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Politicians can talk, but now it’s time for action on jobs

By Don C. Brunell Before the campaign promises of more jobs and renewed prosperity fade away, elected officials need to understand that those promises must be kept. Our nation needs…

Frank Gaunt

Frank Gaunt

Frank L Gaunt, 81 passed away peacefully Saturday December 22, 2012 at his home in Eatonville, WA. With his loving wife Erica, step son Hunter, and close friend Matthew by…

Reichert votes for fiscal cliff bill

The federal “fiscal cliff” tax bill passed in Congress has the support of U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert. Reichert, whose 8th District constituency includes the Graham and Eatonville areas, voted with…

Volunteer’s work on trails ‘inspires the best in all of us’

Volunteer’s work on trails ‘inspires the best in all of us’

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Tom Faubion isn’t the kind of guy to rest on his laurels. He received the state Department of Natural Resources’ Volunteer Hero award Dec. 6…

Burn ban is over

Effective Thursday at noon, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency lifted a Stage 1 air quality burn ban in Pierce County because of improving weather conditions. The ban, which lasted…

Federal grant preserves fire department

A federal grant of $546,580 will cover personnel costs the next two years-plus of the Eatonville Fire Department, sparing the agency from possible layoffs. The federal funds also have improved…

Cruisers win two in California

Victories in two of its three games gave Eatonville High School’s girls basketball team a third-place finish in its division of the Surf and Slam tournament in San Diego, Calif.…

Stage 1 burn ban ordered

An outdoor burn ban in Pierce County went into effect at 5 p.m. Dec. 29 and will continue until further notice, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency announced. The Stage…