, who rushed for 320 yards a season ago, is one of many players who will need to step up this season for a ...



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.



Oysters, parks and small towns are Key to this Peninsula  The Olympian

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 ...



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 ...



Burley Lagoon could become largest geoduck farm in Pierce County  The News Tribune

Pierce County's largest geoduck farm could be coming to Burley Lagoon. The public will get its first chance Tuesday to comment on the proposal by Taylor ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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