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Campground better late than never

The largest campground at Mount Rainier National Park is opening this week for the summer season, four weeks later than usual. Cougar Rock Campground will start accepting campers today. Its…

MMA event at Bethel High

Less than two years after opening Eatonville’s first mixed martial arts training center, “Choctaw” Brad Pole has assembled a competition team that’s making a name for itself in the Northwest.…

Summer lunches for Bethel district students

The free summer lunch program for students in the Bethel School District has begun. Lunches will be available to children 18 years of age and younger at two sites from…

Remodeling for Sheriff Department moves forward

A contractor has been hired to help turn Eatonville Town Hall’s basement into a new home for a Pierce County Sheriff Department unit that serves the southeast part of the…

Swimmers can’t get most from pool’s hours

Glad to see that the Eatonville High School swimming pool is open to the public. However, hours assigned are setting up community use of the pool to fail. With hours…

Nancy Bernice Dworsky

Nancy Bernice Dworsky

Nancy Bernice Dworsky passed away June 4 in her home after a courageous 45-year battle with MS. She was born to Olaf and Alma Maritvold in Tacoma on Dec. 24,…

Two words for Rainey Creek fishing: Very restricted

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Last December, it was decided the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) would no longer plant hatchery-raised trout in Skate Creek and Tilton…

Fire chief bids farewell

Fire chief bids farewell

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Reggie Romines thought he was going to be an accountant until he started calling a fire station home. Forty years later, Romines is settling into…

Pierce Transit cuts three months away

It’s official: Riders of Pierce Transit buses will start feeling the effects of major cuts in service by this fall. The agency’s Board of Commissioners, in a vote June 10,…

Highland Games in Graham

Highland Games in Graham

The 44th annual Tacoma Highland Games will be staged Saturday at Frontier Park in Graham. Competition in piping and drumming, dancing and heavy field events will be featured along with…

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