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Steelheaders dance a jig with this most-popular lure

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Of all fishing lures, jigs are probably the most favored by steelhead fishermen. One of the reasons for this is their proven…

Big-time next for Parks

Big-time next for Parks

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Sadena Parks isn’t saying she’s destined to be a female version of Tiger Woods. But she’s getting closer to her stated goal of…

EYSA registering for soccer, volleyball

Registration for Eatonville Youth Sports Association’s soccer and volleyball seasons is scheduled for Sept. 6 from 9 to 11a.m. at the EYSA shed, which is located in the…

Registration open for girls’ volleyball league

Registration for the RAGE Girls Volleyball League in the Puyallup and Spanaway-Parkland and Puyallup areas will be held on Sept. 14 at Puyallup High School from 8:30 a.m.…

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Motorcycle rider dies in crash

A motorcycle struck a guardrail on State Route 7 in the Spanaway area Thursday, leaving…

That’s some good plant food

That’s some good plant food

Think of a cool, refreshing dessert with the taste of nature and a flavor unlike…

Blood donors in Graham, Spanaway, Eatonville?

Cascade Regional Blood Services, which supplies hospitals in Pierce County, and the south King County…

Former Eatonville council member dies

Former Eatonville council member dies

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Fellow Town Council members say Jim Valentine was an asset…

Authorities: SWAT shooting was justified

The fatal shooting by police of a man in a Spanaway storage unit was justified…

Memories of a 1939 plane crash victim

Memories of a 1939 plane crash victim

By Diane Mettler Many are familiar with the Stratoliner crash of 1939. Stanley Scurlock and…

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Eatonville, WA
Today Wednesday
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 02, 2014
Chance of Rain
73°/46°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on September 03, 2014
Partly Cloudy
75°/46°
Opinion

Parking rule balances neighborhoods’ needs with those of truckers

Parking rule balances neighborhoods’ needs with those of truckers

By Jim McCune Thank you for the opportunity to further clarify the intent of the County Council for regulating commercial truck parking in unincorporated Pierce County as expressed…

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…

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