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1,311 steps for charity

1,311 steps for charity

As the team from Fire District 23 arrived at the Columbia Center in Seattle March 10 for the annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb, reality hit them. “It was an eye-opening experience,”…

Superintendent candidates (one from Norway) down to six soon

Twenty people have applied to be Eatonville School District’s next superintendent, but the field is expected to be much smaller by this weekend. The list of applicants – 16 of…

Nisqually gets a Cruiser ‘welcome’

Eatonville High School baseball coach Mike Moeller expects the Nisqually League “will be very competitive” in the 2013 season. And his team is helping make it that way. In their…

Fire destroys Ashford home, kills dogs

A home in the Ashford area was destroyed Monday in a fire that took the lives of six dogs belonging to the resident. The fire at 55514 315th Ave. E.…

Winter ending slowly on mountain

Even though today is the first official day of spring, most of Mount Rainier National Park is still covered with deep winter snow, including 167 inches at Paradise. But it’s…

Local Catholics exult over new pope

Catholic churches in Eatonville and the Graham area joined fellow Catholics around the world in marking the selection of a new pope last week. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a former archbishop…

Baseball and fastpitch camp for young players

Eatonville High School’s baseball camp for youth baseball and fastpitch players, featuring instruction by the school’s coaches and players, is scheduled for April 1-2. Sessions will be held from 9…

Gardner served state and county ‘very well’

Gardner served state and county ‘very well’

Booth Gardner, who was Pierce County’s first county executive and went on to become a two-term governor of Washington, died last Friday. Gardner was 76 and had suffered from Parkinson’s…

Game On

Baseball March 20: Chimacum at Eatonville, Graham-Kapowsin at Bethel. March 22: Graham-Kapowsin at Curtis, Puyallup at Bethel (4 p.m.), Eatonville at Orting. March 23: Eatonville at Foss. March 26: Beamer…

Nisqually part of improved salmon season

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is projecting this year’s salmon seasons will be better than last year. However, the department is…