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Park part of National Public Lands Day

Mount Rainier National Park will be the site of a volunteer service project and will admit visitors free of charge on Sept. 29 in recognition of National Public Lands Day.…

Lunch and conversation with school officials

The first meeting of the Eatonville School District Key Communicators – lunch included – is scheduled for Sept. 26 at noon at the district office. The purpose is face-to-face, two-way…

Accident sends two to hospital

Two vehicles collided Monday on State Route 507, sending both drivers to a hospital for treatment of injuries. According to the State Patrol, the accident occurred near 323rd Street when…

Dead pack animal prompts trail closure

To help hikers avoid possible run-ins with bears and mountain lions, the Laughingwater Creek Trail in Mount Rainier National Park is closed until at least Sept. 19. Park officials said…

Old-growth forest protected

Nearly 80 acres of forest near Ashford has been given conservation status by the state, a move that protects the environment and amounts to an investment in public education. The…

Cruisers win, Braves lose

Eatonville High School’s football team made a triumphant return to the Nisqually League by thumping Port Townsend 42-7 Friday. The Cruisers, playing in front of their hometown fans, built a…

Highway in park closed for two days

  Part of State Route 123 in Mount Rainier National Park will be closed next Monday and Tuesday while workers replace a culvert beneath the roadway. The closure area will…

First female principal after 97 years of men

By Shannon Hirska Contributing writer The 2012-13 school year promises to be a year of change for Eatonville High School. New administrative staff and a shift in grading philosophy should…

Fund-raiser for firefighter

Auction items are being accepted for a fund-raising event benefitting Fire District 23 battalion chief Bill Tylor, who was paralyzed in a recent accident. The day-long event is scheduled for…

G-K knocked from unbeaten ranks

Federal Way, taking its high-scoring offense to another level, defeeated Graham-Kapowsin 62-28 Thursday in a showdown between two undefeated South Puget Sound League 4A high school football teams. Chico McClatcher…