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Firefighter on way to being fire commissioner

Voters have chosen a firefighter over a 25-year incumbent in a race for Graham Fire and Rescue commissioner. Adam Rosenlund, a captain and paramedic with Central Pierce Fire and Rescue,…

Charter review commission members emerging

Voters in south Pierce County have picked three of the 21 county Charter Review Commission members who will help decide if changes should be made in the county’s form of…

Port incumbents ahead

The incumbents were apparent winners in general election races for Tacoma Port Commissioner. Don Johnson had 72 percent of the votes to defeat Bruce Cook, while Clare Petrich accumulated 68…

Northwest Trek free for veterans

Active and former U.S. military members will be admitted free to Northwest Trek on Nov. 11-12 in honor of Veterans Day. In addition, immediate family members of veterans will receive…

Head-on collision injures two

Two vehicles colllided head-on last Wednesday on State Route 507, sending the drivers of both to hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The State Patrol reported that the crash occurred…

Local store on Haggen closure list

Local store on Haggen closure list

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch South Pierce County has one less option for grocery shopping with the closure of the Haggen store in Spanaway. It’s among the store closures in…

Up, up and away

Up, up and away

By Jim Bryant The Dispatch The normal quiet Eatonville morning on Oct. 12 was suddenly awoken by the sound of gas engines being tested at Swanson Field. Since the previous…

Crowns waiting for new Daffodil princesses

High schools in south Pierce County are helping fill out the royal court of the 2016 Daffodil Festival. Twenty-four high schools countywide contribute a princess to the festival annually. Bethel’s…

If you haven’t voted yet …

If you haven’t voted yet …

Here’s how and when to cast votes in the general election: • By mail. Must be postmarked by Nov. 2. • At official Pierce County elections drop boxes (open until…

Do-it-yourselfers have event to do more

If a do-it-yourself lifestyle is your thing, DIYfest is for you. Experts and aficionados will showcase their skills through hands-on activities during the event scheduled for Nov. 7 from 10…