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Rain washes burn ban away

Recent rain and forecasts for more of it has brought an end to a ban on outdoor burning in Pierce County. The ban was lifted at noon Monday by the…

Title in sight for Cruisers

Eatonville High continued its march toward a possible Nisqually League championship by routing Bellevue Christian 57-6 last Friday. Now comes a showdown this Friday at Cascade Christian, one of three…

Eagles thump Puyallup

Graham-Kapowsin led from the start and finished the job with three unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter of a 54-36 victory over Puyallup in a South Puget Sound League 4A…

Power utility for sale?

  A possible sale of Eatonville’s electrical utility has been headed off by the Town Council. Mayor Ray Harper said the town administration wanted to hire a consultant to study…

TD spurt pushes Rogers past Bethel

Rogers topped Bethel 49-27 in a South Puget Sound League 4A high school football game Thursday. Bethel kept the contest close for a large part of the first half, trailing…

No endorsements, just your own good thinking

PAT JENKINS Dispatch editor   Once upon a time, the news media could stretch the bulk of its pre-election coverage of candidates and issues much closer to election day. Not…

Freestylin’ to district

Marisa Bass of Eatonville High School will compete in this year’s district high school girls swimming and diving meet, thanks to her district-qualifying times in the 200 and 50 freestyle…

Car break-ins lead to prison sentence

The second half of a car thief team that victimized Mount Rainier National Park visitors is on his way to prison. Matthew J. Mortinson, 35, was sentenced in federal court…

Council race puts old foes on new ground

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Marilyn Rasmussen and Jim McCune, opponents in a race two years ago for the Legislature, are election foes again – this time for the Pierce…

County exec sees less spending, fewer jobs

Pierce County would spend less, eliminate nearly 50 jobs and maintain current levels of funding for police protection in a budget proposed by County Executive Pat McCarthy for 2013. “We…