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102,000-plus turn out for Spring Fair

102,000-plus turn out for Spring Fair

People in six-figure numbers braved intermittent rain and chilly temperatures to attend the Spring Fair in Puyallup last week. Fair officials reported attendance of 102,090 during the four-day run that…

Superintendent finalists have followed similar paths

The three people hoping to become the next superintendent of Eatonville School District have similar backgrounds and experience, ranging from teaching to high-ranking administrative roles in education. The School Board…

She helps others find happiness despite hardship

She helps others find happiness despite hardship

By Ruth Ferris Contributing writer For clients and staff at Eatonville Family Agency, the presence of Bonnie Pulliam is often what greets them as they enter its doors. A big…

Shooting of motorist justified by authorities

Pierce County authorities have concluded that a county Sheriff Department deputy acted properly when he shot and killed a motorist on State Route 702 last October. Prosecuting Attorney Mark Lindquist…

Trees near airfield will get a haircut

Trees near the town of Eatonville’s airfield will be shortened to improve aviation safety. The town has hired a Tacoma-based engineering firm to determine which trees at the north end…

County Council comes to Graham

The Pierce County Council will convene April 30 in Graham as part of its required once-a-year meetings in each council member’s district. Councilman Jim McCune’s District 3 will be the…

Spring Fair opens with free admission for kids

Spring Fair opens with free admission for kids

Kids can get into the Spring Fair in Puyallup for free Thursday while also helping those in need. From 2 to 10 p.m., admission will be free for anyone 18…

School spared in budget cuts

Columbia Crest Elementary School will remain open for at least one more school year, but the Eatonville School District will take other steps to reduce its budget by approximately $1…

Men accused of robbing four businesses in one day

Three men have been jailed and charged in connection with a one-day string of robberies in Spanaway, Frederickson and other Pierce County locations. Pierce County prosecutors filed charges of robbery…

Volunteers can help conservation efforts

Northwest Trek is asking for volunteers to help it finish what officials at the Eatonville-area wildlife park describe as a major conservation project. On the morning of April 20, from…