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Longbranch Feels the Fury of Fall, Bids Summer a Fond Farewell

Fall came with a fury mostly found in the depth of winter.

After a record-setting summer — for most consecutive days of 80-degree temperatures, which coincidentally is also the average temperature — we closed the season with a killer windstorm. 189 more words


Key Peninsula's Favorite Pony Runaway Ray off to Greener Pastures

Runaway Ray has left for greener pastures.

The partially blind Shetland who stole many hearts on the Key Peninsula died in his stall last night, according to Marykate Fowler. 419 more words


New Week Starts with a Longbranch Shower

A morning shower came as a surprise to start our week.

The goofy golden doodle had been restless all night long, barking at critters out back, real or imagined. 64 more words


Longbranch Couple Pay it Forward with Gifts of Free Firewood

Larry and Anita Henderson have been paying it forward.

Through the Key Peninsula Firewood Bank they have given low-income seniors, people with disabilities and veterans free firewood to heat their homes in the winter. 422 more words


Beating the Heat in Gig Harbor on a Paddle Boat

Judging from the cloud cover over Drayton Passage, things are cooling off a bit today.

But not enough to lift the heat advisory. According to the National Weather Service, our high today will be 89 degrees. 217 more words


Gold is the new blue — moon that is — in Longbranch

The only one my arms will hold
I heard somebody whisper please adore me
And when I looked to the moon it turned to gold… 169 more words


Blue Moon Spectacle Seen in Longbranch

Once in a blue moon, along Drayton Passage, we are treated to a show as spectacular as a summer moon rising.

Last night’s moon snuck up on my lovely bride and I. 201 more words