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No injuries as truck hits parked State Patrol car

A State Patrol trooper from Graham who was making a traffic stop avoided injury when his car was struck by another vehicle last week in the Puyallup area. Authorities said…

Dispatch delivery day late, office closed for the Fourth

The print edition of The Dispatch, normally delivered each Wednesday to subscribers, will be delivered Thursday this week because of the Independence Day holiday. The newspaper will be available Wednesday at…

Practicing for the big shake

There was no cause for alarm, but there was plenty of reason to think about earthquake survival during a multi-county, two-day disaster-response drill early this month. Pierce County’s Department of…

Ranger led life of joy, heroism

Ranger led life of joy, heroism

  While Nick Hall’s body remained on the side of the mountain where he pursued his passion and ultimately died, his family and friends gathered last Friday to reflect on…

Fire district asking for renewed, increased levy

The fire district that serves the Ashford, Elbe and Alder areas is asking voters there to renew and increase tax support for fire protection services. A ballot measure for the…

Trek volunteer’s contributions have him in the running for award

Trek volunteer’s contributions have him in the running for award

Clyde Kostelecky is known as something of a super volunteer at Northwest Trek. That reputation and dedication have put him among three finalists for the fourth annual Cox Conserves Heroes…

Want to be official yea or nay-sayer on tax vote?

The Pierce County Council is inviting citizens to sign up for the volunteer job of writing statements that support and oppose a proposal to require a two-thirds vote of the…

Fireworks show is a go

Eatonville’s annual Independence Day celebration is carrying on while similar festivities in other towns are fizzling. The July 3 fireworks show and accompanying activities – the only event in Pierce…

Convicted voyeur getting extra sentence

The sentencing this month of Steven Powell for his conviction on voyeurism charges may have closed that case, but he remains an intriguing figure in connection with his son, who…

Hillside still too shaky for highway to reopen

No reopening of State Route 7 in the Alder area was being planned Monday, the state Department of Transportation reported. The highway remained closed indefinitely as a safety precaution because…