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What climate change legislation?

What climate change legislation?

“Climate change activist Tom Steyer poured millions of dollars into several campaigns this cycle to elect Democrats who support climate change legislation,” political cartoonist Frank Shiers Jr. writes. “His candidates,…

Game On

Boys high school basketball Dec. 16: Graham-Kapowsin at Rogers, Bethel at Spanaway Lake (7 p.m.), Tenino at Eatonville (5:45 p.m.). Dec. 19: Spanaway Lake at Graham-Kapowsin (7 p.m.), Bethel at…

Watch out for deer and elk on roads

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown If you are out on the road, it is the time of the year to be on the lookout for deer and elk. Seeing…

Health officials urge vaccinations against flu

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Pierce County health officials are shifting attention from recent fear of Ebola to flu, a health risk year in and year out. While the nation’s…

Weather shuts down Fantasy Lights

Due to predictions of more strong wind and stormy conditions, Pierce County Parks and Recreation is closing its Fantasy Lights display Thursday for a second consecutive night. The closure of…

At least one thumb up for all of these

At least one thumb up for all of these

PAT JENKINS We’re born with two thumbs, at least one of which goes up when we see or hear about something we like. So in the spirit of the holiday…

All-Evergreen on the gridiron

All-Evergreen on the gridiron

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A football campaign for Eatonville High School that gained statewide attention was equally notable within the Evergreen League. The Cruisers, who rolled undefeated to the…

It’s an Eatonville Christmas

It’s an Eatonville Christmas

By Jim Bryant The Dispatch Christmas comes once a year – and Eatonville makes sure not to miss it. The town again held its annual Christmas Parade last Saturday, along…

$71 million buys better road

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Government officials next week will formally celebrate what they hope commuters are already enjoying – an updated, more traffic-friendly stretch of heavily traveled 176th Street…

It’s our turn to try charter schools

By Don C. Brunell Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, flooding cities and towns in four states and killing more than 1,800 people. The government response to Katrina,…