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Centennial is School of Distinction again

Centennial Elementary School in Graham has been named a School of Distinction for the third year in a row by state education officials. Centennial, which is part of the Bethel…

Sears Hometown store closing

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The Sears Hometown store in Eatonville is closing, perhaps permanently. The store, a longtime fixture at the corner of Mashell Avenue and Center Street, is…

New year bringing public works boss for town

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch It appears likely that Eatonville will hire a public works director instead of a new town administrator. Mayor Mike Schaub said after the resignation Nov.…

Road conditions delay Bethel schools

The start of Bethel School District’s first school day of 2016 was delayed two hours Monday by hazardous road conditions brought on by snow, rain and cold weather. In addition,…

Feel-good stories of 2015

Feel-good stories of 2015

As the calendar turns to a new year, The Dispatch looks back on the stories in 2015 that put people in good moods. Remember these? Underprivileged teenagers in the Eatonville…

How folks felt about the year’s hot topics

The weekly poll at dispatchnews.com gave an indication of what people were thinking about current events or simply the things that people generally talk about the most, such as football,…

That Christmas evergreen can be ‘treecycled’

After you take down the decorations, don’t forget to treecycle your Christmas tree. That’s the word from Pierce County. County residents who subscribe to yard waste collection service can place…

Noisy brakes outlawed on county road

Part of Orting-Kapowsin Highway will soon be off-limits to the use of compression brakes. In response to citizen concerns about noise from the brakes that are common on large trucks,…

ATVs OK on town streets

All-terrain vehicles that usually are restricted to off-road use can start showing up legally on streets inside Eatonville, the Town Council has decided. An ordinance approved by the council Dec.…

Too much ho-ho-ho isn’t healthy

Too much ho-ho-ho isn’t healthy

By Bev Utt Contributing writer Grazing and snacking your way through holiday parties or tasting as you cook during the holidays can lead to overeating. When you eat this holiday…