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Bad air leads to burn ban

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency announced Monday that it was continuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce County. until…

Tree’s lights remember, honor and show love

The Tree of Honor, sponsored by Eatonville Day Break Lions Club, is back for another year of community fund-raising. Located in the Nevitt Point park at the north entrance to…

Prep hoop, mat seasons at hand

High school basketball and wrestling teams are close to opening their 2012-13 seasons. The boys and girls basketball squads at Eatonville, Graham-Kapowsin and Bethel will play their first official games…

Library board vacancy filled by widow of former member

Library board vacancy filled by widow of former member

Donna Albers has been named to the Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees, replacing her husband, who died in July in a bicycling accident at Mount Rainier National Park. …

Congress moves to name post office for ranger

Legislation that calls for renaming the Eatonville Post Office in memory of a slain Mount Rainier National Park ranger was passed Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives. House Resolution…

Bethel continuing school boundaries review

A Bethel School Board meeting that included a public discussion of a proposal to change the attendance boundaries of the district’s secondary schools was moved from Nov. 13 to Nov.…

Forum: Do students value educational process?

What would truly be a surprise from the many Senior Surprise money-gathering events for Eatonville High School I read about in the Dispatch would be that the seniors would be…

Republicans give Wilcox leadership role

Fresh from being re-elected for a second term without opposition, state Rep. J.T. Wilcox has another feather in his political cap: A leadership position among Republican legislators. Republican members of…

Theater fund-raising hits $5,000 mark

A community fund-raising drive is continuing in an effort to prevent the Roxy Theater in Eatonville from closing. Leaders of the effort reported last week that a little over $5,000…

Event for woman fighting cancer

An event is scheduled for Dec. 1 at Eatonville Dance Center to help raise money for Brandi Carey, a dance mom, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Melanie Rodewald…