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Hall already headed for state

Hall already headed for state

Alana Hall didn’t waste any time punching her ticket for this year’s state high school swimming and diving championships. In her team’s first meet of the 2013 season, Hall won…

ABC Day for Bethel district, learning and community

The fifth annual All Bethel Community Day, a showcase for the Bethel School District and its surrounding community, will be held this Saturday at Spanaway Lake High School. The free-admission…

17 goals in back-to-back wins

The goals for Eatonville kept coming until there was an even dozen as the Cruisers walloped Chimacum 12-0 in a Nisqually League high school girls soccer match last Thursday. Twenty-four…

Question for educators: Do you believe in us?

(Editor’s note: Marcos Sanchez, the associated student body president at Eatonville High School, made the following speech at a welcome-back meeting of school district staff members Aug. 28, a week…

A day of free admission and volunteering

Mount Rainier National Park will observe National Public Lands Day this Saturday with free admission for the public and volunteer projects. The National Parks Conservation Association will help coordinate registration…

Government-backed, you-build homes program expanding

Home ownership the self-help way is branching out in south Pierce County. The self-help housing program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Rural Development, Community Frameworks and the Washington State…

The old car and the young boy

The old car and the young boy

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Roy Van Buskirk and his grandson have bridged the generation gap by restoring a 96-year-old automobile. Van Buskirk, 72, and Brandon VanBuskirk, 10, got hours…

New development eyed around airport

A homebuilder hopes to develop land near Eatonville’s airfield differently than plans of another developer called for several years ago. Dan Simon told the Town Council Sept. 9 that he…

Eatonville blanks Port Townsend

Eatonville High won its second game in a row Saturday in a 16-0 decision over Port Townsend in the Cruisers’ Nisqually League season opener. The victory improved Eatonville’s record to…

Graham-Kapowsin stays undefeated

Graham-Kapowsin beat Federal Way 39-21 Thursday in a battle of unbeaten South Puget Sound League 4A South division high school football teams. G-K, now 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the…