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Older, wiser and dominant on 2012 ballot

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Age is just a number to the dominant demographic among 2012′s candidates for elected office in Pierce County. Thirty of the 54 people who ran…

Christmas season arrives

Christmas season arrives

The holiday season stepped up in Eatonville last Saturday with the town’s annual Christmas parade and a visit from Santa Claus. The jolly fellow, after riding in the parade with…

No slow-down for Red Cross donations

A new poll conducted for the American Red Cross shows that most Americans say that their giving to political causes in 2012 and Hurricane Sandy relief efforts will not reduce…

Pie sales helping local families

The Eatonville Day Break Lions Club is selling frozen pies to raise money to help local families during the holidays through Eatonville Family Agency. The $7 apple pies are made…

Million-plus in funding for SR-7 trouble spot

Regional government officials have allocated about $1.6 million to help pay for a long-term solution to a sliding hillside that kept State Route 7 closed in the Alder area last…

Cameras could catch cars that don’t stop for Bethel buses

The Bethel School District is taking advantage of a new state law to put the electronic eye on drivers who don’t stop for school buses. Safety cameras will be installed…

Fire truck bringing Santa to neighborhoods

Santa Claus will start making the rounds on a South Pierce Fire and Rescue fire truck next week. Officials of the fire district said the jolly one will visit communities…

Five apply for School Board

Five people have applied for an appointment to a vacancy on the Bethel School Board. Rachel Bacon, Deborah Jones, Warren Smith, Jennifer Barnstein and Kristin Larson applied by the Nov.…

County investigating accusation against town official

Pierce County authorities are investigating alleged criminal activity by an elected official of the town of Eatonville. A statement issued Friday by the town didn’t disclose the official’s name. The…

Bad air leads to burn ban

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency announced Monday that it was continuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce County. until…