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Free, full-day kindergarten coming to Eatonville schools

The Eatonville School District will begin offering tuition-free, all-day kindergarten for all students beginning with the start of the 2013-14 school year in September. Superintendent Krestin Bahr, who writes about…

Fall sports clearance schedule for EHS

Eatonville High School has set a schedule for clearing student-athletes for the fall 2013 seasons in football, volleyball, boys tennis, swimming and diving, girls soccer, cross-country and golf. The athletics…

New opportunities come with changing seasons

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Summer fishing is winding down. Autumn is nearly upon us and winter is not far away. For many sportsmen, the month of August is…

Watch meteor shower at Paradise

Mount Rainier National Park will host a meteor viewing event this Saturday. The program will be held at Paradise for the Perseid meteor shower, which will peak during the second…

Cruisers’ opener at home against Orting

Eatonville will open its 2013 high school football season Sept. 6 on its home field against Orting. That non-league contest will be followed by another one Sept.13 at Elma before…

Good times at the Art Festival

Good times at the Art Festival

Art, music and good times were in abundance last weekend during the 42nd annual Eatonville Lions Club Art Festival. From Friday through Sunday, Glacier Park in Eatonville was the scene…

Long-term unemployment benefits go as economy improves

Washington’s improving economy will force the state to give up nine weeks of long-term unemployment benefits, according to the Employment Security Department. The change will start taking effect Aug. 11.…

Helicopter hoists removed from ‘measured’ climber rescues

Climbers of Mount Rainer have one less way of being rescued if they get into serious trouble, and in some cases might not be rescued at all. That’s the cautionary…

Becker part of child obesity project

Becker part of child obesity project

A state senator from the Eatonville area said she is looking forward to participating in the Excellence in State Public Health Law Program, a group brought together by the non-profit…

Pierce County Fair Thursday through Sunday

Free entertainment and 4H animals will be among the sights and sounds of the Pierce County Fair when its 66th year as a summertime tradition starts Thursday. The four-day fair…