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County toughens rules on eyesore property

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Pierce County officials may soon become less patient with owners of trashy-looking property. In an effort to make life better for neighbors of eyesores, the…

Strong in class and on mats

Strong in class and on mats

Academic honors accompanied on-the-mat accomplishments for two wrestlers from Eatonville High School during the 2013-14 season. Chuck Trinidad was named the WIAA’s academic state champion among 182-pound wrestlers, and Dylan…

Kids are our future, and Youth Connection is there for them

By Alana Smith Parents concerned with and preventing youth involvement in drugs, crime and violence started the Youth Connection in Eatonville in 1988 with grassroots support and volunteers. We offer…

Time to spring ahead

Daylight Saving Time arrives very late tonight, so remember: Set your clocks ahead one hour when you go to bed. And enjoy the longer, lighter days.…

‘He’s our little fire hero’

‘He’s our little fire hero’

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Braylon Morgan has learned at a young age that where there’s smoke, there’s fire. The 4-year-old’s awareness helped prevent a possible tragedy when a fire…

Principal of Eatonville High resigning

Ashley Barker, who became the first female principal of Eatonville High School two years ago, will resign at the end of the current school year. The Eatonville School District announced…

Clock’s ticking for multi-season hunt permits

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Hunters interested in multi-season hunting have until March 31 to apply for a permit. In mid-April, the WDFW will randomly draw names for 8,500…

Help wanted: Town treasurer

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Eatonville town officials want a treasurer. Now they just have to find someone to take the job. Four months after the previous treasurer left the…

Students attend women’s sports conference

Sixty female high school students from the Bethel School District attended the recent Women in Sports Leadership Conference. The students from Graham-Kapowsin High and Spanaway Lake High participated in workshops…

‘Vigilante justice’ leads to murder charges

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Three people have been accused by Pierce County authorities of having a role in the death of a man who allegedly was shot as reprisal…