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Honesty was Trek customers’ policy

Other than being busy because of spring break for school students and families, April 2 was going to be like any other day at Northwest Trek. But then the computer…

Plans laid for improvements at Bethel schools

The Bethel School District is moving forward with plans for remodeling at three of its schools. At its Jan. 26 meeting, the School Board authorized advertising for bids from contractors…

Blood drives in April

Cascade Regional Blood Services, the supplier of blood for hospitals in Pierce County, has scheduled the following blood drives in April: • April 9, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the…

From governor and foreign diplomat to superintendent in Eatonville (almost)

From governor and foreign diplomat to superintendent in Eatonville (almost)

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Booth Gardner, the former Washington governor and Pierce County executive who died March 15, came close to having another title: Eatonville School District superintendent. Gardner…

Observatory and planetarium keeps eyes on the skies

Observatory and planetarium keeps eyes on the skies

Every night is star light, star bright at Starry Hill – weather permitting. The observatory in the Eatonville area was built and is operated by Tom and Gracie Pauley as…

Supporters argue against loss of school

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The message for Eatonville School District officials was clear: Improve your financial house, but leave Columbia Crest Elementary School alone. About 100 people attended a…

Rite of spring: County to start spraying roadsides

Beginning next week, Pierce County roadsides will get their annual makeover this spring and summer. An initial application of herbicides to combat weeds along road shoulders will start April 8…

Fake deliveryman charged in stabbing, robbery

Pierce County authorities have charged a man who allegedly posed as a delivery driver with assault, burglary and robbery in connection with an incident that occurred last fall in Spanaway.…

First Citizens Bank closing four branches

The First Citizens Bank branch in Eatonville will close in July, one of four such actions the bank is taking at four locations in Washington. Barbara Thompson, a spokeswoman for…

Couple transforms forest into retirement nest egg

Couple transforms forest into retirement nest egg

When Bill and Karen Lane bought 20 acres of forested land in the McKenna Forest Reserve near Yelm, it was for their retirement home. But it has also proved to…