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Key Peninsula Fire District 16 will ask voters Aug. 6 to renew its Maintenance and Operations Levy, an $800,000-a-year ballot measure in place since 2012. more
Anticipating a warmer and drier summer, the KP Fire Department urges residents to prepare for fire emergencies using a "Ready, Set, Go" plan, highlighting the importance of education, preparation, and community vigilance. more
Volunteer Kathy Lyons is championing new traffic-calming measures on KP Highway to help boost safety and reduce speeding. more
Fifth-grade Evergreen Elementary School teacher Jordan Henderson was arrested by Pierce County Sheriff deputies on suspicion of child molestation. He was charged with nine counts of first-degree child molestation. more
Adam Nicholas Randolph was sentenced to 50 months in prison and five years of supervision after pleading guilty to sneaking into PHS girls bathroom to take pictures and record videos of girls. more
Spotty cell coverage across portions of the Key Peninsula has left some homeowners dependent on sometimes even less reliable landlines. Residents may well wonder why it is so bad and what can be done about it. more
The Key Peninsula Citizens Against Crime has transformed from a standalone group to a committee of the Key Peninsula Community Council with a new name - the Public Safety Committee. more
A rollover car accident at approximately 5:15 p.m. March 5 blocked the Key Peninsula Highway in both directions just north of Key Center for 45 minutes, leading to substantial traffic at a busy hour. more
Key Peninsula Fire Board Commissioner Frank Grubaugh, 78, announced his resignation effective immediately at the end of the commissioners meeting March 12. more
The Key Peninsula Fire Department added two pieces of equipment in early February, beefing up its rescue arsenal. The new mini-pumper is a small fire engine that is less expensive to purchase … more
The last major earthquake to impact the KP happened 23 years ago last month, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen soon. more
If chosen by the will of the citizens of the Key Peninsula, as a write-in candidate for fire commissioner position 3 with Pierce County Fire District No. 16, I, Hal Wolverton, vow to bring back … more
Retired Key Peninsula Assistant Fire Chief Hal Wolverton registered with the Pierce County Auditor’s office as a write-in candidate Oct. 5 for fire commission position No. 3, opposing incumbent … more
The Key Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Association and Fire District 16 honored its longest-serving member at the Sept. 12 commission meeting, commending Jerry Marsh for 50 years of service … more
Key Peninsula Fire District 16 Assistant Chief Chris Beswick moved into Station 45 near the northwest corner of State Route 302 and Wright Bliss Road NW with his wife and daughter Aug. 1 … more
Key Peninsula Fire District 16 has often been in the news over the last year about money, as seen in public reaction to its purchase of Key Center real estate at the end of 2021 and calls from some … more
The Pierce County Fire Prevention Bureau wants the Key Peninsula to enjoy fireworks on the Fourth of July. Just don’t do them before or after. more
This spring Pierce County upped its game in collecting organic waste. It will now allow vegetable and fruit trimmings, tea bags and coffee with paper filters in yard waste collected at curbside and … more
Vegetation and wildland fires have been occurring more frequently and earlier in the season on the Key Peninsula in recent years, according to Public Information Officer and Volunteer Battalion Chief … more
Septic systems are the unsung heroes for homeowners on the Key Peninsula. They work tirelessly and discreetly handling nature’s call, and until something nasty happens, they’re often … more
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