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County office project headed for advisory vote

Unless there’s a change of heart by a certain four Pierce County Council members, the county will take a poll of voters this summer on support for a new county…

A is for achievement at Bethel, Eatonville schools

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch For the second year in a row, schools in the Bethel and Eatonville school districts are ranked among the best-performing schools academically in Washington. State…

Heroes by land and lake

Heroes by land and lake

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The men paddling around Tanwax Lake and reeling in fish April 11 were a long, long way from combat zones, both literally and figuratively. That…

Pinwheels raise awareness of child abuse

Silver and blue pinwheels that will begin appearing soon around Pierce County are part of an effort to call attention to child abuse and a county program that supports victims.…

Indian Education Program topic of hearing

Eatonville School District will host a public hearing and informational meeting April 27 on the Title VII Indian Education Program grant for the 2015-16 school year. The meeting is scheduled…

New state park waiting for permits

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A new state park in south Pierce County could still open this summer, but later than planned. Nisqually State Park, which has been on the…

Brainpower + teamwork = the best

Brainpower + teamwork = the best

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Be calm and confident. Forget about being nervous. Practice and study hard. And have fun. That, in their words, is the key to success for…

Mystery jet leaves questions in its wake

Mystery jet leaves questions in its wake

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A fighter-style jet airplane that repeatedly roared back and forth above quiet Eatonville and surrounding areas a good part of last week, often at low…

Library board needs new member

Applications are due by April 24 to become the newest member of Pierce County Library System’s Board of Trustees.  The board sets library system goals and objectives, approves budgets and…

Zoning updates getting a look

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Pierce County officials will be in Graham Thursday evening to talk to citizens about land-use-related topics involving the county’s future, including one that’s raising some…