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Road crews practice for nasty roads

Road crews practice for nasty roads

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch If you think the weather has been a little dicey lately with wind and rain, wait until the heart of winter in a few months.…

Wilcox, Hunt stay in Legislature

Wilcox, Hunt stay in Legislature

The Republican incumbents are winning the general-election contests for state representative in the Second District. J.T. Wilcox, who is seeking his third two-year term, was well ahead of Steven Nielson…

Eatonville rejects public safety levy

A request by town officials in Eatonville for more property taxes to pay for public safety is being rejected by voters. In unofficial results from the general election that ended…

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…