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Four-way race for mayor will get down to two

Four-way race for mayor will get down to two

Eatonville voters are getting closer to picking a new mayor. Ballots will be mailed to them this Friday by the Pierce County auditor for the Aug. 6 primary election, in…

Relay for (and celebration of) Life

Relay for (and celebration of) Life

The 13th annual Relay for Life in Eatonville was held last Saturday and Sunday in warm, sunny weather that matched the dispositions of its participants. Organizers of the local fund-raising…

School official injured in bike marathon

A Bethel School District official was hospitalized after being injured in an accident while riding in the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic marathon last Saturday. Jay Brower, the district’s director…

Lots to see on Eatonville Garden Tour

Lots to see on Eatonville Garden Tour

By Louise Carson Conributing writer  In its fifth year, the Eatonville Garden Tour features a two-day event July 20-21. The tour times are listed from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.…

Local projects in state budget

Local projects in state budget A new state budget is being hailed by lawmakers for its funding for public schools and local projects. Hours before a partial shutdown of state…

Marijuana market waiting for rules

Legalized marijuana sales in Pierce County will have to wait at least a few more months while state and local officials figure out how to manage it. The County Council…

Water bottler taps into county

The largest family-owned bottled water manufacturer in the United States wants to put down some roots in Pierce County. Niagara Bottling announced last week that it plans to open a…

Injured climber taken off mountain

A man from Canada had to be airlifted to a hospital after being injured in a fall while climbing Mount Rainier last Sunday. The climber suffered multiple traumatic injuries in…

Century-old power plant may get new owner

Century-old power plant may get new owner

A power plant near Kapowsin that’s been generating electricity since 1904 may change owners in a move that its seller believes will be good for customers. Puget Sound Energy (PSE)…

Part of highway closing for more slide prevention

A five-mile section of State Route 7 between Alder and La Grande was scheduled to be closed Monday afternoon and remain off-limits to motorists most of the rest of this…