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Ranger led life of joy, heroism

Ranger led life of joy, heroism

  While Nick Hall’s body remained on the side of the mountain where he pursued his passion and ultimately died, his family and friends gathered last Friday to reflect on…

Fire district asking for renewed, increased levy

The fire district that serves the Ashford, Elbe and Alder areas is asking voters there to renew and increase tax support for fire protection services. A ballot measure for the…

Trek volunteer’s contributions have him in the running for award

Trek volunteer’s contributions have him in the running for award

Clyde Kostelecky is known as something of a super volunteer at Northwest Trek. That reputation and dedication have put him among three finalists for the fourth annual Cox Conserves Heroes…

What was true in 1965 graduation speech can be true in 2012, too

By Rich Williams Having just experienced another graduation at Eatonville High School, I thought it was timely to share a graduation speech given by Ron Elliff in 1965. The topics…

Gerald Honek 7-21-35/6-11-12

Gerald passed away in his sleep, leaving behind three sisters – Betty Jorgenson (Ken), Gig Harbor; Lois Herbrand (Gil) (Graham); and June Herbrand (Neil), Eatonville; sister-in-law Geri Honek (Joe), Eatonville.…

Want to be official yea or nay-sayer on tax vote?

The Pierce County Council is inviting citizens to sign up for the volunteer job of writing statements that support and oppose a proposal to require a two-thirds vote of the…

Fireworks show is a go

Eatonville’s annual Independence Day celebration is carrying on while similar festivities in other towns are fizzling. The July 3 fireworks show and accompanying activities – the only event in Pierce…

MMA fighters racking up wins

Good things are happening in the cage for Eatonville MMA. Fighters training with the mixed martial arts club have racked up victories in recent competitions, bringing a smile to the…

Willis Jacobus Feb. 6, 1927-June 8, 2012

Willis Jacobus Feb. 6, 1927-June 8, 2012

On June 8, the Pearly Gates opened wide and Heaven gave Willis a hero’s welcome. His death from a heart attack was a huge shock to all who knew him because he was…

Convicted voyeur getting extra sentence

The sentencing this month of Steven Powell for his conviction on voyeurism charges may have closed that case, but he remains an intriguing figure in connection with his son, who…

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