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Hillside still too shaky for highway to reopen

No reopening of State Route 7 in the Alder area was being planned Monday, the state Department of Transportation reported. The highway remained closed indefinitely as a safety precaution because…

Breakfast fund-raiser supports firefighters, community

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Enough people eating pancakes next Wednesday will help the Eatonville Fire Department do its job. From 9 a.m. to noon on July 4 at the…

Hope for recovering ranger’s body

The body of a park ranger who died during a rescue last week of stranded climbers on Mount Rainier could be removed from the side of the mountain Wednesday or…

Firefighters and libraries’ financial incentives encourage kids to read

The Dispatch Pierce County Library System is giving kids a financial incentive to read this summer. School-age children are being encouraged to boost their reading skill and qualify for prizes…

Bethel parent new regional leader for state PTA

De Marco Best, a parent in the Bethel School District, has been elected as Washington State PTA’s Region 5 director. Best’s one-year term began June 1. As a region director,…

Ex-Bethel star signs with Olympic College

Ex-Bethel star signs with Olympic College

Candais Margeson, one of the top fastpitch players for Bethel High School and all of the South Puget Sound League in 2012, has signed a letter of intent to play…

For fun and relaxation, get hooked on fishing

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Fishing can seem to be a far out and strange sport to the non-angler. It can involve waiting on a river or stream bank…

Anglers try their luck in Tanwax derby

More than 100 anglers hit the water at Tanwax Lake last weekend for a fishing derby hosted by Rainbow RV Resort. The winner was Merrill-Lee Rasmussen of Eatonville , whose…

Property values falling

Most property owners in Pierce County will soon learn that the taxable value of their land is going down, and how much. On Friday, the county assessor-treasurer will begin mailing…

Park ranger dies during mountain rescue

A Mount Rainier National Park ranger fell to his death Thursday during a rescue of mountain climbers. Park officials said Nick Hall, 34, was among rescuers who went to the…