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Yea or nay on landfill energy

No doubt that the phrase “If you don’t vote, you can’t complain” was heard plenty during the runup to the big election that ended yesterday. Something similar could be said…

Forum: County Council and state Senate races

I have watched the Pierce County Council District 3 race from a distance, but after some recent comments in the press and mailers by the McCune campaign, I feel I…

A lot for everyone is riding on transit tax proposal

By Elena Moreno Pierce County voters, I beg you: Please approve Pierce Transit’s Proposition 1. Why? I wish there was another way or more money in the budget, but there…

Forum: State Senate race, secretary of state

I find it appalling that Bruce Lachney would run a ad in your newspaper criticizing Sen. Randi Becker for sponsoring the bill regarding the issue of having a 4 day…

Time to demand Medicare for All

By Kathi Acosta Once again, my heart is torn apart. Yet another young life tragically altered, and a community rallies to help her any way they can. She knows, and…

Forum: County Council race

Marilyn Rasmussen, as state senator, vigorously defended the rights and interests of the residents of Pierce County. During the many years fighting the LeMay-Sutherland garbage dump, she – unlike Piece…

No endorsements, just your own good thinking

PAT JENKINS Dispatch editor   Once upon a time, the news media could stretch the bulk of its pre-election coverage of candidates and issues much closer to election day. Not…

Forum: Questions about trail’s use

For many years, a trail has existed between Eatonville Elementary School and the town airport. It has been used by students walking to and from school, as well as others.…

Appreciation for 9/11 service projects

The Eatonville School District is very appreciative of the volunteer effort as part of the Day of Remembrance that resulted in several critical projects being completed.  Many volunteers primed and…

Bud would have liked work on trail project

The family of Bud Blancher would like to thank all the volunteers, including those who donated gravel and equipment, who helped make the trail from the end of the Eatonville airport runway…