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Free day at Northwest Trek

Eatonville residents will be admitted free to Northwest Trek this Sunday in the wildlife park’s annual good will gesture to its nearby community. Proof of residency in the form of…

Reading early makes for better students later

Reading early makes for better students later

By Shannon Hirska Contributing writer The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for Washington has mandated that all third and fourth-grade students should be reading at grade level by…

One person dead after highway crash

One motorist was killed and another was injured in a collision between two cars at the intersection of State Route 702 and State Route 7 last Saturday. The State Patrol…

Taste of Italy in Graham

Taste of Italy in Graham

LET’S EAT By Carolyn Augustine Contributing writer Bright and cheerful, with wine-colored vinyl tablecloths, Amici’s is a family-friendly place to eat some tasty Italian food. We went for lunch and…

Fireplaces and wood stoves banned temporarily

Pierce County began this week under a Stage 2 burn ban, which includes fireplaces, wood stoves, fireplace inserts and pellet stoves. Under the ban that took effect Sunday afternoon and…

Bike donations for kids wanted

A drive for donations of bicycles for children of low-income families is underway in Eatonville. The drive, held every two years since 2009 and organized by businesswoman Nancy Mettler, supports…

Facebook fueled victory in mayor’s race

Facebook fueled victory in mayor’s race

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Facebook was Eatonville mayor-elect Mike Schaub’s chief method of reaching voters during the recently completed general election. In a short question-and-answer session with Schaub as…

Student production at GKHS: ‘Die’ laughing

Graham-Kapowsin High School’s student production of “Any Number Can Die” will open tomorrow for a three-show run. The story by Fred Carmichael is described as “a hilarious takeoff” on mystery…

Keeping an eye on rivers during flood season

Keeping an eye on rivers during flood season

Pierce County officials are urging residents and communities near rivers, including the Nisqually, to be ready for potential floods this winter. Storms between November and March are responsible for most…

County Council passes pot prohibition

Legalized marijuana shops may have a hard time getting started in Pierce County as a result of action by the County Council last week. The council narrowly voted to prohibit…