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From Marines to top scholar

From Marines to top scholar

Christopher Hickey, a former Eatonville High School student whose service in the military took him around the world and earned him commendations for heroism in combat, now is proving his…

Fund-raiser for Frederickson park project

Supporters of a public park planned in the Frederickson area will host a spaghetti feed and auction fund-raiser May 29 at Clover Creek Elementary School. From 5 to 8 p.m.,…

In memory of the fallen

In memory of the fallen

A military honor guard from Joint-Base Lewis McChord participated in a flag ceremony at Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery that was part of Memorial Day observances in south Pierce County. The…

Help asked, reward offered for catching armed robber

Authorities are asking for the public’s help – with a reward possible – to identify the suspect responsible for at least four armed robberies of gas stations in an eight-day…

A tidier rest in peace for heroes

A tidier rest in peace for heroes

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The final resting place for veterans of five wars is looking better for next Monday’s Memorial Day. Volunteers who convened twice at the Washington Soldiers…

Fees at Mount Rainier increasing

The fees for vehicles to enter Mount Rainier National Park and for camping at the park will increase by $5 beginning this Friday. Park officials announced the increases Monday. They…

UW-Tacoma gives its word to Bethel grads

UW-Tacoma gives its word to Bethel grads

Bethel School District students are starting to follow a new “pathway” to higher education at the University of Washington-Tacoma. Representatives from the university’s Tacoma campus recently visited Graham-Kapowsin, Spanaway Lake…

Local candidates few and far between

The field of candidates for this year’s election is either barely filled or, in some cases, not quite set. In the five-day filing period for candidates last week, contenders lined…

Eatonville schools part of math and science project

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Three school districts, including Eatonville, will share a nearly $900,000 state-issued grant for raising the level of teaching of math and science. The Mathematics and…

Town marshal honored 89 years after he was slain

Town marshal honored 89 years after he was slain

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch The memory of Dolar LaPlant, the only Eatonville Police officer to die in the line of duty, is brighter today than ever. Last Saturday, 89…