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Highway reopens with low-tech safeguards

Highway reopens with low-tech safeguards

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The reopening of a troublesome portion of State Route 7 may be only temporary, in part because the state’s preferred method for stabilizing a hillside…

  Co-ops: For the people, by the people

  Co-ops: For the people, by the people

By Louise Carson Contributing writer This is the International Year of the Cooperative, designated by the United Nations back in 2009. It’s not such a long way from that to…

Levy for Ashford-area fire protection is back

Fire District 23 officials hope the second time will be the charm for a levy they say is critical to paying for its fire protection and medical services in the…

Highway project will disrupt traffic

Roadwork that starts today on a section of State Route 161 will result in traffic delays, according to the state Department of Transportation. In a project scheduled to continue through…

Insider and outsider in assessor-treasurer race

With the embattled incumbent out of the picture, the general-election race for Pierce County assessor-treasurer is between an administrator already working in the office and someone who wants to move…

Plan to add sixth-graders moves ahead

Sixth-graders will be middle school student in the Bethel School District beginning next September. In a 3-0 vote at its Oct. 9 meeting, the School Board approved changing the current…

Tax decision faces town

Eatonville voters are deciding whether to boost property taxes to help improve the town’s finances. A levy placed on the general election ballot by the Town Council will, if it…

Owner wants horses back

The owner of 39 horses that were seized by Pierce County authorities to protect them from alleged mistreatment has formally declared he wants them back. Officials said Tuesday that John…

Rain washes burn ban away

Recent rain and forecasts for more of it has brought an end to a ban on outdoor burning in Pierce County. The ban was lifted at noon Monday by the…

Power utility for sale?

  A possible sale of Eatonville’s electrical utility has been headed off by the Town Council. Mayor Ray Harper said the town administration wanted to hire a consultant to study…