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Vigil for victims, fund for their children

A candlelight vigil for the Eatonville couple who died in a murder-suicide shooting last week is scheduled for this Thursday, and fund-raising is underway to help their surviving children. Kristina…

Graham Fire asking for $11 million

Graham Fire asking for $11 million

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Graham Fire and Rescue, hoping to hire more firefighters and paramedics to keep up with rising demand for emergency services, will ask voters this August…

Senate action requested on slain park ranger’s honor

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Washington’s U.S. senators are applying some pressure to get Eatonville’s post office renamed in honor of a slain Mount Rainier National Park ranger. Sens. Patty…

Murder-suicide in Eatonville

Murder-suicide in Eatonville

Two people are dead in Eatonville after an apparent murder-suicide Thursday morning. According to the Pierce County Sheriff Department, a 40-year-old man shot his 37-year-old wife at their home on…

Columbia Crest: Better students through STEM

By Angie Ellenbecker Contributing writer On March 26, the Eatonville School Board approved Columbia Crest to become a K-8 STEM school. Columbia Crest will now serve kindergarten through eighth-grade students,…

Election takes shape as candidates begin filing

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Candidates are starting the races for offices that will be on the ballot in this fall’s election. The five-day filing period for candidates is May…

New principal hired for Eatonville High

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch John Colgan, who is an assistant principal at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma and has worked in locales as varied as Taiwan and eastern…

Power bills may go down

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Puget Sound Energy has filed a request with state regulators to lower electric bills by passing through a higher amount of the federal energy exchange…

Kids and critters, reading and learning

Kids and critters, reading and learning

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch In the middle of a classroom at Eatonville Elementary School, five kindergarten students sat cross-legged on the floor next to cages with a rabbit and…

Rainier Film Festival starts three-day, 50-film run Friday

Rainier Film Festival starts three-day, 50-film run Friday

Ashford will be transformed into a mecca of independent filmmaking during the Rainier Independent Film Festival this weekend. From May 9 to May 11, more than 50 films in a…