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Thai Mekong in Graham a relaxing oasis

LET’S EAT By Carolyn Augustine Relax, have a cup of tea, enjoy the orchids, get good service and have some good Thai food. Go to the Thai Mekong Restaurant in…

Yarn bombs, away

Yarn bombs, away

By Tillie Vuksich Contributing writer This year’s Eatonville Art Festival will feature a unique art installation in downtown Eatonville, known in the craft community as a yarn bomb. It’s a…

At least five more years for Eatonville school

Columbia Crest Elementary School, once considered for closure, is assured of being open at least five more years after a decision Wednesday by the Eatonville School Board. During a meeting…

Facebook warms up burglary probe

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Online social networking is helping authorities move closer to possibly solving a string of burglaries in Eatonville. Two people who are considered suspects by the…

Planning Commission appointees ‘fair’ and ‘positive’

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Eatonville’s Planning Commission, a gatekeeper for issues involving the town’s livability and growth, has two new members. Martin Miller, a self-described property rights advocate, and…

County hosts workshop for candidates

The Pierce County auditor’s office, which supervises elections countywide, will host its annual candidates workshop April 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The workshop will be held at the county…

Spanaway man dies in car crash

A 72-year-old Spanaway man died in a traffic accident last Saturday near Eatonville. The State Patrol said the victim was Robert M. MacDonald. According to troopers, MacDonald was driving a…

Salmon, streams and stormwater compatible

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The town of Eatonville, with financial backing from the Nisqually Indian Tribe, has a new and improved stormwater management plan that officials say will reduce…

Church youth raising money for missions trip

Living Word Assembly of God will host a garage sale March 21-22 as a fund-raiser for church youth who are planning a missions trip this summer to the Dominican Republic.…

Got health insurance? Local aid for signup

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The federal Affordable Healthcare Act’s mandate requiring everyone to have health insurance comes due March 31. And free local help is still available for anyone…