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Where there’s fire, there’s art

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Darryl Nelson makes pounding metal a widely admired art form. A blacksmith for 40 years, Nelson’s custom ornamental metalwork has popped up around the world.…

Street contractor back for sewage lagoon project

The Dispatch A Kitsap County company is going from remaking Mashell Avenue in Eatonville to making a critical repair at the town’s wastewater treatment plant. Stan Palmer Construction has been…

In the running for Miss Teenage Seattle

In the running for Miss Teenage Seattle

Abbey Homan of Eatonville will participate in the 2012 Miss Teenage Seattle pageant June 17. She was chosen to be a contestant following interviews with pageant officials. Homan will compete…

Assessor-treasurer candidate to greet voters

Tim Farrell, a candidate for Pierce County assessor-treasurer, will greet voters and answer their questions about property taxes from 10 a.m. to noon June 16 at the Eatonville Visitors Center.…

People and black bears are out and (potentially) together

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown With summer upon us and the outdoor recreation season starting, it is quite possible some visitors to our forests will have chance encounters with…

Unstable hillside forces highway closure

State Route 7 remained closed early this week in the Alder area because of the threat of landslides. A state Department of Transportation spokeswoman said Monday that the closure would…

Boating safety class in Graham

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct a boating safety class June 16 in Graham. The class. which meets the requirements for the Washington Boater Education card, is scheduled for 9…

‘Get outdoors’ for free at Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park will admit all visitors for free this Saturday in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day. The U.S. Park Service observance is scheduled for all 397 national…

Auditor reviewing clerk case

The firing of Eatonville’s town clerk for improper handling of town funds has led to a review by the state auditor. Mayor Ray Harper dismissed clerk Crystal McGlone in May…

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Handicap parking is rigged I think it’s so nice to have parking in public places for handicapped folks, But it’s so abused, I have trouble believing in the system. It’s…