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Lineberry the choice for county judge

Jeanette Lineberry, a former deputy prosecutor for Pierce County, is leading a race for District Court judge in results from the general election. Lineberry had 58 percent of votes in…

Reichert returned to Congress

Voters are giving U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert another two-year term in Congress. Reichert, a Republican, had 63 percent of the votes that were tallied from the 8th Congressional District following…

Dance for the kids

Dance for the kids

The Graham Kapowsin Community Council is a non-profit organization that promotes stronger communities in the Graham area. And that effort includes keeping kids from going hungry. The council hosted Harvestfest…

Legion salutes Veterans Day with dinner

The community can observe Veterans Day Nov. 11 with a group in Eatonville that originally served as a memorial to the only soldier from the town who died in World…

These volunteers are big wheels

These volunteers are big wheels

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch One day a week, Mike Becker drives from his home near Clear Lake to LeMay-America’s Car Museum for a piece of heaven – heaven on…

Free concert promotes school and contest

Rocky Ridge Elementary School’s staff and students invite the community to join them for a special free concert this Saturday featuring Emily Randolph of Eatonville and Jason Kertson, past stars…

Mental illnesses may net tax increase

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A Pierce County Council member has proposed raising the county’s sales tax by one-tenth of 1 percent in order to provide money for programs serving…

Classrooms and lunch on school tours

Classrooms and lunch on school tours

Eatonville School District’s annual Focus on Education Day will be held Nov. 5, with the public invited to tour Eatonville Middle School, Eatonville High School and the district’s new transportation…

Possible Ebola link reported

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department officials are monitoring a person who recently returned to the county from Ebola-impacted countries in west Africa. The department reported last week that it received word…

Mountain road project making progress

Mountain road project making progress

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Wondering what Mount Rainier National Park has to show so far for its $32 million remake of the Nisqually-to-Paradise road? The answer includes this: The…