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Rosa Hibbard

Rosa Hibbard went to be with the Lord on Aug. 11, 2012. She was born in Wapato, Wash. on Oct. 4, 1919 and moved to Eatonville with her family when…

Kids’ volleyball, flag football teams forming

Bethel Recreation is accepting registration for third through sixth-grade flag football and girls volleyball teams. The cost is $40 per child, and the deadline for registering is Sept. 1. Online…

Gridders girding for first kickoffs

High school football teams are one week into their pre-season practices for the 2012 campaign that sees its first action next week. Graham-Kapowsin, Eatonville and Bethel put on the pads…

Fire levy defeated

Fire District 23′s levy in the primary election has gone down to defeat, but all is not necessarily lost. The district’s commissioners already plan to re-run the funding measure in…

Concert helps fight hunger

A free concert this Saturday at Glacier View Park in Eatonville will benefit the Eatonville food bank. Audience donations of non-perishable food and money will support efforts to meet local…

Barbed or barbless hooks? That’s the question

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown When it comes to barbless fishing hooks, there seems to be two major chains of thoughts regarding their usage. One group of fishermen believes…

Boeing encourages Pierce County connection

Boeing had some good news to share during the first Pierce County Aerospace Summit. A top official of the aircraft manufacturer predicted the global market will need 34,000 new airplanes…

Officials: Too much food going to landfill

Nearly one-third of Pierce County’s waste is food, making it the largest category of material being dumped at the county landfill. That’s the word from county officials who are taking…

New aid vehicle with federal help

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Eatonville Fire Department is in the running for federal money to buy a new emergency medical aid vehicle. The agency has applied for a federal…

Dispatch editorial: And the votes are in

Voters made some interesting and, in many cases, predictable decisions in the primary election that drew to a close last week. In the predictable column were the advancements to the…