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Holy Disciples food bank fills need and stomachs

A food bank operated by a Graham-area church serves about 500 people a week, and the demand is expected to continue. Holy Disciples Catholic Church, located at 10425 187th St…

A watery grave for unwanted and unknown

By Pat Jenkins The Disptch Twenty-three people, including three with Spanaway ties before or after their deaths, went to their final resting place last week in the waters of Puget…

Paradise waiting on snowpack

Mount Rainier National Park is ready for winter recreation, even if one of its most popular spots isn’t. The park has switched to winter hours in anticipation of in anticipation…

Review: ‘Christmas Story’ is a major award

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Story” can be summed up in three words: Go see it. Performances that continue through Dec. 30…

Cruisers take two on the mat

Eatonville High, in its first dual-meet action of the 2014-15 wrestling season, picked up two victories in one night. The host Cruisers beat Rainier 54-24 and downed Rainier 54-15 Dec.…

Becker heads Senate healthcare panel

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A lawmaker from Eatonville will again be the top member of the state Senate’s Healthcare Committee when the 2015 session of the Legislature convenes. Sen.…

Fire district and kids practice prevention

Fire district and kids practice prevention

South Pierce Fire and Rescue observed the annual Fire Prevention Week by hosting an art contest for students at three elementary schools in the Bethel and Eatonville school districts. The…

Game On

Boys high school basketball Dec. 26-27: Spanaway Lake tournament Dec. 29: Graham-Kapowsin at Jefferson tournament Dec. 30: Mount Rainier at Bethel (7 p.m.) Jan. 2: Eatonville at Forks Girls high…

Researchers oppose killing wolves

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Washington State University recently reported two of its researchers have found it was counter-productive to kill wolves to keep them from preying on livestock.…

Memories live in Tofu House

Memories live in Tofu House

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A drive is underway to preserve a piece of Japanese-American history from Eatonville’s early days. A small building that was part of a Japanese-owned dairy…