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Amputees putting pedal to the water

Amputees putting pedal to the water

Amputee military veterans will be skimming across the water in hydroplanes during a race this weekend near Eatonville. WOW-Warriors on the Water, a new program for veterans with…

Park celebrates with free admission

Something the federal government did 98 years ago will get visitors into Mount Rainier National Park for free next Monday. The creation of the National Park Service Act…

Rehabilitation gets some footpower

Rehabilitation gets some footpower

By Elisa Rau Contributing writer One moment in 2010 changed Richelle Heacock’s life forever. The multi-sport athlete was driving home to Ashford when she was in a car…

Jumping into football

Jumping into football

High school football is back. Wednesday is the first day that the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, the regulatory body of high school athletics in the state, allows organized…

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Three bodies identified as missing climbers

The bodies of three people recovered this week from Mount Rainier have been identified as…

Highway’s ‘finishing touches’ rescheduled

Traffic-delaying roadwork on State Route 161 that was orginally scheduled for Friday is now planned…

The straight dirt on getting a green thumb

HERE TO HELP By Tillie Vuksich Dear Tillie, I’ve recently retired and would like to…

Reward in hair salon burglary

A $1,000 reward is being offered by Tacoma-Pierce County Crimestoppers for information leading to an…

Frederickson road is guinea pig

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A Frederickson-area street is the guinea pig for new paving…

Bodies of mountain climbers recovered

The bodies of three climbers who are believed to be half of the victims of…


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List pit bulls as dangerous

Changing Eatonville’s municipal code to not list pit bulls, Staffordshire terriers, etc. as dangerous animals would be a giant step backwards in public safety management. Seriously, pick a…

Let’s help our veterans first

The other day, I turned my wife’s cell phone on to see if her battery needed to be chraged. Her Facebook popped up and it was posted by…

Innovation, technology can keep electricity humming

By Don C. Brunell For decades, radio newsman Paul Harvey gave us a side of the news that we either hadn’t heard or hadn’t considered. His “Rest of…

Domestic violence awareness is for everyone

Domestic violence awareness is for everyone

By Lori Culver Domestic violence is a problem that cannot be ignored. Painful acts of abuse are happening all too frequently right here in our own community, leaving…