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No to Eatonville levy

A majority of Eatonville voters are saying no to boosting property taxes to help improve the town’s finances. With the first release Tuesday night of results from the general election,…

McCune winning County Council race

Jim McCune, removed from the Legislature via redistricting, seems to be on his way to winning a seat on the Pierce County Council. Approximately 54 percent of the votes counted…

Four more years for county executive

Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy is headed for a decisive re-election to her second four-year term, based on early returns from the general election that ended Tuesday. McCarthy, with 63.8…

Election coming down to the wire

The day of reckoning for candidates and issues in the general election arrives today, the final day of voting for president, state and local offices, and statewide and local ballot…

Math and science this way is a ‘dream’

Math and science this way is a ‘dream’

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Ian Chow-Miller’s “dream job” puts him in charge of inspiring scientific and mathematic thinking by students through the use of LEGOS, those venerable childhood building…

Town getting power ‘insurance’

A federal-funded project could help keep the lights on for Eatonville residents, businesses and schools during storms this winter and any other time nature or man might disrupt the power…

First-year diver in state meet

Alana Hall of Eatonville High will compete in the diving competition in the state high school girls swimming and diving championships this week in Federal Way. Hall, who already had…

Feeding bears will get you in trouble with the law

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown   It is doubtful many people are aware of two new state laws that went into effect last June. The laws prohibit the intentional…

Meridian knocks Cruisers out of playoffs

Meridian beat Eatonville 26-15 Saturday in the class 1A high school football district playoffs. In the game at Sunset Stadium in Sumner that decided which team would stay in the hunt…

Union ends Eagles’ playoffs bid

The Union Titans led almost from start to finish in a 39-22 victory over Graham-Kapowsin in the 4A district high school football playoffs Friday. The setback ended Graham-Kapowsin’s season, which…