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Newspapers should host congressional debate

Six candidates have filed for U.S. House of Representative, 8th District of Washington – Dave Reichert, Santiago Ramos, Keith Arnold, Tony Ventrella, Margaret Walsh (myself), and Alida Skold. I have…

Education funding a big, contentious topic

By Randi Becker The state Legislature adjourned its 2016 session on March 29. Since that time, I’ve had a number of local school officials and constituents ask me about progress…

Car damage ruins volunteer’s day

On May 6, I volunteered for the Dogwood Garden Club plant sale at the Community Day event in Eatonville. My car, a 2005 red Honda Civic, was parked in the…

Someone new needs to keep community float going

Someone new needs to keep community float going

By Justine Reed It was a beautiful day for a Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade. I and Eatonville Dance Center dancers started Saturday, April 9 at 5 a.m. Lined up…

Eatonville district will listen to voters while planning for future

By Krestin Bahr As the superintendent of Eatonville schools, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to bring to the community a discussion about the future needs of…

Coming soon to a port near you: Big ships and $$$

By Don C. Brunell Get ready. More colossal container ships are coming. Four years from now, hopefully, many mega-container ships will dock in Puget Sound waters. The Benjamin Franklin is…

$30,000 in 30 days of caring

$30,000 in 30 days of caring

By Alana Smith In 2015, the Eatonville Family Agency (EFA) reached out to the Eatonville community in an ambitious effort to raise $30,000 in 30 days to help keep vital…

Giving makes up for indifference of the powerful

By Ruth Ferris In many Christian traditions, Easter follows a time of lent, weeks of spiritual reflection and sometimes austerity. The Jewish tradition celebrates Passover, a time of remembering being…

Bethel bond can boost commerce

I am voting for the Bethel School District bond because of the aquatics center. This community is in dire need of healthy outlets for our youth. Working at a center…

Sharing the facts of Bethel bond

Mr. Wearn’s opposition to Bethel School District’s bond (“Reasons to vote against Bethel bond”) obviously reflects misinformation and a misinterpretation of the facts. The reality is we are focused on…