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Pierce County case highlights need for water pollution laws

By Billy Frank Jr. For many years we have said that enforcing existing state and federal pollution laws is one of the most effective actions we can take to recover…

Work that body

A group of Eatonville High School student-athletes have spent the summer getting in shape with a trainer who saw fitness in a new light after having a baby. Twice a…

Calling all future healthcare pros

Nearly a decade’s worth of local high school students have been getting a preview of possible careers as nurses, and the opportunity continued last month. Three students from Bethel High…

Judges picked, November showdowns previewed

Pierce County Superior Court judges were decided and the potential outcomes of races for Congress and Pierce County Executive were previewed in last week’s primary election. U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert,…

Heat brings smog alert

Smog pollution in Pierce County, including communities and areas near the Cascade foothills, could reach unhealthy levels this week as temperatures rise throughout the region, according to the Puget Sound…

Jean Ann Miller

Jean Ann Miller

Jean Ann Miller, 65, of Eatonville, WA. passed away Tuesday August 7, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup. Jean Ann was born on December 3, 1946 to George and…

Wanda Bork

Wanda Bork

Wanda Lee Bork, born Jan. 2, 1943, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband Thomas Crittenden, children Robert…

Time for fall sports again

Practice for the 2012 high school football season officially begins today. The Eatonville Cruisers are among the teams locally getting back on the gridiron. Eatonville will be in a new…

Cougar tracked after killing horse

State game agents last week were tracking a cougar that reportedly killed a horse near Eatonville. Craig Bartlett, a spokesman for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, said Thursday…

It was ‘psychedelic’

It was ‘psychedelic’

The Pierce County Fair, with a theme of “Psychedelic Summer,” completed its 65th year last Sunday, the last day in a four-day run at Frontier Park in Graham. In virtually…