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60 percent say yes to Eatonville levy

Voters are giving the go-ahead to Eatonville’s four-year Educational Programs and Operations Levy. The measure, which calls for collecting between $4.5 million and just under $5 million from 2015 to…

Bethel Family Support Center dodges budget axe

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The Family Support Center serving the Bethel area will stay open, but four other centers will close as a result of lost funding, the Tacoma-Pierce…

Community supports its schools

If anyone out there hasn’t voted on the current school levy, please make your voice heard now and vote. Although the school needs money to operate, the education it will…

Two views – one for, one against – on Eatonville schools levy

YES: Continue what other generations gave us By Rich and Ruthie Williams Let’s take a look at Bob Thomas’ first point. I can’t argue with the mathematics. It looks correct;…

Final countdown for school levies

Final countdown for school levies

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The Eatonville and Bethel school districts are in the stretch run of voting that will determine the fate of levies that supporters say are crucial…

Regionals next for wrestlers

Wrestlers from Bethel, Eatonville and Graham-Kapowsin will compete this weekend in the high school regional wrestling tournaments, the next step to possible berths in the state championships. Bethel won the…

Smelt fishery is a big question mark

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown When the Southern District Population Segment eulachon were federally listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in May 2010, many fishermen believed…

Snow closes Bethel schools, delays them in Eatonville

Schools in the Bethel School District closed for the day Friday, and classes in the Eatonville School District were scheduled to start two hours late as a result of snowfall.…

Reward for help solving break-ins

A financial incentive has been added to the Eatonville Police Department’s request for the public’s help in solving a string of crimes in one of the town’s neighborhoods. Police chief…

All-State soccer honors for Cruisers

All-State soccer honors for Cruisers

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Eatonville High School’s memorable 2013 girls soccer season has been given even more luster with all-state recognition for three Cruisers. For the second year in…