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Maida headed for Philadelphia

Maida headed for Philadelphia

Morgan Maida has one more season of high school fastpitch before she takes her pitching and hitting prowess all the way across the country to the college level. Maida, a…

Taste of Italy in Graham

Taste of Italy in Graham

LET’S EAT By Carolyn Augustine Contributing writer Bright and cheerful, with wine-colored vinyl tablecloths, Amici’s is a family-friendly place to eat some tasty Italian food. We went for lunch and…

Fireplaces and wood stoves banned temporarily

Pierce County began this week under a Stage 2 burn ban, which includes fireplaces, wood stoves, fireplace inserts and pellet stoves. Under the ban that took effect Sunday afternoon and…

Bike donations for kids wanted

A drive for donations of bicycles for children of low-income families is underway in Eatonville. The drive, held every two years since 2009 and organized by businesswoman Nancy Mettler, supports…

Election to Town Council ‘humbling’

Election to Town Council ‘humbling’

I want to offer my sincerest thanks to everyone who took the time to vote in the latest election. Our town showed one of the higher voting percentages of registered…

In Our View: Election brought shakeups and minority rule

Some thoughts about how the general election went: • Can you name a town that had a bigger shakeup than Eatonville in its elected officials? Some of the changes were…

Facebook fueled victory in mayor’s race

Facebook fueled victory in mayor’s race

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Facebook was Eatonville mayor-elect Mike Schaub’s chief method of reaching voters during the recently completed general election. In a short question-and-answer session with Schaub as…

The time is right to go to the birds

The time is right to go to the birds

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown If hunting and fishing is not your forte, and you enjoy the outdoors, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) suggests you gather…

Student production at GKHS: ‘Die’ laughing

Graham-Kapowsin High School’s student production of “Any Number Can Die” will open tomorrow for a three-show run. The story by Fred Carmichael is described as “a hilarious takeoff” on mystery…

Keeping an eye on rivers during flood season

Keeping an eye on rivers during flood season

Pierce County officials are urging residents and communities near rivers, including the Nisqually, to be ready for potential floods this winter. Storms between November and March are responsible for most…