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Eatonville agency part of healthcare information effort

An Eatonville-based organization is among eight community agencies in Pierce County that have been designated as sources of one-on-one assistance in helping people choose healthcare plans under the national Affordable…

31 marijuana stores could open in county

Regulations scheduled to take effect in November would eventually allow 31 stores in Pierce County to sell marijuana under Washington’s legalized market for regulated, recreational use of the drug. The…

‘A great way to show our gratitude and respect’

‘A great way to show our gratitude and respect’

By Daishan Roach Contributing writer Over the weekend, Eatonville citizens took time to serve and beautify their community as part of the 9-11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. About…

Sayonara to Japanese volunteers

Mount Rainier National Park is marking the 20th and final year of work by volunteers who annually have traveled the farthest to help maintain the park. Officials said last Wednesday…

Winds of change blowing at Town Hall

This is a year of change for Eatonville’s town government. It’s getting a new mayor, is assured of getting at least three new members of the Town Council, and might…

Eatonville schools saving on energy bills

The total bill for heating and turning on the lights at Eatonville schools could be about 25 percent smaller this school year, thanks to help from a Texas-based energy-efficiency consultant.…

Driver dies as car hits tree

A Roy man died and another person was in a traffic accident Thursday on State Route 507 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord. According to the State Patrol, Alexander W. Sherrell, 26,…

Wanted: More people to build own homes

Home ownership the self-help way is branching out in south Pierce County. The self-help housing program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Rural Development, Community Frameworks and the Washington State…

Tighter security at Bethel schools

Security has been tightened at schools in the Bethel School District for the start of the 2013-14 school year. During school hours, all school doors will be locked, and access…

Canadian climbers injured on Rainier

Three mountain climbers from Canada were rescued from Mount Rainier after falling into a crevasse Sunday. Officials at Mount Rainier National Park reported that the climbers, all males, suffered multiple…