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Leash on fireworks varies

The Dispatch The start of fireworks sales for the annual Fourth of July celebration is about a week away, followed by legal dates to use them that vary widely depending…

Kansas calling for wrestler

Kansas calling for wrestler

A star wrestler at Spanaway Lake High School is going all the way to the midwest to continue her athletic and educational career. Cherelle Jackson has signed a letter of…

Student will spend summer planning a trip to Mars

Washington Aerospace Scholars has selected Eli Olson, an Eatonville High School student, for one of the program’s four summer residency sessions held in June and July at the Museum of…

Off they go into the wildlife yonder

Air Force Staff Sgt. James Lee, fresh from an overseas deployment, wanted a different kind of service closer to home. Northwest Trek thanks him. Lee and 20 other crew members…

End of highway closure uncertain

The Dispatch A section of State Route 7 near Alder is expected to remain closed most or all of this week as highway workers try to figure out how to…

School Board retreat Wednesday

The Eatonville School Board will hold a retreat Wednesday in the school district’s main office. The informal meeting to discuss various district matters will begin at 6:30 p.m. In another…

Note to businesses: Capitalize on tourism

By Calvin W. Goings Contributing writer In 2011, the U.S. travel and tourism industry generated $1.2 trillion from domestic and international travel and supported 7.6 million jobs, according to the…

Fish in small streams if crowds aren’t your style

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown With the opening of streams June 2 to fishing, a lot of anglers are turning their backs to large, over crowded rivers and lowland…

Dispatch editorial: Big idea, big decision

Big ideas carry big risks. That’s a central part of the discussion that’s revving up again about a major resort proposed for Mount Rainier’s back yard. Mount Rainier Resort at…

More talk coming on mountain resort

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A public hearing to review the status of Mount Rainier Resort at Park Junction, a project that has made little progress in recent years, has…