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SR-7 reopens to traffic

A 1.5-mile portion of State Route 7, closed since Monday after a mudslide, was scheduled to reopen Friday afternoon, state highway officials said. The segment was closed is near Eatonville,…

Separate red-light rules? Not so fast

PAT JENKINS I haven’t owned a motorcycle in more than 20 years. But I still identify with the two-wheeled crowd that surely will be interested in a proposed new state…

Spaghetti fuels firefighter cadets

South Pierce Fire and Rescue will host a spaghetti feed at its Roy station March 22 as a fund-raiser for its cadet firefighters. Proceeds from the event, which is scheduled…

Game On

High school baseball March 21: Eatonville at Vashon Island March 22: Eatonville at Foss (12 p.m.) March 25: Bethel at Graham-Kapowsin, Eatonville at Llife Christian (4 p.m.) March 26: Puyallup…

Our power brokers can learn from ‘Electric Cow’

By Don C. Brunell Normally, you wouldn’t think the cost of electricity would clobber ranchers, but in Hawaii, high power rates are the central competitiveness issue. In fact, the owners…

No studded tires after March 31

The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has a reminder for drivers that’s worth $124. That’s the amount of the penalty under state law that motorists can get if they don’t…

Highway closure may last until Friday

Part of State Route 7 near Ohop Valley Road could be closed until this Friday as a result of Monday’s mudslide. The extended closure is “related to additional heavy rain…

Help on the way for family

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Women on horseback, Girls Scouts, wrestling-style combatants, restaurants and other community members are organizing events to help pay the expenses of an Eatonville-area family whose…

Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on State Route 7 in the Spanaway area last Friday. According to the State Patrol, the victim was a female. Her…

Hot time ahead for chinook and coho fishing

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and treaty Indian tribes are forecasting this summer’s salmon fishing opportunities to be the best in…