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10th annual Key Peninsula Farm Tour adds new stops, keeps favorites

Showcasing the community of Key Peninsula farmers, the 10th annual Key Peninsula Farm Tour returns Saturday (Oct. 1) to celebrate a decade of farm life celebration with both new sites and favorite farm stops. New to the Farm Tour this year is YMCA Camp Seymour, showcasing its Living Machine and farm and garden programs offered at the camp.

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Peninsula High student completes Eagle Scout project at Harbor Ridge

Robert Zusy may be a freshman at Peninsula High School now, but that doesn’t mean he’s forgotten about Harbor Ridge Middle School. Looking to complete his Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troop 27 out of Fox Island, Zusy decided to devote his project to beautifying an empty space on the school campus, working Sept. 17 and 18 to install a gravel pathway and bench.

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26th District candidates attend debate in Home

Supporters of both Republican and Democratic candidates for the Washington State Legislature in the 26th Legislative District, Rep. Michelle Caldier (R) and her challenger, Randy Spitzer (D), attended a standing room only debate Sept. 19 at the Home fire station.

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World Alzheimer’s Day honored in Gig Harbor with kites, balloons

Bright balloons and colorful kites dotted the sky above the Olympic Alzheimer’s Residence in Gig Harbor on Sept. 21 to raise awareness for World Alzheimer’s Day. Residents and staff used balloons to adorn kites decorated to commemorate the lives of their residents, with a range of motifs celebrating everything from a career at Disney to a lifetime love of the Mariners.

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Sold-out Fox Island Historical Cruise shares area history

The Fox Island Historical Society is one local historical organization that works to share local history, not only through the Fox Island Museum but with its annual historical cruise around the island. The event is so popular that it is already sold out for 2016 and plans for the 2017 cruise are already underway, said board president Karen Kretschmer.

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Get to know Camp Seymour's Living Machine

Diane Jackson gives a tour of YMCA Camp Seymour's Largest Living Machine, a water treatment facility located at the camp. The Largest Living Machine will be available for tours during the Key Peninsula Farm Tour.
Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
Get to know Camp Seymour's Living Machine 1:04

Get to know Camp Seymour's Living Machine

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Trap shooting event raises money for Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation

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Gig Harbor care center honors World Alzheimer's Day

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