Socialize

Facebook
Home » Archives by category » News (Page 22)

Bethel district hosts levy forums

The first of three community forums hosted by Bethel School District to explain its upcoming levies is scheduled for Thursday at Graham-Kapowsin High School. Starting at 7 p.m., district officials…

These pardners have a rootin’ tootin’ time

These pardners have a rootin’ tootin’ time

By Jim Bryant Contributing writer The marshal stood on the train platform with his shiny badge glistening on his vest. He nodded on my approach and smiled into the camera…

Walter joins council he’s been watching

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Bob Walter is moving from a seat in the audience at Eatonville Town Council meetings to one on the council. Walter, who has regularly attended…

Pierce unemployment at 7.4 percent

Pierce County’s unemployment rate in November was 7.4 percent, according to the state Employment Security Department. November is the most recent month for which statistics are available from the department,…

2013 rewind: The year in local news

2013 rewind: The year in local news

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Time flew last year. It doesn’t seem that long ago that 2013 was ringing in, but here we are 12 months later with a new…

Shuffling of town leaders continues

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A new era of government in Eatonville began officially last week with the swearing-in of the town’s newly elected mayor and two council members. Taking…

One died, six hurt in highway crash

A head-on crash on New Year’s Day on State Route 7 left one person dead and six others hospitalized. The State Patrol reported that Glenn Fitting, 48, of Eatonville died…

Missionary aviators get their wings

Missionary aviators get their wings

By Joan Cronk Contributing writer Anyone with a heart for flying to mission fields can attend a training academy right in Eatonville. Trinity Aviation Academy, a not-for-profit, all-volunteer flight and…

Grant helps preserve Spanaway history

Part of Spanaway’s pioneer history will get a fresh look through special funding for local historic preservation. A grant for $2,000 from the Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund has been…

Students help fill blood bank

Students help fill blood bank

More than half of the blood donated to Cascade Regional Blood Services to help save lives comes from community-based drives. Eatonville High School pitched in that way this month. A…