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Voice of Key Peninsula Bluegrass Minstrels Wow Longbranch Crowd

A star was born, it seemed, when Nicole Johnson wowed the crowd of more than 200 at the Longbranch Bluegrass and Barbecue Festival July 25 with her forceful rendition of Loretta Lynn’s classic “Country In My Genes.” 317 more words


A Mount Rainier moment in all shades of red and blue

A rich velvet sky bleeds across a sliver of sky above Mcneil Island — Mount Rainier in repose, tucked cozily behind the dawn’s dying dais. 106 more words


Behind the story of the Key Peninsula Chicken Lady

Funny how stories are found and told.

A few days ago I came across one of the funniest (to me anyway) posts I had ever seen as I was scrolling through the Key Peninsula Washington Facebook feed. 269 more words


Longbranch Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival a hit with feet, bellies

It’s something I was born with, what you get is what you see,
I’m just an old hillbilly with a bluegrass song to sing…

The crowd erupted when Nicole Johnson of the Bluegrass Minstrels belted those words from Loretta Lynn’s classic “Country in my Genes.” 358 more words


A Day on a Longbranch Beach

Hot temperatures continued through Sunday, pushing the thermometer into triple digits in areas of direct sunlight most of the afternoon.

It remained at 94 degrees as the five o’clock news came on. 190 more words


Downed Tree in Longbranch Prompt Impressive Response by PenLight Crew

I have one word to describe the response time by a Peninsula Light Co. crew to a snapped tree along the Key Peninsula Highway: Impressive. 192 more words


Photos from Longbranch on a Beautiful Summer Weekend

I am sitting on our deck enjoying the sun slowly saunter over the horizon above McNeil Island.

It is already a balmy 66 degrees at sunrise. 222 more words